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An Overview of Freelancing and the Gig Economy

As the world changes, so do work options and the workforce in general. The inevitable emergence of artificial intelligence and automation has also played a role in the shift and perception of work. Traditionally, when most people thought of work, they were reminded of a specific place where they went to offer a particular service or product. However, this, too, is changing. More and more people are rejecting notions of …

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How to Convince Your Boss to Give You a Payraise

Virtually everyone would love to receive a pay raise from their employer. Whether or not said raise is deserved or feasible depends upon many factors and circumstances. However, there are still certain steps that employees should take when they are pondering asking for a salary increase.

Consider the Value You Bring to the Company

Like virtually everything else in life, a pay raise has to be earned. The odds of …

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Signs That You Should Go Into Business For Yourself

In current times, more and more individuals are choosing to go into business for themselves in one form or another. However, self-employment is not for everyone. Despite the many upsides and benefits that come along with entrepreneurship, going into business for oneself for the wrong reasons can have horrific impacts. Individuals who feel ready to take the plunge into self-employment should first make sure that going into business is their …

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How Self Employment Can Increase Your Income

In this day and age, "work" has various meanings, depending on who is asked. Some people remain in the workforce as traditional employees, while others are self-employed. There are multiple forms of self-employment, but ultimately, self-employed individuals work for themselves, as opposed to working for another individual or corporation. A person who is self-employed may have various clients or customers, however, the success, or lack thereof, of their business ultimately …

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Financial Secrets Every Job Quitter Should Know

So, you hate your job and want to quit? Are you really ready to do something like this? Don't forget the everyday costs you have! While it is your personal choice to decide when to quit a position, it is also important to realize that decision has to be owned. If this is going to put you in a bad financial situation then you should wait. It's smart to be …

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Learn How Leaders Maintain Their Composure and Remain Secure

wp-content/uploads/2016/09/business-negotiation-tips.jpg Life  is demanding and stressful. For many Canadian families there is constant worry or some form of anxiety lurking.   Sometimes it comes from simply feeling like you’re trying to do it all.  And sometimes life is just difficult period. Natural leaders have discovered ways to manage stress and maintain their composure in order to stay ahead of the game. Canadian professionals who can learn how to overcome personal problems on …

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Time Management Can Lead To Financial Freedom

wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Tara-Rodden-Robinson-Time-Poverty.jpg Time management is critical to Canadian career professionals. For a moment--think about those who work in a professional position all across the globe. Time management is effective for every single one of them. Have you ever heard that phrase: time poverty ? The mismanagement of your time really can lead you down a road of poverty--a circumstance we'd all like to avoid if possible. The good news is that this …

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Popular Reasons You Should Never Get A Job 9 to 5



wp-content/uploads/2016/07/tech.jpeg You don't need a job 9 to 5? Now, that is a new one, isn't it? It would be really exciting if it were true--but what if it could be? While we all do need a stable income to pay those routine bills and cover surprise expenses (plus more) there are more credible ways of doing this than just getting a job. Canadians who work overtime are found to be …

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The Best Methods For Conducting A Long Distance Job Search

wp-content/uploads/2016/05/job-seekers.jpg When you have to move to boost your career goals, or to perhaps increase your financial stability--this should never become something that is impossible.  You can keep this from filling you with anxiety and stress!  The best thing you can do for yourself is stage and plan, just like when it comes down to building up savings.  Everything truly is about planning.  For example, if you've landed a job far …

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