It’s well known that the healthcare industry is growing to meet the increased demands of a large aging population and longer lifespans. As healthcare needs grow, it’s largely women who are stepping up to fill the roles. … [Read more...] about Best Healthcare Careers for Women
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Truck driving is a crucial part of the U.S. economy, with almost 71% of freight tonnage moved in the U.S. being transported on trucks. The industry employs around 3.5 million drivers, and as noted by the American Trucking Associations, “Without trucks, America stops.” If you have just graduated from high school or you have always been interested in a non-static job, truck driving could be an ideal option for a change of pace. In this post, we highlight important facts about the industry and provide information on how to break into it. … [Read more...] about Why Consider a Career as a Truck Driver?
When it comes to healthcare, the existence of routines is essential for the hospital, doctors, staff, and patients to function together as a well-oiled efficient mechanism. However, there are some doctors’ routines, which are less efficient and less healthy for their patients. Consider this following example: the good routine is a surgeon’s rounds to see his post-op patients. A bad routine is diagnosing a patient on the spot, based solely on one symptom and not on the broad spectrum of symptoms, the patient may present. … [Read more...] about Routines in Healthcare: Yes, they exist, and yes you can get over them!
The driving profession is widely respected in the USA. Trucking alone is worth $700bn and employs 3.5 million people, according to NPR; and the Labor Bureau has reported that over 300,000 work in the ride-hailing industry, forming an essential part of the country’s everyday workings. What’s more, once you’re in the driving seat, you’re not pigeonholed into driving for life. Professional drivers can thrive in their industry, just like any other, and become representatives of professional bodies. You might not have thought driving is a career choice for you, but there are plenty of reasons it could be. … [Read more...] about Professional Driving Can Be Your Ideal Career
So, you’re fresh out of school and looking to take the world by storm. The problem is, you’re not sure about what those blue-chip firms of the world are looking for in a new graduate. Whether you’re applying for an entry-level role or an internship (whether paid or unpaid), the process of vetting new, young hires can be as thorough as just about any other position at a company. What you need to do is get into the mind of a recruiter, in order to think critically about what they’re looking for, and how you can deliver it to them. Here’s our handy list of what these firms are looking for, and what you can do (before you graduate) to get your foot in the door. … [Read more...] about 5 Traits Firms Need In New Grads (and How To Develop Them)
It’s no secret that an internship is a great way to gain professional work experience in a specific industry, learn the tricks of the trade, and meet people that have been working in the field for years. An internship provides a unique, firsthand opportunity to try out a particular job as well as a company, and learn in the process. It’s also an opportunity for the company to try you out as well. That’s why it is so critical to make a good impression. … [Read more...] about Surviving the First Day of Your Internship
Owning a semi-truck can be a good method for long-term truckers to turn a career into a business opportunity. Truckers already manage their own workflow for the most part, but starting your own company really puts you in position to be your own boss. Trucking is very profitable, but also very competitive. What separates good truckers from great ones are the ability to deliver on time, and finding clients that pay well for good work. Here are some of the tricks owners use to get even bigger profits out of their semis. … [Read more...] about Tricks that Lead to Big Profits for Owners of a Semi-Truck
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When you hear the word "cape" you probably automatically think of a superhero. Well in the state of Florida CAPE isn't exactly a superhero, but it is a program that has the ability to grow Florida Talent! The Career and Professional Education Act (CAPE) was created in Florida to form a partnership between businesses and the education community, with the goal of sustaining a vibrant state economy. Launched in 2007 as part of a sweeping legislative change, the bridge between school boards and the local workforce helps keep Florida's economic engine churning, and more importantly, gives students an excellent opportunity to find gainful employment when their school career ends. It's a program that helps Florida Business thrive. … [Read more...] about Florida’s Unique Approach to Talent Development
Being independent is the boldest step that every student takes after a certain point of time. They desire to be financially and socially independent and do things what they want to. In this scenario, freelancing is an interesting mode of work which can be done by any student from anywhere in the world. … [Read more...] about Student Job Hunting for New Freelance Writing Gigs
Technology moves fast, like really, really fast; its velocity is somewhere between the speed of light and how fast the line forms outside a Ben & Jerry's on Free Cone Day. Regarding technology, what we considered "cutting edge," just a few years ago, now resembles fossils leftover from the Mesozoic Era. Keeping up with every technological advance can be a challenge, which is why businesses know the importance of trying to focus on the trends that promise longevity and big returns. One such trend that has gained (and continues to gain) a lot of attention from businesses and consumers alike is mobile app development. Your immediate thought of a mobile app might be the bird-flinging, candy-crushing games you play when you catch a little downtime. … [Read more...] about Why Mobile App Development Has Big Potential