How To Become a Mystery Shopper

Think about what your dream job might entail. Could it perhaps take you to new destinations? What about shopping for free? Fine dining on the company’s tab? If so, you may want to consider becoming a mystery shopper. It’s like being a s … [Read more...]

How To Write A Book Review

Being a book reviewer for a newspaper or magazine is a fun and rewarding task.  Not only do you get the opportunity to share great pieces of literature with the world, you also get acquainted with some of the biggest publishing houses … [Read more...]

How to Pass the CPA Exam

How to Pass the CPA Exam To become a CPA, you are required to pass an infamously hard four-part exam known as the "Uniform CPA Examination." This test is written and administered by the American Institute of Certified Public … [Read more...]

How to Be Proactive

How to Be Proactive The word "proactive" doesn't have a specific meaning. The dictionary definition of the word doesn't quite do it justice -- "acting in advance to deal with an expected difficulty". Yes, being "proactive" means … [Read more...]

How to Become a Cop

How to Be a Cop So you want to become a cop. You want to work twice as hard for half the money, patrol the streets writing traffic tickets, and maybe (just maybe) change someone's life for the better. Becoming a cop is not a … [Read more...]

How to Be a Good Secretary

How to Be a Good Secretary Whether you work as a secretary, personal assistant, administrative executive or any other title, you are in a service position. Your job is to make other people's jobs easier, and this is usually no … [Read more...]

How To Find a Job Online

Hunting For Jobs Online Hunting for jobs can be frustrating and stressful in the current economic environment. Trying to find a job online can be a lonely task, too, because you might not get a whole lot of feedback. But an … [Read more...]

How To Ask For a Raise

How To Ask For a Raise Asking for a raise can be a daunting process, because your employer isn't in the business of giving out extra money when it's not their idea. You'll probably be required to justify why you deserve a raise and … [Read more...]

How To Make a Million Dollars Quickly

How To Become a Millionaire Making a quick million dollars is the American Dream, or at least it's one version of the American Dream. That's why so many people run out to win the lottery. But making a million dollars quickly is … [Read more...]

How To Address an Envelope

Addressing An Envelope Properly Knowing how to address an envelope is a bit of a dying skill. With email and online resume posting, sending a business letter of any sort to a company is a bit outdated. Occasionally, though, you'll … [Read more...]

How to Become a Stock Broker

How to Become a Stock Broker The recent success of the movie Wall Street 2 (sequel to the seminal movie of the "me generation") has sparked people's interest in working as a stock broker. As with most things, movies and television … [Read more...]

How to Be Proactive

Tips for Becoming More Proactive Learning how to be proactive is about taking initiative in your life. Many people wait to start troubleshooting when a problem smacks them in the face. Then they feel rushed to get things done, … [Read more...]

How to Sell Art

Artists often need help knowing how to sell art. People with creative minds don't usually have marketing skills -- when was the last time you met a writer or painter who was also an expert in self-promotion? If you want to know how … [Read more...]

How to Join the FBI

I wish I was making this up -- the FBI's website makes the following claim: "When you join the FBI, you join the FBI family." Though this organization has a hard exterior, reinforced by movies and television, the Federal Bureau of … [Read more...]

How to Become a Floral Designer

How to Become a Floral Designer If you are interested in a career in design, have a creative mind, and want to go into business for yourself one day, becoming a floral designer is a natural fit. Floral design is a unique field -- it … [Read more...]

How to Become a Storyboard Artist

How to Become a Storyboard Artist There are many routes to take to lead you down the path of becoming a storyboard artist. The most obvious is simply having the desire to work long hours, drawing until your wrists break, and often … [Read more...]

How to Become a Makeup Artist

How to Become a Makeup Artist The duties of a makeup artist working in the film industry look similar to those performed by a makeup artist in any other setting. The big difference between film makeup artists and cosmetologists is … [Read more...]

How to Become a Chess Instructor

How to Become a Chess Instructor People with a passion for chess tend to let the game take over their world. True chess fanatics are a sight to see -- concentrating on little else for most of the day. Often, chess lovers start out … [Read more...]

How to Become a Forest Ranger

How to Become a Forest Ranger According to the U.S. National Park Service, there are approximately 275 million visitors to national parks in the United States. Combine that number with the number of people going to state parks or … [Read more...]

How to Become a Veterinarian

How to Become a Veterinarian Becoming a veterinarian is a common dream -- veterinary work is one of those "childhood fantasy jobs" that consume people. That's why if you want to become a veterinarian, you've probably always wanted to … [Read more...]

How to Become a Game Tester

How to Become a Game Tester If your dream job involves playing video games, then you need to read this article on how to become a game tester. The video game industry generates over $50 billion in revenue each year, and companies are … [Read more...]

How to Become a Zookeeper

How to Become a Zookeeper Traditionally, the position of zookeeper is the first rung on the ladder of zoological careers. Though you'll often see zookeepers cleaning dung out of a cage or feeding wild cats in their enclosure, the … [Read more...]

How to Become a Zoologist

How to Become a Zoologist Zoology is a branch of biology with a concentration on studying animals, their behavior, and their bodies. Zoologists are trained professionals whose work is vital to the field of biology, in that they study … [Read more...]

How to Become a Wedding Planner

How to Become a Wedding Palnner Have you ever wondered how to become a wedding planner? What about a wedding vendor, wedding consultant, or professional bridal consultant? As it turns out, all these job titles describe the same … [Read more...]

How to Become a Jewelry Crafter

How to Become a Jewelry Crafter Becoming a jewelry crafter is a matter of learning the craft of jewelry making and finding a means to display and sell your jewelry. A good jewelry crafter is part artist, part businessman -- the … [Read more...]

How to Become a Baby Photographer

How to Become a Baby Photographer Anyone interested in becoming a professional baby photographer has a number of reasons for this desire -- they have a knack for photography, they want to run their own small business, and they love … [Read more...]

How to Become a Comedy Writer

How to Become a Comedy Writer With the number of comedy shows that parade across nightly television, jobs for comedy writers are always sought after. Not only do you need to have writing experience, but you have to be quick, witty and … [Read more...]

How to Become a Copy Editor

How to Become a Copy Editor Put simply, a copy editor proofreads written material to fix errors. Copy editors usually get their hands on a piece of writing late in the process -- usually, copy editing is the final step before a piece … [Read more...]

How to Become a Playwright

How to Become a Playwright Ask most people in the theater business and they'll tell you that the legit theater is dying. During my six years of college, I learned over and over again in my classes in theater that the number of people … [Read more...]

How to Become a Literary Agent

How to Become a Literary Agent Becoming a literary agent isn't like becoming a teacher -- there's no test or college course you can take that will spit you out as a full fledged literary agent. Experience is king in the world of … [Read more...]

How to Become a Sports Writer

Sports Writer Careers - Sportswriter Salary If you are passionate about sports, love writing and language, and want to share your own encyclopedic knowledge of all things related to the sports game, a career as a sports writer is a … [Read more...]

How to Become a Toy Designer

Toy Designer Careers - Jobs as a Toy Designer We all wanted to be a toy designer when we were kids -- well, maybe a toy tester would have been ideal, but we would have taken the design job without even thinking about it. Toys are fun … [Read more...]

How to Become Famous

There are many ways to become famous. The twenty-four hour news cycle, the emergence of the Internet as a viable medium for fame, and our culture's fascination with even the D-list of celebrities combine to enable you to achieve fame … [Read more...]

How to Become an Accountant

Want to Know How to Become an Accountant No matter what happens to the economy, there will always be accountants. There will always be a need for people who can handle money and keep the books. If you have an aptitude for math, you … [Read more...]

How to Become a Personal Trainer

Wondering How to Become a Personal Trainer? A personal trainer is a person with the qualifications to act as a one on one fitness coach with people who are looking to get fit. Far from being a weight jockey or scale Nazi, a personal … [Read more...]

How to Become a Singer

Learning How to Become a Singer Want to know how to become a singer? Want millions of fans screaming your name? Want to tour the world's most fabulous cities in stretch limousines enjoying champagne and hiding from the … [Read more...]

How to Become a Paramedic

Finding Out How to Become a Paramedic The word "paramedic" can be broken down into two parts -- the Greek word "para" (meaning "with" or "beside") and our slang word "medic" which can be used to refer to any kind of doctor or medical … [Read more...]

How to Become a Firefighter

Understanding How to Become a Firefighter Firefighters are at work to help people, plain and simple. While police officers sometimes have to do harm in order to protect and serve, firefighters are unarmed and are constantly tasked … [Read more...]

How to Join the CIA

Learning How to Join the CIA If you're interested in keeping America safe you should consider a career with the CIA. The Central Intelligence Agency is a civilian (non-military) organization that is responsible for providing the … [Read more...]

How to Quit Your Job

When You've Had Enough - How to Quit Your Job Everyone’s had the type of job that makes it tough to get up in the morning. If your drive to work includes hoping for a traffic jam just to delay your inevitable arrival for a few p … [Read more...]

How to Convert an Hourly Wage into an Annual Salary

How to Convert an Hourly Wage into an Annual Salary How much do you make in a year? If you’re not on salary this can be a hard question to answer. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to learn how to convert an hourly wage into an annual … [Read more...]

How to Become a Software Tester

Learn How to Become a Software Tester Learn how to become a software tester, so you can join a growing industry that pays well and remains challenging through the years. The job security of software testers should be secure throughout … [Read more...]

How to Become a Radio DJ

Want to Know How to Become a Radio DJ? You can learn how to become a radio DJ a number of different ways, but the surest path to a career as a disc jockey is to get the proper training and education. Having the natural voice talent … [Read more...]

How to Become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Want to Know How to Become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker? Learn how to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with an education background in the social sciences and establish a career helping others cope with mental … [Read more...]

How to Buy Stock Online

Need to Know How to Buy Stock Online? Buying stock online allows you to play the stock market with convenience and efficiency. When learning how to buy stock online, many investors make the mistake of micro-managing their portfolio, … [Read more...]

How to Start a Home Business

Learning How to Start a Home Business From Texas to Tennessee the economy isn't in very good shape. With a few exceptions, the state of our current economy is making it necessary for a lot of people to find alternative ways to make a … [Read more...]

How to Write A Screenplay

Screenplay Writing Tips When you learn how to write a screenplay, a lot of the learning has to do with the layout and notations of the script. That's because a Hollywood screenplay will be used by a studio full of people, including … [Read more...]

How to Train to Be a Bodybuilder

Body Building Tips If you are training to be a bodybuilder, you are going to need to show a level of dedication greater than your average weight trainer. Most weight trainers are looking to sculpt their bodies. They want to get … [Read more...]

How to Self Publish a Comic Book

Comic Book Self Publishing Tips Attention, true believer! If you want to share your creativity with the world, this article will provide tips on how to self publish a comic book. Anyone can do it, but just be sure to temper your … [Read more...]

How to Get Signed to a Record Label

Getting a Record Contract - Tips and Facts Who doesn’t want to be a music star? They get fame, money, live in really big houses near the beach, have collections of cars, and get to perform in front of thousands of fans. But they d … [Read more...]

How to Provide Great Customer Service

Advice for Providing Great Customer Service Everyone has experienced bad customer service at one time or another. Whether it is on the phone or at a service desk, the experience no doubt left a really bad impression of the company … [Read more...]

How to Launch a Small Business

Steps for Launching a Small Business If you’re tired of working for someone else, it may be time to learn how to launch a small business. With the success of the Internet, almost anyone can launch a business for very little money. A … [Read more...]

How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

Job Interview Tips We all hate a job interview. I guess there may be that strange individual out there who loves winning over a skeptical potential employer, or just loves performing for anyone. This is a rare gift, if that's the … [Read more...]

How to Get a Pilot’s License

Get a Private Pilot License The old saying is that ‘If God didn’t mean for man to fly, he wouldn’t have invented airplanes’. People have had a fascination with flying for centuries. From the Greek mythology of Icarus who attempted to … [Read more...]

How to Find a Babysitting Job

A Guide for Finding a Babysitting Job Babysitting jobs have always been in demand. Parents cannot always take their children with them. Plus, sometimes parents just need a night out. So who is going to watch the kids? If there are … [Read more...]

How to Dress for a Job Interview

Dressing for a Job Interview Knowing how to dress for a job interview can make the difference between getting hired and getting passed over for a position. After all, if you can’t be bothered to dress correctly, why should management … [Read more...]

How to Become a Crime Scene Investigator

Crime Scene Investigator Qualifications If you want to become a crime scene investigator, you'll need to master a long list of crime scene investigator qualifications. There are different qualifications depending on whether you want … [Read more...]

How to Become a Comic Book Artist

Tips For Aspiring Comic Book Artists If you want to know how to become a comic book artist, then this is the place to start. The tips provided below should give you a leg up on the competition, provided, of course, that you also have … [Read more...]

How to Build a Resume

Building a Resume Tips Study how to build a resume by studying the profession you want to enter. Each profession or career field is going to require different skills and personal characteristics, so building the perfect resume is … [Read more...]

How to Become a Teacher

Becoming a Teacher Everyone has at least a few teachers that they remember fondly from their days in school. A good teacher can inspire their children, motivating them in positive ways to do better. A good teacher can make an … [Read more...]

How to Become a Spy

How To Become A CIA Spy “The name is Bond; James Bond.” Probably the most famous spy quote of all time. Growing up watching all the James Bond movies, we learned that spies are cool, sophisticated, and carry a whole slew of high tech … [Read more...]

How to Become a Songwriter

Becoming a Professional Songwriter Music is one of those great art forms that can really touch your soul. Unlike visual art, just about everybody can appreciate music. There is a genre for everyone. If you don’t like what you are l … [Read more...]

How to Become a Pro Wrestler

Guide to Becoming a Professional Wrestler If you’ve ever dreamed of flying off the top rope or pinning your opponent for a three count, then you might want to learn how to become a pro wrestler. Both a unique and globally popular s … [Read more...]

How to Become a Farmer

Tips for Becoming a Farmer Ah, the good life. Many people dream of quitting their hectic job in the city. All the hustle and bustle, long commutes, and angry bosses can wear you down after awhile. The dream is to move out to the … [Read more...]

How to Become an Actor

Tips for Becoming an Actor How to become an actor? Well, there are a lot of paths to becoming an actor. For one, there are all sorts of actors: movie actors, televisions actors, commercial actors, stage actors and community theater … [Read more...]

How to Ask For a Raise

Asking for a Raise Advice Knowing how to ask for a raise is one of the most important business skills you can develop. After all, if you work hard and make money for your employer, shouldn’t you be rewarded for it? The following s … [Read more...]

How to Appraise an Employees Performance

Appraising Employee Performance It can happen a couple of times a year or even once a year. Employees dread it and managers must prepare for it. It is employee evaluations. This is when managers and supervisors must appraise their … [Read more...]

How to Apply for a Post Office Job

Postal Office Job Requirements - How to Apply for a Post Office Job Learning how to apply for a post office job is more nebulous than you would think. Everyone has probably heard about the long "post office exam" that mail carriers … [Read more...]