Career Management Articles

Author: Bette Miles-Holleman

It’s an all too familiar situation: a prospective employee is in the final stages of the interview process, when the big question of salary expectations comes up. Stated too high, one runs the risk of pricing themselves out of the market. Too low a bid and one sells themselves short. So what’s the solution?

Author: Bette Miles-Holleman

So you’ve made it through the interview process, and both you and the company are equally impressed. They make you an offer you can’t refuse…or can you? If you’ve been out of work for a while, you may be tempted to take the first thing that comes along. However, there are a few things to consider before you sign on the dotted line. Normally, you will have a short window of time to consider and make a counteroffer.

Author: Bette Miles-Holleman

I think people with regular jobs have a sort of fantasy image of their freelance counterparts. Working from home, setting their own hours, no office politics, every day is casual dress, and no one is looking over your shoulder. It is all of those things, when the work is there. But let me tell you, for every hour spent working on a project means at least two hours canvassing for that work.

Author: Bette Miles-Holleman

There are any number of general job boards on the internet, which are ok for finding average paying jobs in a number of non-management, entry level positions. But where do you go if you’re a certified IT professional, specialist or executive type? Don’t expect to find what you’re looking for on Monster or CareerBuilder. While it’s a good idea to post résumés on those sites, you’ll need to hunt elsewhere to find the job you’re REALLY looking for.

Author: Paula Atwell

If you are training for a new career, it makes sense to train for a career that has a lot of growth potential over the next decade. According to Kiplinger Magazine, there are 10 hot career fields that will continue to grow over the next 10 years.

Author: Paula Atwell

Are you a young professional looking for a job and trying to decide where to live? Young professionals are defined as new college graduates and those that have 10 or fewer years competed in their lifelong careers.


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