Careers & Employment Information


Careers & Employment Information

Your Attitude Is Screaming


There is more attitude around than the 'traditional 'positive / negative attitude. This issue's topic will expose you to the other kind of attitude.

Gray Hair, Black Prospects


If you're reading this article, I'm sure I don't have to tell you that discrimination has become much more sneaky than in the past. No one comes out and say, "We're not hiring you because you're too old.

Pebbles in Your Shoe Dont Only Hurt your Foot But Cause Back and Hip Problems!


CIO Magazine ran an article entitled, "Ten Mistakes CIO's Too Often Make" written by Susan H. Cramm, former CIO and vice president of IT at Taco Bell and CFO and executive vice president at Chevys, a Taco Bell subsidiary.

8 Steps to Getting On-Track When You Start a New Job


Starting a new job can feel like moving to a new country. Your language skills may be modest.

Keep Your Phone Costs Down!


When you're looking for work, some of your expenses will change. You may not commute daily since you won't need a monthly commuter ticket, but each time you travel to an interview by public transportation, it will cost more.

Tips for Building a Successful Career


1. Develop excellent work habits - for example, meet deadlines and don't procrastinate.

Job or no Job: The Certainty of Uncertainty


Headline from AP via Yahoo News! January 11, 2005: "Chrysler Expects No Job Cuts in 2005, 2006." Headline from Detroit Free Press, January 12, 2005: "Chrysler Cuts 200 Hourly Workers.

Do Your Very Best in All Things -- Because Someone Is Looking....


Your job is to rise ABOVE the challenge. Do more than is expected.

How To Choose The Right Resume Format


After a thirty (30) second glance lots of resumes get thrown into the wastebasket. One of the reasons this happens is because the resume writer has failed to use the appropriate resume format.

The Interviewable Resume


It is rumored that the only word William Shakespeare wrote on his resume was "Available." We'll probably never know if that is true.

3 Secrets to Landing a Home-Based Position


Landing a telecommute position isn't easy. Finding them in the first place is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

Identity Theft and Your Online Job Search


While identity theft is nothing new, the Web has opened up whole new world of opportunity for identity thieves.According to the FBI, identity theft is the top online fraud.

Is Your Job Search Guided by the Controller or the Controllee?


I'll define what I mean by these terms. "The Controller" is a job seeker that is ruled by doing everything right.

Are You Eking Out a Living, and Cant Get What You Want from a Job?


Many people are working at jobs they don't want and they hate to go there every day. Are you one of them?Let's start by examining how you got into this kind of "pickle" to begin with.

How to Use Flow In The Job Search


What is "flow"? Flow as described by the psychology professor and educator, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, is a state of being and behavior. The behavior is one of complete absorption in a task.

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It's a whole new year, and for many people, that means it's time to make a *fresh* start. That may entail settling in a new state, finding a new job,


Employment Expertise: Getting kids excited about careers in IT  HollandSentinel.com

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5 Resume Tips for Career Changers | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Engage in self-reflection and be creative in your career change resume to make your experience work in your favor.


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

With 2019 just around the corner, you might be wondering what the chemistry job market in the US will look like next year. If I knew, I wouldn't be working in the ...


Career do's and don'ts from Jennifer Lopez's 'Second Act'  New York Post

In the new movie “Second Act,” out Dec. 21, Jennifer Lopez plays Maya, an ambitious woman from Queens who reinvents herself by leaving her job at a big box.


For new Ph.D. recipients, postgraduation employment numbers are on the rise  Science Magazine

Last year saw an uptick in the percentage of U.S. doctorate recipients who had firm employment plans postgraduation. That's one of many takeaways from the ...


Careers fashion show a hit at Valley elementary  Meadville Tribune

Lights, camera ... careers? At Conneaut Valley Elementary School, people from diverse professions strutted down the runway flanked by hundreds of students ...


Rockland Community College: Google your way to an IT career  The Journal News | LoHud.com

RCC is part of a growing number of schools turning to outside companies in order to put a dent in the "middle skills gap."


Student employment and the beginnings of an established career  The Aggie

How employment on campus can impact the trajectory of a student's future Many students first job experiences come during college. While.


Please Stop Asking Whether College Is Worth It  Forbes

College is among the best investments anyone can make. It's not clear, though, why so many seemingly credible places keep asking whether it's "worth it."


UPS takes a different stance on seasonal employment  Business Insider

Investing in your employees is expensive. "We're 111 years old. You don't get to be 111 if you are strictly on quarterly reports," says UPS PR manager Dan ...


NFL jobs forum opens minds of Morgan State, Coppin State students to opportunities beyond playing field  Baltimore Sun

Nine Morgan State and Coppin State students attended the third annual NFL Careers in Football Forum as part of the festivities surrounding the Celebration ...


Work Experiences and Satisfaction of International Medical School Graduates  AAP News

OBJECTIVES: We compared demographics and work, financial, and satisfaction experiences of early-career and midcareer pediatricians categorized by their ...


When Co-Curriculars Spark Careers: Over 80 Years, How 'Career and Technical Student Organizations' Have Evolved From Bricklaying to Business Management to Robotics  The 74

As a high schooler, Kieron Kohlmann knew more about cars than the average person. But even then, he had no idea just how far that knowledge could take him.


5 of the biggest workplace trends to watch in 2019  CNBC

Demographic shifts and technological innovation have led to major changes in the workforce. These five trends will reshape the workplace in 2019. They are: ...


The Hamilton Project: A year in figures  Brookings Institution

Throughout 2018, The Hamilton Project has conducted original research and commissioned policy proposals from leading economic thinkers as part of its core ...


Can your employer require you to come into work in inclement weather? Ask HR  USA TODAY

Here are answers to some common questions about how workplaces handle – or should handle – inclement weather.


The Best States For Business 2018: North Carolina Leads The Way  Forbes

Low business costs and a highly-educated labor supply propel the Tar Heel State to the top of Forbes' 13th annual look at the business climates of the 50 states.


The Fastest Growing Careers In Alabama  University Magazine

Searching for a new job in Alabama? Consider seeking employment in one of the state's rapidly growing fields, which include healthcare, teaching, and ...


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.


What Is a Doctorate or a Doctoral Degree? | Best Graduate Schools  U.S. News & World Report

A doctorate is the type of graduate degree that is usually required for tenure-track faculty positions.


Do social protection programs improve life satisfaction?  Brookings Institution

Based on 2012 Iraq Household Survey data, Talajeh Livani and Carol Graham find that individuals derive greater satisfaction from public assistance programs ...


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

Wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major? There are no useless college majors. Find out how to make yours valuable by selling your skills.


Can an employee be terminated while on disability?  The Globe and Mail

This is a common concern, but legally, the answer comes down to logic and fairness.


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.


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.


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.


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.


You’ve got your TCE, so what’s next?  The Mercury

FOR students, a Tasmanian Certificate of Education result is a milestone, but its importance in determining their future could be overstated, said the Tasmanian ...


Not Ready to Retire? Find a Bridge Job or Second Career.  U.S. News & World Report

Phyllis Matsuura needed a new purpose. She was offered an early retirement package after 34 years in the electronics industry, but at age 57, she was not ready ...


NC Commerce: 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.


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.


Warning: You Need to Reinvest in Job Training | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Afraid of losing your job to a robot? It's time to update your skills with skills training and job training to prepare for the jobs of the future.


How to Make the Most of a Seasonal Job | Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Seasonal jobs employ temporary and gig workers in the retail, hospitality and logistics industries in time to meet high consumer demand during the holidays.


Employment opportunities: Best US cities for job seekers in 2018  USA TODAY

According to a recent study, there are particular U.S. cities that are most benefiting from the current unemployment low. Here are the 10 best cities for job seekers ...


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

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


Careers  Wake Forest University News Center

If you are currently employed at Wake Forest University please view and apply for open positions by accessing the Internal Career Portal via desktop computer ...


8 Careers for Creative People | Best Jobs  U.S News & World Report Money

These are careers for creative people who want to find best jobs for writers, best jobs for artists and best jobs for actors.


Jobs at Tulane  News from Tulane

Tulane is situated in one of the most amazing cities in the world. From scenic uptown neighborhoods to the historic downtown area, there are no shortages of ...


How to Benefit From the Blockchain Job Boom | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Career advice about how to find a job in the blockchain industry, how to find a job in the bitcoin industry and how to find a crypto job.


Outdoor Jobs: Careers That Take You Beyond the Cubicle | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Cubicle life isn't for everyone. If the prospect of sitting at the same desk every day makes you squirm, you may be better suited to a job you can perform outside.


Breaking Into the Weed Business: Everything You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

How to get a job selling marijuana and how to work in the cannabis industry.


How to Deal With Job Search Rejection | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

One undeniable truth about job searching is that rejection is part and parcel of the process. No one likes to submit a resume and hear nothing back from an ...


Chemjobber's mailbag  Chemical & Engineering News

For faculty hires, do departments typically send out rejection letters to all candidates or just those that received Skype/phone/in-person interviews? There isn't a ...


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.


This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers  Forbes Now

This veteran is working to reinvent the hiring process for skilled labor, especially in the growing tech sector. Working with formerly incarcerated, he's finding ...


Labor shortage: More businesses are mellowing out over hiring marijuana smokers  USA TODAY

Marijuana testing — a fixture at large American employers for at least 30 years — excludes too many potential workers, experts say, at a time when filling jobs is ...


These are the best jobs in Australia right now  CNBC

Tech, construction and health care all feature, but the most in-demand job may surprise you.


Engineering skills essential: how to hire and retain future talent  Raconteur

The sector is crying out for new talent, so how can businesses attract and retain people with the engineering skills of the future?


Relaunch Your Career With Confidence | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're wondering how to change careers or how to launch a second career, the keys are building confidence, networking and identifying clear work goals.


How to Volunteer Yourself Into a New Job  U.S. News & World Report

More often than not, you can't just "order up a job" by responding to an online posting and have it delivered in one or two days as if you were buying whatever ...


The Good News for Today's Job Seeker | On Careers | US News  U.S. News & World Report

The tide is beginning to turn for job seekers and employees. Since the Great Recession, job seekers have had difficulty landing a good-paying job, but it seems ...


You Were Qualified for a Job But Not Hired. Why? | Interviewing  U.S. News & World Report

Personality and culture fit are reasons qualified candidates don't get hired for jobs. Attitude, courtesy and interview mistakes also play into hiring managers' ...


Wawa hiring 5,000 new employees this spring  6abc.com

Wawa is looking to hire 5000 new employees during the next three months.


What Happens To Your Career If You Get Sick? A Workaholic's Breast Cancer Saga  Forbes

Here is some advice to follow for anyone who goes through the challenge of returning to work after cancer or another serious illness.


Hot Jobs for College Grads | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Congratulations are in order for the class of 2018. Among the gifts arriving soon to graduating college seniors to acknowledge their accomplishments, perhaps ...


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

Some days, the thought of taking a career break can make you want to turn in your notice and dash out of the door. But then, just as quickly, the prospect of ...


Your next job interview could be with a robot  CNBC

Interviewing with a robot helped a pizza delivery guy bag a job as a San Francisco Bay software engineer.


5 Ways to Use Networking to Land Your Next Job  U.S. News & World Report

The best way to tap into the hidden job market, reduce your perceived risk as a candidate and ultimately increase the chance of getting an interview is through ...


16 Low-Stress Jobs | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

These low-stress jobs tend to offer a calm environment and lack urgency.


The 12 Best Jobs That Help People | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

These are 12 jobs that help people and jobs that do good in the world.


There are 77 US occupations that average six-figure salaries. Is yours one of them?  USA TODAY

A new report from 24/7 Wall Street found 77 jobs that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pay in the six figures. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.


3 Secret LinkedIn Job Search Tips | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Boost your insider knowledge, use the right keywords when searching for jobs and network with a specific purpose in mind to find the right roles.


Current job openings  Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has exciting opportunities in our New York office for individuals who are passionate and dedicated to ...


Japan's chemical industry struggles to find people with science backgrounds, especially bilingual ones  Chemical & Engineering News

In September 2015, a few months after earning a bachelor's degree in business management from Tokyo's Hosei University, Miyako Nakayama began studying ...


How Our Careers Affect Our Children  HBR.org Daily

What working parent hasn't felt guilty about missing soccer games and piano recitals? When there are last-minute schedule changes at work or required travel to ...


How to land a job at Amazon  CNBC

Amazon is everywhere. The behemoth tech company dominates the e-commerce industry and is taking on sectors like groceries and pharmaceuticals. Amazon ...


How to Beat Age Discrimination in Hiring Practices  U.S. News & World Report

Demonstrate your work stability over time, learn new technologies, use your age to your advantage and other tips.


Follow the dollar signs: 12 jobs with the highest starting salary  USA TODAY

Want to start off making some serious bucks? Here are 12 positions with strong starting salaries that'll make your entry into the working world far more lucrative.


4 Reasons To Consider A Temp Job Or Contract Job  Forbes Now

If you're looking for work, this career expert says, it may pay to look into a temp job or a contract job. Here's why and how to find one.


Think You're Ready For A Change? The Right (And Wrong) Reasons To Leave A Job  Forbes Now

Americans are more optimistic about the employment landscape than ever before, with 65% saying that now is a prime time to find a job. Before you decide to ...


Nearly Three-Quarters of Harvard Grads Pursued For-Profit Jobs in 2018 | News  Harvard Crimson

Despite administrators' repeated entreaties, Harvard is still struggling to convince its graduates to go into public *service*. Seventy-two percent of Harvard ...


The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

Each of these positions comes with a salary of $95000 or more.


14 Santa Clara city employees will be losing jobs  KGO-TV

Fourteen people with 11 to 32 years of *service* will be losing their jobs next month. They say they're in the crossfire of a dispute between the Santa Clara City ...


10 jobs that won't exist 20 years from now  Business Insider

As technology continues to evolve, the world evolves with it — which means that some of the careers that exist today probably won't be around 30 years from ...


Storyboarding Your Career: How to Get a Job in Animation | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Job: Lead 2-D Animator Salary Range: The minimum weekly wage set by the Animation Guild is $1,888.80, or roughly $98,000 per year. Supervisors command ...


What The 4th Industrial Revolution Will Mean For Your Career  Forbes

We are at the beginning of a 4th industrial revolution which is going to transform and augment most industries, businesses and careers. In this post we look at ...


Center for Career & Professional Development  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The CCPD provides comprehensive career preparation, enabling you to take charge of your future. We can help you perfect your résumé, hone your interview ...


Suspect Your Job Is Pointless? You May Be Right.  U.S. News & World Report

Advice about how to find a meaningful job that makes you happy instead of a pointless job that makes you bored at work.


The economy is strong, so why can't I find a job? | Produced by Advertising Publications  Seattle Times

With the jobless rate about as low as it ever gets, unemployed workers might wonder what's wrong with them.


Marijuana Employment: Is The Budtender Position A Dead End Job?  Forbes

Becoming a Budtender at a legal cannabis dispensary carries a certain level of prestige. But is this position the next dead-end job?


Why (and How) You Should Be Exploring Your Career Options This Year  U.S. News & World Report

Ready for a new job? Even if you think you're *content* with the current pay and cohort of co-workers in your current gig, maybe it isn't exactly what you dreamed ...


A modern workforce needs a new take on careers  Quartz at Work

When American children are quite young, they're asked repeatedly by their parents, schoolteachers, and other adults what they want to be when they grow up.


5 New LinkedIn Features to Boost Your Career | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're job searching or networking, make sure you're taking full advantage of LinkedIn's new features and functions, such as "Find Nearby" and giving kudos.


5 College Seniors Share Their Job-Hunting Stories | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

College seniors figure out how to get a first job after graduation.


Cisco ranks No. 8, SAS No. 10 among 'World's Best Workplaces'  WRAL Tech Wire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK - If you are looking for a new job and have faith in what employees have to say about the companies they work for, then in the ...


How to Cope With a Prolonged Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

Manage your emotions, stick to a routine, find a temporary part-time job and other tips.


5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

If you are beginning a search for a new position, a valuable exercise will be taking the time to self-reflect. Bring your strengths, aspirations and personal brand ...


Job scams showing up on legitimate career sites  ABC15 Arizona

Abigail Gimball is working a landscaping job, but says home improvement work is much harder work than what you see on HGTV. So she's looking for a more ...


8 Reasons Career Fairs Are Helpful for Older Job Seekers  U.S. News & World Report

Job fairs are an important tool for older job seekers, who can take advantage of networking opportunities with hiring managers.


This Founder Believes You Can Accelerate Your Career Like A Startup  Forbes

College students searching for their first full-time job or a summer internship face difficulties in the recruitment process. Kevin Wu and Derrick Mar saw how ...


4 Things to Do When You Are Lost in the Job Hunt Wilderness  U.S. News & World Report

Have you been unsuccessfully searching for a job for what seems like an eternity with no success? You might be wondering why you feel like you are lost in a ...


How to land a great job when you are over 50  CNBC

More than half of baby boomers plan to work past age 65, studies reveal. Experts explain how job seekers over 50 can overcome stereotypes and land their ...


What Is Your Job Fit Thesis? | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

You must prove that you fit the job description, can do the work and will fit in with the company culture.


These Are 15 of the Fastest Growing Jobs Over the Next 5 Years. Is Yours on the List?  Money Magazine

No matter what kind of skills you have, now is a good time to be looking for a job. Still, some workers have it better than others. The unemployment rate is the ...


Three Career Development Professionals Weigh In On The Recent Rise Of Job-Hopping  Forbes Now

With so many other professionals undergoing career transitions, it is easy for one to believe a leap to pursue the job of one's dream is simple.


19 Part-Time Retirement Jobs That Pay Well | Second Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Taking on a part-time retirement job doesn't have to mean low pay and uninteresting work. Many older workers perform important and essential jobs, while also ...


Settling for a survival job right out of college can hurt your career for years | Produced by Advertising Publications  The Seattle Times

Nearly 43 percent of recent college graduates are underemployed — that is, working in jobs that don't require a college degree.


Passion, necessity drive career changes in Duluth and beyond  Duluth News Tribune

After decades as a small business owner, Annette Beaufeaux had reached a pressure point. It was time for a change. "I don't want to look back and say I just did ...


Colleges Say They Prepare Students for a Career, Not Just a First Job. Is That True?  The Chronicle of Higher Education

About 60 percent of executives and hiring managers think that most college graduates are prepared to succeed in entry-level positions. But only a third of ...


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