January 8, 2011

Best and Worst Jobs for 2011

Career website CareerCast.com recently announced their picks for best and worst jobs for 2011 – and some of these career paths may surprise you. Over 200 professions were evaluated and rated based on five different criteria: pay, outlook, work environment, stress, and physical demands. Topping the list for best jobs of 2011 were: Software Engineer […]

January 2, 2011

Ethical Hackers: Does such a thing really exist?

Technology has become one of those funny double edged swords.  On the one hand, everything these days is accessible over the internet.  We have infinite power of information in our tiny fingertips.  On the other hand, all of our personal information is also on the Internet.  Which means we are just as vulnerable to potential […]

December 23, 2010

Freelance Videography Work: Tips for Getting Started

Some people have a natural gift behind a camera, capturing beautiful scenes on film that would otherwise only exist in memory. Are you one of those people? (I wish I was! I do okay with still… but video? That’s another beast entirely!) In any case, the number of job opportunities for freelance videographers looking to […]

December 15, 2010

Turn Your Organization Skills into a Career

I’m a fairly organized person. My roommate actually gets frustrated with it sometimes, because I have a specific way I like to keep things in the house. Did you know that you could actually turn this into a career? If the television show Hoarders gives you nightmares and the phrase “a place for everything and […]

November 9, 2010

4 Steps to Making Money on Etsy

You can always spot the arts and crafts type.  They’re the ones on the couch Sunday afternoons knitting their own hats and scarves for Winter. Or the ones who give out homemade quirky picture frames or sparkly earrings for their friends’ birthdays. Whatever your craft might be, there comes a point when you wonder: What am […]

November 3, 2010

4 Tips for Finding an Illustrating Job

For us artsy folk, jobs are often a touchy subject. When you grow up as that kid who sat in the back of every class doodling in every space and margin that you can find, it’s pretty clear your destiny is in “the creative” rather than what most people call “the practical.” But before we […]

October 5, 2010

From Hobby to Job – Getting a “Jobbie”

Have you heard the term “jobbie” in your job-hunting travels? Basically, a jobbie is a hobby that you’ve turned into a job. The thought behind this is that you’ll not only enjoy going to work every morning if you get a jobbie, but you’ll also do a better job, since you’ll be more passionate about […]

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