December 16, 2014 by William Frierson
If you are interested in a career in nursing, you’ve picked a great field with endless job opportunities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for registered nurses will increase by 19 percent by 2022. To take advantage of the job growth in nursing, there are some activities you may want to do while completing your nursing degree program. Why? Completing these tasks can help prepare you for your nursing career, while also gaining an edge over other applicants. Continue Reading
December 01, 2014 by William Frierson
Job hunting can be stressful during the holiday season. Between parties, family gatherings and other personal commitments, it’s hard to stay focused on finding a job. If you’re like many job seekers, you’ve probably put your search on hold until after the New Year. After all, employers aren’t hiring during the holiday season, right? Wrong.
The holiday season is actually a smart time to search for a job. In fact, more than two-thirds of employers have more openings available during the months of November and December.
Here are a few more reasons why you should continue job searching during the holidays: Continue Reading
November 25, 2014 by William Frierson
If you are someone who has changed jobs multiple times, then you have probably heard that doing so makes potential employers skeptical about hiring you for employment. While that is a fair point from an employer’s prospective, it does not mean that a job seeker can’t get another position. In fairness, you may have had personal and/or professional reasons for leaving one job and searching for another one. Now, though, because you have been a job hopper, you must prove to a potential employer that you are the best candidate for a job opening. Here are some things to keep in mind for your job search. Continue Reading
November 19, 2014 by William Frierson
Do you have any fear(s) when it comes to your job search? For example, if you are a recent graduate, you might wonder if you will find an entry level job with the degree you just earned. Or, maybe you have not been working for a while and uncertain about how to get back into the workforce. No matter what is holding you back from looking for a job, the important thing is to figure out how to conquer it. The following are five fears you may experience in your job search and how to overcome them. Continue Reading
November 14, 2014 by William Frierson
Golf is more than a sport. It is a complex business that offers an opportunity for qualified individuals to enjoy a fulfilling and exciting career in golf. In the United States, the golf industry is responsible for providing 2 million jobs; and that should give you an inkling about the immense career potential the golf business offers to trained and qualified individuals. Also, the golf industry has some very lucrative job opportunities for the right individual. Here are a few tips should you choose to pursue a career in golf. Continue Reading
November 13, 2014 by William Frierson
Networking is an opportunity to meet new people who can potentially become contacts. As a job seeker, networking gives you the chance to talk about your job search. With the right contact(s), you can take another step in finding a new job. So, when opportunities arise to network, how can you take advantage of them? Consider these three ways to make the most of your opportunities. Continue Reading
October 31, 2014 by William Frierson
Choosing the best profession can be a daunting affair especially in modern times. Though there is prevalence of information, you might be lost with choices, as all careers look promising at a glance. Real estate still is a lucrative profession and you can create an excellent career with the right information. Continue Reading
October 29, 2014 by William Frierson
It’s only natural. We spend a lot of time on our cellphones these days. If you think about it, the amount of time we incorporate technology into our everyday routine is pretty remarkable. Even more astonishing is our time spent just on social media. For the majority of the time, for most of us, social media is an outlet for entertainment rather than a productivity tool. However, social media provides each one of us the availability to ultimately leverage our career aspirations. Continue Reading
October 22, 2014 by William Frierson
How important is experience for a job seeker? Does an internship hold importance only for beginners or can an established professional like you make use of it? The following article will seek to answer these questions to support the idea of internship even long after college.
Internships are the rare opportunities provided to the privileged. However, these privileged interns may not necessarily be college students, they can be professionals like you and I. Life begins to burst our bubble as each day teaches us a new lesson. Each day can bring a revelation that allows us to change our perception of the world as we know it. But the question is – Are we willing to empty our cup to absorb the wisdom that life has to offer? Among the large number of fallacies that are existent, one of the prevalent myths that have restricted the growth of several professionals is that internships are only for 20-somethings. Continue Reading
October 21, 2014 by William Frierson
Grads looking for work have it tough, as they try to enter a difficult job market while also trying to learn the intricacies of a job search. They don’t yet know for themselves what works in a job search and what doesn’t.
For most inexperienced job seekers, the main strategy is simply to apply for jobs on major job boards, not realizing that most job openings aren’t ever posted on the likes of Monster or Workopolis. So if you want to make the most out of your job search, here are 7 job search tricks and resources that are underused by grads. Continue Reading