Preparing for an interview at a not for profit or charitable organization

Obtaining a position at a not for profit or charitable organization can be tough. With an abundance of applicants, all applying for the same highly sort after charity jobs, the interview process needs to be tough. As with any position, it’s beneficial to spend some time preparing for the interview. When preparing for the interview, it’s a good idea to check out the organization’s web site to gain knowledge about the organization, and to see what the job requirements are allowing the candidate to prepare for potential questions that may…


5 Good Excuses You Can Use For Being Late For Work

Millions of people are late to their jobs every day all around the globe. No matter how hard many people try not to be tardy, the inevitable always occurs and makes them later than the last time. You might be surprised at some of the excuses people come up with for tardiness. Bosses everywhere have come to expect some outlandish reasons as well as good ones for employee tardiness. Check out these 5 good excuses you can use for being late for work.

Excuse #1 : Blame Your Alarm Clock


Three Growing Employment Sectors

Although high unemployment and lack of job creation has plagued the US for the past few years, 2012 is looking much better. In December 2011, it was reported that around 200,000 private sector jobs were created, cutting the unemployment rate down to 8.5%. The unemployment rate hasn’t been that low since 2009. In 2012, there are many employment sectors that are booming with growth and are in high demand of workers. Most of these jobs are in healthcare, technology, and business.


As technology continues to invade our lives more…


Law Enforcement Careers

Once you have received your criminal justice degree, you have several career options to choose from. Below are a few of the options you could consider when making your decision of which career you wish to pursue.

Police Officer:

The main duties of a police officer are to protect and serve their community, country, or state, depending on what jurisdiction they work within. Some people think that being a police officer is simple and that all they do is drive around in their car or try to catch people speeding;…


Jobs that will Put Money in your Pocket

Given the bad economy, it is necessary that you find a job that is lucrative. Obviously, there are a lot of industries that are going down the drain. You should avoid those for now. It is important that you know which jobs are in demand. It’s essential that you become practical.

In order to help you, I’ll list some of the jobs which you can apply for. That way, you don’t have to start from square 1.

Food related jobs. There’s logic behind this.  Obviously, we all need food. Even…


Why Do You Need An Emergency Fund?

As the cost of living rises, so job security appears to be on the wane with many workers going about their everyday lives with the sword of Damocles hanging over them. But how many in this position are actually prepared for the worst?

It’s impossible to put a figure on how many people have actually saved for a rainy day but it is worth asking the question: Why do you need an emergency fund?

Why you need an emergency fund

It may be that you are currently getting along…


10 Important Things To Include In A Cover Letter

The cover letter is usually your first point of contact with a prospective employer so it is crucial to make it as interesting and to the point as possible. Your cover letter can be the biggest contributor towards getting the job or getting rejected for it so what you include in it is very important. More often than not, people tend to write it like a replica of their resume. What you need to understand is that the cover letter is an extension of your resume so it should complement…


5 Career Tips for Future Software Developers

Planning for your future? If so, you’re sure to be weighing out your job options. The career market of the future may not be the same as career market of today. For that reason, it is important that you consider jobs in fields that are growing. One such field is technology, and software development is a technology career that can guarantee you some serious future security. If you are interested in pursuing a career in software development, then here are five career tips for future software developers:

The right reasons.


Should You Become a Resident Advisor?

When you move onto campus, your Resident Adviser was probably one of the first acquaintances you made. It is the job of the Resident Adviser, or RA, to coordinate move-in efforts, meet all residents, strengthen student communities, deal with emergencies, and be available to the people in their residence hall. This can be a pretty great role as long as you are well aware of what is involved. If you have the opportunity to become a RA at your college, make sure you fully understand all of the pros and…


Unlock the Mysteries of Young Minds: Become a Child Psychologist

Children are like aliens in little human bodies. Their minds work in strange and mysterious ways. There is no telling from one child to another what events and situations will have a lasting impact and what will be shrugged off. That’s why the field of child psychology is so fascinating, and so challenging.

It’s also an emotionally taxing job, particularly if you choose to work with emotionally, psychologically and physically abused children. Many child psychologists specialise in one or two age groups, such as toddlers and pre-school children. This allows…


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