Top 10 Skills For 21st Century Workers

No matter what career track a person is on, there are certain skills that he or she should possess to be successful in the 21st century’s world of work. Luckily, these abilities can be learned and/or improved upon with coaching, mentoring, and/or training. You may not learn all these skills in a public or private school, so it’s best to understand the skills themselves. To win the admiration of employers and coworkers, it’s important to have these ten skills. 1. Ability to Communicate It Read more [...]

Designing Your College Dorm Or Apartment On A Budget

With the new college semester just around the corner it’s time to shop for dorm essentials that you can make a statement with. You can deck out or your college dorm or apartment while saving money by using coupons from Groupon Coupons. Groupon Coupons offers more than 70,000 coupons from over 9,000 stores. You also have access to exclusive promo codes that are only available at Groupon Coupons. Sam’s Club You can design your dorm room or apartment in trend-setting style and your own Read more [...]

5 Steps to Becoming a Trucking Owner Operator

Being an owner operator in the trucking business can be a really lucrative and profitable career. If this is a career path you’re interested in taking, consider the following steps to get on the road to success. 1. Make a Personal Assessment You’ll need to take a good look at your ethics and habits, and any other factors that could boost your chances of succeeding (or not) as an owner operator. Some of the personal factors you should examine about yourself include your driving preferences, Read more [...]

One Small Step for College Graduates

You are standing on the lawn where your college graduation ceremony was just held. You have your diploma in hand. So, it’s time to start living the adult life, isn’t it? Well, maybe not right away. You are about to hit a transition period; you are no longer a student, but you probably want to continue living as if you are. It takes a while to build up to the lifestyle your parents are living, so plan to start out slowly. Here are some tips for making the transition smoothly. Work Hard If Read more [...]

How to finish your dissertation on time

If you’ve found this article, you’re probably worried about finishing your dissertation on time – perhaps you’re only at the start of your journey and are overwhelmed by the amount of work there is to do, or perhaps you are a week off the deadline and still stressing! Whatever your situation, there are a few tips you can consider to ensuring your dissertation is completed on time, and to the best of your ability! Tip #1 – keep perspective It’s easy to feel bombarded and overwhelmed Read more [...]

Thinking About A University Application? Here’s What To Do Next

If you are thinking about applying for a college course or degree, there may be plenty of obstacles in your path. It’s a tough and competitive world out there, so you know that you will be better off in the long run if you can get into a good college. But how do you know which one is right for you, and how on earth do you get them to accept you? Let’s start with the hard truth. College or university life isn’t for everyone. It’s tough to be away from family and friends, and every class Read more [...]

What Sustainable Businesses Have in Common?

Many of today’s businesses are focusing on addressing global challenges instead of adding to them. They are becoming some of the world’s leaders in terms of innovation and sustainability, and they are definitely making an impact among consumers. What do they have in common, and what sets them apart from traditional companies?   Sustainable Businesses Are Socially Active   A business that is focused on sustainable initiatives does more than produce products to generate a Read more [...]

Essential ICT Qualifications For Employment Success

Computer based communications have revolutionised the world of work. Making sure that you have a flexible, adaptable and comprehensive portfolio of training is a key component in employment success. Here are some of the key training opportunities available. Microsoft Office As the backbone of all PC based computer systems, Microsoft Windows and their Office suite of applications underpins most of the day to day working practice in modern business. They handle many applications from simple word Read more [...]

Importance of Safety Workplace

Accidents occur because of many reasons. Comprehending why accidents happen is the very first step to prevention. It is therefore essential to make sure that the workplace is safe for both the employer and the employee. On, there is more information related to workplace safety. When you are working in an unsafe environment, chances are minimal that you are going to stay there for long. Employers who provide safety training in the workplace and also enact policies empower workers to Read more [...]

Technology: Almost All Day, Almost Every Day

Technology in education has advanced so much in the last 10 to 15 years and readily available that if we aren’t using it we are simply turning down resources that make our jobs easier and more efficient.  This could possibly lead to less stress from districts about test scores, happier parents, and more time for us to spend with our own families. There was a time when having a computer present in the classroom gave the teacher an advantage.  From grade keeping and creating lesson plans to Read more [...]