Growth in the Healthcare Industry Providing Nurses More Options

The new year has dawned and you are looking ahead to the future. What does your career in healthcare hold? What room is there for advancement or change? Let’s take a look at nursing and career options. As early as 2012, a nurse shortage was predicted. About 1 million new nurse positions will be open … Continue reading “Growth in the Healthcare Industry Providing Nurses More Options”

This is How to Stand Out in Your Job Search

Right now there are a record number of job openings across the U.S. So getting hired should be easy, right? Well, not so fast. It appears that part of the reason for all these job opening is that employers aren’t finding the skilled employees they need to fill roles, so they’re choosing to leave the … Continue reading “This is How to Stand Out in Your Job Search”

How Learning a New Language Can Increase Your Chances of Job Promotion

If you are trying to get noticed at work, picking up a new language might just be the simplest way to stand out from the crowd. It’s no longer a secret that, as more and more companies expand internationally, the ability to communicate is crucial. As a result, people who can speak different languages are … Continue reading “How Learning a New Language Can Increase Your Chances of Job Promotion”

How The Traditional Resume is Evolving, And How to Adapt Your Own

The resume has been around for a long time, about 500 years actually. It stands to reason, then, that the concept has gone through its fair share of evolution over the years. As jobs, careers, and technology change, so too does the accepted format of this important document. In today’s world, the resume is changing … Continue reading “How The Traditional Resume is Evolving, And How to Adapt Your Own”

5 Social Networks to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Online job applications are yesterday’s tool. It’s like fax machines. We use them if there is no other way to send a message. Today’s modern job search is about standing out, and not complying with old processes where you appear as one of the crowd. To succeed, you have to disrupt the normal flow of … Continue reading “5 Social Networks to Disrupt the Job Application Process”

Don’t Hunt for Employers,Let Them Find You!

If you’ve just entered the job market, you might already be panicking about whether you’ll find a place at one of the top companies. Is there even a space available? You’ll stress and panic, filling out your CV, writing multiple cover letters and hunting for interviews. For a great opportunity, you might travel halfway across … Continue reading “Don’t Hunt for Employers,Let Them Find You!”

What Does it Take to Succeed in a Creative Career?

Photo Source – Pixabay Making a success of your career in the creative industries isn’t easy. It’s notoriously difficult to get a break in any of the creative sectors, and there is plenty of competition for places and attention. There are many people who do manage to make a living from being creative though. You … Continue reading “What Does it Take to Succeed in a Creative Career?”

Hands-on Careers You’d Be A Fool Not to Consider

Recently there’s been a bit of a buzz about artificial intelligence. Apple just introduced us to a newer, cleverer version of Siri. And a London company, Deep Mind, just beat the world champion at the game Go using AI. Neither of these developments was supposed to happen for a long time. Yet here we are … Continue reading “Hands-on Careers You’d Be A Fool Not to Consider”

What To Do After a Job Interview

  There is so much advice out there are about what to do in the run up to a big and important interview. There is also lots of tips and tricks to totally nailing the interview itself. However, there is far less of what to do afterward. Once you shake hands and leave the room, … Continue reading “What To Do After a Job Interview”

Weird And Wacky Ways To Network

Anyone that is trying to make it happen in this world (improve their career or their venture) will try to leverage the power of networking. As the saying goes, it is not what you know, but who you know.Although it is sad to admit, the saying is true. However, the art form of networking isn’t … Continue reading “Weird And Wacky Ways To Network”