The Forecast for Public Health Careers in 2012

Career Alley

10 Quality Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree. A century ago, in terms of disease and health issues, the world was a scary place. On any given day, one could be exposed to diseases like small pox, polio, measles or mumps; even in hospitals. Cigarettes were fashionable and were even touted as being good for you. There was little knowledge of infection control or nutrition at all. We’ve come a long way since then, largely thanks to the efforts of public health professionals.

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50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

See Top 10 We’re proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.Of For the purpose of this data – nearly 100,000 reviews were assessed to determine CareerBliss’ 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2012. CareerBliss announces employees’ choice for the happiest places to work!

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Seven College Skills You Can Actually Use At Work

Career Alley

College teaches students more than just the material in their textbooks. Here are seven essential skills students gain at college that they can actually use in the workforce. In college, students are forced to learn how to live on their own and manage their own schedule. If a student is successful in college they will have mastered this for the real world which can help them manage their time and stay organized at work when multiple projects are tossed in their direction.

The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

And, if you’ve been following the advice of this blog, you’ve been spending part of your college days priming the pumps of your job search. Best Sites for College Job Search – So many job search sites, so little time. Collegerecruiter.com – Another site that is a must have for college grads. Best Places to Work for College Grads – This article, from AOL.com’s Jobs section, provides some really good advice along with a bunch of embedded related links.

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. To do this, you need to add a second major as early in your college career as possible.

Dazed and Confused – College Job Search

Career Alley

In college on your “own”, trying to figure out midterms, finals, spring break, dealing with roommates, meal plans, rushes, finding time to party, etc. College grads are finding it more difficult than ever to find jobs in their chosen field, and many have to resort to jobs that were traditionally filed by those without a college degree. Most colleges offer an exchange program. Related posts: 5 Great College Career Sites for Summer Interns.

Why I Miss College

Ms. Career Girl

This is a post dedicated to the nostalgic feeling I’ve been having about my college days. College is the time of your life for many of us who go through the traditional college experience. College is indeed a lot like high school with two exceptions and one of them can be overcome. In college, you live with everyone – your friends, enemies, and frenemies – which means you have to see all these people all the time. College was the time of my life.

Preparing for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

Career Alley

Related posts: Dazed and Confused – College Job Search. The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search. 3 Ways to Secure a Job After Art College. Career advice Careers College Grad Advice Career Advisor College Career Sites College Grads Guest Posts Job SearchAs many recent graduates will tell you, it’s tough out there right now for your age group in the job market.

20 Job Search Tips for 2012 College Graduates

Corn on the Job

The day was March 15, 2005, my college graduation day. The “life” 2X4 induces much more pain for graduates these days, so here are 25 Job Search Tips for the current or soon to be 2012 Graduates: 1. Career Advice Job Search 2012 Graduates College Graduation 2012 Job Search GraduationI want to tell you about a conversation that I once overheard.

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Earning a College Degree: How to Make the Right Choice

Career Alley

Anyone who applies for college without a solid (yet malleable) career plan will find that it is difficult to choose a degree of study without first deciding on a career path. Counselors usually provide their clients with free career guides and testing, as well as additional information on how to apply to a college or university and find education funding. Fifteen Great People in History Who Never Earned a College Degree.

ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. Ask for recommendations: Check in with former employers, professors, colleagues, and classmates to greatly improve your LinkedIn profile with recommendations from those who know you in your college/professional life.

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College Degrees that Offer the Best Chance for Employment after Graduation

Career Alley

Say Yes to College and Goodbye to Unemployment. Career advice Careers College Grad Advice Career Advisor College Grads Guest Posts Job SearchWhen you are proudly standing in line at your graduation ceremony in your cap and gown you all look like students who are destined for successful careers, but the reality is that there are sometimes startling differences in the job prospects for each graduate which are often determined by the course that you have taken.

How to Have a Successful Career without Leaving Your College Campus

Career Alley

When students enter college they tend to gain a great amount of respect for their instructors. Since college professors are experts in subjects of study that can be quite compelling (ranging from ancient empires to the study of astronomy to marine ecosystems), their lives and livelihoods may also seem quite compelling. Indeed, college professors enjoy a level of job satisfaction that is nearly unparalleled in the corporate world.

3 Ways to Secure a Job After Art College

Career Alley

If you’ve just completed or are nearing completion of art college, you’re most likely well aware of the competition in the arts jobs market you’ll undoubtedly be facing. Related posts: Dazed and Confused – College Job Search. The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search. College Grad Job Search – Home for the Holidays. Career advice Careers College Grads Guest Post Job Hunting Job Search Advice Career Advisor

Seven Reasons to Continue Your Education After College

Ms. Career Girl

Many people consider going back to school once they have already received a college degree. career college goals Sponsored PostsToday’s guest post is by Wes McIntyre, a contributing writer studying for his masters of health care administration. Wes spent several years in an entry-level position before realizing that his lack of education was holding him back. I can personally relate to this post as someone who totally switched career paths myself.

Get Hired Now – Most Available Jobs for 2012

Career Copilot

With over 2 million college graduates looking for jobs each year, finding lucrative employment will usually prove to be difficult. Here, we breakdown six of the most booming careers in 2012. Fortunately, that is not the case for certain career paths where employers are desperately looking for educated workers. Registered Nurse (RN) Average Salary: [.]. job hunting career advice education jobs

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Top 10 Sessions at the 2012 #HRTechConf in Chicago

Workology

Don’t forget to swing by and check out the 2012 HR Technology Unofficial Party Guide. Human Resources Technology Conference Recommended Sessions in 2012. we’ve sorted through and chosen some of the top ten sessions to attend at the 2012 Annual HR Technology Conference in Chicago. As if the schedules of today’s teens aren’t bad enough with sports, arts, volunteering and jumping into college courses early.

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No College Degree

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I never completed college. I tried three different times at three different colleges, once as a full-time student right after high school and twice more on a part-time basis while working over the last 14 years. Should I include these 33 hours of college coursework on my résumé?

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

College is a great time to explore your creativity, and Kickstarter is a great place to find the funds to make your creative dreams a reality. So it’s no wonder that college students, groups, and even faculty members have flocked to the site to get their projects off the ground. This group of Iraqi college students have formed a Shakespearean company, and as part of this project, are going to perform at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Bard College Farm.

The 50 Best Places To Work In 2012

Resume Bear

It’s that time of year again: Glassdoor has released its list of 50 best places to work in 2012! College Graduates Featured Jobs Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Top Employers Why ResumeBear? The list, “Best Places to Work — Employees’ Choice” is the fourth annual employee’s choice awards for best companies to work for. Below, see the companies and corresponding ratings. Bain & Company: 4.7. McKinsey & Company: 4.3. Facebook: 4.3. MITRE: 4.1. Google: 4.0 (for

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10 Quality Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree

Career Alley

There is no denying the fact that a good college education can open up a lot of doors for you professionally, but finishing a four-year university is not a mandatory prerequisite for having a successful career these days. With the economy the way it is, there are many people who simply cannot afford to go to college, nor are they willing to incur huge amounts of debt for student loans without even being guaranteed a good job following graduation.

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Breaking Up With Your College Friends

Ms. Career Girl

I’m talking about some of the friends that you made in college, that you hung out with on the best and worst nights of your college experience and you reminisce about how awesome those nights were. All these things have changed the dynamic of my relationships with some of my college friends. Have you ever broke up with your college friends? Kovie in Chicago twentysomethings college friendships life post college quarterlife crisis

ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

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Sixty-two percent of those with at least some college experience voiced their opinions on economic, social, and political issues, and four years later, it’s looking like they may very well show up in the same (relative) droves. Jobs: The New York Times refers to the current crop of college graduates as “The Limbo Generation” because they happen to enter into an economy pockmarked by high unemployment.

Put a Ring on it. 2012 Employment & Jobs Outlook.

Workology

Experts are anticipating the best job market in 2012 since 2008, and I think that’s a good thing. According to CareerBuilder’s 2012 Jobs and Hiring Forecast survey, nearly 1/4 of employers plan on increasing their full time hiring in 2012. She’s responsible for recruiting and developing relationships with students, the universities, and soon to be college grads. Job Seekers to Employers: Put a Ring on it.

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ResumeBear: High Salaries For the College Grad Starting Out!

Resume Bear

College students pick their major for any number of reasons — interest in a particular field of study, ability to get a job post-graduation , amount of education or training needed and more. According to the most recent salary survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for a Class of 2012 graduate is $44,442. All data/information from the NACE April 2012 Salary Survey.

45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate. Lindsey Pollak : Because this career expert and consultant specifically concerns herself with Generation Y, her official blog will be particularly useful to college students about to hit the job force.

Is Leaving College For Building a Business A Good Idea?

Career Alley

They are college dropouts! Yes, these are some of the most successful people we know who dropped out of college and challenged the norms. Is it worth pursing college education if some of the most successful people dropped out from even some of the top colleges? Is College Education Worth It? College education is worth your time and effort. Just like anything in this world, a college degree is only as good as how you decide to use it.

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Top 8 Sessions in the 2012 SXSW Lineup for Workplace, HR & Recruiting

Workology

It’s my third year at South by Southwest Interactive, and I’m excited as I check out the 2012 SXSW schedule looking at the increase in topics covering the future of work, workplace, HR, and Recruiting. While there are hundreds of sessions to choose from and SXSW parties to choose from (check out my Social Siesta ), I’ll volunteer to be your SXSW panel picker and tell you the Top 8 sessions for HR and Recruiters to attend at South By SouthWest 2012.

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Search Engines Every College Student Needs

Resume Bear

Using these tools you’ll be able to search through everything from academic research articles to deals on video games, making your life at college easier in a myriad of ways. Find fun things to do in your college town using these helpful entertainment search sites. If you’re a college student on a budget, take advantage of these shopping sites to find great bargains on just about anything you could need.

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

So we are not at all surprised to find out that colleges and college students are joining in on the fun, too. Many colleges and universities have jumped on Pinterest to create their own boards for prospective and current students, alumni, and other interested parties, and lots of them are doing a really great job. From game day fashion to alumni baby photos, college pinboards are full of some really fun and useful stuff. People of Elizabethtown College.

ResumeBear Picks The 20 Most Legendary College Bars

Resume Bear

Just about every school has one: a long-standing college bar steeped in history and, most often, cheap beer. Of course, we’re sure there are far more than 20 legendary college bars, and we invite you to share your favorites in the comments. Three days after the repeal of Prohibition, “The Rathskeller & Gardens” opened for business in State College, as the fourth and currently oldest licensed bar in Pennsylvania. Sounds like a classic college bar to us.

New Survey Shows Americans Believe College Education is Still a Good Investment

Resume Bear

Americans continue to find less value in a college degree. According to a new COUNTRY Financial Security Index ® survey, the number of adults who think college is a good investment dropped to 57 percent, down from 81 percent in 2008. Nevertheless, four in ten (42 percent) said more than $20,000 is an acceptable amount of student loan debt to take on in pursuit of a college degree. However, they appear to think it’s acceptable to take on more debt to earn one.

Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2012 Winners!

Resume Bear

College Graduates Social Media Success Stories Why ResumeBear? Are you looking for some good blogs to read? Look no further! Our third-annual social media blog contest generated nearly 600 nominations (almost twice as many as last year’s contest). Our panel of social media experts carefully reviewed the nominees and finalists, analyzing the quality of their content, the frequency of posts and reader involvement (among other things).

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U.S. News & World Report Releases 2012 Rankings of World’s Best Universities

Resume Bear

The 2012 World’s Best rankings, which include colleges and universities in the United States and across the globe, are available online at www.usnews.com/worldsbest. News , are based on the 2012 QS World University Rankings ®, developed by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a leading global career and education network. An in-depth methodology was used to determine the 2012 rankings. World’s Best Universities Rankings 2012. *

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5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Graduating college used to nearly guarantee a key to the American middle class, and all of the bills and responsibilities that come with it. Millennials who have graduated from universities since 2012 are facing long-term unemployment, an average of $29,400 in student loan debt and stagnant wages. Travis McKnight is a recent college graduate from Arizona State University and writer for a nationally renowned local moving company You Move Me.

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From College to Free Agency

Jobacle

Gigging in the New Economy – The Good and Bad Once the realm of aspiring actresses juggling late night server jobs and babysitting gigs to support the pursuit of their dream, freelancing, or “gigging” as it’s now called, has become the trend for graduating college seniors looking to get a foothold in the New Economy. According to the Associated Press, in 2011 one out of every two college graduates under the age of 25 was either jobless or underemployed.

Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Students and recent college graduates can be particularly vulnerable to the anxiety and stress that comes with searching for the ideal career. Despite a fear-inducing unemployment rate, confident, qualified candidates are still successfully finding work in their fields every day, especially if you are equipped with a college degree. Recent high school graduates and younger college students may not have had the opportunity to amass any experience at all.

8 Tips on Using Twitter for Job-Hunting College Students

Workology

With a new spring semester starting, college students from across the U.S. Are college students even using Twitter to search for jobs? This past fall semester, I read and received many tweets from college students. Gen Y Interns Job Search Social Media college students how to use Twitter internships job hunting tips job search advice Shannon Smedstad Twitterare beginning the daunting tasks of job hunting.

Startups from a Recent College Grad’s Perspective

Ms. Career Girl

At the end of my college experience, I had the chance to get experience in the startup world; a lucky encounter after years of toying with the idea of law school. Many college grads know, from the beginning, that their goals lie with the ever-growing startup culture. Through a simple online search, college students and grads can find meetups, foundations and startup communities in their area. college job search twentysomethings

How to Prepare Yourself for the Job Market While in College

Jobacle

Finding employment immediately after graduating from college is getting more and more difficult than it was some years back. No wonder a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers actually revealed that just about 20% of college grads of 2009 got a job immediately after completing school. Now this translates into something like only one in every five college grads getting a job immediately after finishing college.

3 Steps to Building Your Brand While Still in College

Jobacle

Very often when we speak to college students the topic of what their goals are post graduation comes up. Being proactive comprises several key steps and one of them is building your personal brand while you're still in college. Building Your Brand Career Advice college branding college student job hunt

Fifteen Great People in History Who Never Earned a College Degree

Career Alley

Are you in a current career rut and wishing you would have gone to or finished college? Earning a college degree can lead to a great career, if approached correctly. However, you shouldn’t fret so much about not having your degree, because there are many college graduates who are still having a hard time finding a job, let alone a career. In fact, there are hundreds of successful people in history who never earned a college degree (some didn’t even finish high school).

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Top Resources At College Career Centers

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Few students realize what a valuable resource they have on college campuses through their career center or career services office. Here are some of the many resources you can find at your college career office. Tips from the Pros alumni clubs career counselors career fairs career paths career support College Career Centers computer assessment tools graduate internships informational interviews internship programs job interviews job searching tools mock interview networking tools