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July 19, 2018

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Do You Really Want to Spend All Day in Your Car When You Can Earn Income from Home?

It seems that every day there is a new extra income opportunity that requires you to spend time in your car driving around. Whether it’s driving people, delivering food or groceries, it seems that many new independent work opportunities mean that you will be driving all over town meeting strangers.

However, instead of all that driving around and dealing with strangers face to face, you can opt for the tried and true work from home small business customer support opportunity using the Arise Platform. You never have to leave home to provide customer support to the Arise clients and you only talk to people via your virtual call center, all from the comfort and safety of your own home. Read More

Job Search Tools & Advice to Keep You On Point While Applying

With unemployment dipping below four percent and expected to stay there for the next few years, there couldn’t be a better time to look for a new job. But that doesn’t mean your job search won’t have challenges, or that you don’t need job search tools to help you find your next best fit.

For starters, many employers have high expectations. And with wages remaining close to stagnant, a high rate of workers who currently have a position – over 40 percent according to one recent survey – are planning to switch jobs in the coming year. So the record-low unemployment rate won’t mean there won’t be lots of competition for plume open positions.

In addition, employers are using many new strategies to make the hiring process more efficient and effective. That means that in addition to polishing your interview skills, you’ll need to become adept with new platforms and be ready to audition for your new role in different environments.

You may be asked to take an assessment test, give a presentation, or undertake a task similar to the kind you would face on the job, possibly even in a virtual reality setting. You’ll also need to be aware of how automation can determine who sees your resume.

Here are just some of the challenges you’re likely to face, along with advice on how to meet these obstacles. Read More

Why Hiring Older Women Makes Sense

Women are expected to crunch their achievements into a timetable that often lasts less than 20 years, Sally Koslow writes in The New York Times. “Find a partner. Raise some chicks. Zoom to the top of your field. Check each box by 50,”  the former McCalls editor writes. But working later in life is where many women find their calling, only by that time employers are looking for younger talent. “Women need to speak up about this issue, just as female hiring managers should think about hiring women the age of their mother.”

How to Spot a Bad Boss

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Harvard and Stanford researchers have found that the stress bad bosses cause can be as damaging as second hand smoke and that they can also make you sad, lazy and fat. Red flag No. 1 — do they lack basic respect and manners — is an obvious sign of a bad bops but there are five others, according to this piece in Fast Company. 

 

Warm Up to the Idea of Working from Home and Being Your Own Boss

Spring is usually a time of renewal and change. That change around the corner could be in your career. Doesn’t the idea of being your own boss sound refreshing? Let spring be the inspiration for your new career to bloom and let your independence shine. Working for yourself, you can enjoy the freedom of making your own hours while working from the comfort of your own home, with a successful career operating a home based customer service call center business. This idea can grow into a reality by using the Arise Platform.

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