Your Four-Step Plan to Changing Careers and Becoming a Teacher
What’s your goal for 2016? Do you want to lose weight, learn a new skill or quit smoking? Perhaps you’ve decided to set goals around your career instead. Earning more money or getting promoted are common pursuits, but what if your goal is bigger than just moving up in... Read more
A Logistical Move in Life– Making a Smart Choice
What is the difference between going somewhere for relief; going somewhere for direction, and where do we just go to waste time? These questions dig at what we need, what we want and what we believe in. These are sophisticated questions that we do not normally ask ourselves. Instead... Read more
How To Make Your First Million As If It Were Your Second
Experience Clarifies Lessons For Success, Says Serial Entrepreneur “If only you’d known then what you know now” is a statement we could all make several times throughout our lives, says serial entrepreneur Parviz Firouzgar. “I’m not just talking about knowing the winning lottery numbers an hour in advance to... Read more
Sales Culture and Customer Service: Perfect Together!
Building a sales culture and creating a culture of exceptional customer service are closely linked but they are not the same. In fact, great customer service is a vital subset of a great sales culture—two processes that fuel one another. You cannot truly have one without the other. A... Read more
Making the Most of College Financial Aid: 7 Tips You Should Know
With the constantly rising costs of higher education, financial aid becomes more important than ever for making the dream of a college education possible. So if you’re interested in receiving financial aid, where should you start? “The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is your gateway to... Read more
4 Ways to Boost Employee Performance and Job Satisfaction
Kevin Wilson was a great leader, but his team was not producing the results he knew they were capable of. One day he arranged a meeting with Jim Hefner, a recently retired executive who had built and led a team that shattered every single company performance record. “Jim, how’d... Read more
Using Personality Styles to Get More from Your Employees
Retailers have tried everything it seems to get employees to sell more. Sometimes training helps, sometimes it doesn’t and so many try to hire the natural born salesperson. That doesn’t really work either because generally they are few and far between, but if you leverage their personality styles, you... Read more
4 top technology degrees for today’s career seekers
The career outlook for technology professionals remains highly promising. With so many emerging employment opportunities, The White House announced the TechHire initiative in March to encourage American cities to offer training to prepare the workforce for careers in growing tech fields. The United States has about five million open... Read more
Top Business Books
With help from getAbstract, the world’s largest library of business book summaries, Working World takes a quick look at the TOP 5 Business Books. 1. Your First Leadership Job A pair of organizational psychologists helps you make the challenging transition into your first leadership job. For many people, becoming a... Read more
Local Employment Related Resources for Vets CIVIL SERVICE AGENCIES FOR VETERANS EDD Veterans Services The State of California Employment Development Department referred to as (EDD) where most people frequent for unemployment services views Veteran employment efforts as a key priority. Each EDD office staff’s specialty trained Veteran Employment Representatives... Read more