Contributed by Tim Brugger, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Having spent many much of my youth in the world of suits, ties and PowerPoint presentations I can tell you from first hand experience there are certain do’s and don’ts in this environment.
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru It’s not easy being a teacher. And there will always be some bad days. But how do you know when it reaches the point of burnout? Here are the top ten symptoms of teacher burnout. If more than a couple apply to you, you might want to [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Graduation is approaching, and you’re ready to look for that first teaching job. But the news is filled with stories of cutbacks and layoffs. And you’re wondering if you’ll ever find a teaching job. Relax. Even amid the dark economic news, there are some bright spots for [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru A mere 25 years ago, almost half of today’s most dynamic careers did not exist. Experts estimate that in another 25 years, almost all growing careers will be in fields or specialties that do not exist right now. But there are hints of what’s to come. So [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Once upon the time, people made a good living as sales clerks. Times changed, and new careers in factory assembly became the most sought-after way to make a good living. Fast forward to the 2000’s and in-demand careers have radically changed again. If you’re trying to figure [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Last year, when fall rolled around, you were busy picking classes, stocking up on supplies at the bookstore and making plans for the weekend. In fact, for most of your life, everything has revolved around a school calendar. But then something weird happened. You graduated. (I know, [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru You finally landed that job. Congratulations! But you’re not home free yet. In fact, these first few weeks and months on the job can make or break your career. Make sure you avoid these common new employee mistakes, and get your career off to a great start. [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru We spend more waking hours in our offices and cubicles that we do at home. So it only makes sense that you should pay as much attention to the décor in your office as we do in your house.
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru You could always use a dartboard. Or maybe paste a few choices on that old Twister spinner. But there are better ways to pick a career. And we’re here to give you 10 of them. 10. Look at your past What did you always love doing? What [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru >It used to be that a major career change was something reserved for the midlife crisis years, when minivans were traded for red sports cars and successful executives reinvented themselves as surfboard artists or organic cheese makers.
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Are you ready to change your career? Whether you’re looking for a whole new field, or just a new way to use your existing skills, our top 10 steps will help smooth the way to your new career choice. 10. Decide how big a change you want [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Changing careers after years of experience is a wonderful way to develop new skills and explore new opportunities. But getting to that first “new job” can be difficult. And writing a change of career resume can be especially tricky, especially if you have years of education and [...]
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru Sometimes it’s by choice, when the career that seemed so exciting at 25 has lost it’s zing at 50. Other times a midlife career change becomes a necessity when technology changes or companies downsize. But whatever the reason, looking for a new career as an adult can [...]
Contributed by Aurora LaJambre, Catalogs.com Info Guru We all want to be heard, but perhaps the internet provides us with one too many platforms to air our grievances. Social networkers of every age are making headlines for doing their part to define the term ‘facebook fired’ while reckless tweets from grumpy days past haunt job [...]
Contributed by Rosemary O’Brien, Catalogs.com Info Guru If you are a woman who wants to stay at home with your children, but still need an income, you are not alone. Even the strongest-minded career women turn to mush when they meet their new baby. It can be done, but you have to proceed with caution. [...]
Every actor hates auditions. It’s the most awkward feeling standing up there in front of one or several strangers and pouring your heart out for a role, knowing that you’re only one of 50 people doing it. Sometimes in the auditioning process though, you don’t have to feel quite so awkward. You won’t be simply [...]
I have listed below the top 10 best travel jobs, in no particular ranking or order (though as a reporter I have a soft spot myself for travel writing). Who doesn’t want to get paid to sip Ouzo in Athens?