Archives for June 2013

Teaching Assistants: The Next Best Thing to Being a Teacher

Teaching Assistants often lead rewarding careers in education.  People who enjoy being around children and helping them learn find that TA jobs can be enriching experiences.  Such positions are also a great way to determine if working in an academic setting is the right life-long career choice.  While entry-level Teaching Assistants can become valuable supports […]

New Unemployment Law and Lawsuits in New York

New York City has enacted legislation that would bar employers from discriminating against unemployed job applicants effective June 11, 2013. This legislation has been met with dismay since many believe that it will lead to disruption in the hiring process. Furthermore, a large number of lawsuits can also be expected under this new law. While the New York […]

How to Deal with a Challenging Personality on Your Project

As a Project Management Professional (PMP), it is extremely rare to come across a perfect set of people who work cohesively within your team all the time. There will always be someone who doesn’t quite fit, their performance is problematic, or their personality clashes with one or more within the group. It is important to […]

Training and Certifications: A Leg Up in a Tough Market

The job market is tough. Even though the unemployment rates are slowly improving, there are still hundreds of applicants clamoring for every available job opening. Thousands of people who were unemployed one month are still unemployed the next. In such a competitive market, job seekers need to do whatever they can to make themselves stand out […]

What “IT” Skills Pay Most for Undergraduate and Experienced Developers?

The IT field has blossomed over the last few decades, with the UK labour force climbing from a few thousand developers thirty years ago to more than one million today. The skills available for an IT student to learn have also proliferated with the development of new programming, scripting and markup languages, which appears to […]