Posts Tagged‘careers’

Choosing Careers With Confidence

When you’re making decisions about subjects to study, whether at university, or as choices for your GCSEs or A-Levels, it helps you to have a career in mind. An overarching aim makes it simpler to break down all the choices you have to make between where you are now and achieving that objective into simple decisions that can advance your cause or hinder it – so for example if the career you’ve picked is Accountancy, it helps you choose A Levels that make achieving that goal more likely: maths based subjects will help you, a full slate of humanities might…

Jobs For Real Estate Enthusiasts

When it comes to deciding on which career you will embark on, or which you will change to, it is really important that you not only think about what your skills are, but also what your passions are. The last thing that anyone wants is to fall into a career which will eventually make them unhappy, remember that you’ll spend more time at work in life than anywhere else, so you must be happy. I spend a lot of time in schools and colleges helping with career choices and as part of my careers focus, I want to talk a…

9 Things No One Teaches You About Real Life in College

From the hard sciences to the fine arts, there are many subjects one can become knowledgeable about during their tenure in college. However, many graduates make the mistake of thinking they know everything once they complete their degree. As you will see below, real life has countless additional lessons in store – rather than learning about them the hard way, check them out below. 1) The learning has only begun Every year, there is no shortage of graduates who confidently stroll off the stage, certain they are heading straight into a six-figure role where they can have a real impact…

Busting into the big time: cracking the art of getting corporate clients

Just started working for yourself? While you have some money flowing into your coffers from your first few clients, it’s just enough to cover your immediate business and personal needs. If you want to thrive rather than survive, attaining corporate clients should be priority #1. If you think this goal is too much for you to handle, remember that people like John Bradberry were once in the same boat as you. Through trial and error and help from his friends, he started landing corporate contracts which enabled the life he now enjoys. If you want to become a big shot,…

No College, No Problem: Three Tips for Starting a Business as a College Dropout

“Should I stick out college? Is it even worth it anymore?” Such a question runs through the minds of many degree-seekers in an increasingly competitive economy. While everyone’s situation is different, there are indeed plenty of good reasons to leave academia behind in pursuit of being your own boss. Consider, for example: The rising costs of tuition: for many, that money could be better spent elsewhere (think: in a savings account or as a startup capital) versus on a degree with little or no career trajectory The sheer amount of time it takes to finish any given degree: that time…

Career paths for lesser-known jobs

Making a big decision when you are relatively young about how you are going to spend the majority of your working life can seem quite daunting. However, apart from the simple fact that you can actually change your mind, there is a whole world of jobs out there, so why not look beyond the usual? Don’t follow the crowd Many students – or people attempting to decide which area of work they want to get into – automatically look toward high-profile careers in medicine or law when they are setting out. If you have a real passion for these kinds…

Career Options for Graduates of Public Administration 

Many degrees sound appealing or exciting but then upon graduation leave you with nothing. There either aren’t many options or there are 100’s of people applying for each job. An online masters in public administration is a rewarding choice that can help you to develop a huge range of skills. These include organization, communication, management, data gathering, analytical thinking and analysis of policy, strategic planning, decision making, and much more. This huge range of skills and knowledge means that upon graduating from an online MPA degree you will be ready to take on many different careers. Government A public administration…

What to do in Order to Become a CEO

CEOs like Robert Bassam may be mega rich, high powered business men and women who sat at the top of some of the World’s biggest companies but remember, the majority of them were not born into their roles. If you think about it like this then you will soon realize that you, like anyone else, has the potential and the opportunities to head to the top of a company yourself and become the Chief Executive Officer of a business or enterprise. There is nothing wrong with lofty ambitions and if this is a position that you desire then here are…

4 Unusual Healthcare Jobs You Probably Never Thought About 

If you want to work in the healthcare industry, there are far more career options aside from being a doctor, nurse, clerk or cleaner. The healthcare industry offers so many more opportunities today and there are tons of great positions open to those who are ready to think outside the box. Here are five great healthcare positions you probably never thought about and should be in great demand in the next coming years. Process Improvement in Healthcare The declining number of manufacturing jobs in the United States hasn’t led to a decline in the number of industrial engineers. In fact,…

Your Specialization Can Help Boost Your Career

We tend to focus on length of study and the degree we can acquire at the end of the course when choosing a master’s degree to pursue. Today, however, there is another factor to keep in mind when choosing which master’s degree to get – especially if you’re planning to enroll in one of the best online MBA schools such as Northeastern University – specialization. According to recent studies, employers prefer MBA students that specialize in a particular industry or field of study. Fortunately, there are plenty of specializations to choose from. You can, for example, pursue an online MBA…