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How to Live Alone After Deciding to Accept a Job Offer

How to Live Alone After Deciding to Accept a Job Offer

Career
Deciding to accept a job that requires you to be away from the people you love is tough. You did not want to say yes to the offer, but you liked the thought of financial security. Hence, even though it is painful for you that you are leaving your loved ones, you signed the deal. Since you are going to change everything soon, you need to prepare yourself for such changes. These are some tips to help you live a new life away from home. Prioritise moving and settling After accepting the offer, you need to make sure that you quickly pack your bags and leave. You can ask a moving company to help out if you know you cannot finish doing the job on time. In some instances, the company requires you to start work on a date which is only a few days away. You also need to find a new home ...
Self Employed – The Art Of Taking Risks

Self Employed – The Art Of Taking Risks

Business
Working in the arts is not a path to financial security or a job for life. Being self-employed in the arts is even more risky. People who set up creative small businesses are usually natural risk takers, but choosing a life of risks means coping with the consequences day to day. With grown-up responsibilities like a house or a family it becomes even harder. The irony is that art is risk. The only sure way to fail is to do nothing. If creative business owners don’t take risks, it’s practically impossible to get ahead in their career. It’s a simple truth, but a hard reality. Assessing the Risks A proper risk assessment is vital when contemplating any new business venture, in a creative field or not. A risk assessment looks at all the possible problems that this project could enc