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How to Teach Children About Money in 7 Easy Steps

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  Money can be a touchy subject for kids and parents alike, but it's also a topic that needs to be discussed. We want our children to understand the value of money and how it works, but it can be tricky to discuss these concepts without sounding preachy. As a parent myself, I've found that making learning about money fun is one way to get my child interested in the topic without worrying about them feeling like we're pushing an agenda or being lectured at. Here are some fun ways that you can teach your child about money : Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. This works especially well with older children who already have a grasp on financial concepts like spending, saving, budgeting and investing. Let them create their own games using whatever they want as currency — anything from marbles to candy to paper clips could work! If they want to make up actual rules for using this new currency (f

How to Transfer Your Schooling Skills to a Resume

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Every year thousands of college students graduate and are eager to join the work force, only to discover an unfortunate reality. While a college degree is often required for many of today’s jobs, lacking practical work experience can leave a young graduate’s resume looking paper thin. It is essential for college graduates to market the skills they have learned in school effectively in order to stand out to prospective employers. Image courtesy of phasinphoto at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Be Practical Employers today often require relevant experience for entry-level work. Though this sounds like a difficult conundrum, an effectively written resume can overcome this obstacle. To best market your skills, frame what you have learned in college in a practical application. For example, a graduate with a University of Florida business administration online degree might say he or she “implemented marketing strategies to attract new customers to the campus bookstore.” This provides a le

7 Tips That Will Help You in Your Next Job Interview

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Whether you are being interviewed for a new job, there can be quite a lot on the line. However, we have all watched interviews on television where the interviewee looks painfully awkward or flustered, and of course, that is something that you want to avoid when you are trying to get a job! Take a moment to consider these interview tips to make sure that you look natural and at your best.  Fold Your Hands One way that we can tell that people are nervous is by looking to see what they do with their hands. People who are very good with public speaking tend to gesture with their hands and to punctuate their sentences with hand gestures. If you are not feeling very confident, this can look a great deal more awkward if you try it! On the other hand, you do not want to make fists, either, which is something that many people do when they are nervous. Instead, fold your hands on your knee or on your lap. This prevents you from gesturing too much or tensing up. Slow Down When you are e

Get your dream job - Tips

Job hunting is not only a difficult quest but a stressful task as well. Every job interview is just like sitting on a hot seat, one mistake and you’re out seeking for another evaluation appointment. Lucky are the job hunters nowadays that there are online job search and recruitment websites that can help you score the career you dream about unlike during the old days wherein you need to hop from one company to another to look for available job vacancies that fit your qualifications. However, though online job searching is available that can make your quest a whole lot easier, it will not ensure that you can be employed once you click on the apply button for the job opening. You need to prepare yourself before going to an interview. 

Job Hunting Tips

Unemployment is a worldwide problem, so it is not only us Filipinos who are in dire need of jobs to augment our family financial needs.  Fresh graduates’ increases by the year, having job placements are really a battle.  Have you also experienced to walk-in to apply for a job? The long wait in just submitting a resume will consume most of your time, only to find out that you will be re-scheduled for an interview.   The World Wide Web offers vast sites of job market; however we have to be aware that not all of them are legitimate. Some of them are operating fly- by- night, asking for fees among applicants then will disappear when you asks for a follow-up. If you are a job seeker, make sure that you make a good resume’, complete with important details, short content yet striking. The picture attached should also look professional; never crop a picture from your collection. We have to see to it that we can pace the tight competition in the job market.  Online reputable fi