Tricks of the Trade

30
Jun

“Job is an acronym for ‘Just Over Broke.’”

When I read Rich Dad Poor Dad, there was a particular passage that stuck with me: “Job is an acronym for ‘Just Over Broke.’” Unfortunately, I would say that applies to millions of people. Because school does not think financial intelligence is an intelligence, most workers live within their means. They work and they pay the bills. There is another horrible management theory that goes, “Workers work hard enough to not be fired, and owners

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17
Jun

Teachers Can Change Careers and Pursue a Passion With This Guide

𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗖𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝘂𝗿𝘀𝘂𝗲 𝗮 𝗣𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗪𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲 Changing careers can be both beneficial and enjoyable when you’re able to find the right fit, but for many people, the process can be stressful. For teachers, thinking about leaving the classroom can also be emotional, but it may lead to something else that’s fulfilling both professionally and personally. Figuring out which path you want to take, boosting your skills to make your resume

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15
Jun

Thinking of Starting a Consulting or Service-Based Business?

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲-𝗕𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀? Founder. Owner. Operator. Startup Venturist. Entrepreneur. Solopreneur. Gig Economist. Freelancer. Consultant. Whatever you want to call it, it’s someone’s official title. I consider it business farming. Let me explain… I remember way back in 2009 when I was starting my own business as a full-time thing, I had family members and friends joke about how I didn’t really “work” since I was unemployed. I wasn’t setting alarms

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2
Jun

How You Can Help a Job Seeker

By now, most of us know a job seeker, probably more than just one, impacted professionally by the pandemic. There are a lot of things we can do to help one another during any professional transition. 𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝟮𝟬 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮𝘀: 📝 Purchase a new resume and cover letter for them from MJW Careers 🧑‍💻 Help update their LinkedIn profile using the resume 🤝 Send them job referrals 💡 Send them relevant posts 💻 Share transition

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27
May

The 5 Most Common Jobs in a Medieval City

𝖳𝗁𝖾 𝟧 𝖬𝗈𝗌𝗍 𝖢𝗈𝗆𝗆𝗈𝗇 𝖩𝗈𝖻𝗌 𝗂𝗇 𝖺 𝖬𝖾𝖽𝗂𝖾𝗏𝖺𝗅 𝖢𝗂𝗍𝗒 I found this fascinating article from Medievalists (dot) net about the most common jobs in a late medieval city. This piece used 15-century Montpellier, a city located in the South of France, as the case study. The author looked at tax records dated 1435-1446 in which a little under 2.2K households are listed. The profession of the head-householder is known in 2/3 of the cases. A

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