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Working From Home – Mystery Shopping Jobs Provide Supplemental Income

January 2, 2009 | Posted in Jobs

Mystery shopping takes a number of forms, depending on the type of business involved. Companies providing mystery shopping services can accommodate their clients’ needs by providing different kinds of services. Mystery shopping can take the form of a personal visit, telephone interviews, and web mystery shopping. Most people picture mystery shopping as sending a person …

Reality TV Casting Calls – 3 Top Audition Tips

January 2, 2009 | Posted in Career

If you’re on a reality television show that means you’re lucky enough to be on TV, which is almost reason enough to audition for reality television – a chance to be on TV! Here are three tips for those who are heading out to a reality TV casting call. 1. Almost Famous After auditioning for …

Cooking Jobs – Become a Caterer and Own Your Own Catering Business

December 26, 2008 | Posted in Jobs

The catering offers a very different and interesting side to cooking than you would find when working in a conventional restaurant kitchen or hotel. Catering jobs are exciting as you will be working in wonderful venues, in an unconventional kitchen setting and creating magical food for weddings, birthday and anniversary parties, and even film and …

True or False: Teaching ESL Abroad is the Job For You?

December 13, 2008 | Posted in Jobs

Look before you leap – Know yourself, and what you want in a job teaching English as a second language, before jumping into a position abroad. Enlist the help of your friends, family, or anyone you trust, who will help you answer the questions below as completely and candidly as possible. There are no right …

Cooking Careers 101 – How to Become a Hotel Chef

December 13, 2008 | Posted in Jobs

Hotel jobs are very stressful and can be extremely tiring as you will work long days preparing and making food for guests as well as catering for functions that the hotel might be hosting like a wedding, party or corporate event. Qualified chefs are in short supply leaving many jobs unfilled longer than hotels would …

Wine Jobs Primer – Get Your Viticulture or Enology Degree

December 11, 2008 | Posted in Jobs

Landing a job in the wine industry often times starts with a wine education. Before you get too excited, a wine education does not mean a wine tasting (although it would nice if they did). Many careers in the wine industry require Bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, or even a certificate of wine knowledge. Further, the …

Turning Retail Jobs Into Rewarding Retail Careers

September 20, 2008 | Posted in Career

If you have never thought of retail as an area in which you can build a career, then you have simply not given enough thought to the retail world! For every store with a handful of cashiers and stock boys working the floor, there are supervisors, buyers, managers, HR people, accountants, and more. The lists …

Hot Government Career Tracks Include Customs and Border Patrol Jobs

September 12, 2008 | Posted in Jobs

Although hiring is lagging in most organizations, Customs and Border Patrol Jobs are widely available. The Department of Homeland Security is aggressively ramping up its force of Border Patrol agents. Border Patrol Background The United States Border Patrol is the uniformed part CBP, which falls under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). According to CBP.gov, …

Fish and Heart Health – Adding Fish to Your Diet Helps Reduce Heart Disease

August 20, 2008 | Posted in Wellness, Fitness and Diet

Fish has achieved health food status due to research that shows eating fish lowers the risk of heart disease. Public health agencies have recommended eating fish for several years. But new research continues to support additional links between diets that include fish and various measures of heart health. While fish is a healthy source of …

Buenos Aires Vacation Quick Tips

August 13, 2008 | Posted in Travel

Have you ever taken a Buenos Aires vacation in Argentina? No? Well, get ready to pack your bags. We’ll take a “letter” trip to get you warmed up so you can book your next destination to the beautiful city of Buenos Aires! Argentina has had a rough time establishing its economy, but its history is …