Archives for January 2014

Is a Career as a Welder for You?

Critical Skills Beginning Welders Need to Master The welding trades provide opportunities for more than 350,000 individuals in the United States alone. As of 2012, there were 357,400 welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in the United States, making on average $17.45 an hour or $36,300 annually. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $24,720, and […]

5 More Dangerous Jobs

Recently we posted Demanding Jobs: Rigorous Physical Careers and so this month we are going to follow up with 5 more dangerous jobs. ~Tim McMahon, editor Dangerous Work: Five Jobs With the Most Risk Workplace safety is often taken for granted, considering that the majority of jobs have virtually nonexistent injury rates. But on the […]

Tips for Selecting the Right Technical Training Program

With the abundance of college graduates with degrees in “soft” subjects like Psychology, Drama, Anthropology, Liberal Arts, English and History  unable to find jobs when they graduate you might think that a more job specific major like Business, Economics or Criminal Justice might be more appropriate. But recent findings by Payscale have found that Criminal […]

Unemployment and Your Credit

The day you’re laid off can be one of the worst days of your life. If you are unemployed, you know how challenging the job market is and how hard it is to find a new job. One thing you may be worried about is your credit, and whether your credit will take a hit […]

Ways to Further Your Education While Teaching

As a teacher it is essential that you continue to keep your education current. Most school systems require that you take a certain number of credits or in other ways maintain your education. But like a muscle it is also important that you continue to “exercise” your brain and stay in the habit of learning […]