Posts Categorized: Career Advice

Counteroffers: Avoid Them Like the Plague

Resigning from a job is often easier said than done, even when you are suffering from being burned out, and have already found an opportunity that fits you better. It’s not uncommon to feel a bit reluctant at first due to the unpredictable nature of opening a new door in your professional life. Candidates sometimes… Read More »

Rewards of Working in the Tech Field

Technology has quickly become one of the most exciting professions in which to work. The industry is evolving quickly and has seemingly limitless opportunities around the world. There’s a consistent demand for candidates who have the general skills and knowledge of how to support information technology activities in the workplace. Yet, exceptional pay and benefits… Read More »

Banking Careers Offer Excellent Prospects

Entry Level to Executive Banking Jobs The banking industry offers a wide variety of career tracks if you are interested in working with numbers and enjoy customer service. Despite the industry shake up in the past few years job prospects are strong. Sarah Brooks writes in her article, Top Jobs for Career Advancement, “There will… Read More »

Engineering Salaries and Getting the Job

The Best Engineering Salaries The job market is wide open for engineering majors, especially if you are specialized in the fields of petroleum engineering or computer science. The National Association of Colleges and Employers tells us that, “Engineering majors hold eight of the top 10 spots on the list of top-paid majors for Class of… Read More »

Leveraging Your Career

Industry Survey Are you happy in your career? Recent studies suggest that you are probably not. Results from a recent Gallup poll (“U.S. Workers Least Happy with Their Work Stress and Pay”, by Lydia Saad for Gallup”) show that while people appreciate their coworkers they are not satisfied with much else. “Less than half of… Read More »

Career Success

You know the old saying, “when the going gets tough, the tough become successful”?   Okay, well that may not be the exact saying but nonetheless it’s true. Even though our economy has hit a few rough patches the past year or two, some people continue to be extremely successful.  So how can you mirror that… Read More »