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 an integral part of the job. Here's how teachers describe their time on the job: Segments Public School PrivateDay School PrivateBoarding School SpecialNeeds School Classroom Preparation 30% 25% 20% 15% Teaching in the Classroom 25% 20% 20% 15% Grading Student Work 20% 20% 15% 5% Administration 15% 10% 10% 20% Personal Attention to Students 4%   10%   15%   35% Coaching/...
Has someone told you that you have a voice for radio? Do you like to meet people? Are you willing to learn and put your ego aside? Then you might have what it takes to break into the radio business. I feel like it's important that you know who's writing this article, because there are many people who claim they know how to...
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 school come up with a better financial plan.  There are consultants for sports teams, investment banking, publishing companies, and accounting firms.  Literally everyone and anyone...
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 to be able to harness it's power. For those interested, below is a brief history of how solar power came to be. The history of photovoltaic...
Perhaps you are one of those job seekers who has their interview outfit perfectly pressed, copies of your resume printed on thick paper tucked neatly in a fancy folder, a Montblanc pen that latches on to that folder, and rehearsed all of your answers to every possible interview question. Well done… though I’m not here to pat you on the...
If you're considering applying for premium entry level jobs or internships in a field that requires some level of writing expertise, you can expect that employers will request a few writing samples as part of your application.
When I first started telling people that I was in Master’s Degree program in Library Science, I almost always got one of two reactions: 1. Yeah, I can see that. 2. Wait. You have to go to school to be a librarian? Yes, yes you do. To be a librarian, not a library clerk or assistant, but a full fledged librarian, you...
In general, online classes are often more difficult than classes taken in a brick and mortar institution. This is because much of the learning is done independently, and it can often be harder to have in depth conversations with professors and peers. Overall, there is usually less support for individual students, making the coursework comparatively harder. With these issues, classes...
The best way to address the inherent problems with job interviewing is to look them in the face and acknowledge they exist - then you find ways to if not fix at least navigate these issues.
When it comes to interviews and resume advice, one of the hardest topics to handle is self-description.