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Posted February 05, 2014 by

College Grads: Look West to Land the Job of Your Dreams

A bridge view from the West Coast on the Pacific Ocean

A bridge view from the West Coast on the Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Pack your sunscreen and head west. Arizona, Texas and California lead the nation in job openings. The job markets in these three states began rising in 2013 and continue to have gained momentum into 2014. Companies here need college graduates, like you, with a degree in software development, market management, design or healthcare. (more…)

Posted February 05, 2014 by

What to Know About Entry Level Jobs in Civil Engineering in 2014

For those of you interested in finding entry level jobs in civil engineering this year, the following post has some information to keep in mind.

Entry level civil engineering jobs are provided to the fresher civil engineers who can tackle any building assignment efficiently, single-handedly or under the supervision of a senior.

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Posted January 14, 2014 by

Graduate’s Guide to Living and Working in the UAE

United Arab Emirates with flag

United Arab Emirates with flag. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

With college over, it’s time for new graduates to find their first jobs. As the job market slows down in North America and Europe, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a place where your experience, skills and qualifications may get you a more satisfying vocation. The UAE is noted for its modern infrastructure and has become the Middle East’s major hub for trade, transport and tourism. In addition, working and living in a country with a markedly different culture from home provides an excellent opportunity to improve your communication skills and build self-reliance. With this in mind, this guide covers the basics that you need to know before you make the move to the UAE. (more…)

Posted December 30, 2013 by

Create an Entry Level Job Opportunity Before One Opens Up

If you are having trouble finding an entry level job, learn how to create an opportunity for yourself with the company you wish to work for in the following post.

Just about every job seeker can tell this story: They apply for the perfect job opening. And then they wait. And wait. They never hear from the company. An organization may want to hire, and may post open positions, but that doesn’t mean it’s in a rush to fill them. Job seekers should note a new study by

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Posted July 11, 2013 by

Women in Plumbing and Construction

plumbing-electrical-careerThe world of construction trades is full of urban myths that really need debunking. Plumbers don’t, in the main earn more than £100k, although they can earn a respectable living, the electrician’s world is swamped by cheap labour from Eastern Europe, there is a shortfall of skilled plumbers estimated to be about 30,000 for plumbers alone. Finally, women cannot become electricians or plumbers is simply not true. With these urban myths fully debunked it is worth considering the issue of women in construction trades such as plumbing and electrical work in more details. (more…)

Posted July 09, 2013 by

20 Most Popular Jobs Searched With Mobile Devices

Young businessman in office searching for a job with mobile device

Young businessman in office searching for a job with mobile device. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Which positions are job seekers looking for while on the go?  Find out in the following post, which list the 20 most popular jobs searched on mobile devices. (more…)

Posted June 26, 2013 by

Jobs for Recent College Graduates Who Want to Work Outdoors

Are you wondering what to do after graduation?  If you like the outdoors, then consider some jobs for recent college graduates in the following post.

As the summer sunshine streams into your cubicle, the thought hits you: I cannot be stuck behind a desk for the rest of my life! You start dreaming. An outdoor job would be awesome. Fresh air, physical activity, open skies…yup, that sounds about right. Unfortunately, most outdoor work falls into three main categories: Teeny-Tiny Paycheck (park naturalist,

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Ditch the Desk: 5 In-Demand Outdoor Jobs

Posted June 11, 2013 by

10 Entry Level Jobs That Are In Demand for College Graduates

Are you one of many college graduates searching for entry level jobs?  If so, you may want to explore 10 positions in demand in the following post.

‘Tis the season of college graduation, and the interwebs are flooded with advice for new grads, soon-to-be grads and aspiring grads. But after the mortar boards go up and the champagne goes down, there’s one question on every new grad’s mind: How the heck can I find a job that

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Posted January 24, 2013 by

How Climate Change Effects the Job Market

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

This week, Cargill Beef announced that it will be shuttering one of its Texas plants as a prolonged drought in the state thins cattle herds to their lowest levels in 60 years. The closure will force the plant’s 2,000 workers to relocate to one of the company’s other plants or find employment elsewhere.

This is not the first time climate change has impacted jobs and it will not be the last, according to workplace authority John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Challenger forecasts that the impact of climate change on the economy and employment will only increase in the years to come. “Agriculture could be the biggest victim of changing weather patterns brought on by climate change. We are no longer an agriculture-based economy, but the sector still employs between 150,000 and 250,000 workers, depending on the time of year. The other area that could feel pain related to climate change is tourism. Ski resorts in Colorado are already seeing the effects of less snowfall. Not only are skiers seeking deeper powder further north, but the resorts are spending a lot more making artificial snow.” (more…)

Posted December 19, 2012 by

How To Find A High-Paying Job Without A College Degree

CollegeRecruiter.comThere is no question that getting a college degree can help you get a job.  However, if you don’t have one, that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t get a good job.  Learn more in the following post.

The following is a guest post by Career Step. According to FinAid, students are graduating with an average student loan debt of $23,186. The average student loan debt for borrowers aged less than 30, as of the end of March 2012, has risen 56 percent since the beginning of 2005 to a record $20,835, according to data released by the Federal Reserve Bank

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