Careers & Employment Information


Careers & Employment Information

Build Your Career Decision By Decision


Do you dislike making decisions and avoid the challenge whenever you can?Take heart. Look around and you will find you have plenty of company.

Resume Writing - Things to Consider


You are looking for a job and you are out to land the job of a lifetime. It can happen! Before you consider want ads, job websites, or making inquiries of companies you are interested in, you will need a resume.

Resume Writing - Tips and Advice


Job-hunting is not the most exciting thing in the world but you can make it easier. The key is organization.

Always Have a Current Resume


What is the biggest mistake people make with resumes?People write their resumes as a chronological summary of everything they've done in their professional lives. Employers only care about one thing: what you can do for them.

How to Access Employers through Proposal Marketing


Use Proposal Marketing and you'll be your own hot spot, opening gateways previously inaccessible. Hook up with those who have the power to hire you.

To All Managers: How Does ADD Affect Your Workplace?


Tent caterpillars create a cocoon for an entire colony. Within one colony there are two types of caterpillar.

How to Make Your Career Change Easier


Despite what your grandmother told you, life is not supposed to be a struggle. The same is true for making a career change.

Your Cover Letter MUST Ask This Question


Imagine receiving a letter from a salesman who wants to sell you an exciting new widget. The letter focuses on all the reasons why this is such a great item.

Reading the Want Ads--Not for Jobs--For Information


What? Want ads are where job announcements are, not information!Wait! Job want ads are full of information if you know what to do and how to use them.Doubtful? Here are some ideas of the kinds of information you can find as a job seeker.

Mid-Life Crisis: Its Not Just for Men Anymore!


A recent story in Career Journal begins:"The "midlife crisis" has long been thought of as something that afflicts men and often involves expensive toys and second wives. But the Wall Street Journal's Work & Family columnist, Sue Shellenbarger, says that as gender roles change, women are increasingly experiencing their own version of these upheavals.

Stop Whining and Ask For What You Want!


When you want something, the best way to get it is to make your request in a straightforward and positive way. You should not expect your boss or co-workers to read your mind and know what your expectations and desires are.

Are You In A Groove Or A Rut?


Ruts: the routines in our work and lives that have become uninteresting and bothersome.Everyone has a favorite rut or two.

Are You Suited for Self-employment?


A recent poll conducted by Yahoo! Small Business showed that nearly 3 out of 4 Americans have considered starting their own business. In fact, of more than 2,200 adults surveyed, over half (51 percent) said they would like to launch their small business within the next 5 years.

Nonverbal Interview Behavior


Non-verbal interview behavior can drown out your verbal self-presentation.Practice interviewing in front of a full-length mirror or, better yet, videotape yourself if you have access to such equipment.

Pre-Interview Web Research


You have obtained an interview -- congratulations! You feel prepared to discuss your strengths, your accomplishments, your willingness to work hard and learn quickly, and your ability to fit seamlessly into the employer's needs. But.

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Employment Opportunities Rising For African Americans  NPR

Brittany Smith grew up mostly in Detroit, earning a master's degree in public health from the University of Michigan. But when she and her then-boyfriend, Sam, ...


Why the Portable Certification of Spouses Act would increase employment success for military spouses when they PCS  Military Times

Military spouses in licensed professions need not sacrifice their careers just because their spouse received a permanent change of station, this writer says.


Putting Northeast Ohio workers on the map: The road to employment begins with worker mobility  freshwatercleveland

If she could afford a car, Antaneshia Fletcher could drive to her job at Bloom Artisan Bakery & Café in less than 20 minutes. Instead, she rises at 4:30 am every ...


Should ex-prisoners be denied careers? Pa. bills aim to remove work barriers  lehighvalleylive.com

Some Pennsylvania inmates may prepare for the day when they are free by learning a trade, such as cosmetology, in hopes of being able to find work and ...


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 ...


Transforming how the region funds employment and job training to connect more people to high-demand careers  King County

King County and City of Seattle are transforming the workforce system to connect more people to high-demand jobs. The new model will better align funding to ...


For Affordable Job Training, Consider Modern Apprenticeships | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

Apprenticeships offer on-the-job training and competitive wages for in-demand jobs. Learn more about apprenticeship programs and the answer to the question: ...


HVAC Careers Offer Good Pay Without College Debt  Valley News Live

Saying that college wasn't the right fit, Chris Van Antwerp pursued a trade career. After ten years of employment with a local machine shop, he made a switch ...


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.


What Are The Best Paying And Most Sought Skills For New Grads And Freelancers?  Forbes

New surveys by Glassdoor and Upwork describe the best paying and most sought after skills for new grads and freelancers. Read it here.


Career fair to showcase employment options for job seekers  Sentinel-Standard

IONIA — As part of Ionia's involvement in Project Rising Tide, members of a subcommittee are addressing the workforce.Through that subcommittee, in ...


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.


Nearing retirement, Nationwide CEO says company will remain committed to Iowa after he's gone  Des Moines Register

The native Iowan has overseen Nationwide's growth into one of Iowa's largest employers. He expects the firm to stay put after he's gone.


Nashua business helping wounded vets transition to civilian workforce  The Union Leader

NASHUA — Veterans injured in combat are finding newfound hope that their careers will thrive under the Warrior Integration Program founded in the Gate City.


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.


Companies Embracing Flexible Working Stand To Retain And Attract Top Talent  Forbes

Forward-thinking companies keen to retain and attract talent in the upper echelons of management are exploring and extending opportunities for flexible ...


Want a Job in PR and Marketing? | Careers | BoF  The Business of Fashion

Want the best PR and marketing job opportunities in fashion delivered to your inbox first? Click here to set up a job alert on BoF. LONDON, United Kingdom ...


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.


Hot Job Market Is Wooing Women Into Workforce Faster Than Men  NPR

Over the past three years, women returned to the workforce at more than double the rate of men. Growth in industries that rely on women and heavy recruitment ...


What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR  USA TODAY

Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.


Young Adult Career and Job Fair in Prescott on May 1 at Yavapai Juvenile Justice Center  Signals AZ

PRESCOTT – Local residents age 16-24 are invited to attend the Young Adult Career and Job Fair on Wednesday, May 1 at the Yavapai Juvenile Justice Center ...


Rock City adds Future Ready Institution to Howard High School  WTVC

The Future Ready Institute in Hamilton County Schools recently announced that Rock City will be added to the list of institute partners in association to Howard ...


Cannabis, Marijuana, Weed, Pot? Just Call It a Job Machine  The New York Times

As legalization spreads, listings for cannabis-related positions on recruitment sites have soared. But working in the industry comes with caveats.


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.


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 ...


Europe is a top destination for many researchers  Nature.com

Language, cultural differences and expense are common downsides in some European countries, but researchers who land there love the opportunities to learn ...


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

Join the team of exceptional individuals who teach, help, and support our students in their quest to move the world forward. Here you can find information about ...


You’re probably not ready to retire — psychologically  MarketWatch

Your emotional 'glide path' is as important as your financial plan.


Campus News May. 22, 2019 2019 Founders Day Awards Honor Extraordinary Accomplishments, Commitment to Public Service  UCSF News Services

The awardees were celebrated at a luncheon Friday that showcased their extraordinary accomplishment and dedicated *service* to the UCSF community and ...


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

Slidell, LA – Looking for a job? More than 100 employers– many of them big corporations like Boeing, Coca Cola, General Dynamics and Walmart –are looking ...


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.


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 ...


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.


Learn the Basics to Getting a Job in Europe | Careers | BoF  The Business of Fashion

LONDON, United Kingdom — From the haute couture maisons in Paris to the artisan workshops in Milan, Europe continues to be an aspirational place to work in ...


Job Opportunities at LSUA  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.


In a first, U.S. private sector employs nearly as many Ph.D.s as schools do  Science Magazine

The job market for U.S. science and engineering Ph.D.s is about to pass a long-anticipated milestone. For decades, educational institutions have been the ...


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 & 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.


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.


When Ph.D. stands for Problematic Hiring Detriment  Science Magazine

Our columnist investigates how having a Ph.D. can hurt your job search.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Six careers worth going back to school for — even if you're over age 40  CNBC

AARP asked a jobs expert to compile a list of the 6 best options for workers over age 40 who are looking to shift careers and are willing to go back to school to do ...


Career Services  St John's University News

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


The best jobs in America for 2019  CBS News

Jobs may be plentiful, but they don't always offer great pay and satisfaction. Here's where Glassdoor says you should look.


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.


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.


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 ...


5 Career Moves You'll (Probably) Make in 2019  Fortune

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 ...


These are the 13 best jobs to have in 2019, according to US News & World Report  CNBC

U.S. News & World Report analyzed U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data to determine which 100 jobs are hiring the most. It then looked across industries and ...


TulsaWorldJobs.com Career Fair  Tulsa World

We have multiple seminars to attend throughout the day moderated by experts in their fields. The seminars give attendees great information ranging from the ...


Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job | US  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.


10 excellent email examples for job hunters  CNBC

There's a free tool that can help all job hunters give their careers an important boost: email. While unemployment is currently low, competition is always tougher ...


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 ...


5 hot new careers created by marijuana legalization  CNBC

The $8.5 billion U.S. marijuana industry is generating jobs at a faster rate than tech. By 2020 the industry is expected to create 250000 new jobs in a host of new ...


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.


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.


Deaf And Unemployed: 1000+ Applications But Still No Full-Time Job  NPR

Despite technological advancements that allow deaf job seekers to communicate more easily with potential employers, applicants say they still face stigma that ...


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.


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

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to expand the federal role in child care could help more women get off the mommy track, boosting their lifetime earnings and labor ...


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

Has your job become too routine? Do you no longer feel challenged or inspired by your work? Have you tried and failed to get a promotion? If you lack career ...


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.


The fastest-growing job in the US is expected to grow 105% by 2026—here are the other 19  CNBC

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) analyzed the 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2016 and 2026 and found that there ...


How Our Careers Affect Our Children  Harvard Business Review

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


The business schools taking teaching into prisons  Financial Times

Like many business school students, Devaughan Bell is doggedly working through classes on improved financial analysis and clearer communication, and ...


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.


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.


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

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


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."


Jobs at Tulane | Human Resources  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 ...


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 ...


15 Best Stay at Home Mom Jobs - How Moms Can Make Money From Home  WomansDay.com

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 ...


US Southern Command > Work With Us > Employment | Careers  U.S. Southern Command

Our workforce is supported by more than 400 civilian employees who play a crucial role in U.S. Southern Command's efforts to support security and stability in ...


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.


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.


6 Steps for Making It as a Career Minded Military Spouse  Military.com

You want a career, but you have to balance it with your military life. Here are six tips for making it happen.


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.


If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours  ProPublica

A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older U.S. workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to ...


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.


These 5 hot industries are a safe bet for a career that's future-proof  CNBC

According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, AI and automation will replace 375 million jobs by 2030. The good news: This transformation is expected ...


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 ...


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.


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.


And the job with the biggest gender pay gap is …  NBCNews.com

Equal Pay Day: Jobs with the biggest pay gap, according to to Glassdoor.


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 ...


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.


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.


McDonald's Launches Career Advising Campaign for Employees  QSR magazine

Back in July, McDonald's U.S. chief people officer, Melissa Kersey, said the fast-food chain had the opportunity and leverage to play a pivotal role in the country's ...


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 ...


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 ...


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

Today, rising to leadership positions requires employees to craft their own self-career development strategies. For ambitious employees, self-development is an ...


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.


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