Learn about starting a side hustle and how to leverage your skills, passions, and market gaps to generate supplemental income, pay off debts faster, and help secure your financial future. What’s a Side Hustle? Extra Income Opportunities Side Hustle Suggestion Tool Side Hustle Suggestions Tool – This interactive tool is designed to help you discover … Continue reading What’s a Side Hustle? Extra Income Opportunities
Welcome to our page on careers and business, where you can find helpful advice, tips, and information to succeed in your work life. We cover topics such as employment lessons, business skills, and public speaking. Let us guide you towards career success with insights on writing resumes, job searching, interviewing, writing business letters, and more.
How to Read a Pay Stub
Here we will learn how to read a pay stub, and take a look at a sample pay stub. As a financial record of their payment, employees receive a pay stub. Although the pay stub may seem confusing, it doesn’t have to be. This brief summary should help you understand it better. The pay … Continue reading How to Read a Pay Stub
What is a Paycheck?
It may be referred to as paycheck, payroll check, paycheque, cheque, pay, salary, or payroll. In summary, it is a check issued in payment of wages. What is a paycheck? A paycheck is a payment made to an employee for the work they have done. To receive the money, the employee cashes or deposits the check. An … Continue reading What is a Paycheck?
Interview Tips for your First Job Interview
The thoughts of a job interview are enough to turn veteran job hunters to jelly. For a teen or someone similar in age, the thought of interviewing for a job is more frightening than having to tell Dad you lost the car keys—again. Interviewing for a job doesn’t have to be that scary, though. Some … Continue reading Interview Tips for your First Job Interview
Self-Confidence Boosts for Job-Searching Teens
Psyche Yourself Up to Get the Job You Want Looking for a job can be a disheartening thing for anyone at any age. This is especially true for you teenagers out there. It’s always hard to hear the word no or to see someone get a job you know you could do better. After hearing … Continue reading Self-Confidence Boosts for Job-Searching Teens
Finding A Literary Agent
If you are an author, one of the most difficult tasks that you will every have to tackle is that of securing a literary agent. It is a given that you will run into a catch 22 when you search for an agent. Many agents will not consider representing a writer unless they have a … Continue reading Finding A Literary Agent
Avoiding Journalist Job Stress and Burnout: A Career Change
Burnout occurs in every profession. For journalists it may be a sign they are ready for a career change. But it also may be an indicator that they are ready to pursue other areas of the profession. Remaining excited about any profession can be challenging. Most workers are stuck in the same office for many … Continue reading Avoiding Journalist Job Stress and Burnout: A Career Change
Writing an Effective News Story
Writing a good news story involves planning what you want to say, remembering the basic rules of journalism, and a careful review of the article. Here are a few tips to help in that process. Desire alone is not enough to write an effective news story. For journalists, achieving that goal involves a careful analysis … Continue reading Writing an Effective News Story
How to Write a News Article: Preparing for the Story
Covering a news story involves more than showing up at a press conference or meeting to take notes. Complete and accurate coverage also includes gathering information beforehand. Writing news stories begins before a journalist types the first words of an article. Any journalist who arrives at a press conference, meeting, or interview without first doing … Continue reading How to Write a News Article: Preparing for the Story
Writing a News Article: Getting the Story Right
Competition, deadlines, and covering multiple stories in a limited amount of time means journalists often have to rush to complete stories. But getting stories right is more important than completing them in a timely fashion. Assuring information is correct in a story should be the first priority of a journalist. The importance of this is … Continue reading Writing a News Article: Getting the Story Right
What a Reporter Does
Reporters are responsible for telling newspaper readers about events. Doing this involves basic rules of creating news stories that are to the point, emphasize important details, and keep readers interested from the first paragraph to the last. A newspaper story doesn’t have to be long to be informative. In fact, if all the information is … Continue reading What a Reporter Does
Becoming a Journalist: A Career in Journalism
Establishing a career in journalism begins with studying the profession in college, along with professional experience prior to entering the workforce. Most employers hiring college graduates, regardless of the profession, seek individuals who have education relevant to the position for which they are applying. Applicants who have some experience working as an intern are even … Continue reading Becoming a Journalist: A Career in Journalism