Nonprofit Career Profile: Fundraising and Development

If you love to build relationships, share your enthusiasm for a cause, and impact the resources available to a nonprofit, a position in nonprofit fundraising may be right for you. Also known as development, this...

Comedy Careers: Learning to Be Funny is No Joke

Judy Carter knows funny. A stand-up comedian who has played venues from cruise ships to Caesars Palace to a Cincinnati bondage bar ("When they said, 'Do that joke again,' you did!"), Judy Carter founded...

Is Forensic Accounting for You?

Forensic specialists are the detectives of the accounting world. They're sent into companies to uncover potential fraud, unravel accounting knots, and support attorneys who take action in response to what the forensic accountant discovers....

Which Kind Of Accounting Is Right For You?

There are four major kinds of accountants: public accountants, government accountants, internal accountants, and management accountants. Oftentimes they can be certified in more than one field, and switching is common. Public Accounting Public accountants work for...

The Off-Beat Job Market

Not everyone's cut out to work in a corporation. Fortunately, there's no "Golden Rule" that says you must, after four hard years of college, seek out a job in a large company where you'll...

Federal Jobs by College Major

As you study the table, please keep these facts in mind: (1) The jobs listed under each major are usually examples, not an all-inclusive list. (2) Many jobs do not require a college degree;...

Three Keys to Crafting Successful Print Ads

Want to create print ads that get results? Below are three keys to get you started. 1. Write for the eye. Print ads are visual. Therefore, craft ads with the eye in mind. Eyes are...

The Benefits of Working for the Government

Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. The Federal Government offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibility to meet the needs of...

Things I Wish I had Known before Moving to Europe to Work

An understanding of immigration laws, banking, taxes and other bureaucratic issues can be vital to a smooth transition abroad. 1. Check the immigration laws when you arrive. Some places don't require Americans to have an...

How to Break Into Selling & Marketing Pharmaceuticals

The pathway into this job is a difficult one to get on, but you can manage if you are prepared. We've pulled together a Q&A series to help answer those common questions many of...

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