Employers plan to hire 21 percent more recent college grads this year

Resume Bear

The market for recent college graduates is rapidly improving, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Employers told the survey takers that they plan to hire 21 percent more recent college graduates this year than they did last year – in August, they reported a 13.5

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how can I give back work I regret taking on, coming to work while recovering from a chemical peel, and more

Ask a Manager

Going to work while healing from a chemical peel. I want to get a series of microneedling and chemical treatments done to my face. Not too long after I graduated college, my grandmother was diagnosed as terminally ill. how can I give back work I regret taking on, coming to work while recovering from a chemical peel, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

Chemical Engineering. A Chemical engineering degree leads to a very promising salary. Chemical engineering graduates can expect to earn a starting salary of around £38,000, which should then rise to around £70,000 mid career. The role is very diverse, it may involve researching, manufacturing, modifying and designing a diverse range of chemical concepts and principles. Chemical engineers are in demand and it is a highly successful career path.

6 Hot Careers in Engineering

Career Alley

Engineering continues to be a hot career for college grads. an article in the Huffington Post on unemployment by college degree, the unemployment rate for general engineers is 7%. Chemical Engineering – What They Do – According to About.com, chemical engineers apply a knowledge of chemistry (plus other engineering disciplines) to help turn raw materials into useful, everyday products. Salary survey here ==>> Chemical Engineering Salary.

Technical Degrees Lead List of Top Paid Majors for Class of 2013 Grads

Resume Bear

Other engineering majors among the top 10 are computer engineering, ($70,300, second), chemical engineering ($66,900, third), aerospace/aeronautical/astronautical engineering ($63,900, fifth), mechanical engineering ($63,900, fifth), electrical/electronics and communications engineering ($62,500, seventh), and engineering technology ($60,900, eighth). Chemical Engineering. Source: September 2013 Salary Survey , National Association of Colleges & Employers.

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5 Hot Careers in Engineering

Career Alley

It’s a really tough job market for college grads these days and, while Engineering careers tend to pay quite well, much depends on the specialty and demand for that specialty. According to an article in the Huffington Post on unemployment by college degree, the unemployment rate for general engineers is 7%. Chemical Engineering -. How Much They Make – The average chemical engineer salary is $90,000 with the higher end at $135,000.

How New Grads Can Stand Out To Employers Online

Resume Bear

My little brother is graduating from college this month. While the job market is much brighter for a college graduate now than it was for me, it’s still a struggle to stand out from the rest of the competition. It hit me that the same things businesses and companies do to stand out from their competitors are the same things college grads (or any job seeker) should do to help them look better to potential employers. And like any recent grad, he’s concerned about finding a job.

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Nearly Half of Employers Plan to Offer Grads Signing Bonuses in 2014

Resume Bear

Nearly half of the respondents to the Job Outlook 2014 survey have plans to offer signing bonuses to Class of 2014 college graduates. NACE collected data for the Job Outlook 2014 survey from its college recruiting professional members from August 5 through September 13, 2013. Chemical (Pharmaceutical) Mfg. Source: Job Outlook 2014 , National Association of Colleges and Employers.

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Life Simplified, In Case You Forgot

Ms. Career Girl

They say it’s because the body loses its ability to produce seratonin, the natural chemical that helps maintain mood balance. Life After College Self Jennifer Noel Taylor life simplified love incorporatedThe post Life Simplified, In Case You Forgot appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Okay, so we’re all big kids. We don’t need anyone to hold our hand (well, most of the time). We’ve learned a lot so far in life.

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What If You Don’t Have Fingerprints?

Evil HR Lady

I recall I had a college professor who had lost his due to exposure to mildly caustic chemicals — he had trouble getting his US Citizenship. This just was discussed at work…fingerprints & background check are required before anyone may start work. But what if you don’t have fingerprints? The new hire in question is a musician and has worn them off.

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25 companies who are hiring new graduates this year

Resume Bear

If you’re a recent college graduate looking for work, here are 25 companies who are hiring new graduates this year*: 1. New college grads must come from a regionally accredited institution and meet a minimum GPA requirement of 2.8. Open positions: Meteorology; industrial hygiene; geosciences; Engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, civil, environmental, petroleum); finance and accounting; Health, Safety, Security and environmental programs; sales.

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The 50 Best Places To Work In 2012

Resume Bear

Dow Chemical: 3.9. College Graduates Featured Jobs Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Top Employers Why ResumeBear? It’s that time of year again: Glassdoor has released its list of 50 best places to work in 2012! 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.

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30 Thriving Careers Your Children Should Consider

Resume Bear

This technical job allows you to help people while earning a healthy salary — and you don’t even need a college degree, just a certification. Geochemist : Now and in the future, geochemists provide information about chemicals found in rocks. Our future is in a constant state of change, and as such, so are the careers of the future. New technologies, developments, and trends have a huge impact on the careers that will be thriving now and in the future.

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Why Engineering Jobs Are In Demand

Career Alley

Mechanical, chemical, industrial, communications, electrical, civil, and mining engineering courses are available in most major universities and colleges. For engineering positions in corporations such as those in the manufacturing industry, the hiring managers are usually looking for electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, and communications engineers. While still in college, you can check for the basic qualifications of such job positions in various industries.

Health Effects of Aviation Jobs: Why You Should Be More Conscious

Career Alley

In addition to this, the chemical pollutants in the environment including ozone and combustion products of jet fuels can be seriously damaging to one’s health. Chemical pollutants. A number of chemicals and compounds in the environment, including ozone and the byproducts that arise from the combustion of jet fuel, can be very toxic to a person’s biological system. Krisca Te works with Open Colleges , Australia’s leading provider of TAFE courses equivalent.

2012 207

How Your Company Can Go Greener

Ms. Career Girl

Most of them likely contain chemicals that pollute the local environment by washing out into waterways. Alyssa Abel is a college and career writer who offers advice on strategies to success. Every company wants to make a difference, and these efforts usually focus on their consumer base. It results in better products and faster response times so customers know they’re taken care of. Now, people are asking, “how can businesses be more sustainable?”

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A Hands-on Approach to a Career in Home Improvement

Career Alley

You can gain this knowledge by going to a college that offers interior design as a course. When going into a carpet cleaning business, you need to invest in high quality equipment, accessories, detergents, cleaning chemicals and more. Related posts: Following Your Dreams: From Community College to Interior Design School. The home improvement industry has exploded over the recent years because of the passion that many people have for making their homes suit their preferences.

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Engineering the Right Career Move

Career Alley

Young college graduates with newly minted engineering degrees face a much brighter future than most of their peers, according to “ U.S. In addition to disciplines that focus on specific industries, such as aerospace, biomedicine, chemicals and plastics, nuclear, and petroleum, engineering also encompasses other disciplines that have application across a wide variety of industries.

Post Election Stress Disorder (P.E.S.D) 5 Signs You Have It and What to Do

Ms. Career Girl

We spoke with Dr. Sanam Hafeez, NYC based licensed clinical psychologist, teaching faculty member at the prestigious Columbia University Teacher’s College and the founder and Clinical Director of Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, who shares the signs of Post Election Stress Disorder and what to do about it. You need those feel good brain chemicals to beat the stress,” she reminds us. The post Post Election Stress Disorder (P.E.S.D)

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Emerging Computer Science Career Opportunities

Career Alley

A survey by the National Association of Colleges revealed that computer science majors earn, on average, a starting salary of approximately $63,017, which is second only to chemical engineering in terms of the highest starting salary across all industries. A major in computer science and IT is quite promising in terms of career opportunities and growth.

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Five Jobs with a Degree in Occupational Health and Safety

Career Alley

These professionals investigate unsafe working conditions, chemical hazards, and industrial hygiene. 10 Quality Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree. Occupational health and safety careers prevent worker injuries on the job by ensuring that safety, health, and environmental regulations are followed.

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Why Engineering Careers Are Constantly in Demand

Career Alley

With only one in twenty college students choosing to go into an engineering field, those that do come out with a degree are often able to name their own career and salary. Chemical engineers, for instance, will be employed in agricultural productions in order to ensure that crops are grown without pests, that livestock are raised to be big and healthy, and that the transportation of food from farm to supermarket aisle takes place safely.

Want To Be In A Good Mood? Eat These Foods!

Ms. Career Girl

Carbohydrates are linked to the mood-boosting brain chemical, serotonin. Dr. Calapai received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and he consults in Manhattan with practices on Long Island, in East Meadow and Plainview. The post Want To Be In A Good Mood? Eat These Foods! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A number of lifestyle factors can contribute to depression, but one that’s often overlooked is what you put in your mouth.

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Making Job Search Fun | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

I agree with Miriam that it’s smart to give ourselves permission to do things our schedule might not otherwise allow – volunteer for a cause that has value to you, register for a college class or continuing education courses, or network with colleagues over drinks or dinner. It can take your mind away, release all those important chemicals so the muscles start pumping and the brain starts working.

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The Different Types Of Engineering Degrees

Career Realism

If you are currently thinking about degree to pursue in college, one of the most important questions that you should ask yourself first is “What do I really want to end up doing for the rest of my life?” ” College is meant to prepare you for your future and whatever educational path you decide to take will dictate your career path for the rest of your life. If you are concerned about urban planning then this is the perfect course for you to take in college.

5 High-Paying Jobs that Nobody Really Wants

Resume Bear

Some of the jobs that pay so well don’t even require a college degree — just a little ingenuity and a willingness to do the dirty work. While dismantling the meth lab in the basement of an abandoned home, you face the risk of handling poisonous chemicals or, god forbid, even anthrax. From the grotesque to the dangerous, there are some jobs that just don’t sound like appealing directions to take in life.

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Working Too Hard Can Increase Your Risk of Depression


Researchers at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and the University College in London studied 2,000 middle-aged people who worked for the government to what they could find. The people that they were looking at did happen to be middle aged, so it’s possible that they could have found slightly different results if they were studying some fresh chickens out of college.

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Nervous Wreck? 5 Ways to Shake Off Your Job Interview Anxiety

The Undercover Recruiter

This is because when one laughs, the body releases "feel-good" chemicals called endorphins. These are the same chemicals that are released when we exercise and the same chemicals that naturally help fight-off depression. This guest contribution was submitted by Lenore Holditch, who specializes in writing about top online colleges Tweet. Nerves—they affect the best of us.

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HR Is One of the Most Important Functions in an Organization


Stop nepotism hires to HR: the children of executives, the college coaches’ daughter, the governors’ son. In my first career, all my peers had to pass courses in physical chemistry, differential equations, and analytics to get that Chemistry or Chemical Engineering Degree that was a prerequisite to be hired. So why has no one received the memo? Let me be honest with you. HR is my second career. I began as a polymer chemist in the 1980’s.

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5 Job Search Tips For Engineers

Career Realism

If you have just graduated from college with engineering as your major and are looking for a job, don’t get desperate. The following job search tips will help you land an engineering job quickly after graduating from college: 1. Perhaps you specialized in chemical, electrical, mechanical, computer, marine, aeronautical, medical, or another engineering field. A good example of your career accomplishment can be the engineering project you did in college.

Learn the Career of a Technical Writer

Career Realism

I would really like to be a college professor and researcher. While I was in college, I did some teaching here and there and it really helps you understand what you’re passionate about. College is a great place to grow as an individual even if you’re not a student and I would love to go back and teach while continuing to research and write. There was a steep learning curve at first, but I feel very comfortable writing about chemicals, energy, and composites.

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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

The expansion is benefiting industries that are heavy consumers of natural gas – like fertilizers, chemicals plastics, steel and glass. With so many recent college grads looking for work, many of them have had to settle for lower-skilled jobs, displacing low-skilled workers. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S. economy out of a deep recession, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you’re hoping to work for.

2013 152

Credit Card Confessions

Ms. Career Girl

I was trained on this at my 1 st job after college. I actually made it until my sophomore year of college before ever signing up for one. I didn’t start using a credit card until after college graduation, but it didn’t take me long to pick up a very bad habit. And cheap make up: it’s cheap because usually it has a lot of bad chemicals in it. You definitely got in my head about cheap chemical-filled makeup when I read your comment yesterday.

2010 157

Career and Job Outlook for the Investigative Personality Type

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Jones Our Websites Career Key Career Key Canada Self-Employment Key Blog Archive ► 2010 (41) ► December (1) Choosing a College Major Based on Your Personality.

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An Interview with @interview_ed

The Job Quest

So, did you go to college? Ed: I’ve been to college. There was that time I had to clean the sewage pipes under the athletic complex over at Hendrix College … that was a major job. Most of the other jobs I’ve done at various colleges have been relatively minor compared to that. I even got a letter from the college president saying, “… in my career, that’s the bravest thing I’ve ever seen a man do.&#

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Where can I find “niches” to further my career?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Problem: people are increasingly unhappy about the level of chemicals in the public water they drink. I have heard that there are centers of entrepreneurship, and even colleges that offer programs in becoming an entrepreneur. Question: Alan: I recently read one of your blog posts entitled “Avoid the Obsolete Job Trap,” and it got me to thinking.

2012 118

Career Catalyst - The Fitness Factor Behind Success in Business and Life

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Harvard psychiatry professor Dr. John Ratey , reports that physical activity boosts Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), a chemical associated with brain growth. Exercise boosts the pleasure chemicals serotonin and dopamine, credited for making us euphoric, happy, and calm. The American College of Sports Medicine suggests increased exercise can treat insomnia. It's common knowledge, but so few people act on it.

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“‘Positional Leverage’ in Workplace Negotiating”

Sklover Working Wisdom

His job was to ensure that the Chinese factories, and the Chinese suppliers, did not permit “adulteration” of the vitamins, by allowing either unsafe chemicals or other things – such as dust, dirt or bugs – into their products. If you are negotiating a pay increase, and your best college buddy becomes the CEO of your firm’s biggest client, your position has surely changed for the better. “Boldness be my friend! Arm me, audacity, from head to foot!”. . William Shakespeare.

The Best Internet Resources for Choosing Education Careers and.

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Having worked as an adjunct professor myself and raised by a college professor and a public school librarian , I know a little about education careers.

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Growing Business Need Funding? Think “S.L.I.C.E.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

As an unlikely example, your college roommate named Mark Zuckerberg. Large pharmaceutical companies compete to get their hands on a single promising chemical compound, at other times for the commercial advantages of ingenious pill packaging Some companies pay a literal “bundle” just for the exclusive “right to be the first investor” to keep potential acquisition or investment targets out of the hands of competitors.

2016 109

How To Tell If You Should Get an MBA

Evil HR Lady

My husband is a former Chemical Engineer who received his MBA from a top ivy league school. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Come to HR. Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Come to HR. So, come join me on the Evil Side. Oh, and send me your HR questions.

2010 111

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Here are a few leads to get you started: HOT INDUSTRY WATCH : College Graduates. Things are starting to turn around for college seniors, at least in terms of job prospects. The National Association of Colleges and Employers says companies currently plan to hire 13.5 In this report: 4,645 Jobs revealed ( 1,420 Jobs in U.S.A. 3,225 International Jobs ). If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads?

2010 110

The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Other places are localand state employment offices, the Chamber of Commerce, local colleges anduniversities (especially community colleges), adult-education centers, orplaces of worship.

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