This is a guest post by Laura Ginn.
If you are considering getting a job as a car salesperson, whether you want to help people find deals on the best new or used cars, you may be wondering whether or not this is the right career path for you. Perhaps you are wondering what the salary and wages are like, if dealerships provide any benefits, such as health insurance or retirement benefits to their salespeople, and if the job is easy or hard. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Deadra Plessner.
These days, very few people can expect to spend the entirety of their career years with the same employer. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t start planning for their retirement, and right away. The trick is to devise a retirement plan that will move with you from job to job. If you are planning on switching jobs any time soon, then you need to make sure you know how the Rollover IRA works: Continue reading
This is a guest post by Julia Webb and is written from a UK perspective.
Voluntary working can be very rewarding and can help you to develop new skills and even lead to paid employment. There are many types of organisations that take on volunteers so the first step is to narrow down the choices. Think about what kind of organisation you might want to work in and what type of role you might want. Remember though you have two options here – firstly you can think about what skills you have that you can offer them or secondly you can think about what new skills you could learn. Continue reading
This is a guest post by John Cassidy.
The scenario: you’ve just found your social security is not enough to provide for all your financial needs during your retirement. A part time or a full time job is a great help but you are worried it would be hard to find one for your age, and if you do, a decent wage could be a problem. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Karen Neagle.
Many people find that attaining a job in a charity is one of the hardest processes. Just as is the case with many job roles these days, there are many applicants and the passion which people demonstrate for the charity they wish to work for is often hard to compete with. It is also often the case that the people who wish to work for the charity in question are extremely anxious to be a part of the organisation in any way shape or form they can find. They offer a helping hand and are rarely refused. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Chase Brandon.
If you’ve been thinking about asking for a pay rise for a while, but don’t seem to be able to find the courage to actually do it, it could be because you doubt whether you actually deserve one. Here are a few great reasons to boost your confidence and remind you why you deserve a pay rise: Continue reading
This is a guest post by Simon Fletcher.
It is a day that will come for us all; your working days are over and tomorrow is just an unfilled day. It is on the one hand a moment to relish, but on the other it is a time that can come to signify inaction and emptiness. The best way to keep feeling young and positive about the possibilities life now offers you is to stay active, to take on new hobbies, and to do the things that you had wanted to all of your life but never had the time. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Matthew Hosford.
There are so many dog lovers who enjoy pampering their pooch, but for some their passion turns into a profession. If you are considering setting up a dog grooming business, this article takes a look at the requirements and aspects that you should consider in order to set yourself on the path to a successful and enjoyable occupation. Continue reading
USA Weekend Magazine and Points of Light for more than 20 years have joined together to sponsor Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service. This year it will take place on Saturday October 27. Everyone is encouraged to get involved with some volunteering project on that day. It’s a timely reminder of the importance of volunteers in society and seniors can be a big part of this volunteerism movement as you will see in what follows. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Karl Stockton.
Gardening as a holistic solution for many of society’s ills was first recognized in the late 19th century school gardening movement. Leaders in the Progressive Movement, many of them directly engaged in public schools, saw gardens as an opportunity to instill the civic virtues of thrift and community while also allowing urban children the opportunity for healthy meals. Continue reading