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Home Based Employment Opportunities

Numerous good quality home based business or employment opportunities currently exist within the internet and unfortunately there are just as many not so good opportunities.  The purpose of this article is not to identify which are good and which are not so good…that would take more than a simple post to identify. A good rule of thumb though would be that if it sounds too good to be true, well then it probably is.

There is no such thing as a free lunch in this world or the last great opportunity, so jump aboard before all is lost. Continue reading

Australian Award Wages

Award Wages

Wages is a form of remuneration paid to employees where the calculation is done on an hourly basis and thus the number of hours put in by the employee. With the change in the nature of the job the hourly wage rate also changes. Award wages are nothing but a form of remuneration offered to the employees. Lately there have been award wages introduced in all categories and positions to encourage employees.

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Employee Remuneration – Award Wages

Award Wages

Compensation received in the form of currency for services offered or work performed by an employee or worker is as we all know called wages, Wages is a fixed amount of money an employee receives based on the pattern he gets paid (hourly, Daily, Weekly, Bi weekly, Monthly).

Every nature of business has their own set of wages based on guidelines laid by the federal agencies to give equal opportunities for employees. Similarly there are various other kinds of wages meant for the benefit of both the employee and the employer.

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Cover Letter on Resumes

It is crucial to understand the importance of including a cover letter with your resume. One of the most commonly made mistakes when submitting a resume is not including a cover letter. In the event that you are emailing your resume, the cover letter can be included in the body of the email, (employers typically prefer no attachments in email submissions). If you are faxing or mailing your resume, ensure that the cover letter is on the front. Continue reading

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.
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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

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