Be Your Own Boss: Careers in Direct Sales

You’re probably familiar with many direct sales companies, such as Avon and Pampered Chef. Direct sales consultants sell products through a variety of methods, such as in-home showings or online marketing. Direct sales jobs are perfect for those who would like to work from home, need flexible hours or just want a side income. Although Read More …

Designer Paula Kennedy Offers Advice for Career Changers

According to a recent study by CareerBuilder and research firm Harris Interactive, 21% of full-time employees want to change their jobs. After 11 years at the same corporation, Paula Kennedy was ready for a career change, too. She decided to pursue her passion for design: She enrolled in courses at the Art Institute of Seattle, went on Read More …

Turning Your Hobby into a Career: Are You Ready for Entrepreneurship?

Most employees have probably considered self-employment at some point, but decide not to pursue a passion due to practical considerations. You’ve likely seen success stories about corporate workers quitting their jobs and making millions after turning a hobby into a business. But for every happy outcome, there are many more entrepreneurs struggling to make ends Read More …