November 21, 2013 by William Frierson
Recent college graduates searching for entry level jobs should be excited about the possibility of increasing starting salaries in 2014.
The just-released 2014 Salary Guides from Robert Half show that U.S. starting salaries for professional occupations are projected to increase an average of 3.7 percent next year. Technology positions are expected to see the largest gains among all fields researched, with an anticipated 5.6 percent increase in the average salary for newly hired workers. Accounting and finance professionals can expect starting salaries to rise an average of 3.4 percent, according to the research. Continue Reading
June 04, 2013 by William Frierson
Are you looking for some entry level jobs that might suit you well with an MBA? The following post has some opportunities.
Entry level positions for most careers pay entry level wages. No surprise there. Careers offer more rewards than just salary, of course. But, make no mistake, increased earnings in the first few years of employment offers a leg up on saving for retirement, paying down debt, and opening investment opportunities.
Here are a few careers that offer healthy salaries out of the starting gate for business graduates.
June 03, 2013 by William Frierson
What are five top entry level jobs for IT graduates to consider in their job searches? Find out in the following post.
untitled OK, so you’ve graduated or are graduating very soon. What now? The parties are over. The all night cram sessions are a thing of the past. Where do you go from here? Well, for some it’s moving back home with mom …
View original article:
May 14, 2013 by William Frierson
It’s a great time to be in IT, at least according to two recent reports. Growth of IT jobs in several sectors shot up 4.6 percent nationally in the last year, says a new report issued by TechServe Alliance, an IT and engineering staffing and solutions firms collaborative. The TechServe report reveals an all-time high of 16,500 IT jobs added in February 2013. The employment information was collected from three separate IT categories – data processing, hosting, and related services; computer systems and design services; and management and technical consulting services. Continue Reading
March 26, 2013 by William Frierson
Are you looking for an entry level job that pays well? If so, the following post has some positions you might be interested in.
These high-paying entry-level positions require less than two years’ experience and pay at least $50000 a year.
In today’s competitive job market, it can be hard to imagine that there are jobs that pay well but don’t require years of experience. But many sectors offer high-paying entry-level jobs that are appealing to mid-career changers or recent college graduates (who are likely eager to get out from under a mound of student loan debt)
November 01, 2012 by William Frierson
If you are searching for a job in technology, then you’re likely to find one. While the unemployment rate is 7.8% nationally, the technology sector is doing even better with an unemployment rate around 6%. At the same time, 54% of CIOs said it’s challenging to find skilled professionals today, according to Robert Half Technology’s Q4 IT Hiring Index. Continue Reading
September 14, 2012 by William Frierson
Military veterans may be wondering what are some of the best jobs to pursue after completing their service time. Maybe some of the jobs in this post might appeal to them.
Veterans bring valuable skills and work habits to the civilian job market. According to Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., the training and experience individuals gain while serving in the military can qualify them to enter many good-paying, high-growth civilian jobs. Continue Reading
August 24, 2012 by William Frierson
The Information Technology sector continues to expand so far in 2012. Investment continues both in infrastructure and in staffing. Software developers, Health IT, and Security Cleared IT are in high demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that from 2008 to 2018 Computer Software Engineers 283,000 jobs will be added. This adds to the competition for talent.
Along with the increased competition for IT talent, are increased salaries, according to the 17th annual Redmond Salary Survey. Salaries stagnated for some years but many employers are seeing the wisdom of salary increases to current employees in order to stay competitive and retain technical talent. Continue Reading
June 14, 2012 by William Frierson
A new book from JIST Publishing features information on jobs and more. Here are six of the best jobs featured in the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014. Continue Reading
December 13, 2011 by William Frierson
Today’s job seekers face numerous obstacles: a recession that has eliminated countless positions and crowded the job-seeking field; ever-changing technology; and pressures to do more with less. It can be difficult for anyone to decide which career to pursue.
Best Jobs for the 21st Century helps job seekers quickly and easily focus their career options and learn more about jobs of interest. Author Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., includes 69 lists divided by demographic, experience, salary and more. The “Best Jobs Overall” list contains 400 jobs ranked by the best combination of pay, growth and openings. Here are the top 10 best jobs overall for the 21st Century: Continue Reading