Posts Tagged“careers”

If you have recently graduated from, or are currently studying for a civil engineering degree, you may be facing a dilemma. On the one hand, a college education is exceptionally expensive and many students are graduating with absurd amounts of debt. But, on the other hand, civil engineering is a popular course and graduates can find themselves with high competition for jobs. A master’s degree might seem necessary to set you apart from the rest, but is it worth further expense? Here are five reasons it is. Job Prospects Some jobs now require candidates to have a master’s qualification to…

Natural leaders are the people behind successful businesses and organizations around the world. These highly gifted people are drawn to careers that contain managerial and supervisory roles. As leaders, they like setting the pace and creating strategies for business and organizational success. Several things set apart an ordinary worker from a natural leader. Leaders tend to be thick-skinned extroverts who are confident in themselves but who also have a sense of empathy – a way of connecting to other people. They’re observant and open-minded and have top communications skills. If you think this description fits you, you need to plan…

With a growing, stable economy comes stable employment and opportunity for growth. As more people than ever pursue post-secondary education, the demand for these jobs continues to rise in proportion. Different parts of the country have different needs in terms of job sectors, but some industries are exploding in terms of new hires due to the natural growth across those sectors as a whole. In South Carolina, pursuing some careers is more likely to land you a better-paying job – and faster – than pursuing others. Which job sectors are growing the fastest in South Carolina right now? Continue reading…

Engineering is fast become the most popular choice for students across the United States when it comes to electing their major. It is easy to see why this profession has become so popular when you consider that a career in engineering can give you a great level of professional and personal reward. Another attractive prospect in becoming an engineer is that there is a great amount of opportunity to become a specialist in your field or to climb the ladder of success such as successful engineer Reddy Kancharla did.  If you have decided to become an engineer then you will…

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably wondering if it is a good idea to postpone having your babies until later in life. More and more women, like you, in today’s times, step out of college around the age of 25. They’re armed with an impressive bunch of degrees and qualifications, ready to take on the professional sphere. While expert doctors do recommend strongly that you have your babies before you turn 30, it is understandable that this is precisely the time when you find that you have to choose between having kids and professional success. Statistics Show that More…

Ever since the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Spiegel, Lloyd Claycomb and Bill Gates decided to take their business idea and turn it into a success, the idea of entrepreneurship has become very fashionable. It is easy to understand why so many people wish to become entrepreneurs, finding fame based on your own business idea, the salary, the power and the hustle are all endearing parts of the job. In spite of the desire to be an entrepreneur which many people have to become an entrepreneur, not everyone has what it takes to do so. If you have dreams of…

In today’s climate, companies must try harder to attract and hold onto great talent. Work perks such as performance-related bonuses certainly make your company a more appealing option for prospective applicants. Read on to find out how Brits feel about free perks and how they could make a difference where you work. Why do companies offer free perks? Increasingly, bosses are offering perks as part of the job package, including extras such as games in the office, free cakes or coffee and flexible working. Traditionally, staff were always given rewards like cash bonuses. A better work-life balance is certainly on…

In the past if you wanted to become a writer then you would need to have written a fantastic book which was fortunate to be picked up by a publisher, be a journalist or be famous enough from some other venture whereby people would care enough about what you wrote to read it. Thankfully those days have gone and the modern World offers would-be writers a great many channels to go down in order to find success, one such route to success is taking your skills online to start a career as an online copywriter. If you have a wonderful grasp…

When asked what you think the career in greatest demand might be you would probably say doctors, nurses or even IT professionals. However, there is another profession that is in great demand and one that is often overlooked. This could be because it is one of the most misunderstood professions based on how we perceive it to be, but the truth is, there is a real need for social workers, especially those with a masters in social work – so if you guessed social workers, you were right! Why Social Workers Are in Demand Because most people associate social workers…