6 Résumé Writing Don’ts

So, you sit down with a ballpoint pen and legal pad in an attempt to carefully craft the perfect résumé; hate it or love it, your résumé easily is one of the most important documents you ever will compose. Done correctly, it actually can be an effective marketing tool, to help you secure an interview…

3 Veggies for Optimum Health

The Western diet is like no other diet on the planet. We enjoy a surplus of the finest foods available. As foodies across this part of the hemisphere search for new tastes to savor, veggies can be included in this quest. Here are three vegetables that you may enjoy, just the same. Serving Up Veggies…

5 Adult Summer Camps

Beach-perfect temperatures and gulping-down tall glasses of lemonade, the sweltering days of summer are almost upon us. What does this mean? This is a time for kids and adults alike, to pack-up and head off to camp. That’s right, adult summer camp is all the rage these days. Letting Loose Traditionally thought of as an activity…

Social Buzz

From posting special announcements to pictures, can you imagine life without social media (social networking) platforms such as Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? I can’t either. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project released the results of a timely study that was completed in the latter part of 2012, about these game-changers. But, what do…

A Pet Peeve

  Speak to any pet lover and they’ll tell you they hate when pets die. Common sense may dictate that your pet will only live a short amount of time, while your emotions may say the exact opposite. Be it bird, cat, dog or another animal, nobody said coping with the loss of a pet would be easy. Your…

Shopper Savvy: 8 Couponing Tips

If you think applying coupons to your order at the grocery store is just a big waste of time, think again. Shoppers saving 90 percent on household items, the hit TLC show, Extreme Couponing is mind-blowing. And, who wouldn’t want to tuck away several hundreds of dollars at a time? By using these tips, you can…

Playing Payday Politics

It bares repeating that the current economic state lends itself to many things. With that said, there is no shortage in advertisements claiming to tide you over until payday, with a payday loan. And, who doesn’t want to receive cash before their payday? The thought sounds really good, but is it? Strapped for Cash A…

The Adult Bully, Part 2

Have you ever felt as if you were practicing a tightrope act with regard to fitting in at work? In the previous article, The Bully Effect, Part 1, we looked at how bullying affects children. And, many believe that bullying only is reserved for school aged children, however, this couldn’t be farthest from the truth; adult bullying,…

Cracking the Television Code

The stakes are high, as the battle of the television shows rages on. Dozens of television programs pop-up each season, each with a different rating or parental guideline. But, what do these ratings mean? Whether you have children or not, deciphering these codes are a lot easier than you once may have thought. The Targeted…

2013’s 100 Best Places to Work

Apart from sleeping, we also spend a huge chunk of our day-to-day lives in the workplace. And, a lot of minute details go into making a job favorable for staff; such as offering the perfect work/life balance. With this in mind, the highly informative, Fortune magazine masterfully honed in on the 100 Best Companies to Work For, in its annual…

A Bonafide Problem

Celebrities have been known to defy the odds and do some pretty outlandish things, too. Much of the world was outraged as NFL superstar, Michael Vick came under scrutiny for running a dogfighting ring and subsequently was handed-down a jail sentence in 2007. But, Vic is one of the very few who got caught, as it has been practiced…

The Bully Effect, Part 1

We’ve all heard stories of people being bullied as children, some from the most unassuming celebrities. Or, we may have first-hand accounts of it, because it was done to us in some shape, form or fashion. Regardless, this is the part where knowing what makes bullies tick can be used to benefit your child or someone else’s. Being…

The Great ‘Over Qualification’ Debate

You have a résumé that is a mile long. Surly you are the perfect hire for the job, right? Wrong! And, with scores of individuals chomping at the bit for jobs, is there such a thing as being over qualified? According to some, the answer is yes. What Some Employers May Think No one knows for…