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

From Dec. 4-14, more than 2000 third, fourth and fifth grade students throughout West Michigan will have special visitors coming to their classrooms: local IT ...


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 ...


Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference | The Dish  Stanford University News

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


Why 'hepeating' prevents women from moving up the career ladder  Yahoo Finance

Coined by US astronomer and professor Nicole Gugliucci and her friends, hepeating is the process by which a man repeats something a woman has said, which ...


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."


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 ...


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 ...


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.


Career and technical education is win-win for students, job creators  The Seattle Times

As a wave of Washington's manufacturing workforce prepares for retirement, there are not enough students in the pipeline to fill those good-paying industry jobs.


CAREERS 2019: Ireland is hiring and willing to pay your air fare to return home  Irish Examiner

Time was, many decades ago, when emigrants willing to move permanently 'Down Under' to Australia and New Zealand would have had their passage ...


Minister praises work of organisations helping veterans into new careers  GOV.UK

Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood has praised businesses and charities that support *service* leavers taking the next step in their career, ...


Richard Jordan: Young people need to be told the real story about careers in the arts | Opinion  The Stage

A career in the arts is a valid ambition to pursue and courses do not offer false hope, as warned by Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman.


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.


Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study  The Scientist

Plus, more scientists nowadays spend their entire careers in supporting roles, rather than leading their own research programs.


Tuition Freeze Announced for 2019-20 at Corban University  PR Web

In a serious move to put students at the center of its budget strategy, Corban University has adopted a tuition freeze for 2019-20. This decision comes on the ...


November jobs report: Automation is changing industries, but workers don't need to panic  CNBC

Concerned about your job security? Economists say that now is the time to prepare for a change. Data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows ...


Careers 2019: HC21 is expanding in overseas markets and it all started with a spontaneous decision  Irish Examiner

Sometimes it is the spontaneous decisions that can change the course of a life. When arriving into University College Cork with the plan to register for an Arts ...


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.


Employers struggle to anticipate when workers will retire  HR Dive

Only half of employers said they have a good understanding of when employees will retire, despite 83% of them saying a significant number of employees are ...


How much will I get from Social Security if I make $100,000? How to estimate benefits.  USA TODAY

Here's a look of how much retirement income you might be able to expect from Social Security once you've attained a six-figure salary.


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.


Smoothen the rough edges, soften the blow  The Hindu

Involuntary job losses may be unavoidable in some circumstances, but there is always a choice in how they are handled.


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.


Ambitious Step Ahead for School Leavers  2GB

NOVA Employment offers young people with a disability an ambitious step ahead in their careers. Are you a recent school leaver with disability? Do you want a ...


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.


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 ...


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.


Salaries in sector nearly 30 per cent above average  Irish Times

There are many and varied routes to employment in Ireland's burgeoning life sciences industry.


Daily briefing: Subterranean biosphere contains billions of tonnes of life  Nature.com

A whole new reservoir of life on Earth”. Plus: Voyager 2 goes interstellar and the shrinking half-life of a scientific career.


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.


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.


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 ...


America Needs to Restore Dignity of Work  The Atlantic

The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness—and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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


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' ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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

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


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.


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.


Are You Ready For A Career Disruption?  Forbes

No matter what the reason, there is a good chance you will experience an employment disruption at some point in your career.


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 ...


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.


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

Volunteering can help you gain new skills, help the common good, show you have interests outside of work and fill space on a resume when not working full ...


The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

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


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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?


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 ...


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.


Scam Alert Job scams showing up on legitimate career sites John Matarese 3:15 PM, Jul  KTNV Las Vegas

Looking for a new job? Warning signs that great offer is a scam.


MBA Career Paths  Yale School of Management

MBA graduates of the Yale School of Management go on to succeed in top positions across countless industries. The varied arcs of their careers, shaped by our ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


For supporting postdocs, the U.K. is helping to lead the way—but more progress is needed  Science Magazine

U.K. funders and principal investigators (PIs) need to step up to usher in more profound cultural changes to support early-career researchers. That is one of the ...


Job seekers lined up for LA County Fair employment in Pomona  KABC-TV

The Los Angeles County Fair held a job fair Thursday at the Pomona Fairplex with more than 700 positions available.


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 ...


How To Fill An Employment Gap On Your Resume  Forbes Now

While it may be tempting to fake things a bit to make it easier to close this gap, you'd be making a huge mistake.


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.


7 careers in high demand in Utah  KSL.com

It feels good to be wanted, even if it's by the police. (They are hiring by the way.) But if a career in public *service* doesn't glaze your donut, don't worry. There are ...


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 ...


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 ...


Employers Seeking To 'Try Before They Buy' Will Change Career Paths For College Grads  Forbes

Reducing Hiring Friction means proving to employers that candidates for entry-level positions can do the job. The need to reduce Hiring Friction is giving rise to ...


Here are 8 ways to negotiate a six-figure salary like a pro  CNBC

Low unemployment is boosting worker confidence and causing more to leave jobs to pursue six-figure salaries, experts say. But job seekers should know the ...


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.


Skip the office: Amazon looking to fill more than 200 work-from-home jobs  KTRK-TV

With Amazon, you could let the job opportunities come to you. The company is looking to fill hundreds of virtual jobs, so you never leave home.


How to Explain Your Unemployment in a Job Interview  U.S. News & World Report

Being unemployed raises red flags with new employers, so think carefully about how to explain your work history during a job interview.


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 ...


These Common Reference Myths Are Hurting Your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

In the job search process, everyone recognizes the importance of having an up-to-date resume, a great cover letter and a professional LinkedIn profile page.


3 ways LinkedIn can help MBA grads bag their dream job  CNBC

From Tim Cook to Ray Dalio and Sheryl Sandberg, the long list of leading executives with MBAs to their names can make business school seem like the fast ...


Rethinking retail: Once-maligned industry aims to lure career-minded workers  Des Moines Register

Retail employment has grown 20 percent in the Des Moines metro since 2011 and accounts for nearly a quarter of all jobs.


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