Most teens realize at a fairly young age the old adage that “money equals power.” Money equals designer clothes, a car and insurance, and in many cases, a certain amount of freedom. And in order to get money, many teens get part-time jobs. While the benefits and/or drawbacks of teens and part-time jobs have been researched, studied and debated since at least 1979, the teens, jobs and affects on schoolwork verdict is still out. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 50 percent of American teenagers hold informal jobs, such as babysitting or yard work, by age 12. And by

Will you seek the freedom of work from home? Let this article be an education for you! “Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.” – Daniel J. Boostin First, let’s make sure we are on the same page regarding free data entry jobs. Can data entry jobs be really free? And what are they? A data entry job is one where a person sits at a computer keyboard and enters information into the computer’s database, usually a device located elsewhere. Sometimes, this involves work from home. There are all kinds of data to be entered, but,

The demand for CAD (computer aided design) jobs have continued to grow over the last several years. Many people who are unfamiliar with the technology believe that it is nothing more than simply creating digital designs, however this couldn’t be farther from the truth. In reality, there are a number of unique CAD jobs available. To get an idea of what types of jobs are available, here is quick look at some of the job openings that have shown the biggest need recently. While there are many different descriptions (CAD operator, technician, drafter, etc), they all means essentially the same

If you need to hire a technical writer for an upcoming project, you will likely find that you have plenty of qualified candidates to consider. There are now a variety of sources through which you can find great writers, so locating people for the job should not be a problem. The challenge, however, comes when you start to work on narrowing down that initial list. In order to pick the right person for the job, you are going to need to go into the process with a clear picture of the knowledge and experience that needs to be possessed by

Data entry jobs have become very popular today. This is because they are usually termed as easy to find and easy to do and besides, they don’t take up much time to finish yet they pay fairly well. Before seeking the jobs, however, it is important to find out the facts. These are the facts that can help you decide whether the online data entry jobs are the way to go for you. 1. They are not jobs for anybody. They will require some level of skills to be enjoyable. For instance, you must know how to use your computer

Often the terms “job”, “occupation”, and “career” are used interchangeably. However, in actual fact, these terms have quite different meanings so it is important to distinguish between these terms. A “job”is work for which you receive pay. It is therefore a means to live and may or may not be long-term or lead to anything else by way of work. For this reason a job can be seen as one large task or a series of tasks that is typically performed in return for money. Contract work and project work often contain “jobs” that have to be done, usually on

Here’s a question for you. How do you introduce the concept of pre employment testing to job applicants as part of your employee selection process? Ideally, the conversation should go something like this: “Thanks for applying for a job here at ABC company. To match the best applicants with our available positions in a way that is fair, consistent and non-discriminatory, we have put together a rather thorough selection process. It includes the review of your application, skills, experience, resume, as well as the results of interviews, assessment surveys, background checks and drug tests. We consider a variety of factors

Human Resources is just what it says: resources for humans – within the workplace! Its main objective is to meet the organizational needs of the company it represents and the needs of the people hired by that company. In short, it is the hub of the organization serving as a liaison between all concerned. Depending on the size of the company, the HR Department might be called Personnel with a manageable workforce that can be handled by a personnel manager and a small staff. For larger, more complex organizations with hundreds of departments and divisions, the task is much more

At Santa Monica College, a 34,000-student, two-year community college in California, students sometimes sit on the floor to hear professors speak. This is not part of a New Age approach to learning; there are not enough seats. Over the past few years, demand for classes has grown dramatically, while budget cuts have forced the college, along with others in the California system, to reduce course offerings. As a result, according to administrators, almost every class offered is filled to capacity. Instructors sometimes waive class size limits to allow additional students to enroll, even when that means seating some pupils on

As students and parents sift through the many college choices, they use a variety of factors and information to select a college that seems right for their needs and goals. Unfortunately, it is the college Public Relations Department that supplies most of that information. However, there are many additional factors that should be considered, when they are important to student success. 1. Job Search Preparation – Does the college both offer and explain exactly what students can do to make themselves more attractive to potential employers? (Not only grades, but books, web sites, coaching, interviewing and résumé preparation training, lectures,