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How to work past the age of 65

How to work past the age of 65

Career
As the expenses of daily life rise and the strain of the economic climate puts a drain on family finances, few find it possible to save enough money so when the time comes they can retire in comfort. Even if they do plan saving the traditional ways, the income derived from pensions, social security and RRSPs are often not enough to meet the rising costs of living. A report issued by National Summit on Retirement Savings that was held in June, 1998 states, “Americans must save more today if they are to realize the dream of a financially secure retirement tomorrow.” Section two of the report says: “Many Americans are not planning or saving enough to be able to afford to retire.” That hasn't changed since then and in today's poor economic climate savings are even harder to achieve. ...
How to write professional resume and avoid mistakes

How to write professional resume and avoid mistakes

Career
"How to write a resume?" That seems to be the big question these days with so many people looking for a new job. Well, in order to get that next great job, one must have a great resume. The resume is the foot in the door for almost every employer these days. Most employers are going to make a first judgment on a prospective employee by the information contained in the resume. Most folks have been in the same job or working for the same company for a while and it may have been some time since a resume has been prepared. Well, these days with an average of six or seven applicants for every job, one has to be able to prepare the best possible resume. Here are some resume tips to get the right information together before preparing a final resume. Resume Should Communicate Marketable ...
Is business management art or science

Is business management art or science

Business
Business management involves extremely varied scenarios and one standard approach cannot work in all situations. A scientific approach seeks to impart precision to the process of decision-making by using mathematical and statistical tools to analyze available information and make predictions about future. At the same time, managers have to deal with people on several fronts and an "artistic" skill to deploy their insights into the social and political dimensions of each situation can help them achieve desired results. What Are the Management Sciences? Operations Research (OR) has traditionally been described as management science. It uses mathematical techniques like modeling, statistical analysis, digital certificate and mathematical optimization to suggest the best possible sol...
Reading Games for Homeschool Kindergarten

Reading Games for Homeschool Kindergarten

General
Reading Games As the letter sounds are learned in phonics, make a habit of writing each letter on an index card. Use large, block letters that are easy to read. Remember that kids who are beginning to read can tire easily of focusing on small words, so when you make the words their size, you're eliminating the likeliness of physical eye strain. Conversely, you could use a pencil to make a dotted line for the child to trace over in marker, for writing practice. Games to Teach Reading Build-A-Word Workshop: Have several cards of each letter learned on hand and set a timer for 60 seconds. Have the child (or children) race to see who can build the most words. After the game, write a list of all the words they built (or record the number of words) Challenge them to beat their own h...
Know Some Basic Career Advancement Techniques

Know Some Basic Career Advancement Techniques

Career
There are very few jobs in the world that don't offer some sort of advancement opportunity, usually accompanied by better pay and/or benefits. These opportunities aren't always in the form of a direct promotion. Sometimes they present themselves in the form of special project teams within a company, or bonuses earned because of department or company-wide goals that have been met. Other times a particular job can open doors to a completely different, and more lucrative, position. Regardless of which direction advancement takes, there are a few common paths to take in order to achieve better pay, more recognition, or an office with a better view! Get to Know Bosses and Colleagues Many people don't realize that no matter what line of work they are in, they are inevitably selling som...
Tips To Improve Financial Skills

Tips To Improve Financial Skills

Finance
Keeping a balanced financial situation for your company should be the call for every entrepreneur. A perfect balance sheet reveals good health of an organization. It attracts more investors in short term and as an aftermath paves the way towards better growth. Learn from experts Harvard Business School professor Richard Ruback says one should be very conversant on the subject even though he or she is not updated with finance like an expert. Discussing more with others will be better. It is well said if one speaks the language of money, success will follow you. Overcome fears Finance is not something like rocket science. It is as simple as counting balls and strikes in baseball. It is not complicated. Accounting is simple and mostly equipped with additions and subtractions. ...