While landing a job isn't the easiest thing in the world, you can probably blame your résumé for a number of lost opportunities. Writing up a cover letter and résumé is frustrating and time-consuming, but if you spend the time to get them right, the effort will drastically increase your chances of getting employed.
If you like your crab served with a small side of dystopian cryogenics, then you're certain to love this refrigerated live-crab vending machine from Nanjing, China! Newly installed by an area entrepreneur, the automat keeps its crustacean cargo in a state of artificial hibernation until time of purchase.
Do you love a good mystery? Were you a huge fan of "The X Files" or any other freaky movie or TV show? If you are daring and not afraid of the unexplained, Paranormal Investigator may be the job for you. Check out this video to see if you qualify and exactly how you can get into this spooky field.
Learning to write a check properly is something that everybody needs to learn. In this video, learn how to fill out checks correctly so that the bank and payee can clearly read them.
There are precious gems all around us, you just have to know how to look for them. Watch this video to learn how to use a sluice and goldwheel to separate sapphires and rubies from gravel. Prospecting can be very lucrative!
The world of taxes and filling out the 1040 form itself is pretty confusing, especially if you're unsure about the terms, "deductions" and "credits". In this video you will get a full walkthrough of how tax deductions work and how to fill out the Schedule A portion of the 1040 form for your federal income taxes.
This video gives you the right way to answer the interview question, "Tell me about yourself". Start with your most significant point. The advice is clearly stated and highlighted by adding text to the video. The example is well done and explains a little of what not to do also. The viewer has an excellent idea of what to expect and how to deal with not only this question, but other similar questions pertinent to job interviews.
Testing products for a living is a bit more complicated than it sounds. You Will Need
Tim and Kevin meet up/hang out & talk their talk. They discuss buying domain names, choosing business names, starting companies, and selling books by their color. These two entrepreneurs have lots to teach us about selling ideas and making profitable businesses.
This video goes over cover letter formats, specifically in Full Block Style. Cover Letters accompany resumes in job applications. They should be sent ahead of the resume. They go over your experience, desires and objectives. The cover letter is important to both employers and employees. A human resources or HR department often receives thousands of letters that it must review before granting a job candidate a job interview or even reading their resume. This is a LIAD Production for World of W...
You can learn how to use the stock market as your own ATM machine. You can make 500 dollars in less than 15 minutes. Then you can take that 500 dollars and use it to get professional advice.
Eric Abrahamson, a professor at Columbia University, writes in to Forbes on how to be the Michelangelo of work shirking. The article is intended to help managers better understand their team's lack of productivity, but it also provides 10 simple tactics for all the lazy asses out there. Introducing exhibit A, June, a total lazy ass who lasted almost a decade in her job before being laid off:
Unless you really hate your job you probably don't want to hear from your boss about how poorly you're doing at it. Receiving a written warning from your boss at work can be stressful, but this video will teach you how to react to it effectively.
Sometimes, the most talented people can be the hardest to deal with because of their tendency to dominate the situations that they are involved in. This video features an executive coach outlining strategies for managers to deal with overbearing, domineering employees in a way that utilizes their talents while keeping them from impinging on the productivity of the rest of your team.
Do you think you're well in your business venture but you can't get clients and don't know why? Perhaps the issue isn't in your work itself, but how you present it. Knowing how to write a great bid letter is a valuable weapon in that cutthroat business world. This video from Freelance Writing will show you how to write a bid letter for a job.
Having a well written executive summary is an essential tool for you to have when you are presenting a report. The executive summary serves as an introduction to let readers know what your report is going to discuss in detail.
In a recent poll taken by an online recruiting company revealed that 37 percent of all hiring managers do not hire someone based just on the way they dress, more than half said they'd hold it against a candidate if they hadn't worn a jacket and seventy percent said that they wouldn't hire anyone wearing jeans, a leather jacket or a polo shirt to the interview. The rules for office dress code have changed, more and more companies offer their employees a business-casual dress code which makes i...
One way to keep your budget in line is with MoneyWell. This video tutorial for beginner users teaches you the ins and outs of setting up credit cards accounts, and how to manage them.
Want to fulfill your dream of becoming an ice cream truck driver? If the idea of rolling around in the sunshine selling ice cream sounds good to you, here's what you need to do.
There's nothing more maddening than opening the office fridge and discovering your lunch is gone. Put an end to the stealing with some of these strategies. This video will show you how to deter coworkers from stealing your lunch.
Your manuscript is complete, and you have a list of your favorite agents and a strong query letter... but how do you properly address letters to agents? You neither want to be too formal nor too casual - strike the perfect balance.
High finance and statistical analysis are too complex for most people once they forget what they learned in high school. If you are an investor or small business owner, you can't afford to forget this stuff. This video will teach you how to value an interest rate swap, good info for financial professionals and students.
A thank you note can go a long way, and in the case of a Business thank you note, well, it's almost crucial. Not sure how to write one? No worries, this video will give you a great insight into what types of ways you can write the letter, as well as the layout.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a profit from real estate investments. The hard way to invest in profit is to buy a property and then rent it out. If users invest this way, they will have to take all the responsibilities of a landlord. Users are able to turn it over to a management company, but will end up loaning money. The easy way to invest in profit is to invest in Real Estate Investment Trust. This will allow users to invest in apartment buildings, shopping malls or off...
Forex— what is it? Any investor could tell you a complicated description of what Forex is, but the basics of the FX currency markets is— an over-the-counter financial market for trading currencies. The foreign currency exchange market has no central exchanges like the stock market and little regulatory oversight. With this beginner’s guide, learn the trading basics.
If you're looking to write a memorandum of understanding, this tutorial should be a big help. If you don't know what one is, it;s basically some form of an agreement between two parties that doesn't really imply any kind of legal commitment. It can be used as a contract in certain cases. This is sometimes referred to as a letter of intent. So if this is what you need, check out the video above to find otu exactly what you need to write one. Good luck!
Identity theft typically occurs when someone uses your personal information such as social security numbers, credit card numbers or account information to perform various misdeeds, and you are left to clean up the mess.
In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to derive the formula to compute interest compounded annually. He starts with explaining the basic concepts like principle which is the amount you borrow and the rate of interest or annual percentage rate (APR), which is the rate at which you pay the interest up on the borrowed principle. He shows that the amount after the end of one year is amount A = P(1+APR),and he goes on and generalizes how to compute it for n years. This video shows how to...
So you really want to join the circus? Okay, here's what you need to do. You Will Need
He's not exactly demanding sexual favors, but his flirting is getting really gross. What's a girl who likes her job to do? You will need diplomacy and documentation. Assess his behavior. Now, don’t be offended, but we have to ask: Is he really coming on to you, or is he just a sociable, flirtatious kind of guy? If it’s the latter, just ignore it. Do your part to keep the relationship professional. Don't chat about how your last two boyfriends cheated on you and then expect him to know that di...
When it comes to your cell phone, do you feel like you’re paying more and more for less and less? Get the upper hand with these tips. You will need:
Eileen Duffy owns her own handbag business and she is here today to show you the steps she took to get to where she is today. If you want to start your own fashion business, then she has some great tips. Of course, the best thing is to start out by going to school and getting some training.
Self-storage may not be a new industry, but it is one that is rapidly reshaping its operations to suit a progressively more modernized customer base. In order to stay competitive with your self-storage facility, you'll need to keep an open mind, embrace current marketing trends, and most importantly, have a well-defined set of marketing goals. Your main focus should revolve around the following points:
Kickstarter is an incredible community. Post a project, and receive funding from generous backers—if, of course, the project is worthy. And backing projects does not demand complete selflessness. Different pledge levels result in different levels of reciprocation—from a simple thank you to receipt of the actual proposed product upon production. Below, 5 entrepreneurial ventures that might spark your own creativity, or tempt you to pledge.
Not every DIY project is as executable as, say, making a potato gun. Occasionally, we observe a quixotic project that is just plain wonderful. Consider rich guy Philip Anschutz and his eponymous Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). His ambition to bring an NFL team to Los Angeles is a Fitzcarraldo-sized DIY project that, if the stars align, might happen in time for the 2016 season.
Recently, buyout talks between Google and Groupon ended with Groupon turning down Google's $6 million offer. But with Amazon backing LivingSocial, should they have? Your guess is as good as mine, but one thing's for sure— Groupon has a great voice, and they're sharing it with the world via their Public Groupon Editorial Manual.
Each aspirant nursing assistant is require to obtain CNA certification for their work employment. Thus, passing the CNA state exam is highly recommended. Usually the CNA testing process has two types of test - written and clinical exam. The most difficult yet challenging part of CNA test is the skill exam.
Interested in obtaining an American Express Black or Centurion credit card? This video will teach you how to determine whether you qualify and how to apply for one if you do. For all of the details on how to get your own American Express Black card, take a look.
Mystery shopping is a great way to make money on the side while getting a chance to shop, check out new stores and restaurants, and over all improve the quality of service at these locations. The key is to not let them know that you are there evaluating them. If you think you've got a knack for blending in, then check out this video. In it you will learn the process of signing up and becoming a secret shopper, what to expect, and some tips for how to carry out your jobs.
No one likes paying rent, but for the most vulnerable portions of society it can be crippling. Watch this video to learn about some of the steps you can take to get rent assistance if you are low-income, elderly, or disabled.