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Posted March 23, 2015 by

Opportunity for Graduates – What Jobs are in Demand, and Where

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Image of happy young graduates throwing hats in the air. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The economy is always changing to meet demand and circumstances. Whether it’s newly developed technology or shifting demographics, more plentiful and diverse opportunities are becoming available for college graduates. Not every part of the US is kind to graduates of any discipline, of course. This article should be able to provide insight on where demand is highest for particular fields of study: (more…)

Posted October 20, 2014 by

The Rise of the Skilled Trades Career

Many are learning that having job-skills training is just as important as having a college degree. Employers look for those who can jump on board, hit the ground running, and do the job properly from day one. Successful employees may have training in necessary skills to perform job tasks, before they are hired. The U.S. economy now shows a recovery from the worst conditions of unemployment in decades. (more…)

Posted September 15, 2014 by

World Expo Bid 2020: The Foreseen Positive Impact on UAE Job Market

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The United Arab Emirates has an economy and a job market that possess an enviable stature and positioning in the global economic platform. In the entire Arab land, UAE is one country that has been determined to retain its heritage while sprinting at breakneck speed to embrace the breakthroughs and upcoming fiscal supporting events.

The job market at the moment is brewing with excellent career opportunities and there are several reasons that are backing up the success. Some of the highlighted reasons include a booming economy that is slowly moving towards diversification, increased Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) and a prospering private sector. (more…)

Posted September 10, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs in Business? 5 Things MBA Programs are Doing to Prepare You

For prospective MBA students who want to land entry level jobs one day, there are five things MBA programs are doing to prepare you for the future.  Find out what they are in the following post.

B-schools that want to stay relevant need to adapt to a quickly evolving field. If they don’t stay on top of those changes, they’ll leave alumni with outdated toolkits, huge debts and little to show for their time and tuition dollars. What does this mean for you, the prospective student? It matters because you’ll

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, 6 Tips to Step Your Searches Up to Find Jobs

When searching for jobs, recent college graduates can enhance their processes by applying the six tips in the following post.

You can’t take the same approach to finding employment you would’ve before the economy hit tough times. Several years ago, firms hired more, the job market wasn’t saturated with the unemployed, and prospects looked great for everyone. Things have certainly changed. The amount of competition means finding a way

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Posted August 28, 2014 by

College Graduates, Considering New Jobs? 7 Ways to Plan Ahead

For college graduates interested in finding new jobs, the following post shares seven ways to get a head start.

These days, gold watches and pensions can be filed under “career fairy tales.” Quite on the contrary, just surviving a round or two of layoffs is considered a happy ending. In a tough economy and an increasingly competitive job market, it may feel like you should always be planning your next

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Posted August 20, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Don’t Believe You’re Entitled When Searching for Jobs

It is a mistake for any recent graduate searching for jobs to think he or she is entitled to employment opportunities.  In the following post, learn job seeker types that are not attractive to employers.

We all know people who feel entitled. This is especially true of recruiters. We meet them at networking events and meet-ups. We listen to their stories; we hear all about their unsuccessful job search efforts. We empathize. We want to help…

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Posted August 12, 2014 by

Job Hunting Tips for Millenials

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Young woman in cafe restaurant with phone and coffee. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Though graduation season is now behind us, millions of young adults are still trying to enter the workforce. It’s a difficult but exciting time for them, as they prepare to use the knowledge they’ve gathered from past jobs and internships to obtain an entry-level position that could be the first step to their dream job. Of course finding a job is never easy.

Although the economy is growing stronger, young adults are still in a situation that is even more challenging than usual. Compounding this is a skills gap plaguing much of the world. According to Adecco’s Global Talent Competiveness Index, a high number of young workers are leaving high school without the education or technological skills needed to be successful. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Want a Career Where You Can Learn Before Landing an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Options

Getting some work experience in a field before landing an entry level job can better prepare you for a position.  The following post has some career options where you can gain this experience.

It can be difficult to find the perfect career, especially if you have no formal qualifications or experience. That is the main reason many people find themselves working in boring factories or warehouses for their entire life. You want to avoid doing that at all costs. Believe me; I’ve been there before, and it’s not

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Posted August 05, 2014 by

College Graduates, Trying to Find Jobs? 10 Tips from an Expert

With so much advice out there for college graduates looking for jobs, it can be hard to determine what’s right and what’s wrong.  In the following post, check out 10 job search tips from an expert.

You’re competing with a lot of great talent, avoiding the recruiting black hole, and wading through all the conflicting advice… some of which gets you all fired up, but doesn’t actually tell you how to get the interview! I’ve been recruiting for 15+ years and know a thing or two

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