Finance or Tech: Where Should You Take Your Skills?

As you try to chart a prosperous career path, two overarching questions are probably percolating in your mind: What skills should I develop, and where should I use them? Since you probably have a...

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...

What Sectors Make up the Non-Profit Industry?

Health Services Health care is the largest sector within the nonprofit industry in terms of economic value and employment. Nonprofit health care comprises up to half of all nonprofit revenue and employment, and it has the...

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;...

Top Jobs for Gadget Lovers

Today's gadget lovers are so over their granddaddies' widgets. Instead, they seek the granddaddies of all gadgets: From plug-in hybrid cars to solar-powered ski suits to next-generation Blu-Rays. As high-tech becomes hi-relevance, so do the...

Job Profile: GM of a Pro Sports Team

The pro sports GM must direct the day-to-day operations of the individual divisions that make the team function. From administrative affairs, to public relations, to promotions, the GM must see that the separate levels...

Marketing Lessons from Ben and Jerry

Many years ago, I lived in Vermont when a new home-made ice cream store opened its doors. The ice cream stand, located in Burlington, was in a gas station that had long ago been abandoned....

Sales: Is It For Me?

I asked myself the question: Why do people get into sales? What characteristics do they have that sets them apart? And I thought that it might be an interesting exercise for anyone contemplating sales...

A Q&A for Fashion Designers

Pam Zuckerman has been helping to launch the careers of young fashion designers for more than 16 years as director of the career services office at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Here, she...

What do you Think of when You Hear the Word “Nurse”?

Job description Nurses provide a variety of services to their patients. In general, they help to prevent injury and disease, promote healthy living, and care for the sick. They provide direct care for their patients...

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