Tune up your Teaching – Career Tuneup

Tune up your Teaching  – Career Tuneup


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Tune up your Teaching – Career Tuneup is the way to enhance your teaching skills. Take the time to enhance your teaching abilities. Tune up your teaching – take teacher training so that you can more effectively teach others.


Creating a Classroom Web Site Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies
Integrating Technology in the Classroom Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6
Microsoft Powerpoint 2013 in the Classroom Singapore Match Strategies: Advanced Model Drawing for Grades 6-9
Teaching Smarter with SMART Boards Teaching Math: Grades 4-6
Using the Internet in the Classroom Teaching Science: Grades 4-6
Blogging and podcasting for Beginners Medical Math
Creating Classroom Centers Human Anatomy and Physiology
Handling Medical Emergencies Discover Digital Photography
Homeschool with Success Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
The Creative Classroom Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
Solving Classroom Discipline Problems Practical Ideas for the Adult ESL/EFL Classroom
Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Writing for ESL
Spanish in the Classroom Common Core Standards for English Language Arts K-5
Survival Kit for New Teachers Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom
Teaching Students with ADHD Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement
Teaching Adult Learners Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies that work
Teaching High School Students Ready, Set, Read!
Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons Teaching Writing Grades 4-6
Teaching Students with Autism: Strategies for Success Teaching Writing: Grades K-3
Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
Writing Effective Grant proposals Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom
Mastering Public Speaking Discover Sign Language


Career: Tune Up your Image

Career: Tune up your image


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Help your career:  tune up your image. It may be time to tune up your image and get the word out about what you can do.    Get some help  to send out your message.  Brand yourself so it is clear what you do.  Share your work experience in order to  land your next dream job. Get the help you need to it to the next level.  You can do this as you update your resume, cover letter, business cards, etc.  to the next level.

Resources for your Career:  Tune up your image

Take action to your career:  Tune up your image

Consider the many ways that you can take action to impact your career and tune up your image.  All of the items you present as part of a job search are a reflection on you.  Put together, they create a strong visual image of who you are and what you want to achieve in your career. Take the time to make sure your resume, cover letter and business cards are professional.  Update them from time to time to ensure that they stay current.

Make sure your actions reflect professionalism and good well.  Become known as a professional who works hard, helps others, and helps meet corporate goals.  Be the go to person who politely helps others and takes on additional work.  Be the one who leads the way for others to follow.  As you do so, you will build a strong reputation for professionalism.

As you take steps to tune up the image you share through your cover letter, resume, business card, blog or flyer you will find others are better able to see how they can use the skills you offer!

Plan for a Retirement Job

Plan for a Retirement Job

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Plan for a Retirement Job

It is common these days for people to plan for a retirement job. A job that keeps some income coming in even though they have retired from their regular work. A retirement job may be in the same industry you have work for before or you may decide to try an entirely new type of job.

If you are wanting to work full or part time in retirement or move to a pre-retirement job, take the time to evaluate what you really want to do.  Consider 6 Ways People over 50 can find jobs they’ll love, 7 mistakes job seekers over 50 make, Land the Job you Love!: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers over 50, Working after retirement: 69 post-retirement jobs that can change your life, Second-Act Careers: 50+ ways to profit from your passions during semi-retirement, or 72 ways to earn extra cash after you retire: from anywhere in the world

Resources for Retirement Jobs

Senior Job Bank
Workforce 50
AARP Best Employers for Workers over 50
The Best Employers and Jobs for Workers over 50
100 Great Second- Act Career Resources
Retirement Jobs

Strategies for a  Retirement Job

As you plan for a retirement job consider strategies that will help you succeed as an older worker.  Make sure you update your skills to be current with what is needed in the workforce, accentuate your experience and capabilities, find ways to let those doing the hiring how you can help the company.

Be aware that the job search has changed from the “old days” as most jobs are posted online, applications are electronic, and you may need to fine-tune your resume for each position you apply to. Remember to network and let people know you are looking for work.

As you adopt these a strategic plan to find a retirement job, you will find that your plan for a retirement job has really paid off.

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Tune Up your Career – Get Educated

Tune up your Career – Get Educated


When you tune-up your career, it is important to get educated.  Education can make a big difference. The Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics has earning projections based on education and training.  Statistically, those with more education earn more each week.  It is always a good time to pursue more education.  Whether you get a degree or increase your knowledge and skills your investment in yourself with result in a career tune-up, a better job and more earning power.

Get a Degree

Getting a degree can open the door of employment opportunity and tune up your career.  This can start by preparing to get a degree.  Maybe you want your GED.  You could Prepare for the GED Math Test, Prepare for the GED Test, review How to Prepare for the GED Test: All New Content for the Computerized 2014 Exam or McGraw-Hill’s GED: The Most Complete and Reliable Study Program for the GED Tests.

If you have finished high school and want to move on to college, you can prepare by taking a class such as SAT/ACT Preparation – Part 1 or SAT/ACT Preparation – Part 2.  You can also prepare with a self-study guide:  Cracking the ACT Premium Edition with 8 Practices Tests and DVD, 2015, ACT Study Guide 2015: ACT Prep and Practice Questions, or SAT Prep Black Book: The Most Effective SAT Strategies Ever Published.

If you have completed college, you may want to prepare to further your education through graduate school.   You could take a class such as a GRE Preparation – Part 1 and/or GRE Preparation – Part 2.  In the alternative you could study to prepare with GRE Premier 2015 with 6 Practice Tests: Book + DVD + Online –Mobile, Cracking the GRE with 4 Practice Tests, 2015 Edition, or The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, 2nd Edition.

Maybe you want to continue with business training.  You could review with The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015 Bundle. Maybe you want to go to law school and can take a class such as LSAT Preparation – Part 1 or LSAT Preparation – Part 2 or review on your own Kaplan LSAT Premier 2015 with 6 Real Practice Tests: Book + DVD + Online + Mobile and The LSAT Trainer: A remarkable self-study guide for the self-driven student.

Increase Knowledge

Your career tune-up can include learning new things that will prepare you to move up the corporate ladder.  Maybe you want to learn more about business, finance, and management.  Maybe you want to take a class in Mastery of Business Fundamentals, Accounting Fundamentals, Introduction to Business Analysis, Creating a Successful Business Plan, Marketing your Business on the Internet,    Employment Law Fundamentals, Total Quality Fundamentals, or Understanding the Human Resources Function.

Maybe you want to update your computer and technology skills. You may want to take a class in Computer Skills for the Workplace, Creating Web Pages, Designing Effective Websites, Introduction to Windows 7, Introduction to Windows 8, Introduction to Programming, Introduction to PC Security, or Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners.

Gain Skills

You can prepare to move into management by gaining leadership and management skills. This kind of career tune-up can move you up the corporate ladder.  You can consider learning about Leadership, The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize your potential, The Leadership Challenge: How to make extraordinary things happen in organizations, or Leadership: How to Lead Effectively, Efficiently, and Vocally in a Way People will Follow! 2nd Ed.

Management is another important skill.  You may want to learn about Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, How to Improve your leadership and management skills – effective strategies for business managers, The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business, or Small Business Management: Essential Ingredients for Success, Business Management, or Mastering Public Speaking.

As you tune-up your career, you will find that you are prepared to move up the corporate ladder with more earning power.  Get a degree, increase your knowledge and gain skills and you will find that education has upped your game!