In spite of the somewhat sluggish economy, in specific fields job opportunities are truly abundant and simply waiting to be tapped by qualified applicants. As a result of new technology and techniques, new skill sets are required but because the required skills have changed faster than the overall workforce, the numbers of qualified applicants has actually been decreasing for the past several years as workers rush to brush up and improve their talents in order to be considere…
Tips To Creating Your Own Cover Letter Template
Using a cover letter template when job hunting is a logical and time saving measure. Your time is limited, so writing one basic one and using it as your template will simplify the application process, making you more efficient and hopefully employed all that much faster.
A basic template can be either bulleted sometimes called an Executive Summary or in paragraph form. The paragraph form of cover letter template is more traditional and preferred by many for the neat ap…
Using Online Job Sites in Your Career Search
Whether you are a graduate just beginning your career hunt, or a seasoned professional changing employers, using the Internet is the ultimate way to start your job hunt. Using online job sites offers certain advantages such as easy search, and access to thousands of jobs. However, knowing how to use the job boards to your advantage will save you time and tons of unwanted email!
What Should You Look For When Searching For Career Development Programs
The computer age has made online career training so easy, you never have to leave your home. There are thousands of different career development programs online today and depending on what type of career you want, you will surely find it on the internet. Many programs provide individual and group options for the career minded and support services are provided also. Many programs consist of career assessment, and job search capabilities, that include career development and lif…
Working Freelance: Not For Everyone!
Are you considering working as a freelancer? If so, it can be a rewarding alternative to answering to “the man” but it has its downsides too.
The Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing
Travel nursing is an attractive arrangement for many nurses. Assignments typically last thirteen weeks and the nurse is often given the option of renewing at the end of each assignment. For the outgoing nurse, who makes friends easily and likes change, travel nursing can be a wonderful career.
Training For Music Industry Jobs
The music industry is undoubtedly one of the ‘sexiest’ fields in which to work, according to a recent survey by the editors of Time magazine. There are music industry jobs that require nearly any skill set that you can bring to the job, and the training required varies with each of the music industry jobs that may interest you. Here are some general guidelines for finding work in music industry jobs.
It’s not a prerequisite for music industry jobs, but lovin…
Want To Improve Your Career? Get An Online Degree
Are you one of those people who were not able to pursue your career further as you had to look for a job at an early age to support your family? Or, maybe your career options were limited and you did not have the means or the ability to pursue a particular career at that time. It is never too late to further your education and possibly improve your station in life.
An online university degree from a reputable college is the best option for those students who want to enhanc…
When The Recruiter Calls
Recruiting, retained or contingency, involves (or should, anyway) directly approaching individuals who, based on their title or position, might well have the experience to handle the job description and position for which the client is seeking someone. The individuals who are approached, of course, are usually currently employed at one of the client’s competitors.
If that individual is you, what would you do? What would you do when a recruiter calls and briefly outlines an…
Your Culinary Career
Many people are surprised by the broad range of employment opportunities available on completion of a Culinary Degree.
Time For A Career Change?
Did you know that the average person changes their career six times in their working life? There are many different reasons why a person would decide to switch careers- they may be laid off at their current job, a dream job may come along, people in a committed relationship may find themselves having to consider new prospects due to a change in location of the job of the other partner, or someone may just become plain bored in their current career, to the point where it feels…
UK Shortage Of Occupational Therapists
Nationwide shortage of Occupational Therapists prompts the rise of specialist recruitment agencies.
The recruitment of specialist healthcare professionals has been a problem for the UK government for a number of years now. Despite efforts to attract staff to a range of professional streams through advertising and publicity campaigns, there remains an evident shortfall of qualified professionals entering the health sector to fill the apparent v…
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