Anyone who’s following developments in the fast-paced world of cryptocurrency is well aware that things are changing fast. Until a few years ago, most banks and governments saw bitcoin as (at best) a comical nuisance and (at worst) a threat to international law. In the past couple years, however, governments have either had to either adopt an uneasy truce with crypto or denounce it completely. Last year saw the value of bitcoin balloon to $20k per coin before dipping back down to $6k – bullish investors are currently looking towards a $10k coin price to split the difference and get things back on track. Crypto prices are still incredibly volatile, but at this point, it would be naïve to write blockchain technology off as a trend. For better or worse, crypto is here to stay.
Archives for September 2018
GIS stands for geographic information science — which is quite different from geography. GIS professionals build, maintain and apply mapping systems to allow us to more accurately (and more accessibly) see and navigate the world around us. Though the GIS industry was relatively small even a decade ago, these days it is growing exponentially — and it is important to understand why, especially if you are on the hunt for a lucrative new career. [Read more…]
Engineers are an odd breed. They are overflowing with hard skills in math and science, but they often must use creativity to solve problems. They tend to be stubborn in their views of the world, but they must be flexible in how they accomplish tasks and finish projects. They are determined to learn more, work harder and be the best at their jobs, but they rarely make career moves. Engineers are unlike any other type of professional — and they like it that way. [Read more…]
You reply to emails in your sleep and wake up in cold sweats about your box of un-filed receipts. Lunch breaks get skipped, and dinner with the family is a distant memory. You can’t remember the last time you trimmed your fingernails, let alone dedicated an hour to pampering. It’s easy to slip into the routine of working all day, only to come home and work all evening, but sometimes, you need to make time for yourself. Here’s how.
This doesn’t come as a surprise. Freelancing offers a lot of benefits.
But what many people don’t know is that freelancing isn’t easy. Especially when you’re just getting started. You have to learn how online marketing works, how to find clients, and learn a ton of skills that you never thought you’d need.
But the hardest part is, if you don’t do it right, you might end up overworked.
It’s hard to create a borderline between personal life and work. Why? It’s because you don’t have a workplace separate from home. You don’t have a fixed schedule and you only have virtual colleagues.
Hustle is important.
Despite giving your best efforts to save and budget your finances, is your income isn’t just cutting it?
It is also inevitable that sometimes unexpected things happen.
Your car breaks down. You get sick. You lost your phone. You don’t have extra money to pay for these extra expenses. So what should you do to earn extra cash fast?
Here are some practical ways to earn money fast. When I say fast, I don’t mean instant. It means that you still have to work for it but you don’t need a huge capital. You can immediately raise income if you have the right skills and strategies.