Career Key Licensee, College Foundation of North Carolina, Highlighted in ASCA School Counselor Magazine

Career Key

In “ Career Exploration North Carolina Style ,” 6th grade Waynesville Middle School counselor Annette Husson, Ed.D., highlights the online career center of an organization that licenses The Career Key, the College Foundation of North Carolina (cfnc.org). CFNC is a nonprofit partnership between Pathways of North Carolina, College Foundation Inc., and the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

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.

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PRO(TECH)T Yourself: A New Wearable Tech to Combat Sexual Assault

Ms. Career Girl

It is this key piece of prevention University of North Carolina – Asheville juniors Madison Eddings and Ben Eisdorfer with their company PRO(TECH)T, LLC. In fact, one in five women and three in 50 men will be sexually assaulted during their time in college.** With iuvo, Madison and Ben took first place in the North Carolina Social Entrepreneurship Competition. The post PRO(TECH)T Yourself: A New Wearable Tech to Combat Sexual Assault appeared first on Ms.

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Community Colleges' Growing Role in Helping People Get High Skilled Jobs

Career Key

Community colleges. If the idea of community college does not fire you up, consider your opinion outdated (and elitist) as the cost of 4 year colleges skyrocket and financial aid programs tighten. Consider these statistics from the American Association of Community Colleges : Health care : 59% of new nurses and the majority of other new health-care workers are educated at community colleges. undergraduates) attend community colleges.

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WRAL-TV Profiles The Career Key: Moving Forward Using a Career Assessment

Career Key

On January 19, as part of their " Here to Help: 5 on Your Side " series, WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina profiled The Career Key in an interview with Thu Washington, coordinator of counseling services at Wake Technical Community College. One of them, the State of North Carolina's College Foundation of North Carolina , was also profiled in the segment.

2009 100

That’s one small step for WOMEN, one giant leap for WOMANKIND

Ms. Career Girl

After skipping several grades, Katherine was an incredibly gifted student who attended a high school on the campus of a historically black college at the age of 13.

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Explore Career Options Using LinkedIn’s New Field of Study Explorer, Especially Liberal Arts Majors

Career Key

The new LinkedIn Field of Study Explorer is most valuable to students and parents as a tool for exploring possible career options for a particular college major. For more information, students looking at career options related to majors should look on their college’s career services website for a “what can I do with a major in _” type of page. The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has a great one as does Kansas State University.

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Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area. Career Advice College Graduates For Recruiters Human Resource News Job Market Social Media Success Stories linkedin resumebearIn honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates.

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A Degree: Your First Big Career Decision (or How to Become a Doctor, Not Just Play One on TV)

Career Alley

That means enormous college costs. I’ve been told that Georgia and North Carolina have some great schools. Some smaller Virginia colleges have a great deal to offer as well, and the programs are considered comparable. Byline: Richard Rossi is a guest blogger, humor writer and illustrator from North Carolina by way of Syracuse NY. Related posts: 10 Quality Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree.

2012 207

Experiencing Multiple Layoffs & Finding Help

Career Alley

Most of the websites below are for North Carolina. For example, North Carolina’s is: [link]. Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. “ People often say that motivation doesn’t last.

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Career Opportunities In The U.S. Military

Career Alley

According to College Foundation of North Carolina, fresh recruits earn a basic pay of $17,611 every year, but the basic pay for fresh recruits with higher education qualifications or advanced skills may be as high as $22,993 per year. In addition to a 4-year college degree, you would need to undergo on-the-job training that normally involves about 10 weeks of classroom training, but the exact duration of such training may vary depending on the field of specialty.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Continental opens Sumter, South Carolina plant that will employ 1600 : Tire manufacturer has hired 390 and will add another 180 jobs by the end of 2014. HarborCenter project underway in Buffalo, New York supporting 125 construction jobs : Ice rink complex to host Junior Sabres and Canisius College’s Golden Griffins hockey teams. Dude Solutions to add 440 jobs in Cary, North Carolina : SaaS provider will begin aggressive hiring this week.

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Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coach in Raleigh, North Carolina. Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina and the second-largest city in the state. Raleigh has close proximity to some famed universities, including Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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5 Exciting Non-Profit Careers

Career Alley

The quickly growing non-profit field attracts an increasing number of highly skilled and motivated individuals, from idealistic college grads to experienced executives. at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Government – the largest university-based organization for local government training, advising and research in the U.S.

2012 236

This Year's Final Four Proves The Value of "Well Placed" over "Top" Talent.

The HR Capitalist

We live in a one-and-done world of college basketball. The rules force future NBA players to spend at least one season playing college basketball. North Carolina is a program one would think would be able to roll with the one-and-done model, but head coach Roy Williams has built this current roster differently. South Carolina has the youngest team of any Final Four teams.

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9 Career Articles You Will Want to Read

Career Alley

Where the jobs are: Hot prospects for college grads – This article (from usatoday.com) is a timely article for recent college grads (as well as those about to graduate). This is also worth reading for still in college (best majors, etc.). 43 Things Your Future Boss Wants You to Know – Thebestcolleges.org published this article (I wish I had this advice when I graduated college – about 1 million years ago) which provides some great basics.

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5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Career Alley

Private detectives and investigators usually have some college education. Work experience is normally required for a detective job but the lucky ones can start right after graduating from college with an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree in police science or criminal justice. Police agencies normally ask for some college coursework and education. I have completed bachelor in marketing from university of North Carolina.

2014 313

Warning: Your Major is Not a Floatation Device

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Confession : When I was in college I hid behind my major- big time. I’ve never achieved straight A’s in my entire life even though I really did practically live at the library during college. For the lucky few, a college major correlates directly to an initial career path: elementary education, nursing, etc. When writing this post, I made a list of my friends and family’s college majors and their current occupation.

2010 192

8 Career Related Articles You Will Want to Read

Career Alley

43 Things Your Future Boss Wants You to Know – Thebestcolleges.org published this article (I wish I had this advice when I graduated college – about 1 million years ago) which provides some great basics. “ Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.” ” – Benjamin Franklin. I get regular emails from my readers suggesting career or job search related articles.

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The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 16

Career Alley

Kimley-Horn -Based in North Carolina, the company provides design and consulting services for landscape architecture, structural engineering, environmental, water resource, and aviation projects. The main careers page provides a company overview with links to Career Opportunities, College and Grad Students and Apply Online.

2010 170

50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations

Workology

Colleges and Universities are also common places where these experiences workers spend their time. 24. Michelin North America Inc. . 34. Swarthmore College . 42. BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina .

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Verizon Wireless, the giant mobile carrier, is planning to hire 100 people in North Carolina as part of a broader plan to hire 900 people nationally. Verizon Wireless, with more than 3,200 employees in North Carolina and 79,000 nationwide, is hiring in retail sales, customer service and support channels. Newman University College, in Bartley Green, will benefit from a new entrance and building under works, to be completed by Solihull-based Morgan Sindall.

2010 127

How to Recruit For A Small Business

Water Cooler Wisdom

I sought insight from three successful small-business owners who have mastered the recruiting process: Derek Capo, CEO of Next Step China , a study abroad program in Beijing; Erica Douglass, co-CEO of computer repair shop 1Up Repairs in Austin, Texas; and Phillip Oakley, founder and CEO of branding agency Common Giant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Some are college graduates, some aren't.

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“Prospective employer broke its promise to pay interview-related expenses. What should I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This was his first interview after college, so he did not at all expect the employer to not honor its promise. North Carolina. Question: My son-in-law traveled to a job interview in another state. The employer invited him to the interview, and told him he would be reimbursed for expenses. After spending three days interviewing, paying airfare, car rental, parking and meals, they told him they would only pay for three nights in a hotel plus $250.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Verizon Wireless, the giant mobile carrier, is planning to hire 100 people in North Carolina as part of a broader plan to hire 900 people nationally. Verizon Wireless, with more than 3,200 employees in North Carolina and 79,000 nationwide, is hiring in retail sales, customer service and support channels. Newman University College, in Bartley Green, will benefit from a new entrance and building under works, to be completed by Solihull-based Morgan Sindall.

2011 112

Achieving Effective Career Transitions

Career Alley

If you were downsized like displaced textile workers in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina you should be trained for the new knowledge economy. Research on recent college graduates finds that many react negatively to early experiences in the workplace by becoming defensive about their abilities. He and his wife reside in South Carolina and spend time traveling to visit and spoil their nine grand-children–two in Australia.

5 Job Search Tips for Landing a Position Abroad

Career Realism

Are you about to enter the job market from college and nurturing a dream of working abroad? Thousands of recent college graduates (as well as many working professionals) are finding short and long-term job opportunities abroad. Your dream may be more attainable than you think. Whether you’re looking for adventure before settling down to a career or plan to stay abroad for several years, finding a job in another country may be easier than you think.

5 Reasons Why You Should Go To Grad School

Career Realism

Whether you’re a recent college graduate or a professional with three kids and a mortgage, enrolling in graduate school can reinforce and expand upon your educational base. People of all ages choose to return to grad school. Whether you’re pursuing education, business, law or almost any other profession, obtaining a graduate degree demonstrates your commitment to your industry, your education and, ultimately, yourself. Here’s how: 1. Enhancing Your Market Appeal.

5 Resume Tips for Applying to Non-Profits

Career Realism

Whether you have had a prolific career in the for-profit sector or are just graduating college, you may be interested in applying for a position at a non-profit organization. This article was written by Social Media and Outreach Coordinator, Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor – an education-technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s masters of public administration.

5 Benefits of Working for the Federal Government

Career Realism

USA Jobs, the primary portal for federal job seekers, is even launching a streamlined application service for college students and recent graduates called Pathways to better assist them with finding government work. Logan Harper is the social media outreach coordinator for the online MPA degree program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Government – one of the top MPA programs in the U.S.

Transferring Military Skills To The Civilian Workforce

Career Realism

In some cases, the skills learned in the military can even be transferable to college credits. This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides online masters of public administration programs.

5 Step Roadmap To A Career In Transportation Management

Career Realism

Undergraduate degrees in transportation or transportation management are offered by a limited number of colleges and universities. This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides an online public administration degree.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kernersville, North Carolina. Your Q & A was sponsored by: UPromise – Turn Everyday Spending into College Savings for Your Kids’ Tomorrow! Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer. If the owner changed the legal name of the business, is the non-compete still valid? Wilmington, Delaware. The Short Answer is “Yes, it is still valid.”

2011 116

Online Chinese Career Key Found Effective & Helpful in New Study

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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should I apply for jobs that don’t sound great?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am moving back to North Carolina from Texas, and will be living with my parents until I can find a new job. I’ve been with my current company in Texas for over four years, and it is my first job out of college. Because of this, I feel like I don’t know as much as I should about what I should look for in a job application. What is the best way to be selective about the application process but not limit my opportunities?

Thank You to My Mom (and Moms everywhere) for Their Career Choices

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. During teachers’ orientation, she met a fellow new college grad and my father, Dr. Lawrence K. Which Engineering Career or College Major Matches.

2010 113

Hiring Discrimination Exists (Whether Employers Admit it or Not)

Career Realism

Yesterday, I was participating in YouTern’s radio show discussing what students should know about resumes and job searches when we got a caller from North Carolina. As a career center adviser for a college, she wanted to know how to equip students in handling employer stereotyping and discrimination. Many of the students she was working with made it to the interview stage, but encountered racism and discrimination that ended up in them not getting the nod to be hired.

Your Online Branding Strategy When Applying To Grad School

Career Realism

A lower percentage of admissions officers at business schools and colleges report investigating applicants’ online profiles, but a sizable number do, and the trend is towards increased scrutiny. We don’t systematically Google applicants or look up people on Facebook,” says Lisa Beisser, senior associate director of MBA admissions at North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, “But if something strange comes up in an applicant’s essay, we will check a Facebook page.”

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

A North Carolina-based drug research company expects to bring 190 new, high-quality jobs toHenrico County over the next thre e years. a gl obal contract research organization, plans to invest $28 million to expand its Lab Services Division in Henrico during that time…PPD’s job postings frequently call for applicants to have college or graduate degrees in science or related fields. That’s off Highway 99, less than 25 miles north of Modesto.

2011 113

the office temp is making more than me, I made a mess of asking for a raise, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m a recent college graduate and just started working for a small company about four months ago. As one example that’s pretty typical, see the North Carolina labor department on this issue: “It does not matter if state officials have declared a state of emergency and are advising people to stay off of the roads. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. The office temp is making more than me.

The Best Investment Advice You'll Get All Year

Blue Sky Resumes

Or it may mean investing in further education – did you know that unemployment among the college-educated is currently only around 4%, while the average for everyone else is heading for 10%? 1 Comment North Carolina Investment Advisors says: 10/28/09 at 3:35 am Fabtastic advice and article. Blue Sky Resumes Samples Our Process Our Services Free Resume Help About Blog Blue Sky Blog Blue Sky is social!

2009 40

I overheard higher-ups complaining about my friend, posting on a company’s Facebook page after applying, and more

Ask a Manager

I work as an office manager for a graduate program at a college. I recently hired a couple of top-notch professionals for two separate positions at a nonprofit organization in North Carolina; one is the interim operations and volunteer coordinator for 30-40 hours a week, and the other is the interim program coordinator. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I overheard higher-ups complaining about my work friend.

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager don’t send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions for job applicants December 30, 2010 I’m hiring college students for several internships right now, which means that the candidates are a mix of really impressive/prepared and really … not. why do so many college career centers suck?

2010 51