5 Careers to Consider for 2017

Whether you are looking for your first job or a new career in 2017, you should consider the economy as part of your search. Today unemployment rates are low and many industries are still looking to hire. Several jobs require a college degree, but others do not. If you are on the hunt, you’ll need to know your area and the industries that are successful. You’ll also have to know yourself and what kind of job you might be suited for. Below are five of the best and fastest growing careers in 2017.

Top 5 Places To Work In U.S. Oil And Gas

A recent survey conducted by the job site “Indeed” ranked the top five places to work in the energy industry. Indeed said that it ranked companies based on a number of factors but generally speaking, the better the site visitor ratings and reviews a company had, the higher it ranked on the “Best Places to Work” list.

4 Tips For Avoiding Unemployment and Achieving Professional Success

The economic collapse of 2008 taught us that job security is really just a fleeting illusion. If you were to lose your job, would you be able to find another? Would your passion and drive make you stand out when compared to other job candidates? What Defines Success? Winston Churchill said, “Success is going from […]

10 Careers Off the Beaten Path

Law, medicine and engineering are traditional professions promoted because they are known to provide good salaries and stable employment. People have been led to believe that if you get into any of these fields you are guaranteed to get rich. This is the reason many children are encouraged to get education in these fields. While many people enjoy these lines of work, not everyone is cut out to make it in these industries.

Tips for Climbing to the Top of the Ladder

Whether you start with a High School degree or a Master’s degree there are avenues to successful careers. Here are 4 different paths to climbing the corporate ladder including where they start and where they end, along with the positions and salaries along the way.

Type A Personality? Some Jobs for You to Consider

Type A personalities tend to be career- and goal-oriented. They are laser-focused on achieving goals and are considered risk takers. They’re often competitive, driven and controlling. While this can lead to stress, it can be channeled into avenues that can lead to success. If you have a type A personality, you will need to find the ideal career path that works best for your strengths

6 Great Jobs for Left-Brained People

Left brained people are traditionally considered smart, because modern education is generally geared toward their strengths such as memorizing information and logic. They are also able to use their abilities to solve complex problems. These strengths make certain jobs perfect for the left-brained individual. Here are six, high-paying jobs, which a left-brained person would probably do well in.

Six Careers for Natural Leaders

When choosing a career, it is important that you consider both your interests and strengths. Certain careers are better suited toward people that are naturally strong leaders. If you take the time and consideration to choose carefully, you will be more likely to enjoy what you do and excel at it.

Finding the Right Career Path with Your University Skills

Your university experience provided you with tangible work, knowledge, and skills you can use when applying for a job. If you took lab courses, add that experience to your resume as proof of your abilities to follow instructions and achieve results. Any research you did in school can help you secure a job that requires an ability to analyze and dissect information, which is most work. Your major can have a large impact on the job you ultimately choose. Use these tips for finding the right career for your skills and degree.

The Gig Economy Is the New Normal

The gig economy is just one sub domain of what is happening more broadly to the workforce, including just-in-time scheduling and other disruptions to the labor markets, whether as a result of the gig economy, automation and robots, artificial intelligence and other factors. Fortune columnist Jeffrey Pfeffer writes, “What is not in dispute is that the proportion of contractors, freelancers, and part-time, contingent workers in the U.S. has been increasing and has been for a long time.”