Amber Davies: Dolly Parton warned me to stay away from men

Love Island beauty Amber Davies has never been short of male attention, but after landing her second West End lead role, even A-list suitors are wasting their time. In fact, it was superstar Dolly Parton who first warned the 23-year-old to avoid men after she won her first major role in musical 9 To 5. … Continue reading Amber Davies: Dolly Parton warned me to stay away from men

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Is journalism the riskiest profession?

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, has said at least 250 journalists are imprisoned globally. Some of the countries where journalists have been incarcerated are China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The report, written earlier this December by Elana Beiser, Editorial Director of the CPJ, provides only … Continue reading Is journalism the riskiest profession?

I expected too much from the fashion industry – Victoria Beckham

Former pop-star Victoria Beckham knew she'd have to win over hard-to-impress fashion critics when she launched her first clothing line a decade ago, but the one-time Spice Girl said the industry was much harder to crack than she had ever imagined. Speaking in Paris on Friday (Nov 15) at a conference organized by Vogue magazine, … Continue reading I expected too much from the fashion industry – Victoria Beckham

About 40 percent of workers are looking for better jobs

A new survey sheds light on just how many workers will search for a new job in the coming months, although many are pessimistic about their career paths. Almost half of U.S. workers — 48 percent — are likely to look for a new job in the next year, according to the American Staffing Association Workforce … Continue reading About 40 percent of workers are looking for better jobs

How to improve your business with Porter’s 5 Forces

For both small and big businesses, managing business effectively is difficult. One of the most essentials skills needed is the ability to assess the competitive environment. Entrepreneur and managers must comprehend the competitive environment of the business. There are several ways to analyze the market and business environment. SWOT analysis is the most commonly used tool.  Applying Porter’s … Continue reading How to improve your business with Porter’s 5 Forces

How to be the Best Boss

  Learning, motivation, and performance During my research, peoples’ stories painted a vivid picture of how low job control is all too common in many offices today. I heard much about the ever-evolving performance-evaluation criteria that made it tough to know how to succeed; the business trips rearranged without explanation; and even about a workplace … Continue reading How to be the Best Boss

What Smart Candidates do before Interviews

The saturated labor market is like a shark-infested ocean where most candidates fear to tread, out of ignorance, self-doubt and pessimism. There are always jobs for those the confident, well-equipped and positive-minded ones. Are you in doubt? Facing your fears before taking part in oral and written interviews proves a basic and rewarding challenge for … Continue reading What Smart Candidates do before Interviews

Leaving Real Madrid was my best career move – Ezequiel Garay

Ezequiel Garay, who currently plays for Valencia admits that his decision to leave Real Madrid a few years ago, has been the best career move ever. Image shows Ezequiel Garay in action for Real Madrid. The veteran defender spent two years with Los Blancos before making a switch to Benfica in 2011. Garay, 30, started his … Continue reading Leaving Real Madrid was my best career move – Ezequiel Garay

Best Career Advice From Moms.

“My mom made me take multiple career personality tests (e.g., Briggs Myers) … all of which recommended I would be an ‘analyst’ – guess what?  I’m an analyst! And enjoying every minute of it.” —Deanna Hampton, principal market research analyst “Find a trusted mentor, someone who has your best interests in mind and will give … Continue reading Best Career Advice From Moms.

How To Ruin Your Job Interviews.

Attending an interview could be nervous for most people no matter how intelligent or well prepared you are. One may never know where the interviewers will chose to land their blows. Most times, candidates get the questions right, dress well and behave well but make little mistakes that employers never forgive. Learn from other people's … Continue reading How To Ruin Your Job Interviews.