Tag Archives: Choosing a Career

Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

The workforce is changing and some of the questions to ask are – Am I keeping up?  How am I preparing to stay competitive?  What do I know about employment trends? If you work with college students as much as I do, you … Read More…

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Company Research in 3 Easy Steps

HR professionals say it all the time and I share it all the time: Do your company research before you go into the job interview. Some research says that if you spend just 15 minutes on the company’s website before a job interview, … Read More…

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5 Growing Careers for Math Majors

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is forecasting plenty of jobs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) occupations. Sometimes college students do not consider a STEM major because they don’t know what types of professions or careers they can pursue. Math is … Read More…

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College Senior Career Checklist

A career checklist is a good tool for college seniors as they approach graduation.  The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) show employers plan to increase hiring of new college grads this year. This year’s increase is no surprise as the economy continues … Read More…

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