Why are the gilets jaunes in the street?

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, News and Society, Self Improvement
About one month ago, I wrote a blog about workers in Detroit claiming that one job should be enough. Today the gilets jaunes (yellow jackets) are in the street in France I don't know where you are from but if you watch the news on tv, read newspapers or surf on the internet, I guess you heard about it. So what do these two events have in common? I think we are living an historic moment. The moment when people become aware that society ...
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Get a new job after 50

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Investing, Self Improvement
Introspection At the age of 50, I started wondering what I could do to earn money should I lose my employment. I didn't have specific skills outside my job (I work as a business analyst in a bank) and no real passion to create an income I could live from. The conclusion was that I had to learn something new, something where my age (I'm 54) would not be a disadvantage, something different where I could accept to eventually earn less in a ...
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Success is what happens when preparation meets opportunity

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Anticipation In my previous job, I was working for an English bank in Geneva. It was, in fact, a major bank at the national level with some subsidiaries in some places specialized in private banking. At one point in time, it became obvious that the Geneva branch would disappear. Results were dropping and every line of business had to refer to the UK office. When I realized that, I decided to change to another employer. The big majority of my colleagues just ignored ...
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Marketing sur internet - les pièges à éviter

by Daniel Scherer Internet and Businesses Online, Investing, Self Improvement
L'économie digitale Alors qu'il devient difficile de trouver un emploi dans l'économie traditionnelle, de nouveaux emplois se créent dans la nouvelle économie, l'économie digitale. De quoi parle-t-on ? En gros, de tout ce qui peut s'acheter et se vendre sur internet. Des produits bien sûr (cadeaux, habits, bijoux), des prestations (réservations de chambres d'hôtel, de transport), de formations en ligne, pour ne citer que quelques exemples. Le potentiel d'internet Ce qu'il y a de magique avec internet, c'est le nombre astronomique de clients potentiels que ...
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Learn, Do, Earn, Teach digital marketing

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing is the new jobs generator As traditional jobs tend to diminish, people are confronted with new life choices. From a professional point of view, there is now a necessity to learn new skills at every age. Learn As we have an old or traditional economy versus a new or digital economy for jobs, the same applies to courses. More and more, the old classes rooms are substituted by internet courses that anyone can follow from home. It's especially true for Digital Marketing. Do The best ...
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No Brexit for digital marketers

by Daniel Scherer Internet and Businesses Online, News and Society, Self Improvement
New lifestyle A former colleague of mine decided a few years ago to leave her job and home in Switzerland to join London with her boyfriend. She found a part-time job and is happy with her new life. By the way, I congratulate her for her sense of adventure and for having taken some risks. Too many people are scared about taking this kind of initiative and getting out of their comfort zone. This being said, she doesn't know today if she will ...
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Failure is better than regret

by Daniel Scherer Relationships, News and Society, Self Improvement
Better live with failure than with regrets Throughout our lives, we face choices that will determine the thread of our existence. As a child During our childhood, we are shaped by our education, whether by our parents or at school, our surroundings, society. We are told what to do, say, think. What is good and what is not. As a teenager During this period, we discover the first feelings of love, without knowing what it really means. We try to know who we are, where ...
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Mieux vivre avec un échec qu'avec des regrets

by Daniel Scherer Relationships, News and Society, Self Improvement
Mieux vaut vivre avec un échec qu'avec des regrets Tout au long de notre vie, nous sommes confrontés à des choix qui vont déterminer le fil de notre existence. L'enfance Durant notre enfance, nous sommes formattés par notre éducation, que cela soit par nos parents ou à l'école, notre entourage, la société. On nous dit ce qu'il faut faire, dire, penser. Ce qui est bien et ce qui ne l'est pas. L'adolescence Lors de l'adolescence, nous découvrons les premiers sentiments amoureux, sans savoir ce que ...
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How to start in the professional life

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Investing
You are between 20 and 25 years old? This is for you! Starting in the professional world, you may just want to receive a salary to pay your bills at the end of the month and hopefully having some holidays here and there, depending on your residual money and the number of days off you kindly receive from your boss, be it a company, a society, someone working on his own or whatever. Your first decision You have just finished your studies or are at the ...
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One job should be enough !

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, News and Society
One job should be enough! We hear this in Detroit now but the feeling is the same everywhere. Why is it so ? Jobs disappear Jobs disappear because of competition, productivity increase, automation. Salaries decrease There are more people looking for a job than there are open jobs. The law of supply and demand makes salaries decrease. Which solution? So what can we do when we work if it's not sufficient to pay our bills? Find a second job? And become sick and overstressed. No thanks. Get a training ...
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Jobless over 50 not a fatality

by Daniel Scherer Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
You are over 50 and are looking for a job? If for any reason you are looking for a new job and are over 50, then you know how difficult it is to be successful. Competition is pushing hard, young people are cheaper to engage, have may be more energy and even your level of expertise is not always sufficient to convince an employer that you are the good person to choose. If you want to end this vicious circle, maybe you ...
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Five very bad reasons not to consider digital marketing

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Investing
Are you ambitious about your future lifestyle? Or are you the kind of person to give up at the first fix? 1. I don't have the time I would not say that you can achieve something interesting about digital marketing spending only one hour a week on the topic. But if you are serious, committed, motivated, you can achieve a lot with ten to 15 hours a week.  Not enough time? Think a little bit of the time you spend watching tv, mostly movies ...
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Five good reasons why you should envisage digital marketing

by Daniel Scherer Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
100% happy with your life? This article is not for you. You think you can make better use of your free time, earn more money, spend more time doing what you like, be with your family and friends? Then maybe you should consider this. 1. Become your own boss If you work for an employer, you may consider that this is a secure option because you have a regular income which allows you to pay your bills. However, in today’s economy, competition is really strong and ...
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