Archives for February 2014

Criminal Record – Stigma For Life When Seeking Employment

A look at the difficult life an ex-convict or someone with a criminal record faces, from getting a job to just trying to fit into society. If you've ever been convicted of a crime, no matter how small, you know the stigma that you carry with you because of that conviction.  Unfortunately, even something as minor as a shoplifting charge or disorderly conduct conviction can make life difficult in so many areas. Probably the area where a criminal record has the most impact is in applying for and getting a job.  While there are laws against discrimination, and yes, not hiring somebody … [Read more...]

Medical Transcription – An Emerging Profession

Medical Transcription is the process of interpreting and transcribing the dictation made by doctors or other health care professionals regarding patient status, treatment procedures, diagnoses, prognoses, etc. With medical transcription of dictated data from physicians, the medical transcriptionist may also edit the text that is produced by voice recognition software. Medical Transcription is the translating of dictations made by a doctor. As a result, it requires an extensive knowledge of medical, pharmacological and anatomical terms. In the past medical transcriptionists would … [Read more...]

Bartending: Part Time Job, Full Time Income

Bartending is one of the few jobs that you can make a full time income from a part time job.  If you are an outgoing person that likes to be in a social environment, then bartending is worth a look. It is very easy to become a bartender.  There are many schools that teach bartending, and it only takes about two weeks to complete the course.  Most bartending schools charge less than $300 and help you find a job. Bartending is actually very easy. It does take some practice, but most bartenders don’t need to learn an enormous amount of drinks. In actuality, most bartenders make only a … [Read more...]