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Domestic Worker: Fastest Growing Job In The World?

Domestic Worker: Fastest Growing Job In The World?

The most popular dream jobs might be astronaut, pop star, and helicopter pilot, but one of the most popular jobs in reality -- in terms of sheer numbers -- is a lot less glamorous. According to the United Nations, at least 52.6 million people worldwide are employed as domestic workers, and the number is likely... Read More »

Starting Your Own Small Business? Be Practical, Not Creative

Starting Your Own Small Business? Be Practical, Not Creative

Be practical and the odds are far better that the business you start will succeed. Forget being creative. That's the advice from Scott Gerber, serial entrepreneur and leader of the "Death to the resume" movement. Gerber really means "practical" -- as in not trying to innovate. Instead of aiming to launch... Read More »

Cleaning Houses/Commercial Property:  Jobs or Starting a Business

Cleaning Houses/Commercial Property: Jobs or Starting a Business

The cleaning industry makes about $40 billion annually. Part of that can be yours, as an employee or, eventually, by owning your own business. What's known as "cleaning" includes both residential, that is where people live, and commercial, that is where people conduct business. The work might entail daily or... Read More »

Jobs Most Likely to Wreck Your Marriage

Jobs Most Likely to Wreck Your Marriage

If your spouse helps people or touches them for a living, be careful -- you might be headed for a divorce. Helping professions and hospitality workers have some of the highest divorce rates in the country, according to a comparison of divorce rates among occupations. Read More »

Choice Hotel's Undercover Boss Sweats the Hospitality Business

Choice Hotel's Undercover Boss Sweats the Hospitality Business

Steve Joyce is by no means a mama's boy, but he couldn't help thinking of his mother when the CEO of Choice Hotels International went undercover. "Mom spent her entire life helping other people, both personally and professionally, and she taught me to do the same" he said. "When I worked with some of our... Read More »

Confessions Of A Professional Housekeeper

Confessions Of A Professional Housekeeper

I've worked at cleaning homes for a professional cleaning company and on my own. These days I am a mixture of nanny, housekeeper and cook for one employer. Housecleaning is literally a tough job that someone has to do. Here are some of the dirty little secrets of the trade that will help you get better... Read More »

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