Furthering your studies is not the only way you can increase your intelligence and improve your performance at work. To keep your brain sharp as a knife, stimulate your mind with a variety of activities. Here are some suggestions on how you can boost your brainpower.
Earning a certification is a great way to give yourself an advantage in your career. Your resume is a bit more impressive, your newly learned skills will boost your performance, and potential employers are assured that you have the necessary knowledge.
However, trying to find the right qualifications for your career can be an overwhelming experience. Choose the right one and you’ll experience a rise in your career. Choose the wrong one and you’ll have invested time and money in something that isn’t useful.
So, how do you choose a course that’s truly relevant to your career goals? Here are some of the questions you should be asking.
by Yolanda Graham
So, you’ve enrolled in an online course - or you’re thinking of enrolling in one but aren’t sure you have the discipline to complete the course.
On one hand, self-paced courses give you the flexibility to study at any time without having to worry about rushing to classes. One the other hand, you have to have a certain amount of self-discipline to keep to your own schedule.
We’ve got a few tips on how you can keep motivated and have the self-discipline to finish a self-paced, online course.
For career-minded professionals, certifications are an asset. The additional accreditations on your resume can increase your chances of being hired for a job, get you noticed for a promotion, or qualify you for a higher salary.
If you’re not sure about whether you should get certified, we put forward 10 reasons it can give you an advantage in your career.
by Yolanda Graham
Becoming a full-time freelancer has its benefits. You get to be your own boss, work your own hours, and focus on the things that YOU want to do.
It takes a bit of hard work to become a successful freelancer – you’ll need to do some research on the demand for your skills, and create a solid plan to maintain a sustainable business. But going freelance opens up a world of possibilities and gives you the freedom and flexibility that an office job wouldn't.
So to help you get started, here are some answers to common questions about becoming a freelancer.