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Should Schools teach more about Money?

Do you think schools do enough to prepare children for real life? This is a question that many experts are asking. Designing a curriculum that suits everyone’s needs is of course a challenge, but many are questioning whether basic life skills are being neglected in schools around the world, which is leaving our children ill-prepared when they reach adulthood. An article in medium.com suggested, “Instead of learning critical life skills on how to manage money, how to negotiate, or how to communicate, kids are mostly taught to memorize information. This is helpful to learn, but not at the cost of…

Benefits of a Career in Lean Manufacturing

Working in lean manufacturing is a stark departure from other types of professions which require less of you. In any kind of manufacturing, it’s going to be demanding, but in lean manufacturing that’s been emphasized with the pursuit of principles like reducing waste, stopping the unnecessary movement within the manufacturing plant and producing goods based on incoming orders through a just-in-time production model. In this article, we cover the benefits for a career in lean manufacturing. Be an Efficiency Genius If you’re someone who is fastidious and has strong attention to detail in their work, then you’ll enjoy working in…

How to Become a Circuit Designer in 2019

If you have a passion for technology and dream of designing innovative products in the future, you might have what it takes to become a circuit designer. The role will require you to design, develop, and test electronic equipment, which can range from navigation systems and electric motors to portable music systems and computer hardware. If this sounds like your dream job, keep reading to discover how to become a circuit designer in 2019. High School Education If you are still in high school and want to study electrical engineering at college, you would be wise to complete courses in…

Mental health in social care

When people think of social care jobs, a lot of the time, they will think of a role that helps those who can no longer physically help themselves. Such as someone who has had a serious accident, or has lost some of their mobility due to old age etc. However, a huge part of social care is helping those with mental health problems. In this article, we will look at what this entails. If you are considering this kind of role, it should be understood straight away that this can be a very taxing job, both physically and mentally, yet…

How to Save Money When You’re a Student

It’s probably not likely to be a time in your life when you’ve got a disposable income. In fact, studying at a university is a time when there’s so much you want to do but so little money to do it with! Managing your money isn’t easy when you’re at university, but there are some things you can do to keep your costs down. Before you can make any kind of savings, you first need to know how your money is being spent. To do this, you need a list of all your expenses, including rent, food, transport, medical costs,…

5 Essential Skills of a Caregiver

Taking care of someone is not an easy job. It can be more challenging if the person cared for is not cooperating, and therefore, this task is not for everyone. However, offering care to those who are in need can be very rewarding whether you do it for money or just by helping out your relative or a parent. Here are the skills every caregiver should have in order to offer satisfactory care to their loved ones or patients. 1. Empathy As a caregiver, you should show empathy to the person you are caring for. This way you will be able…

4 Tips for Adults Going Back to School

Adult students going back to school face a number of challenges. One may be working while attending school, while others are juggling school and family obligations. Regardless of one’s commitments, these demands make it difficult for adults to go back to school. However, it isn’t impossible. Here are 4 tips for adults going back to school. Consider How You’ll Pay for It If you can finance your education, then this isn’t an issue. If you can cut back on other expenses to pay for your schooling, do so. If you can’t, don’t assume you have to go into debt to…

Invaluable tips on getting into engineering!

If one of your primary long-term goals is to be awarded an engineering degree and to land a well-paid job as an engineer at a well-known company, Douglas A. Grady thinks it’s well worth continuing reading in order to discover a few invaluable tips on getting into engineering! Invaluable tips on getting into engineering: Talk to an experienced engineer before you make your final decision If you’re interested in pursuing an engineering degree, it’s well worth talking to an experienced engineer, before you enroll in your first engineering paper. As an experienced engineer will be able to tell you about the everyday…

Adam M Smith Considers How to Avoid Jury Duty

Anybody in this country can be selected for jury duty. This can be for a regular jewellery or for a grand jury. Men and women across the country, in each and every district, can find a letter through the door saying that they have been chosen. Last June, it was Adam M Smith’s turn to try it. Once he got to the jury selection stage, he was quite shocked at the number of reasons and excuses people came up with to be excused. Here, he looks at some of the excuses that are actually legitimate. Legitimate Reasons to Avoid Jury…

Tips To Get You One Step Closer To Quitting Your Day Job

Everyone dreams of escaping the rat race, however, actually achieving it takes a lot of effort. You’re going to have to work hard and scurry away as many funds as possible. You should also be aware that the more straightforward your lifestyle is, the sooner that this dream will become a reality. To help you speed up the process, consider whether these tips can help you. Invest, Invest, Invest You’re never going to be able to quit your day job without a constant stream of income coming in. The best way to achieve this is to save as much as…