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...

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...

The History Of Solar Power

With the recent rise in energy costs many people have been looking to alternative sources of energy. One of the greatest energy sources (our sun) is readily available for the taking. We just need...

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...

Supporting a Spouse or Partner who has Relocated for Your Career

At some point in your career, you may be faced with a choice of whether or not to relocate to a new city, state or even across the country for your work. In the...

What Teachers Do Every Day

Most teachers spend the majority of their time in the classroom or preparing for classroom activities. The amount of time dedicated to other tasks varies by school, but activities outside of the classroom are often described as...

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...

Consulting: Expanding the Definition

In my book Anyone Can Consult!, it has been brought to my attention that I use the masculine pronoun "He" in my writing. That's because it was traditionally a male dominated industry, but that...

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...

Intellectual Property: A Revenue Stream that Keeps on Streaming

Let's take IBM as an example. IBM Corporation maintains one of the world's most vigorous patent filing operations, and actively licenses its 40,000-plus active patents to other companies. Although other corporations around the world...

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