3 Ways to Be an Interior Designer

3 Ways to Be an Interior Designer

You know you have the passion and creativity to achieve success in the interior design business. But you are wondering where and how to start. You ask yourself whether you need a formal certificate or degree to start practicing interior design. Of course a degree can really help you in finding your dream job if you are considering working for people. However, if you live in the US or Europe right now; people will tell you that they are having tough time finding employment; some were even unemployed for years! The point is there are many people out there in the market looking for the same thing as you. So if you have decided to get a formal education, then go as high as you can afford, you need to get a Bachelor Degree at the very least considering the competition you are up against; don’t just settle for a Diploma or Certificate.

What if you don’t have the money and you don’t wish to apply for a student loan to further your study. Can you still make your dream comes through as an Interior Designer one day? The answer is YES! It is not always necessary to register to a professional body in order to practice interior design. You can always partner with a contractor to carry out renovation projects. In fact, this is the best way to give you higher profit margin. When a client ask you for interior design service, you will come out with the design sketches and ask a contractor to give you a rough estimation of the construction cost for the design. You then mark up the cost (depending on how much profit you wish to make from this project) and present it to the client. Most clients would want to have this type …

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7 Steps to Get Rich

7 Steps to Get Rich

1.            Save.

Start saving a percentage of your earnings. Get into the habit of always putting aside ten percent of your earnings before you do anything.

2.            Budget.

Sit down and work out a budget. Work out what you need to spend. Pay all the vital expenses first. Once your living expenses are covered, the rest is yours to spend. If you are wise, you may choose to save some of this money, or invest it in your education.

3.            Invest your savings.

Money must work for you. It is no good accumulating a fortune if you hide it under your mattress. Your money needs to work for you.

4.            Get expert advice on investment.

Make sure you get expert advice when investing your money. Do not go for high-risk investments unless the person advising you knows all about the business. A good rule of thumb is that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. It is better to invest in a sound venture than to risk losing everything.

5.            Buy your home.

Your home can be one of the best investments you will ever make. There are many advantages in owning your own home. If you follow expert advice and buy in the right area, at the right time your investment could pay for itself many times over.

6.            Insurance and superannuation.

You should protect your investments. Insurance is essential once you begin to have assets. You do not want to risks everything for the sake of a few dollars. Get expert advice on the types of insurance available and get insurance tailored to your needs. Always make sure your policies are updated every time they come up for renewal. Superannuation is important for your retirement. You do not want to work forever so you …

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All Masters Programs in Education Are Not Suitable for Everyone

All Masters Programs in Education Are Not Suitable for Everyone

Each prospective teacher has their own ideas about the type of instruction they want to pursue. This is the main reason there are large number of Masters Programs in Education, all of which are focused on different levels of experience and skills. In addition, teacher can start to take one path and decide to take different direction later in his career. If different programs are not available, it is not possible for future students to learn all the things they want to learn during their school and college years.

What about teachers who are not sure which way they want to be able to pursue some Masters Programs in Education before they make final decision. That doesn’t mean you can’t change your direction in any way, but students can save lot of time if they make the right decision the first time. The best way for students to make sure they are choosing the right one is to review number of programs that they find interesting. They can even choose to take some of the classes needed to graduate with the education program and develop taste for the type of career they can expect.

The Master of Education program is designed to provide good start for students who wish to pursue teaching careers in the fields covered by the chosen Master’s program of students. Be it early childhood education, post-secondary education, English or other areas of expertise, students will be able to contribute to the learning experience of every student who enters his classroom. Choosing one that suits the teacher’s interests will ensure lifetime commitment to the subject matter and students who are committed to learning.…

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Disappointing Generation – Who’s Fault Is It?

Disappointing Generation - Who's Fault Is It?

I’m sure many of you have enjoyed watching TV shows exploiting our intelligence (or in some cases, ignorance), like “Who wants to be Millionaire?” or “Are You Smarter than Fifth-Grader?” Then there are those TV reality reporters taking survey of the “average citizen on the street” which ask what would most certainly be questions of what should be obvious knowledge; and finding such surprising answers showing what is often embarrassing ignorance or lack of concern for knowing the answers.

Even the relatively recent “Jaywalking” segments on the Tonight Show with host, Jay Leno tested the “common knowledge” base of average pedestrians in L.A. with such questions as: How many stars on the American Flag?? (52); Do you remember the last book you read?? (Uh, do magazines & comics count?); Where does the Pope live? (England); What’s the tenure of Supreme Court judge? (I’d guess four years); and on and on!!!!

Are we “cherry-picking” these comments to just produce “entertainment”?

Well, NO! There are many recent surveys out there; National Geographic’s Literacy Survey is just one.

So why is this??

Twofold:

First: is because of our government run school system. Our current schools are maintained and supported by Fed & State funds whether they are properly run or not. There are no choices, even if they are poorly administered or not, even if teachers are lacking or not (especially since many tenured teachers lose their competitive edge and professional motivation). The story is so very similar in other government run organizations like the Post Office as prime example; where you have (unionized) employees who feel their job is beyond reproach; where an “act of Congress” is needed to discipline or remove an employee for poor performance.

Currently, poor performing school becomes rewarded with enrollments primarily due to attendance requirements imposed on …

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Top X Most-Wanted Jobs for Recent Graduates

All students join colleges and universities in the hopes of getting good-paying jobs with perks after the completion of their courses. While jobs are dependent upon the course done by the student at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, there are certainly some jobs that are high paying and also considered highly desirable by a vast majority of students.

All students join colleges and universities in the hopes of getting good paying jobs with perks after the completion of their courses. While jobs are dependent upon the course done by the student at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, there are certainly some jobs that are high paying and also considered highly desirable by a vast majority of students.

Software engineer

No points for guessing the top most job among students in 2019. Almost every other student wants to become a software engineer thee days because of all the money, glamour, and respect associated with being a software engineer. Working with a tech company is not only prestigious but also very high paying these days. There is a great demand for quality software engineers and the pay packages given by tech companies are also becoming more attractive with each passing year.

Teacher

There was a time teaching was considered a boring and low paid job by most students. But things have changed fast and today teaching is one of the top professions among students. Teaching to kids in a classroom can be challenging for many people but it is also a very stress free job that is very good paying these days. With starting salaries for teachers being $40000 and going up to hundreds of thousands of dollars per annum for student sin colleges and universities, there is no surprise that large numbers of students are opting to become a teacher after …

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Design: Not Just Related to Fashion

Design: Not Just Related to Fashion

When someone says the word ‘design,’ what do you think of first? For many, you probably think of fashion design. The world of fashion is very in your face, with advertisements everywhere including what you wear daily. However, there are many other aspects of the design world. Some other design related industries include the Internet and homes/buildings. There are even people who design education curriculums. The design world has blossomed into a huge industry, becoming more in demand than ever before.

The fashion and design industry is getting increasingly more difficult to break into. The fashion world is extremely competitive, especially high fashion. There are a few very well known name-brands who dominate the business. Creating designs to compete with these brands is a challenge. Aspiring designers need to attend a technical fashion school in order to make it into the industry. They will learn different variations of fabric, pattern, sewing, etc. Fashion design has been around for hundreds of years. Culture and social aspects have influenced fashion design. Trends are ever-changing, making fashion design an exciting yet difficult field to get involved in.

Another industry that is ever-changing is the technological world. The Internet in particular has changed so much even in the past few years. There are many professionals who deal with designing the content you see on the Internet. Creating web pages may seem like an easy task for some people, but in fact there is a tried-and-true technique behind it. Web designers know the tricks to make their websites look more attractive to people.

The website must have a functional, organized layout. There are even specific fonts and colors that one should use when creating a web page. Using too many different kinds of fonts turns people off from the site. There are many different companies …

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