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Careers & Employment Information

Dressing Tips for Interview Success


Dressing appropriately for job interviews is one of those areas that puzzles some people.Should you dress conservatively or wear casual attire?What colors work best?What types of shoes should you wear?As a rule, you should dress conservatively for most job interviews.

Surprise! Accounting is the Hot New Major


There was a time when accounting was the boring college major that many people regretted signing up for. A constant barrage of numbers, statistics and spreadsheets was none too interesting.

5 Simple Rules for A Great Job Interview


Many years ago, when I was a young job-searching greenhorn, I ventured to New York City to take a bite out of the big apple of opportunity.When it came to finding a job in a crowded city of millions, I quickly learned that it's much easier on one's sanity to sign up with one of the many employment agencies which helps job seekers looking for work.

Resume Writing and Preparation is Free Online


Creating a strong resume is a very important part of applying for a job, either online or off line. There are many resume writing services that will help you build an impressive resume for job interviews.

Should You Lie On Your Resume?


Warning: Lying on your resume could cost you your job and your freedom.Picture this.

7 Tips for Writing Winning Resume Cover Letters


Writing a good resume cover letter is something you should seriously consider when preparing to send off your resume to potential employers.Here are seven important cover letter writing tips:Address the individual by name.

Are You Sabotaging Your Career?


My experience working with thousands of leaders world wide for the past two decades teaches me that most leaders are screwing up their careers.On a daily basis, these leaders are getting the wrong results or the right results in the wrong ways.

Surviving Corporate Politics Part 2: Keeping Up Appearances


Never a 2nd chance to make a 1st impression, or so the saying goes. We all know that when someone is introduced into your work environment for the first time, their peers size them up immediately.

How To Get a Job Offer From Every Interview


About four years ago a friend told me one night that she had an interview the next week and was looking for some comfort as she was extremely nervous, as most people are about interviews. I thought back on my my carreer and realized that in the nine year of my career I had been to thirteen interviews and, more importantly, that I had received a job offer from every one of those interviews.

The Not-So-Effective Cover Letter


Here's a newsflash: Cover letters work, plain and simple. This is why I'm intrigued by the fact that a) jobseekers rarely submit them and b) hiring managers seldom read them.

What To Do When You Get Caught Surfing By The Boss!


It has been a long morning and you need a mental break. You start thinking of your weekend plans and jump on your messaging program to make plans with a friend.

The Global Work Marketplace - The Revolution Of How Work Gets Done


Will cubicles be a distant memory for today's workforce? Will the expense of office space and the tremendous burden of employee benefits be a thing of the past for modern day businesses?The reality is, for thousands of people, this change has already occurred. Internet based 'Service Auctions' now abound where businesses can post their ongoing jobs or one-time projects to a global market of freelance professionals, a.

Yesterdays Project Manager is Todays Project Engineer


The rapid growth of technology, greater exposure to knowledge, higher levels of awareness are making the young project engineer act more and more like a project manager.What I mean is, todays project engineers are actively supervising new graduates, setting and monitoring schedules & budgets, interacting with clients and so on.

Working as a Knowledge Worker in the Information Age


The old adages: "It's not what you know, but who you know" and "High Tech, High Touch" could be the mottos of knowledge workers in the 21st Century.Never before in the history of the world has both networking and interpersonal communication been potentially easier, broader, more wide-spread and paradoxically, more difficult.

How to Change Career Horses in Mid-Stream


You'll get wet but the reward just might be a more fulfilling ride!In Survival is Not Enough, author Seth Godin says change is the "new normal." Rather than thinking of work as a series of stable times interrupted by moments of change, Godin says we "must now recognize work as constant change, with only occasional moments of stability.

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The Fastest-Growing Careers With the Most New Jobs  TheStreet.com

Here are the fastest-growing occupations in the country and the ones that are adding the most new jobs.


Walmart extends 'returnship' program aimed at helping women rejoin the workforce  CNBC

Working mothers in the U.S. are three times as likely as fathers to quit their job at some point to care for their family. In an effort to help these women transition ...


How to change careers completely when you've had enough of your job  Mic

No matter how much you love your job, you're bound to wake up some mornings wishing you suddenly came down with the flu so you wouldn't have to go in.


As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?  Al Jazeera English

Economists say women are dropping out of the workforce because of slow job creation and a male dominated culture.


Chart: Visualizing the Ranking of 100 Common Careers  Visual Capitalist

Not all jobs are created equal - see this list of 100 common careers ranked based on income, stress levels, growth potential, and other factors.


49% Of Millennials Would Quit Their Job Within 2 Years  Forbes

Millennials are disillusioned about the future. Now, 49% of Millennials would quit their job within the next two years. That's the findings from a new survey - The ...


Tech Jobs Lead to the Middle Class. Just Not for the Masses.  The New York Times

The great hope for people without a bachelor's degree hasn't yet spread beyond small-scale success stories.


Postdoctoral Research Associate - Quantum Materials, Employment  Physics

APS Physics Job Center: Physics: Applied, , Oak Ridge, Tennessee , Postdoctoral Research Associate - Quantum Materials at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Commentary: Why A.I. Just Might Save Your Job  Fortune

Walmart's announcement last month that it's deploying thousands of robot “smart assistants” ignited *fresh* employment fears about the effect of artificial ...


Women Did Everything Right. Then Work Got ‘Greedy.’  The New York Times

How America's obsession with long hours has widened the gender gap.


Gig Economy: A Boon for Women  Entrepreneur

Gigging is helping women earn well and gain job satisfaction by being able to use their experience for the most relevant opportunities.


San Augustine, Jasper ISDs awarded grant to help ‘reconstruct’ future of former students  KTRE

(KTRE) - San Augustine and Jasper Independent School Districts have both received grants for their proposals to connect “opportunity youth” with resources to ...


Hamburg High School student gets well-paying manufacturing job before he graduates  Reading Eagle

Logan Krick completes an innovative internship that leads to employment at Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials.


A half dozen economic challenges that tax cuts at the top don't fix  The Progressive Pulse

North Carolina legislative leaders are once again debating the value to our economy and well-being of cutting taxes for the wealthy and big companies.


Are You Ready to Go Freelance?  Harvard Business Review

“The work, it's exciting, every day is different,” Henry told us. Henry, a PhD in biology, had left a career in academia to start his own scientific consulting business.


H-1B: What you need to know now about the coming spousal H-4 visa changes  The Mercury News

Whether H-4 visa holders can continue to work in the U.S. depends on the White House, Homeland Security and a lawsuit.


Rising to the challenges of tomorrow  Newcastle Herald

Since the emergence of formal schooling in the 19th century, students have been taught a range of subjects and skills intended to prepare them for post-school ...


Employment Statistics  Tuck School

Tuck graduates continue to enjoy great career success, with employment levels and compensation rates for Tuck's class of 2018 at or near the highest of those ...


Careers at RIT  RIT University News Services

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3 Reasons College May Destroy Your Chance For A Comfortable Retirement  Forbes

Many millennials are unfortunately facing the choice of “college or retirement.” The future doesn't have to be that way, but entrenched interests won't like the ...


Wanted: Digital whizzes to work in agriculture  The Gazette

To the uninitiated, it can be hard to imagine. Robots with fingers designed to pick mature tomatoes, among the most delicate of crops. A Fitbit-like collar that ...


What Job Hunters Should Expect in 2019 | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job in 2019, learn about applicant tracking systems, networking, LinkedIn best practices and how to figure out your market value.


Huge job fair on the Northshore today!  WGNO New Orleans

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What are the best jobs in the US? Science, technology and health care make up many of them  USA TODAY

The U.S. job market is constantly evolving and changing. Many jobs that once ranked among the most desirable are now less desirable, while many of the best ...


Careers, employment opportunities for Desert Oasis HS students  KLAS-TV

Jump starting your career” was the course subject Monday for many students at Desert Oasis High School in the south part of the valley.


Authors discuss their new book on 'moral mess of higher education'  Inside Higher Ed

A new book about higher education spares no players in academe today. The book criticizes administrators as wasteful, professors as more concerned about ...


If We are to Help Students Work Toward 21st Century Careers, We Need to Enlist the Private Sector | Opinion  Newsweek

Our educational system is not set up to provide students with enough opportunities to learn the skills a 21st-century economy demands.


Job Opportunities  LSU of Alexandria News

The LSUA Career website offers employment opportunities in a variety of positions including faculty, professional, classified (Civil *Service*) and other academic.


Job growth in the U.S.: Cities adding the most jobs in every state  USA TODAY

Changes in total employment in 381 metro areas were reviewed from August 2013 to August 2018 to identify cities adding the most jobs in every state.


Burned-Out Millennials Need Careers, Not Just Jobs  Bloomberg

At a time when lots of attention is being paid to inequality, poverty and the travails of the working class, it might seem callous to worry about the problems of the ...


Careers And Internships At VPR  Vermont Public Radio

Come work at Vermont Public Radio. Below is a list of open positions, including full-time, part-time and internships. Please apply today, and encourage.


Careers & Opportunities | Human Resources  Baylor University

Consistently ranked as one of the nation's “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor is a rewarding place to build a career.


These are the jobs with the best – and the worst – job security  USA TODAY

While much of the U.S. workforce has an easier time finding a job than they did nine years ago, there are dozens of jobs with high unemployment rates.


I'm proud to back a University of London boycott – the outsourcing has to end  The Guardian

This weekend academics should stand in solidarity with cleaners and security staff, and fight precarious employment, says senior lecturer Dion Georgiou.


Employment trends: 20 jobs that are now dominated by women  USA TODAY

In 2000, women held approximately 40.5 percent of all jobs in the United States. That number increased to 43.1 percent in 2016.


What are the worst jobs in America? These have stress, low pay and lack of job security  USA TODAY

Dislike your job? These 25 are considered the worst occupations in the U.S. for factors such as lack of job security, danger, low pay and stress.


Why your social media could get in the way of getting a job  KABC-TV

Whether you're looking for a job or just looking to update your resume, your social media accounts can have a huge impact on your future employers.


2019 Job Outlook for Workers | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

The 2019 job outlook for workers promises higher salaries, better company benefits and stricter harassment policies, thanks to the #MeToo movement.


No experience? No problem! Vets can jump-start careers in IT with this free program  Military Times

Apprenti removes the burden of experience and education by immediately placing qualifying veterans in relatively well-paying technology apprenticeships.


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As a team of dedicated career educators we serve as a resource to internal and external constituents offering career advising, job-readiness skill training, ...


Predictions for the US chemistry job market in 2019  Chemical & Engineering News

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This year is likely to look a lot like last year, only more so. Demand for many of the most-wanted job skills of 2018 is still rising (and at an even faster clip than in ...


Jobs outlook 2019: Seattle, state can expect ‘still-strong’ growth  Seattle Times

This is a very innovative workforce, and no one wants to miss the party,” says regional labor economist Anneliese Vance-Sherman.


For Veterans Seeking Jobs in North Carolina  NC Dept of Commerce

Our team at the Division of Workforce Solutions provides experienced help to veterans, transitioning *service* members, and eligible spouses seeking a job.


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These are the 25 best-paying jobs in America in 2019, according to US News & World Report  CNBC

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Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

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Elizabeth Warren's $700 billion plan to get women off mommy track and boost their careers  CNBC

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Can People with Disabilities Use Your Careers Website?  SHRM

Design barriers might be closing off your access to this talent pool and opening employers up to legal liability.


Looking for a high-paying job? Here are the top 25 in the US.  USA TODAY

Many professions pay more than $46072 a year, the average median pay for jobs in the US, and these careers require high levels of specialization.


Gallup, Bates report shows graduates want a sense of purpose in careers  Inside Higher Ed

A new report from Gallup and Bates College shows most students want to find a sense of purpose in their work, but they aren't always succeeding.


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Stanford MBA Class of 2018 Chose Careers Where They Could Make a Difference  Stanford Report

The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money.


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It's the quality of time parents spend with their children, not the quantity.


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How to Make the Most of a Dead-End Job  U.S. News & World Report

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STEM Careers Are Even Harder On Parents Than We Thought, Study Finds  TIME

Many new parents leave STEM career fields shortly after having their first child, according to a new study.


The fastest-growing jobs of the future, including cyber calamity forecaster, career counselor and solar engineer  CNBC

"You have to double-down on the things that differentiate a human being from software."


HR, Time To Embrace The Freelance Revolution: Your Career Depends On It  Forbes

The freelance revolution is reinventing talent management and human resources. HR professionals, take note.


How a Low Unemployment Rate May Affect your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

While a low unemployment rate is good news for job seekers, it can spell trouble for employers because the competition to hire and retain talent is fierce.


US News Announces the 2019 Best Jobs | Press Room  U.S. News & World Report

Software Developer holds onto No. 1, while health care and business vocations dominate the list.


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

Job Opportunities and Careers at JBU, Human Resources, Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants, Careers.


How To Change Careers, According To 50 People Who Made A Pivot  Forbes

The most unsettling periods of my own life have been when I made a major career change, whether that involved quitting medical school to pursue a career in ...


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Between feeding, bathing, and playing with your kids, it's hard to imagine adding another job to the mix. But we reached out to career experts to find out what the ...


How to Land an Entry-Level Job | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what entry-level means when it comes to jobs? This article explains what level of experience you need for your first job.


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The professional advisers who can help you to move from academia to industry  Nature.com

University careers advisory services can connect PhD students with employers and guide them to the right role.


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JPMorgan's $600 million in grants for career education and community colleges  Inside Higher Ed

Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.


The Dismal Career Opportunities for Military Spouses  The Atlantic

For the partners of America's active-duty *service* members, finding a stable, well-paid job is often impossible.


The Only Job That Pays $100 an Hour in Every State  MONEY

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there's only one job that pays $100 an hour or more in the every single state.


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What the Numbers Can Tell Us About Humanities Ph.D. Careers  The Chronicle of Higher Education

Imagine, Maureen McCarthy asked a room full of faculty members, if you could know where all of the Ph.D. graduates from your program are working, right now.


Bilingual jobs: Foreign-language careers on rise  Chicago Tribune

Fourteen years ago, Leslie Lancry founded Language Stars, a Chicago-based foreign language education program for children. The effort started modestly, with ...


Why earning a PhD is an advantage in today's industry job market  Nature.com

Don't despair if people try to talk you out of pursuing an industry position — your degree can open many doors, says Isaiah Hankel.


How Ph.D.s Romanticize the 'Regular' Job Market  The Chronicle of Higher Education

One thing I heard a lot — once I decided to stop looking for a tenure-track job — was that my doctoral skills would be well received beyond the ivory tower.


HELP WANTED: This is who's hiring in Houston  KTRK-TV

Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time work, or you just want a career change, here's who is hiring in Houston.


Ph.D. students and postdocs should view their careers like chapters in a book (opinion)  Inside Higher Ed

The metaphor is particularly useful for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars for many reasons -- some obvious and others less so, writes Chris M. Golde.


Dreaming of a career break? Here's why it might not be so bad for your resume  CNBC

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Self-Career Development: Three Strategies To Accelerate Your Career  Forbes

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From Curriculum to Career: Connecting Curriculum Outcomes to Future Careers  Faculty Focus

Strategies to help foster a connection between course material and professions, connecting curriculum outcomes to future careers.


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On-the-job injuries are not uncommon. However, some careers may be more dangerous than others, according to a recent report.


8 signs you should quit your job  Fast Company

We asked executives who have been through many career highs and lows how to know when it's time to move on from a job.


Best — and Worst — US Cities for STEM Jobs in 2019  WashingtonExec

A recent market study from WalletHub ranked Washington, D.C., as a runner-up among the top five U.S. cities with the highest percentage of their workforce in ...


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Careers  Wake Forest University News Center

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