Ten Ways to Increase Your Productivity on a Computer

Ten Ways to Increase Your Productivity on a Computer

Do you work on a computer all day? How would you like to get more done in the same amount of time? Here are my top ten tips on how to be more productive on a computer, without getting a new computer. Some involve hardware changes; some involve behavioral changes. Some...
The Pros and Cons of Being a Freelancer

The Pros and Cons of Being a Freelancer

After working for all of my career as a full-time employee, I took the plunge, quit my job, and became a freelance web developer some years ago. Sure, I had to tighten my belt and there were some uncertain times. But in the end, it is one of the best things I’ve...
Some Reasons to Consolidate Your 401Ks from Old Employers

Some Reasons to Consolidate Your 401Ks from Old Employers

Many people have old “orphaned” 401Ks with previous employers and wonder what to do with them. I personally had two, which isn’t that many compared to some. I read the pros and cons of leaving them at previous employers vs. rolling them into a single plan and it...
Ten Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

Ten Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

No job is perfect, and every job has its ups and downs.  But, sometimes people need a wake-up call to realize that they are at the wrong job and it’s time to move on, either to a  different position at the same company or to another company or career altogether.  If...
The Cure For Your Boring Corporate Meetings

The Cure For Your Boring Corporate Meetings

Do you hate being held hostage in boring meetings at work where they spew the latest MBA jargon and prevent you from completing your real work? If so, I have the perfect solution: Corporate Lingo Bingo. Just navigate to this site on your phone:...
How to Be Productive Working from Home

How to Be Productive Working from Home

As a freelance contractor who works from home, probably the question people ask me the most is “how can you get any work done at home?” Well, it can be a challenge, and working from home is not for everyone. But, here are my tips. 1. Listen To Your...
Top Ten Resume Mistakes

Top Ten Resume Mistakes

After ten years of experience as a hiring manager, I’ve seen literally thousands of resumes, some good, some terrible. Here are some mistakes that you can fix right now to improve your chances of being hired. Mistake #1: Not explaining what industry your...

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