Posts Written ByFranklin Kaplan

If you have recently graduated from, or are currently studying for a civil engineering degree, you may be facing a dilemma. On the one hand, a college education is exceptionally expensive and many students are graduating with absurd amounts of debt. But, on the other hand, civil engineering is a popular course and graduates can find themselves with high competition for jobs. A master’s degree might seem necessary to set you apart from the rest, but is it worth further expense? Here are five reasons it is. Job Prospects Some jobs now require candidates to have a master’s qualification to…

Advances in technology have allowed more and more people to work out of the office, and from just about anywhere in the world. Whether you’re planning to rent an RV through Outdoorsy, and work from there, or erect a tent in the desert, and use that as your office, you will need to make sure you have access to some of the latest apps and programs that make it possible to work from anywhere. But what apps and programs can help you? Take a look below, and read the tech tips that could change the way you work: Use An…

With summer well and truly upon us, keeping cool is something that we have to bear in mind when choosing what to wear. Sandals make the obvious footwear choice for sun-soaked holidays or lazy days spent enjoying the warm weather at home. From simple flip-flops to wear on the beach or by the pool to comfort styles that are great for summer strolls, women’s sandals are the perfect footwear choice for casual summer days. While this is how we would all like to spend the summer, unfortunately not all of us have the luxury of a long summer break, as…

Sleep is vital to our everyday function. However, the National Sleep Foundation reports that lack of sleep is affecting a large number of Americans. In fact, 35 percent of respondents to the National Sleep Foundation Sleep Index Poll cited their sleep quality as poor. In many cases, a mattress may be to blame. Don’t sacrifice sleep. Here are four signs that it’s time to swap your mattress. You Wake Up Achy or Tired Think it’s time to replace your mattress? First, analyze your sleep. If you are having trouble getting a full night’s rest or waking up achy and tired,…

Given how important your children are, it doesn’t come as a surprise that you want only the best education for them. With that in mind, have you considered looking at boarding schools as a way to educate your young one(s)? If not, you’re missing out on a whole other world of education. As parents discover, such schools provide children with a wide-range of opportunities. From the instructors and classes to activities and more, a boarding school may be the best choice. So, are you prepared to educate yourself on the benefits of boarding schools? Give Your Child the Best Possible…

Financial setbacks are uncalled for, but there comes a time in everyone’s life where they require finances to follow their dreams, pursue a business plan or overcome dents. The reason behind securing a loan may vary from person to person. For some, it may be to help them climb out of rock bottom, whereas for others it may be what they need to start their career. Individuals can now apply for a loan that serves their needs best. A business loan, auto loan, house loan, etc. are just a few examples of loans that can be applied for as per…

Natural leaders are the people behind successful businesses and organizations around the world. These highly gifted people are drawn to careers that contain managerial and supervisory roles. As leaders, they like setting the pace and creating strategies for business and organizational success. Several things set apart an ordinary worker from a natural leader. Leaders tend to be thick-skinned extroverts who are confident in themselves but who also have a sense of empathy – a way of connecting to other people. They’re observant and open-minded and have top communications skills. If you think this description fits you, you need to plan…

When you start a new job, you need to think about potential things, which you might need. Are you in a managerial position where you should take paper, pens and even a laptop with you? Does the employer provide some items for you, or should you make sure you bring your own? What is the uniform and do you need to buy it yourself? Sometimes, a uniform will be provided for you, while for other jobs (usually office positions), you are required to dress smart and need to buy the clothes yourself. Here are some things to consider when buying…