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Posted July 09, 2014 by

How you can develop in a career as an insurance adjuster

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Loss adjuster inspecting car involved in an accident. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The insurance industry is an ever growing one with more people wanting to insure everything that they value most and this also makes this industry a very lucrative one especially if you wish to make a career in this field. With the boom in the insurance market, employment opportunities have also increased tenfold. When it comes to the field of insurance, you can be assured that with a financial background in banking, insurance and the likes, you will have several career options at your disposal and you can essentially select the one that fits your personality and choices well. If you would like to do some quality reading in order to understand every aspect of the realm of insurance then you should certainly consider visiting http://cheapautoinsuranceusa.com to get a complete and clear picture of what to expect in a career in this field. (more…)

Posted June 25, 2014 by

Franchising for College Grads

A road to franchising new business opportunity chain store

A road to franchising new business opportunity chain store. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During college, most students feel the optimism of a world that’s completely open to them and that gives the tools and connections they need in order to succeed. However, a small percentage of college grads aren’t going to school to join the corporate world, they’re entrepreneurs and small business owners looking for lucrative opportunities.

These graduates intend on starting their own business, whether it be a restaurant, boutique, service business or any number of others. They’ll quickly find that the theory they learned in business school might not be enough to succeed in the business world. However, there is a solution… (more…)

Posted June 11, 2014 by

Consider Insurance Sales to Launch a Successful Career

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Peter Leighton, Vice President of Recruiting for Combined Insurance

It’s no secret that college graduates in today’s economy face a tough job market, possibly the toughest in decades.  U.S. Labor Department statistics note that 36 percent of the 3-million recent grads in their twenties are currently unemployed or underemployed, many working part-time jobs that don’t use their degree. Many feel frustrated to be spending these critical career-building years working as retail and customer service clerks, or as waiters, bartenders or manual laborers, after years of hard work to earn those degrees.

It doesn’t have to be that way.  For those who are ambitious, determined and self-motivated and enjoy working with people, there is an alternative path.

You may want to consider sales. (more…)

Posted April 29, 2014 by

Acupuncture – An excellent Career Option with high Earning

Doctor placing acupuncture needles in a woman's shoulder

Doctor placing acupuncture needles in a woman’s shoulder. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Acupuncture has been identified as a complementary yet efficient health approach. In its classical form, it is a typical component of traditional Chinese medicine. It is also an ancient form of treatment from the far East, which was once believed to be only an optional method of treatment. It utilizes tiny needles placed at proper pressure points in the body carefully. This in turn relieves patient from several physical and physiological pain, from stress and migraine to any kind of illnesses.

If you have decided to take acupuncture as your profession, then here is lucrative information for you. Read on the article! (more…)

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 January 22, 2014 by

7 Essentials for Working at Home after College

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A simple home office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Ready to kick-start your home office? There are lots of things you’ll probably want to have, but some assets are essential. These items give you security, flexibility, and the ability to perform as if you were in a fully stocked office.

Up to Date Laptop and Software

Laptops are the ideal solution because they’re less bulky than a desktop and portable, for times when you have to go to a meeting or visit a client. But they have more storage space and power than notebook computers. With so many new software advances and updates coming out, make sure you get the most up to date laptop, so that you can put yourself ahead of the game. Invest in a well-padded carrying case that’s large enough for everything you’d want to carry with your computer, such as a full size keyboard and mouse, charger, pads and pens, etc. (more…)

Posted January 10, 2014 by

5 Reasons to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

Female medical professional holding a credit card processing machine

Female medical professional holding a credit card processing machine. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You don’t have to be an occupational expert or a news junkie to know that the heath care field in America is undergoing significant changes. If you’re someone who is looking to start a new career (or even your first one), this industry may be appealing to you. This is also true even if you don’t relish the long hours and constant pressure associated with being a doctor, nurse, or physician’s assistant. One of the more popular but lesser-known health care positions is known as a medical billing and coding specialist. (more…)

Posted December 12, 2013 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs in Accounting and Finance for 2014? Part 1

Are you about to graduate from college, and start searching for entry level jobs in accounting or finance?  If so, part one of the following post lists some opportunities you might be interested in.

Recent grads will either head to graduate school or start looking for a job. If you’re a soon-to-be graduate, in search of entry-level accounting and finance jobs, what type of position appeals to you? The competition is stiff for…

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Posted December 09, 2013 by

Searching for or Have Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Questions You May Want Answers to

If you are searching for or have been hired for recent graduate jobs, the following post has five questions and answers you might want answers to.

That said, if the job they’re hiring for is an entry-level position too, it’s not crazy to have them do an initial screen of candidates, culling the pool down for whoever will do more in-depth interviews later in the process. (But not if…

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Posted November 07, 2013 by

Top Remote Entry Level Jobs

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Smiling man working from home on his laptop computer. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Those just leaving college are presented with a unique set of circumstances that generations past have not seen before. The job market is very much in flux, with traditional opportunities being criticized for having fewer openings than there are applicants. On the other hand, recent college graduates are more familiar with technology than generations past, offering a unique set of skills that employers are eager to acquire for their business. Many companies find that it is easier than ever to hire remote workers to take on a variety of tasks to help manage their business, which both increases productivity for businesses and employment opportunities for graduates. (more…)