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Job Seeking Made Simple: The Basics

Few job hunters take the time to understand the job market and how it works. Where do managers look for applicants to hire and how do they go about making their selections? How can...

Advice for SAHMs Who are Returning to the Workforce

You know what’s hard? Transitioning from a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) to a working parent. You left your job so you could attend to your children, and what’s more important than that? Nothing. You’d think the...

Career Tips for Women Looking to Make it to the Top

Though women in business are certainly starting to evolve, we cannot overlook the fact that women often have to work a lot harder to get where they want to be. Aside from having the...

Move Over Men: The Successful Women of The Web

The business world has long been a male dominated industry. It wasn't until 1972 that Katharine Graham became the first female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, that being The Washington Post Company. Thankfully, however,...

When It Comes to Women in the Workplace, There is No Such Thing as...

What does it mean to be overqualified? It is a strange word when you stop and think about it. Let’s start with what it means to be qualified. According to the dictionary, being qualified is to...

5 Things to Consider when Starting Your Career as a Financial Advisor

So, you're on the path to become a financial advisor? You might want to consider a few things before jumping fully into the career. You want to make sure it's a career you can...

6 Industries Traditionally Dominated by Men, and How to Get In

It appears that women may actually have more passion for climbing the corporate ladder than their male counterparts. A study conducted for Forbes showed that in some of the most demanding positions traditionally occupied by men, women were...

The Freedom of Freelancing; Is It Right For You?

  There is something to be said for the comfort of the corporate world.  The steady income, 401K, vacation pay, sick leave and many other benefits are all strings that make up the employee safety...

When Moms Jump Back into the Job Market

Getting back into the job market after a break to care for young children can be a daunting task.  First and foremost, you have to consider childcare alternatives, and then focus your attention on...

Canada Business Owners: 5 Things You Should be Doing to Increase Employee Productivity

All companies are concerned about improving their employee’s productivity. There are many ways to enhance the job performance of employees. Here are five things all businesses can do to achieve this goal. Start a Wellness...