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...

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...

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....

Think Outside the Design Box: Alternative Careers in Engineering

If you're working on your engineering degree, you probably have one thing in mind: design, design, design. And while an engineering degree gives you the tools to do just that, it can also give...

Major Employers in the Healthcare Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 11.3 million Americans are employed in some aspect of health care, and approximately 14 percent of all wage and salary jobs created in the last...
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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...

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...

Consulting: The Skills You Need to Succeed

There are consulting companies that focus on specific areas such as technology planning, strategic services, and management consulting.  There are freelance consultants who help school systems and universities make better programs for students or help the...

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...

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;...

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