Top Ten Ways Employers can make job interviews less painful

Job interviews are as bad as a first date only you have the added pressure of having to commit to the company for at least 40 hours a week for who knows how long. Employers  can make the experience better so everyone walks away feeling respected and that their time was well spent. Don’t assume…

Top Six Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Des Moines

  Des Moines is full of plenty of actual Irish residents as well as those who are Irish just for St. Patrick’s Day. The following are the best places in the Des Moines area to celebrate your Irish heritage, even if it only lasts 24 hours on March 17. (Events held on dates other than…

Top Ten Ways to Deal with Workplace Gossip

Office gossip is unavoidable but it’s not something you have to deal with everyday. The following are ways to help bring it to a minimum and ways to deal with it if you happen to be the target. Don’t engage- People will gossip with you if you let them and especially if you yourself offer…

Top Ten Traits of Bad Managers

Managers can be really good, really bad or somewhere in the middle. The following are the most common traits bad managers have. They play favoritism to the point that it’s obvious to everyone in the office.Managers should treat their employees like parents treat their children in that you aren’t super obvious in showing you like one more than…

Top Ten Things about Relationships that Should be Taught in School

Everyone for the most part knows the basics from health class in high school but the vast majority of high schools are lacking when it comes the real life information needed in terms of how to date safely and how to have a healthy relationships. Instead of just focusing on how the ovaries work each…

Top Nine things to keep in mind when you get sick of being single

Dating is a horrible, horrible thing but it is necessary evil if your goal is to have a long and happy marriage. The following are things all singles should keep in mind when they get antsy about their single status. Being married doesn’t drastically change your life. Yes, your last name may change and you will…

Top Ten Inexpensive and Fun Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a day to spoil your loved ones. The following are some suggestions to show how much they mean to you.    Date Nights 100 Creative Romantic Little Ideas– $7.29- This is a good gift no matter how long you’ve been with each other since it has you as a couple choose a…

Top Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Cupid is back for his yearly visit. The following are affordable date ideas to help you and your loved one celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Reenact your first date. Arrive at the first place you met in separate cars if you’re really wanting to make it feel authentic. Do all of the…

Top Ten Winter Activities to do in Des Moines

Des Moines has a plethora of activities to choose from during the winter months. The following are the best things to do in Des Moines when the weather turns chilly. Snow tubing/snowboarding at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park– Sleepy Hollow creates their own snow for their winter sports areas so even if the rest of Des Moines…