5 things that you should never post on social media

Sharing personal information can be dangerous for you

5 things that you should never post on social mediaSocial media is now the best way to interact with many people around the world. Millions of users post every day on different social media platforms. Some have even more than one social media account. People share thoughts and personal feelings but sharing too much information isn’t always good. Even previously secretive people in Australia…

Things to consider before getting a builders license

An out of date license means nothing to a customer

Things to consider before getting a builders licenseIf you are looking at getting a builder’s license, there are a few things to think about before doing so, to ensure it is the right choice for you. If you are a dab hand at contracting and building, unfortunately, you cannot legally go any further without a builder’s license. This is to protect the…

Potential from across the road

Trump wants the international organization to become more relevant to issues affecting people all over the world

Potential from across the roadThose words was the basis of U.S. President Donald Trump’s address before the United Nations General Assembly. When the world leader made the remark about “seeing potential from across the road” he was referring to the Trump World Tower. Essentially the statement was meant to show the long cry for a better and more efficient…

Accounting trends to watch in 2018

Accounting professionals that can demonstrate a combination of IT proficiency and soft skills are in high demand

Accounting trends to watch in 20182017 was a huge year for the accounting industry and the changes show no sign of slowing down. The global economic environment is evolving daily with the introduction of new technologies and innovations, making changes in the accounting sector inevitable. Any organization that wants to stay ahead must reshape their business model to conform to…

5 things that may be disturbing your sleep

Doctors and health experts now warn that lack of quality sleep can be a serious health hazard

5 things that may be disturbing your sleepBack in the 1980s, there was an emphasis on productivity and multi-tasking. It was all about getting as much done in the day as possible. Of course, that meant many people skimped on sleep, thinking it would give them an edge. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Doctors and health experts now warn…

Four reasons to choose an MBA for your postgrad education

An MBA degree is the perfect postgraduate study option for anybody looking to break into the business industry

Four reasons to choose an MBA for your postgrad educationToday, there is a huge choice of career options to consider along with a wide field of educated people to compete against for the various positions available. With so many different career choices to consider, choosing the right postgrad program is an essential for anybody looking to embark on their professional pathway. However, this can…

Finding work in a near ‘full employment’ economy

Three tips will help you navigate the job search process

Finding work in a near ‘full employment’ economyAs of September 2017, the U.S. economic outlook was considered healthy. Next year, the unemployment rate is predicted to drop to 4.1 per cent, which is even better than 2016’s 4.6 per cent. However, Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve Chair, reported that the lower employment rate includes part-timers who would still prefer, but are struggling…

Best workout routines for nursing students

Nurses may walk several miles during their rounds, must move patients continually and need to be able to react quickly to provide support

Best workout routines for nursing studentsNurses face a physically demanding job. This has changed somewhat over the years with the introduction of patient lifts and ergonomic equipment. However, this doesn’t change the fact that nurses may walk several miles during their rounds, must move patients continually and need to be able to react quickly to provide support. Here are the…

What is an ICO, and why you should know about it

While risky, an ICO investment could net you a return worth millions

What is an ICO, and why you should know about itAs bitcoin begins to experience widespread use in various retail markets, it could be time to consider investing in one of many new crypocurrencies by taking part in an ICO (initial coin offering) campaign. In some cases, the return on investment for some has proven to be huge. In fact, a new generation of cryptocurrency…

Who you calling old?

All the myths about being washed up at age 60 and a glorification of the retirement years are hogwash

Who you calling old?Planning for life past 65 is more important now than ever before. What with longer life spans, people are not only working longer, they're also changing the way they live. We're in a longevity revolution of a kind that's never been seen before. A hundred years ago, the average life expectancy was 47; today it's…

Canada’s most popular sports and gaming apps

Plenty of great sport and gaming apps enjoying phenomenal popularity in 2017

Canada’s most popular sports and gaming appsAlthough next-gen console games continue to hold a powerful spell over many gamers, for those who are looking for some lighter entertainment, there have been plenty of great sport and gaming apps enjoying phenomenal popularity in 2017. Whilst the NBA 2K17 mobile game continues to be one of the best smartphone simulations of basketball ever,…

4 technology jobs in high demand

Technology is booming, and companies are looking for highly-skilled employees

4 technology jobs in high demandAre you looking for a technical role that will lead to a long and lucrative career? You will be pleased to know that technology is booming, and companies large and small are looking for highly-skilled individuals to ensure their businesses success in their chosen industry. To help you make the right vocation decision, we are…

How companies can pay their success forward

You don’t have to have the most profitable business to bear some responsibility for the world beyond the boardroom

How companies can pay their success forwardInnovation in consumer electronics is not the only reason tech companies are in the spotlight. They are also being investigated for not paying their fair share in taxes. Even now, the EU is pushing Ireland to collect over $14 billion from Apple in back taxes they have been determined to be owed retroactively. EU regulators…

Sick of working for others? Launch a microbusiness

Helpful tips to doing it right

Sick of working for others? Launch a microbusinessHankering to go off on your own and start your own business? If you think you've got what it takes, consider launching a microbusiness. Dal LaMagna, a Poulsbo, Wash.-based entrepreneur says anyone can do it - if they go about it the right way. He speaks from experience. LaMagna launched personal beauty-tool company Tweezerman in…

Show me the money! Downside of counteroffers

Counteroffers can be deadly. Unfortunately, most people don't realize it until too late

Show me the money! Downside of counteroffersBlame the outrageous and short-lived dot-com era of the late 1990s for making  counteroffers a favoured strategy for holding onto valuable employees lured by competitors dangling bigger paychecks. During that brief, outrageous blip on the technological innovation timeline, money flowed, company loyalty was abandoned and job-hopping was rampant. Typically, counter-offers are popular during strong economies…