Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Since about 2012, there has been a rise in what is referred to as the gig or on demand economy. This current economy is an environment in which contingent positions are exploding.

STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy

Workology

The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). Even in the US we have an ongoing effort to encourage girls to get educated in STEM subjects.

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In Demand: STEM-Educated Employees

Career Alley

We may not have always referred to these endeavors as “STEM,” but they are accurately representative of what STEM-driven education can do. Author Byline: Laura Mingo writes in the field of higher education.

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Should I downplay my education?

Careers Done Write

I know the economy is slow, but I need to begin working soon. I am considering not including my education on my resume so I can get work. Perhaps you are finding that the market is so challenging that you are starting to apply for transitional positions that require less education.

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Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

With the country’s high unemployment rate of approximately 8%, and an economy that is still shaky, it’s important to know which industries will provide job security and which industries are dying out. A health care option for an individual with little education is to become a home health aide.

In Demand: STEM-Educated Employees

Career Alley

We may not have always referred to these endeavors as “STEM,” but they are accurately representative of what STEM-driven education can do. Author Byline: Laura Mingo writes in the field of higher education.

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The US Economy Added 156,000 Jobs in September

Workology

The US economy added 156,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in September. Here’s where the economy made its biggest gains: Professional and business services: +67,000. The US economy is far from a crisis point, but I think the IMF is smart to warn that we are inching closer to one.

How to Remain Relevant in the Robot Economy

Workology

First, stay educated. Most of us when we get wrapped up in our careers often stop the educational process, mostly because we think of education in terms of degrees and long programs of classes. Most of us don’t have the time in our lives for that kind of educational commitment.

Three Roadblocks in the Way of the Freelance Economy

Workology

Roadblocks to the Freelance Economy. Lack of Education. A third roadblock is just the lack of education on what it takes to be a freelancer. Life Work freelance economy freelancers world of work

Art Education Investing Pays Dividends for Cities and CEOs

Ms. Career Girl

The post Art Education Investing Pays Dividends for Cities and CEOs appeared first on Ms. Finding Funds for Art Education. MCG : “Blick offers aid to art education programs in other ways as well, offering free lesson plans and resources on their website.

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More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy 02.

Green Careers: How to Choose One in this Economy

Career Key

If you are exploring green careers and care about the environment, try following the tips in our newly updated web article, " Green Economy: Match Your Personality to Green Jobs ". And I wouldn't wait for a clear job outlook prediction in this politically charged and slow economy.

How to Find Jobs in The Digital Economy

JobMob

Open access to self-education makes it possible to keep your skills upgraded and, indeed, learn a completely new skill set in a very short period of time. Oddly, many people do not take advantage of the great educational opportunities that are available online.

How A Blockchain can boost HR hiring in the Gig economy?

Imarticus Learning

The Gig Economy has been a boon for those who choose to be their own boss. The Gig economy puts the free forces of capitalism into an effective state, filing up the demand and supply gaps with independent workers. The post How A Blockchain can boost HR hiring in the Gig economy?

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Green Career Tip: Green Economy Map, Discover Green Career Options

Green Career Central

Resource : The Green Economy Map. Although I created twelve other Green Economy Maps between 2007 and 2009, they were all designed around a series of silos—silos that didn’t relate to one another. When you want to understand which industries included in the green / sustainable economy.

Employers are filling more entry level Jobs with Educated Labor

Resume Bear

The recovering economy has left a high amount of recent college graduates looking for work in a competitive job market, which may in part have led to a number of college grads seeking jobs primarily held by high school grads. Employers are filling more entry level functions with educated labor,” said Brent Rasmussen, president of CareerBuilder North America. Changing job and education requirements. Higher education and the bottom line.

Does Education Still Matter? Yes and No

Career Realism

Today, I’d like to address the age-old question of education and employment. And, given today’s economy, how much does education matter? Those with higher education were practically immune! Does education still matter image from Shutterstock.

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How To Market Yourself In Today’s Economy

Career Realism

How To Market Yourself In Today’s Economy. Find out how to market yourself in today’s economy: Evaluate And Identify Career Trends In Your Field. If necessary, enroll in continuing education courses to fine tune your unique talents.

Career Choices in an Uncertain Economy: Placing Your Bets

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. ▼ August (1) Career Choices in an Uncertain Economy: Placing Yo.

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Best Career Options for the "Leisure Economy"

Career Key

Reading a recent Shifting Careers column by Marci Alboher, I learned about the coming " leisure economy." So this desire to be a part of the leisure economy is real. Whether this will come true or is just an economist's dream is for you to decide.

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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. Many people are interested in education careers.

2009 130

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: SHRM: Economy Negatively Impacted.

HireCentrix

Education Store. SHRM: Economy Negatively Impacted Employee Benefits More in 2011. TOPIC: SHRM: Economy Negatively Impacted Employee Benefits More in 2011. SHRM: Economy Negatively Impacted Employee Benefits More in 2011. SHRM: Economy Negatively Impacted Employee Benefits More in 2011. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Education Store. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. Raising the minimum wage can help our economy recover while helping the millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs. Recent polls in states like Illinois and Maryland also show that voters believe raising the minimum wage will help the economy rather than hurt it.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Education Store. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. TOPIC: Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix.

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Over-Qualification: When a Higher Degree Doesn’t Pay

Ms. Career Girl

One of the biggest pitfalls in a bad economy is to assume you need more education. However, there are definite ways to further your education in a meaningful way that will help—not hinder—your career.

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Three Tips to Unleash the Creative Entrepreneurs in Your Community

Ms. Career Girl

If you are wondering how to take on the challenges of a shifting global economy, investing in creative industries entrepreneurs tackles economic, civic, and social challenges and is found in every community in every corner of the globe. The creative economy is huge.

Gender Pay Gap Contributing to Global Inequality Says Oxfam

Workology

And while the gender pay gap is comparatively small (though at 20-30% it’s not really small ) in Canada and the US, it’s much wider in countries where women are excluded from the formal economy, and the formal economy, which employs billions worldwide is growing rapidly.

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Career Key’s Most Popular Free Lists of Matching Careers and Education Options

Career Key

Take The Career Key test once and match your Holland personality types to several different kinds of career and education options. See up to date information about each career like the job description, education requirements, and job outlook. Match Your Personality with Green Jobs Learn about the “green economy” and explore green careers by Holland personality type and Career Key work group.

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Will You Be Shut Out of Popular Education and Career Choices? 3 Tips for Career Planning Success

Career Key

What if a required education program has too many applicants, a lot of prerequisites, or is just very selective? Competition to get into some education programs required forin-demand careers can be stiff. If you areshort on time or money, there may be similar occupations requiring fewer yearsof education. Fully research your education options, includingdifferent types of degrees/programs and the schools that offer them.

2012 146

Highlights from the ISSP Conference

Green Career Central

Green Action Green Business Green Career Resources Green Career Tip Green Career Trends Green Cities Green Companies Green Conferences Green Economy Green Education Green Events Green Industries Green Initiatives Green Jobs Green Jobs Growing Green Networking Green Trends

2013 180

Untapping Human Potential at Work and Life

Workology

Do you believe that we are close to the “tipping point” of K-12 education reform? Philanthropist Eli Broad , founder, The Broad Foundation and author of “The Art of Being Unreasonable- Lessons in Unconventional Thinking ,” spoke as a long-term optimist on the need to focus on education reform.

2012 127

Can't Decide on a Career or Education Program? Get Career Planning.

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. Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Can’t Decide on a Career or Education Program?

2010 130

FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

The most popular flexible job categories since FlexJobs’ launch in 2007 have consistently been medical and health , computer/IT , customer service , administrative , and education and training. education and training. The Gig Economy.

2017 180

Celebrating Earth Week – How You Can Apply Your Expertise to the Issues of the Day

Green Career Central

That’s the whole economy. As Gaylord Nelson put it in his book, Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise , "The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the other way around."

2013 158

Can I Ask for a Pay Raise in Today's Economy?

Resume to Referral

» Can I Ask for a Pay Raise in Today’s Economy? I heard it’s not acceptable to ask for one, given today’s economy. Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Latest Job-Search Scam; Jobseekers Beware Toil & Trouble: Women’s Hemline During Interview. Are Women in Denial? “I haven’t had a pay raise in quite a while. Is this true?&# What does “quite a while&# mean? Has it been 6 months ? 1 year ? 5 years ?

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5 New Career Paths to Think About in 2013

Career Copilot

Although the economy has created many challenges over the last few years, it’s also created a lot of amazing opportunities for people who are [.]. Career Development business career career advice career development career paths culinary arts early childhood education education hotel management course programming

2013 188

What is the purpose of a college education?

Career Key

For those of you considering higher ed, or advising students who are, you're probably aware of the recent debate over whether the high costs of a college education are worth it, and if you do go to college, for what is that time best used? In a recent NYT interview , the new president of Harvard University, Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust, took issue with the federal government's emphasis on higher education's training a globally competitive workforce.

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5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career

Workology

Job Search Statistics & Find Work in this Economy. The work economy and job search statistics are staggering: The current number of people unemployed in The U.S. Entrepreneurs are fueling the US economy!)

2012 169

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The idea of paying for a liberal arts education is over. And he’s fascinating, and he’s educating himself through experience , which is what the Internet does not provide. Are you saying that public education is worse than private?

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How the UK Economy Affects Jobseekers and Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know that the British economy is going through something of a troubled time right now.

The Resume and The Life-Long Learner

Professional Resume Services

Most people use the Education section of their resumes to list their degrees to show their qualifications for a particular position. However, in today’s difficult economy, being competent may not be enough to land you that coveted first step to a job: being named as a candidate.

2012 171

5 'Recession-Proof' Careers

Career Realism

Bottom line: No matter the economy, people get sick or injured and need care! Teachers/College Professors The need for education is also something that never stops, regardless of the state of the economy.

2019 76

How to Fast Track Your Career

Career Alley

The value of education in today’s economy is measured in how you can apply it over the life of your career. College is just the beginning of your lifelong learning process, but it’s crucial to your immediate and future professional success. You only have to read a few job postings to see the potential and value of a college degree. Career advice

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