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Posted December 16, 2014 by

How to Prepare for Your Career While Getting a Nursing Degree

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Intern holding a clipboard in hospital entrance. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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. (more…)

Posted December 12, 2014 by

Looking for a Career Path? Future Jobs that May Offer One

Services, Agriculture and Industry are the three largest sectors for employment in the world today. This info-graphic looks at current employment trends and predicts the top ten jobs of the future, the key skill sets that will be in demand and what will make employees valuable to employers in the future work place. (more…)

Posted February 20, 2014 by

Hiring or Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? What You Should Know About the Modern Workplace

Whether you’re an employer hiring for or a job seeker searching for recent college graduate jobs, it is important to understand what’s is going on in today’s workplace.  The following post includes an infographic that can help employers and job seekers in the working world.

In part due to recent technology advances, and partly a result of the influence of the growing number of Millennials in the workforce, today’s workplace is nothing like professional environments of the past. This infographic from Recruiter.com shows how the face of the workplace is evolving. How will this affect your career? How will your job

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Posted September 18, 2013 by

STEM Jobs Promise to Be Hottest Career Fields for Today’s College Freshmen

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

As the nation’s roughly 2 million college freshmen take the first steps on their career paths, the employment experts at global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., offered some advice on which areas could offer the most fertile employment landscape over the next decade.

“Many freshmen have no idea what career path they want to pursue, relying on a mix of courses in the first year to help point them in the right direction.  There is absolutely nothing wrong with that, but it is a good idea to at least be armed with information about where job growth is expected to remain strong in order to make the best decisions about one’s course selections going forward,” said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. (more…)

Posted May 29, 2013 by

5 Jobs if You Can’t Sit Still

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Woman doing multiple tasks. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Some people just aren’t meant for the 9-to-5 cubicle lifestyle. If the thought of an office job makes you break out in hives and run for the door, consider these five jobs that will get you going and keep you moving.

Get on your feet with 5 active jobs

The jobs below aren’t your standard retail drudgery, and they aren’t for office drones. These careers typically require training and require a lot of energy and commitment every day. If you’re ready to get away from the office for good, take a look at the full-time jobs that get you out of your chair and into the world. (more…)

Posted September 14, 2012 by

Best Jobs for Military Veterans Transitioning into Civilian Life

Military veterans may be wondering what are some of the best jobs to pursue after completing their service time.  Maybe some of the jobs in this post might appeal to them.

Veterans bring valuable skills and work habits to the civilian job market. According to Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., the training and experience individuals gain while serving in the military can qualify them to enter many good-paying, high-growth civilian jobs. (more…)

Posted August 17, 2012 by

Nursing Resume Tips – How to Write a Nursing Resume

The healthcare industry is booming right now and it’s expected to grow exponentially over the next few decades.  According to government sources, healthcare spending in the U.S. is projected to grow to $4.1 trillion within the next six years and will account for over 20% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).  A fortunate side-effect of this projection is that the medical industry will also create over $3 million new jobs by 2020, so it’s certainly a good time to consider a career as a nurse, medical assistant, or other healthcare professional. (more…)

Posted July 13, 2012 by

4 Top Jobs for People with an Enterprising Personality

If you are job seeker who likes to take the initiative, there are certain jobs you may want to learn more about.

Research has proven that people who connect their personality types to their careers tend to have the most satisfaction and success. In his new book, 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality, Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., compiles the best jobs for five different personalities: realistic, investigative, artistic, social and enterprising.

Those with enterprising personalities “like work activities having to do with starting up and carrying out projects, especially business ventures,” Shatkin says. “They like persuading and leading people and making decisions. They like taking risks for profit. These personalities prefer action rather than thought.” (more…)

Posted June 14, 2012 by

Six of the Top Jobs from Occupational Outlook Handbook

A new book from JIST Publishing features information on jobs and more.   Here are six of the best jobs featured in the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014. (more…)

Posted April 05, 2012 by

9 Jobs Expected to Increase in Demand

Are you interested in jobs with growth potential?  Depending on your interest(s), there are opportunities to find employment, according to new information from AARP.org.  If you are a college student or recent graduate, this could mean more entry level jobs; for job seekers as a whole, there are potentially more positions to compete for.  In addition, these jobs may provide job security.

Here are nine jobs and their expected growth from 2010 to 2020, as forecasted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: (more…)