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...

The 5 Coolest Jobs You Can Get with a Marketing Degree

Being a marketing guy or gal might sound like the kind of career that extremely square people in the 1950s thought were “nifty” or “neato”. However, thanks to burgeoning industries and new technologies, 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;...

How much of a Millennial are you – and what does that mean?

"Millennial" wasn't a word you heard all that often just a few years ago. Less and less often referred to as Generation Y, Millennials are the group of young people born between the early...

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...

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...

Moving to London: The Good, the Bad, and the British

I've been living abroad for over a year and I don't have plans to go back anytime soon. Then again, I didn't have plans to stay in the first place. What I'm getting at is...

What Comes After Sarbanes Oxley?

The Sarbanes Oxley Act was passed in 2002 to curb accounting abuses that led to the bankruptcy and financial ruin of several major companies, and the loss of billions of dollars to investors who...
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Finding Your Consulting Expertise

Management consulting is what most of us think of when we hear the term. There are two general tracks: becoming a consultant within a corporation or independently marketing and selling your personal expertise. "Consultant" usually...

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