Archives for April 2012

Tips for Landing a Job with No Experience

How Can You Get a Job With No Experience? Landing a job in today’s economy certainly is a challenge. There are so many highly qualified and experienced candidates out there that it can be nearly impossible for a recent college graduate or an individual with no job experience to break into the profession they desire. […]

The True Meaning of Success

I’ve always liked this definition of success from Dave Kekich. He wrote, “You’re successful when you like who and what you are. Success includes achievement…while choosing and directing your own activities. It means enjoying intimate relationships and loving what you do in life.” Today, Bob Bly gives you his own definition of success and a […]

3 Alternatives to Entry Level Jobs for Recent Grads

In a tough job market graduates need to be creative when it comes to finding ways to earn a living. In this article Maria Rainier shows you 3 ways recent grads can get ahead. ~Tim McMahon, editor 3 Alternatives to Entry Level Jobs for Recent Grads By Maria Rainier Today’s job market is enough to make even […]

Top Paying Jobs

On March 29th 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their newest update of the Occupational Outlook Handbook which provides profiles for hundreds of different occupations including job descriptions,  median pay, education necessary, number of jobs in the U.S., and even job outlook for the decade from 2010 – 2020.  A couple of days ago, […]

Fastest Growing Occupations

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released its list of the 20 fastest growing occupations. As you would expect several are in the health services field, after all, those aging baby boomers are going to need health care. Yesterday we looked at the New Job Creation estimates in terms of pure numbers. In […]

Information about Bachelor of Commerce Degrees

Although many college graduates end up doing something entirely different than what they majored in, choosing the right degree is important to ensuring your future. Some majors like underwater basket weaving or psychology make it difficult to find jobs once you graduate. Today we are going to look at the Bachelor of Commerce Degree.   […]

BLS Issues New Job Creation Estimates

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has just released its latest revision of its annual Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). This is a great resource for those interested in changing jobs or for students trying to decide on a career. The OOH lists job descriptions, average salaries and estimates of the number of new jobs that […]

Simple Steps to Improving Employee Productivity

By Steve Hutton In the current economic climate it is vital that firms look to their own in-house policies to ensure that efficiency and productivity are maintained to give them the very best chance possible of enduring these uncertain times. One area in which companies can increase productivity is through reducing absenteeism and attrition, whilst also maintaining morale at […]