These days, you have a nearly endless set of career avenues to choose from. While certain workers choose to specialize in a certain area, others seek to diversify their skill set and may work in a variety of industries throughout their careers. Whether you’re just finding your way or looking forward to retirement, it’s important to know how to use your age to your advantage during your job hunt. Here’s a primer from MainStreet.com on staying relevant in the job market no matter how old you are.
Today’s students have more opportunities than ever. With a plethora of academic programs and scheduling options to choose from, career-minded students are finding that achieving their educational goals is possible, no matter how busy their lives are. This is especially true for students enrolled in short courses and programs.
Has unemployment got you down? Unemployment, any way you cut it, is a difficult time for anyone. If it’s not the financial drawbacks, it’s the painstaking toll of job seeking.
It’s tough to constantly look on the bright side while searching for jobs, especially when met by disappointment or rejection from employers. Well, now here is your opportunity to go from the couch to the desk chair. These 7 tips can help you climb out of the unemployment slump and into the career you’ve been looking for.
Most students do not naturally have good study skills and it takes a semester or so to attain them. Typically, when taking a class, at least 50% of the work needs to be done outside the classroom. The skills that you need to use when studying are going to be different for each subject, but typically there are four general skill categories that classify your time and all other skills will fall into. These categories are time management, organization, repetition and retention. When you’ve got these down, everything else should fall into place.
Student loans are almost always a necessity to help with the financing of your higher education. Usually, once you have completed college and earned your degree, the repayment of those student loans begins. It is important to remember that typically there is a six-month grace period once you have graduated before the repayment starts. You can estimate the amount of your monthly payment by keeping close track of what you are borrowing. Statements that you receive from your lender will also contain an estimated monthly payment for your convenience.
There are any number of colleges and universities you can attend. But if you want education and training for a specific career, a career education school makes more sense. Here are our Top 10 reasons for choosing career education.
Career education is tailored to the most in-demand careers
The new year can be the perfect time to make a change--personally and professionally! If changing your career is on your New Year’s resolution list, we can help. Whether you’re dissatisfied with your current job or getting ready to step into the job market for the first time, we’ve compiled a list of some of 2011’s hottest careers to help you out!