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New Year, New Job

Are you where you wanted to be in your career at this point? Do you have a plan to get where you want to be? People who climb the ladder and continually grow professionally tend to be the people who leverage their career. It requires a commitment to educate yourself about new ideas and trends,… Read More »

Your Resume Gets You the Interview; Your Interview Gets You the Job

Your Resume Gets You the Interview; Your Interview Gets You the Job When an employer sends out a job posting they have considered their needs and put together a list of requirements to fill those needs. When you find that posting and feel that you meet the requirements you can ensure an interview through thoughtful… 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 »

Programming Trends Change

Programming Trends Change – Keep Your Job Skills Up To Date Technology is always advancing and business needs change, and therefore, programming languages evolve over time and new ones emerge to meet the needs of consumer demands. How do you know which languages to learn to keep yourself in demand in the job market? How… 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 »

How To Manage Millennials For Small Businesses

One hot topic in management today is hiring and managing Millennials. Everyone talks about how Millennials prefer flexibility over salary and growth over stability but what about small companies, the backbone of the American labor force, who can’t offer telecommuting and big title changes? How do you recruit and keep the newest labor force? As… Read More »

Applying to Job Postings in Today’s Market

In today’s market employers are flooded with job seekers who could potentially fit a job, yet employer’s requirements are so stringent and so specific that many bemoan the lack of “qualified” job seekers. One way to counteract some extremely specific job requirements is to closely read over what the employer is looking for and then… 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 »