In today’s Video Friday vlog, Bhavna shares some tips to improve your chances of landing jobs in small companies and start-ups. Read More
You hear a lot these days about “hot jobs” – jobs are in increasing demand. You also hear a lot about jobs that have disappeared forever. If you were working in a field that is no longer flourishing, or if you simply want to move into a different profession that better fits you, you will need to prepare yourself for a career transition. Read More
For many people, working at a startup is exciting, and it’s not hard to understand why. You can get in on the ground floor, be a part of a team that creates something new and with high potential. That’s why it’s so cool to work for a startup, but that’s also why it’s not easy to actually get a job with one. Competition is fierce, but with the right knowledge and approach, you can find a way to make the cut. Read More
Job seekers often focus their efforts on large firms with name recognition and, in the process, ignore smaller younger companies. However, by doing so, they are eliminating some good options. While looking for a job, you want to broaden your horizons and target a wide range of employers in your field of interest, regardless of size. Read More
2011 is going to see a lot of people go back to work according to experts. As the economy evolves, many will be entering new fields. If you’re looking to transition careers but aren’t sure what you want to do, a good place to start would be to look at what careers are in demand.
US News and World Report has published a list of the 50 best careers for 2011. The report highlights professions to consider based on criteria such as job-growth projections, salary data, and job satisfaction.
Looking for a job that is always in demand, offers great personal satisfaction uses a wide variety of skills? How about nursing! No longer doctor’s helpers in starched white dresses, today’s nurses have many specializations and make good money. Nursing careers tend to be a safe option to pursue when you think about the large number of baby boomers who will be starting to retire and will need more care. Demand is very high and increasing. The employment rate is expected to increase by 27.3% by 2012 for a number of different nursing specialties due largely in part to demographic changes.
Many job seekers, especially mature workers, struggle to understand the role social media can play in a successful job search. Back in the day, resumes were printed and sent by mail and jobs were found in the local paper. Today it’s Twitter, LinkedIn and more. Ignoring these “new fangled” methods can greatly hinder a job search. So, for those of us born before 1970 (and some of you born after) here’s a quick rundown of the most important social media channels for your job search.