"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Stop Making Excuses for not being Profitable!

Tweet I hear a lot of excuses from people as to why they aren’t profitable or why they can’t get a business up and running online.  It’s the same story different day.  For years people have been guilty of procrastination and excuses.  It’s part of our make-up, it’s in our DNA.  It’s only when we […]

A Test to Identify Entrepreneurs

Tweet A Test to Identify Entrepreneurs Harvard researchers have a way to help banks screen loan applicants easily. The goal: to spur lending to small and midsized companies in the developing world By Caroline Winter From Business Week 1. Do you like taking things apart to see how they work? 2. Do you enjoy going […]

Dear Young Job Seeker:

July 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet Dear Young Job Seeker: By Alicia Morga From Fast Company Editor’s note: This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that expert’s views alone. WSJ.com has a new blog series that follows seven college seniors as they transition into the “real world.” Since these seven young people are no […]

Just For Fun: Which Famous Boss are You?

July 12, 2010 by  
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Tweet Which famous boss are you? Darth Vader. Liz Lemon. Captain Kirk. From insane to awesome, TV and movies are littered with famous bosses. Wonder how you stack up? Rypple joined forces with Bob Sutton, author of The No Asshole Rule and Good Boss, Bad Boss, to help you find out. Take the quiz here.

How to Attract Talent to your Startup

Tweet How to Attract Talent to your Startup By Issie Lapowsky From Inc.com Employees are valuable. So are referrals. That was the thought behind Meebo’s decision to offer a $5,000 reward to anyone who referred qualified potential employees to the company that launched in 2005. The only stipulation? People would only get paid if the candidates […]

A Job Search is a Job

July 2, 2010 by  
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Tweet A Job Search is a Job The Number 1 Step to Win an Interview by Peggy McKee From SelfGrowth.com Many of us have the wrong idea about the job search. We believe that our skills, the industry requirement for skills, and our dedication to hard work is enough. This is never the case and in […]

Writer posts hilarious fake help wanted ad

June 23, 2010 by  
Filed under 21st Century Job Search, Careers

Tweet Craigslist: The Grand Experiment By Clint Olsterholz From AllFreelanceWriting.com Do freelancers have a limit? I’ve noticed that there are a lot of crappy jobs posted out there, but I have always wondered if they actually get replies. So I figure you guys know me well enough by this point. What do you think I’d […]

Some find jobs overseas…teaching English

June 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet Some Find Jobs Overseas … Teaching English By Catherine Durkin, Kristen Aguirre and Louis McGill From ChicagoStorytelling.com Late in the afternoon, John Bacon’s students begin to get aggravated with their English teacher. But their teacher is quick to remind them that if they have a bad attitude it’s not going to be a fun class. […]

How to write a resume that gets results

June 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet How to write a resume that gets results By Penny Loretto, About.com guide From About.com An effective resume is one that gets results. The purpose of a resume is to obtain an interview and ultimately to get the job or internship. All the effort spent on writing a good resume is worth it and […]

Job Seekers: Do you Make these Critical Mistakes?

October 1, 2009 by  
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Tweet At job interviews, it can be tempting to put down a past employer or boss. This can be a serious mistake. Perhaps you have had a career with many ups and downs. Maybe you have a boss who is a nightmare to work for, or a job that bores you to tears. You may […]

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