Archive for July, 2008

Learn to Find a Good Job

We all want to have a good life. Be in simple or extravagant way of living it all boils down to the want, urge or rather need of having a good life in our own contention of how good a life should be. Nonetheless, for us to do so we sure got to have a very good source of income. Not everyone is born an old money clan but either from a no rich, not that rich or rising to richness’s kind of family. In fact, most of us are struggling to have the good life that everybody is dreaming of. Hence, most o…

Does Your GPA Matter?

High school grade point average (GPA) really matters when trying to attend higher education institutions. But how about when you’re fresh out of college and try to get into your first job? Just how much future employers value your hard-earned college grades? Are those sleepless nights reviewing for mind-blowing exams and those long hours spent at the library going straight to the garbage bin?Yes, it mattersFirst, maintaining a high GPA can be crucial to your academic success. Performing poorly c…

Tips for Explaining a Job Loss

A face-to-face interview with a hiring manager trying to prove that you’re what the company is looking for can be a very intimidating experience – especially if you’re to explain how you lost your previous job. Fired, displaced, canned, laid off, resigned. However you put it, it’s still a job loss and it’s one of the most nerve-wracking subjects to talk about during a job interview. So how are you going to handle the situation if the interviewer asks you to explain a job loss? Here are some help…