Archives for October 2013

What’s the Latest Buzz on Online Medical Education

The advent of the internet and personal computers revolutionized the way we receive information. Modern technology makes it possible to educate and train the next generation of health care providers in a virtual classroom (such as those at While online education creates opportunities for many people, especially those unable to pursue an education otherwise, […]

Should You Become a Storage Buyer?

With the popularity of shows such as the reality TV smash hit “Storage Wars“, more people are considering a full-time or part-time career as a storage buyer. Storage buyers are individuals who go to storage auctions that sell unpaid and abandon storage units by auctioning them off to the highest bidder. Prior to bidding on […]

Five Careers to Put Your Engineering Degree to Good Use

When students choose to pursue a degree in engineering, many doors open for job opportunities in the various specialties of this broad field. Although the nature of the work depends on the specialized profession, nearly all careers in engineering involve making a difference in many peoples’ lives directly or indirectly. In order to help you […]

BLS Recovering From Shutdown

The government shutdown is over and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is recovering from their unscheduled vacation. The United States federal government shutdown of 2013, lasted from October 1 to 17, 2013. Unemployment data for the month of September was due to be released on October 4th i.e. four working days into the shutdown. […]

A Head for Figures: Working in the Financial Industry

When you’re at school there are some lessons you love, and some that you detest. A lot of people can’t wait for PE so they can get out of the classroom and have a run-around, while others may look forward to the days when they can experiment with blowing things up in Chemistry class. Math, […]

More Ways to Improve Your Resume

Life Experience Make your resume interesting by including some unique facts about yourself. If you start off with a small section called “Life Experience” and include a few interesting things you’ve done like hiking the entire Appalachian Trail or catching a 50 pound fish or whatever, it will make you memorable and give the recruiter something to […]

Government Shutdown Delays Unemployment Data

Due to the government shutdown the Bureau of Labor Statistics is not publishing the regular Unemployment statistics. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President, Dennis Lockhart, says that it is fortunate that the FED chose not to begin “tapering” the money stimulus under the circumstances.  “We avoided a potentially very awkward situation of reducing stimulus […]

Job Hunting: 5 Great Ways to Attract Prospective Employers

Getting the job you want can be tough, even in the best of times. So what can you do to maximize your job search success? These five industry insider secrets will help you stand out from the crowd, and can even bring potential employers straight to you. 1. Keyword Optimize Your Resume In an age […]