An article from the website, The Online College. Lists some things you can do whether you’re currently out of work, or still employed and trying to prevent unemployment. Taking initiative, exercising leadership skills, and adopting an entrepreneurial spirit are all up there as ways to stand out from the crowd. A great article to read for recent or soon-to-be college graduates.
This article by Philip Moeller, in U.S. News & World Report, speaks of some valuable things we should remember. For one, real estate is not as sure an investment as has always been touted. Also, there is nothing like challenging financial times to make one appreciate health and well-being. So keep your fitness levels up – it’s one of your cheapest yet greatest buffers.
Congratulations college graduates! You are about to embark on a new adventure. But you will also face new challenges, such as repaying student loans and managing your money. Here are several tips to help you get started.
From Salary.com, this slide show features careers that may survive the current economic crisis better than others. The key is to focus on work that continues even when most people do not have extra discretionary money to spend.
As things like technology, medicine, science and environmentalism continue to advance in the coming years, several occupations are bound to emerge. By understanding these trends, job seekers can play a more active role in planning for their careers.
Even as many Americans struggle to find work, certain fields are booming — and will continue to boom well into the future. You could boost your odds of career success by targeting one of these expanding job fields.
The alternatives to a permanent full-time job include part-time work, contract jobs, job share and all, but there are other options too which you could explore and see what suits your needs and interests the best.
It is important to understand the most common alternative work arrangements. Deciding which one may work best for your situation is the first step in developing a convincing proposal to your current/prospective employer.
While some young people are lucky enough to land a full-time position right out of college, others may have to work their way to that point. A surprising number of companies are beginning new hires in a temporary or part-time capacity before making a full-time commitment. Don’t immediately pass over an attractive job description simply because it’s a temp job, it could be your window to a new career.