Dating Profiles: What You Should Know About Writing One

What do dating profiles have in common with resumes? You need to put in your best effort for both if you want to get results. This may seem self-evident, yet some people will slap together a dating profile with minimal effort and hope that someone special will come along and pick their profile. Writing aContinue reading “Dating Profiles: What You Should Know About Writing One”

How to Develop an In-Demand Skill Set

How pandemic-proof is your skill set? If a global event disrupts the economy, would you have a job tomorrow? Many people lost jobs last year, but those workers with high-demand skills were able to do one of three things. These workers kept their jobs, they were snapped up by a new company if they wereContinue reading “How to Develop an In-Demand Skill Set”

Should You Become a Freelancer and Start a Freelancing Business?

Have you heard of terms like gig economy, freelancing, and side business? It seems to be the trend these days to make a side income if you aren’t making enough income at your regular job. The idea of becoming your own boss and working when you want at the beach does have its dreamy appeal,Continue reading “Should You Become a Freelancer and Start a Freelancing Business?”

Writing Skills that Entrepreneurs and Santa Would Crave?

Would you feel more comfortable crafting a handwritten letter or sending a quick text? Most likely you answered “text” because most of us feel a bit out of practice when it comes to writing by hand. In fact, our writing skills (by hand or keyboard) has been declining each generation! A perfect example of thisContinue reading “Writing Skills that Entrepreneurs and Santa Would Crave?”

Skills Insight of the Day #1 – Writing

“…the Snapchat generation may produce more writing than any group of teenagers before it, writing copious text messages and social media posts, but when it comes to the formal writing expected at school and work, they struggle with the mechanics of simple sentences.” – Dana Goldstein, The New York Times For more on writing andContinue reading “Skills Insight of the Day #1 – Writing”