Finding meaningful work is so important if you want to work towards being as happy as can be. Work takes up a lot of our time, and yet so many people are stuck in jobs that they absolutely hate. Some are stuck in dead end jobs and not using their full range of skills, while others are stuck in jobs that just don’t suit them as people.
This step by step guide to finding meaningful work will help you to find a role that is perfect for you – read on to learn more… Continue reading
There’s nothing quite like the smell of gooey puddle brownies baking in the oven. The warm and rich chocolatey smell wafting throughout your home is enough to send any chocolate lover insane.
Being able to bake delicious treats for your friends and family takes more than just whipping together a few ingredients, bungling them in the oven and hoping for the best.
Baking takes skill, patience, precision, love, and care. Have you ever thought about turning your baking hobby into a money-making enterprise? Many people all over the world offer their baking services for children’s birthday parties, adult get-togethers, or even as a gift for someone they love.
If you’re interested in making a little money from your glorious creations, take a look at everything you need to become a professional baker. Continue reading
Hungry for a job in the food industry? Whether you want to carve out a career as a chef or land a senior role working for a large food company, the following tips can help to get you there.
Bag some relevant experience
It can be frustrating trying to get your foot in the door when every employer wants experience. You may have to start from the bottom at first and work your way up – working on a food production line or taking up a job doing pot washing may not be the most glamorous roles, but they could lead on to greater things.
Alternatively, you may be able to bag some voluntary experience work shadowing someone in a senior position. Sites like Do It have a multitude of voluntary vacancies available. You may also be able to ask for voluntary experience by contacting employers directly via email.
Consider an internship
Internships are a great way to gain experience, often leading onto a full-time paid role. They can be a great way of landing a role in a leading company. You can find internships advertised online. Companies may only offer a limited amount of vacancies so it’s worth putting some time into building a winning application. Continue reading
Starting a new career can be one of the most exciting things in the world. In fact, it can often be the thing that takes your life from frustrating and miserable to living the dream!
Of course, just because you have all of those positive emotions mixed up together doesn’t mean that it’s always easy. In fact, starting a new job, especially if you’re making a big change in your career, can be pretty intimidating. In fact, it can be downright terrifying!
Because of that, it almost always helps to be sure that you’re as ready as possible to dive into your new role and really make the most of it. With that in mind, here are some ways to make sure that you’re ready to start your new career.
Make sure you have any necessary gear
Pretty much all jobs will come with the need for certain pieces of gear that you’ll need to have in advance.
From uniforms and badge reels for nurses to tablets and smartphones for those working in office environments. There are certain employers who will provide these things for you but it’s always best to get in touch in advance to find out. Continue reading
Is your cubicle getting you down? Are you sick of spending your days under fluorescent lights and in buildings where the air is recycled? Are you fed up with sitting behind a desk all day and never getting out into nature? Then you might be ready for a career working in the great outdoors. Luckily, that something you can find out more about in the post below.
A park ranger position is often viewed as a dream job for people who are wanting to work outside and in nature, and in particular for those introverts that are looking for a role when they only need to have minimal contact with others. In fact, some ranger position in the US means working in incredibly remote places and staying in touch with other primarily by radio for long periods of time. Continue reading
There’s a common saying that states the “more you learn the more you earn” and whilst its obvious that learning is not limited to the accompanying financial benefits, it does have the potential to make a large impact on your ability to earn lots of money.
Whether you’re academically minded or not, learning can be a great way to develop your knowledge and confidence, but in this vein, not everything has to be about degrees and diplomas. For instance, some of the best education you can receive is vocational and targeted around a specific subject area such as Alteryx training courses that can help with getting to grips with data analytics.
Indeed, there are several ways to improve your career prospects when it comes to education, and today it’s never been more convenient with the online learning environment that’s oozing with opportunities to develop your knowledge; all at a much lower cost than traditional education and with a much higher convenience factor. Continue reading
Do you have an excellent new business idea that you plan to launch this year? Would you like to make sure you can get the concept off the ground without breaking the bank or getting yourself into mountains of debt?
While there is no getting away from the fact that you will require at least some startup capital, there are some fantastic ideas and tips on this page that should help you to reduce the sum of cash you need.
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With a bit of luck, you can use this advice to cut back on spending and turn your idea into a profitable business in a matter of months. As with anything else in this world, sometimes you have to take a risk if you want to succeed.
Work from home during the early stages
Firstly, it’s vital to note that most entrepreneurs do not need to rent business premises from the first day they begin trading. Indeed, with a few adjustments, in many instances, most people can work from home for at least a few months. Continue reading