Criminal Record – Stigma For Life When Seeking Employment

A look at the difficult life an ex-convict or someone with a criminal record faces, from getting a job to just trying to fit into society. If you've ever been convicted of a crime, no matter how small, you know the stigma that you carry with you because of that conviction.  Unfortunately, even something as minor as a shoplifting charge or disorderly conduct conviction can make life difficult in so many areas. Probably the area where a criminal record has the most impact is in applying for and getting a job.  While there are laws against discrimination, and yes, not hiring somebody … [Read more...]

Bartending: Part Time Job, Full Time Income

Bartending is one of the few jobs that you can make a full time income from a part time job.  If you are an outgoing person that likes to be in a social environment, then bartending is worth a look. It is very easy to become a bartender.  There are many schools that teach bartending, and it only takes about two weeks to complete the course.  Most bartending schools charge less than $300 and help you find a job. Bartending is actually very easy. It does take some practice, but most bartenders don’t need to learn an enormous amount of drinks. In actuality, most bartenders make only a … [Read more...]

Choosing The Right Career

How to choose a career for yourself? It is important to go for a career that is your calling. There are numbers of options to choose from. You can make a career in medicine, law, architecture, finance, designing, media and many more fields. Your career will also decide what you do for the better part of your day/night and more importantly the course of your life. Therefore, it is advisable to choose a career that suits you and your expectations from life. Career help for Graduates! Choose A Job You'll Love Choose a job that you love and you will never have to work. This maxim holds true … [Read more...]

Job Outlook For Electricians

The job outlook for skilled electricians is looking very good as the growth for this type of work expands. The job opportunities for this type of work is very high in demand and growing all the time. There is going to be a big need for more and more workers to do this type of work in the future as our economy grows. There is expected to be a shortage of skilled electricians during the next few years due to a smaller amount of young workers entering training for this profession. Increasing Demand For Electricians As the population and economy continues to grow electricians will be more in … [Read more...]

Job Seekers: How to Make the Best Out of Job Fairs

Finding a job is such a daunting task. Here, there, and everywhere, job seekers tend to look for the best means in order to find the best jobs. However, most of them are predisposed to neglect job fairs. This is because many job seekers get annoyed with the jam-packed, full of activity, and baffling series of events. Nevertheless, they are still the best place to land a job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the United States, the employment status is likely to boost by 15%. That is why job fairs are the best places to find a job because many companies will be participating … [Read more...]

Health Care Workers Employment Opportunities, Salaries on the Rise

The employment outlook for health care workers as well as salaries for almost all health care related positions is on the rise, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Job opportunities should be excellent in all employment settings because of high job turnover, particularly from the large number of expected retirements and tougher immigration rules that are slowing the numbers of foreign health care workers entering the U.S. Wage and salary employment in the health care industry is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014, compared with 14 percent for all industries … [Read more...]