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Funny Resume – Do Not Try This At Your Next Interview

Below is a job application submitted by a 75 year old senior citizen to Walmart in Southern California. They hired him because he was funny.

NAME: Kenneth (Grumpy Old B…..)

SEX:     Not lately, but I am looking for the right woman (or at least one who will cooperate)

DESIRED POSITION: Company President or Vice President, but seriously whatever’s available. If I was in a position to be picky, I wouldn’t be applying here in the first place.
DESIRED SALARY:  $185,000 a year plus stock options. If that is not possible, make an offer and we can haggle.
EDUCATION: Yes Continue reading

Why Your Resume is Important

A resume is a one to two page document summarising your career objectives, professional experience, achievements, and educational background. Ideally, the heading of your resume should contain your Name, Address and Contact Information. As a guide, the body of your resume should be broken into the following sections: Career Objective, Profile, Professional Experience, Achievements, Scholastics, References and a Summary.  Your overall Career Objective should be brief, perhaps, two sentences; it should provide your potential employer with an indication of how you wish to move forward in your professional life. A concise profile or a summary should discuss who you are and how your skills and experience would allow you to contribute to the Company in general and your position in particular. Continue reading

Teach Your Children to Save Money

A lot of children and especially teenagers today do not totally understand the value of earning and spending money. A large percentage have no concept that investing is necessary even if they are still at school. As parents or Guardians, you play a crucial role in this area of their development.

From an early age, teach your children how to save money and get them to appreciate and understand the concept of money and investment. This education, instruction will keep them in good stead as they mature.

Here are some tips on how you can teach your children how to save money: Continue reading

PROFITABLE HOME-BASED BUSINESSES

It is becoming increasingly difficult to make ends meet with just one source of income. Thereby, more families are investigating the possibilities of starting their own extra-income business.  Most of these part-time endeavors are started and operated from the comfort and privacy of the home.

A large percentage are indeed making extra money, that goes towards kids sports, the house or maybe even a luxury of a take away dinner.  Some have made extra part time businesses into full-time, very profitable businesses.  Others are just keeping busy and having fun.  The important thing is that they are doing something positive and working towards a goal and you can do this too.

The fields of multi-level marketing, and in-home party sales have never been more popular.  Identify an area that is of particular interest to yourself and make the neccesary enquiries.  Bare in mind, that there are other possibilities open to you in starting and operating a home based part time business. Continue reading

REORGANISE YOUR TIME TO START A HOME-BASED BUSINESS

Almost everyone needs or wants more money coming into the household, and with this desire most people would like to have a home based business that is capable of producing a little extra. The trouble is though, that like the rest of us, they may be time poor.

By definition, most people today are busy, however, if we are honest with ourselves we could find extra time to commence a home-based business. If it means enough to us or if we have a definitive goal, we will find the time and means to not only start it but to ensure that it is successful. By successful, that could mean an extra $100 a week or $1000 a month.

To achieve this though, we may need to re-evaluate certain favorite pastimes, such as having a couple of beers with the guys or watching TV, however, if you reach your goal of an extra $100 or $1000.00 per month, you may very well then have all the time you want for doing whatever you want to do. Continue reading

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