• Home Improvement,  How-to,  Lifestyle

    3 Steps for Turning Your Home into a Comfortable Retreat

    When you think of “home” you probably think something like “warm, relaxing place” or” the place where I can walk around without wearing pants.”

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    Ideally, our homes are supposed to be something like comfortable retreats, where we can get away from the stresses and irritations of everyday life, and really let our hair down, recover, and feel our best.

    Our homes are also the environments where we typically interact with some of the people nearest and dearest to us in our lives. This includes our relatives and our partners.

  • How-to,  Lifestyle

    How Education Could Boost Your Career

    Some people seem to have all of the luck when it comes to their careers. They start a job straight out of school, the promotions come quickly, and suddenly there are many doors open to them. They’ve got the skills and experience to start up on their own or to move into a different company. They never get bored, and their progress is consistent.

    But this isn’t true of everyone. Most of us have up to ten jobs during our working lives. We find it hard to settle, and sometimes even after years (and a vast expense) it’s just not right, and we’re not happy with our jobs. Other people find that they just get stuck. They like their jobs, they are happy, and there is room to grow. But it’s not happening. Despite enjoying work, they struggle to move forward and their careers stagnate. Often, these people consider a career change that they don’t really want, in an attempt to seek fresh challenges and excitement, not to mention better pay and greater responsibility. When this happens, education is often the answer. If you are considering going back to school, wondering “why should I get a DNP?” or just exploring in house training in your industry, here’s a look at some of the ways that education could boost your career.

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    To Update Your Knowledge When you graduate, your knowledge is fresh. Then, you start work. You learn a lot in a short amount of time as you train in your job. You’re an expert in your field. Then, over time, you learn more about your day to day job. You can do it with your eyes closed. But, other advancements have been made. You might know your key role, but how is your knowledge of your chosen subject on the whole? Education, be it a degree or a short course, is the best way to update your knowledge, helping you to keep up with all of those new starters. 

  • Beauty & Fashion,  Entertainment,  Events,  How-to,  Lifestyle

    Bridal Shower Prep: Do’s and Don’ts

    You’ve taken on the (oh so important!) task of celebrating the bride with a shower. Honoring the bride is an exciting responsibility to have, but of course, planning the perfect party is no easy feat. Between the food, decorations and activities, there is a slew of factors to consider. To boot, you have to pick a date, time and a place, and of course, give those guests plenty of notice by sending out the invitations.

    While putting together a memorable shower may come with some challenges, a little preparation can go a long way in making sure all goes smoothly. Keep in mind these do’s and don’ts and you’re sure to throw a bash that makes the bride feel super special.

  • Great Deals,  How-to,  Online Treats

    How to Set-Up a Customer-Friendly Team for Your E-Commerce Store

    So, you’ve got all the goods to build a successful e-commerce shop, right? Great products? Check. Awesome website? Of course. Social media integration plans that’ll put your website on the map? You better believe it.

    How about a customer service team that’ll blow every other customer service team out of the water? If you don’t have this, you’re missing a vital ingredient to creating the most successful online shop possible. Why you ask? Because without a customer-friendly team that’s knowledgeable, helpful, creative, and flexible, you’re not going to be able to adequately deal with your consumers’ needs. When you’re running an online shop, it’s different. Someone can’t just walk in and ask a bunch of questions, try stuff on, or get an employee’s in-person opinion, that’s why an awesome customer service team for your online shop is going to be hugely vital. You need to give shoppers that experience but over the internet.