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Love Working with Data? 4 Careers to Consider Pursuing

Some people just love working with numbers or other types of data. They are in a good position, because big data is now more important than ever. A number of careers in different fields require strong data analysis. If you love working with data, consider these four careers. ...




The Pursuit of a Lifetime: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Look Your Best for Your Dream Job Interview

These days, many people have decided to avoid the culturally normative practice of taking any job that enables them to attain a salary that pays their bills. If you’re one of those individuals who has to be continually immersed in work that you love and have recently attained an interview for your dream job, you’re probably thinking about what you can do to increase your likelihood of landing the position. ...




New Teacher? What to Consider When Choosing a School to Work At

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding careers that a person can engage in. However, it is also one in which you have to prove yourself for several years before gaining any job security. Therefore, it is critical that you choose wisely when it comes to picking a school to begin your career at. ...




Balance Your Career With a Fulfilling Side Gig

Liz Ballard is a mom of two with a demanding career as a managing director at Harvard University’s Harvard College Fund. Recently, she launched a side business selling jewelry—a way to indulge her creative side while also making money. Here’s how she did it. ...




Always Wanted to Be a Trucker? How to Choose the Right Company to Drive for

You’ll never feel more wanted than in the weeks after you get your commercial driver’s license. Trucking companies around the country will be vying for your attention, all of which will make great sales pitches. You can only choose one, though, and your options will dwindle after you begin your career. ...




Hidden Talent: 5 Steps to Becoming the Ultimate Team Lead at Work

When you’re trying to work your way up in the organizational scheme of things, you will need all of the people on your side whom you can find. These co-workers and managers will be your supporters when you assume a key leadership role. Here are five steps that will help you become the ultimate team lead at work. ...




The Secret to Resume Success

Did you ever apply for a job that you were certain you were perfect for...and then hear back nothing? The lack of response may have nothing to do with your experience, and everything to do with how you’re presenting it on your resume.
 
These days, recruiters receive thousands of resumes for desirable positions. ...




Michigan high school counselors to get training in college and career advice

Just raising Michigan to the national average in college attainment, then, could add $6.8 billion to the state economy.Counselors are now required to get 150 hours of professional development training every five years. The new law requires 25 of those hours to be in college preparation and selection, and 25 hours in career counseling. ...




3 Reasons An Electrical Apprenticeship Could Be Right For You

Employment in the trades is receiving new interest as more office and manufacturing tasks are automated, and the need for skilled, hands-on workers increases. If you feel you have the aptitude and interest to go into a field such as electrical work, you may be interested to know that employment opportunities as an electrician are expected to grow 9 percent in the next decade, within a variety of different areas of expertise. ...




Five of the Most Dangerous Blue-Collar Jobs Today

There were 4,836 casualties of work-related deaths reported in the U.S. in 2015, which averages more than 13 deaths every single day. The largest percentage of these are from what are considered blue collar jobs, and 21.4% of those were in construction alone. ...