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Posted December 23, 2013 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job in the Tech Industry? What to Know for Your Job Search

If you are looking for an entry level job in the tech industry, the following post includes an infographic with information to help you with your job search.

The tech industry is a hot market for professionals across the globe. Whether you’ve been pursuing a career in the tech sector for a number of years or you’re just now considering it, the future of tech is looking pretty promising. Case in point: From 2010 to 2020, computer-related occupations are expected to grow 22 percent, compared to the

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Posted July 12, 2013 by

7 Ways the Sequester Affects Your Job Search

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Marsha Davis, Salary.com contributing writer

A recent Gallup poll states 51% of Americans don’t know enough about the sequester to judge if it’s a good or bad thing for the economy or for themselves personally. I tend to take a more negative view. As a layperson, and a veteran resume writer, I hear from many people who feel the effects of the sequester and believe it’s a bad thing, even if those changes have not already taken place. It’s like waiting for the other proverbial shoe to drop: You know something bad is about to happen, you just don’t know when.

This article spells out in layperson’s terms what the sequester actually is and how it affects you as a job seeker. (more…)

Posted May 03, 2013 by

10 Top Industries For Job Seeking College Grads

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Which industries are seeing the most growth in entry-level jobs for college-educated workers? Industries with the largest year-over-year growth for entry-level jobs are: (more…)

Posted April 17, 2013 by

What you must know when applying for an Apprenticeship Program

The following post has information for anyone interested in an apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship is a system of training that is done on-the-job. An apprentice works for an employer who helps the apprentice learn their trade. In most cases the apprentice agrees to continue working for the employer for an agreed period of time after their training. ~~ careeronestop.org Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job

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What you must know when applying for an Apprenticeship Program

Posted December 09, 2011 by

Most Popular Industry for College Grads is Accounting

Employers in accounting services and engineering services made the most offers to bachelor’s degree graduates from the Class of 2011, according to results of the Fall 2011 Salary Survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

Rounding out the top five employers are those in consulting services, retail/wholesale trade, and financial services. Below are the industries which hired the most college graduates and the average salaries paid to those 2010-11 bachelor’s degree graduates are: (more…)