One piece of business communication that hasn’t changed in a thousand years is the résumé. It’s the first contact you have with a prospective employer and your chance to sell yourself in 20 seconds. With such pressure, most people make huge mistakes with their résumé.
Seasoned professionals struggle with issues such as the chronological vs. the functional, editing to keep a long career under two pages and how to truthfully show one’s life without broadcasting they are older, heavily experienced and most probably highly paid.
According to Wikipedia, a job board is a website recommended for job hunting, the choices presented varying from very general tasks to precise niches. In the past few years, this kind of activities practically exploded; this trend was on constant rise, before the economic crisis, things changing quite fast afterwards. Recent statistics have shown that each year the sums transacted in outsourcing are growing more and more.
When trying to demonstrate the importance of the job boards in the global economy, there is some serious evidence that we can present, meaning a very relevant number: at the moment of writing this article, freelancer.com stated that $87,732,495 USD were transacted since February 2004. This amount of money is enough to buy more than 30 of the most expensive cars in the world, or 2 of the most expensive yachts or maybe to produce the “Avatar” movie again, so we are speaking about a lot of money.
As anyone who’s tried it can tell you, expanding your business worldwide is no easy feat. It’s time consuming and it involves a lot of research and implementation – but the reward more than makes up for it. Having a larger client base is what every business needs in order to survive and flourish.
When considering going global in order to attract new customers, the Asian market is always promising. Getting a foothold in countries such as China, India and Japan means access to billions of potential new clients. In fact, 40% of the world’s internet users are in Asia, and believe it or not, China has 30% more internet users than the US.
In any business, there is always a need to look for new clients. Hypothetically, the existing clients should continue to avail services (without much of convincing), but this does not happen. For any freelancer, work always comes in phases. Either you get overloaded with work that you have to turn down new clients or your worksheet becomes completely empty.
The trick is to regularize the work in such a way that that projects are lined up for months.
This is a list of the best practices that will guarantee you the kind of involvement you intend. Did you always wanted to do enough work so that you can take your family to Disney Land and not fear of the next season?
With this tutorial I will show you how to create a cute bunny with Illustrator. The character is perfect to start the year because the 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese calendar. If you are not bunny lover don’t worry! The same technique could be useful to reproduce any other character or vector element you may want to do.
This tutorial is of intermediate level. Technique used is not really difficult but the complete process is long. That’s why it will require about 4-5 hours to be accomplished.
We will divide the tutorial in two parts: one about the bunny characters the other about the 2011 writing.
User experience (UX) is about how a person feels about using a product, system or service. User experience is subjective in nature, because it is about an individual’s feelings and thoughts about the system. User experience is dynamic, because it changes over time as the circumstances change.
The IT industry has never been in better shape. New products are now launched in a highly competitive environment and the user interaction with new apps or websites has become essential to their success. Furthermore, the penetration of technology in everyday life is now so strong that our relation to technology is getting increasingly sophisticated, rapidly changing the users’ expectations. New products are thus less like a monolith sculpture made out of a single rock and more like a changing, dynamic layout of small stones put together.