Here are some top career and job related headlines from today's news. Please feel free to leave a comment at the end of the page if you have anything to add.
http://news.google.com Tue, 19 May 2015 14:19:02 GMT
QuartzPerformance reviews are a trap. Here's how to really advance your careerQuartzGone are the days when career advancement only required showing up every day and doing what you are told. Moving forward in today's knowledge economy requires constan ...
This article makes some great points. The job market has changed since the previous generation. We don't stay at one company until retirement. Working our way up the ladder at one job may or may not happen. The author suggests that we evaluate ourselves and how we stand compared to others in our industry. Do our skills match up with the latest technology? Changing jobs might be the best way to gain new skills and to elevate our career.
http://news.google.com Tue, 19 May 2015 02:16:20 GMT
KBTXCareer Technology Classes Offer High School Students Career OptionsKBTXIn Huntsville, some students have been preparing themselves for their first job, while enrolled in career technology classes. They're been learning real life lessons that give ...
High schools across the nation offer vocational studies. Some programs are affiliated with local colleges and students are able to earn college credits and sometimes degrees after completing the courses. Even if the student does not pursue that particular career, he or she will have been exposed to career preparation and will be put on the path to a job or to further education.
http://news.google.com Tue, 19 May 2015 15:49:11 GMT
Making the Grade: Regional tech school allows career exploration Atlanta Journal Constitution The goal of having a tech division is to expose students to a variety of electives that can broaden their career horizons. Courses in topics as varied as digi ...
This school is doing something different but effective. They offer a summer program that introduces technology careers to students for a small fee.
http://news.google.com Fri, 15 May 2015 15:33:11 GMT
blogs.hbr.org (blog)What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Careerblogs.hbr.org (blog)“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. “Frankly, we're often at a los ...
This contains great advice. Parents can help children find their career by exposing them to many possibilities, guiding them through their wants, preferences and needs and letting them know that they don't have to decide immediately. Graduates should ask themselves how they want to live, what work environment do they like or dislike and how important money is to them. Based on those answers, parents can steer young people to a job with many or fewer hours, high or low stress, and into fields that typically pay the necessary amount of money.
http://news.google.com Tue, 19 May 2015 03:29:27 GMT
fox6now.comToo good to be true: Fake career service scams job seekersfox6now.comWASHINGTON, D.C. (WITI) — It appeared to be the perfect job opportunity. There were plenty of open positions that came with good pay and great benefits. Turns out, job se ...
Job scams are everywhere. A search of the hashtag #money on Instagram produces many results of get rich quick schemes. There are also companies that ask you to pay to get access to data entry jobs and work from home positions. You should never have to pay to see job lisitings or to apply. Listings are easily found on company job boards and on aggregate job boards such as on Indeed or Monster.