How to Get That Dream Job

Maybe you’ve just finished college or you are ready for a career change and it’s time to start applying for positions that meet your requirements. Bear in mind that job opportunities are still a little scarce after the recession, but they are out there and if you play your cards right, you could be enjoying a new working environment in the next couple of weeks.

All About Your CV and the Application Process

You’ll want to start by writing your CV, your CV is the first thing the prospective employer…


Well paid jobs for nerds

When you want to buy an airline ticket you don’t have to go to the airport anymore, you just power your computer and buy a ticket online. Even when you want to know what the weathers going to be like for the week you don’t have to buy the newspaper or wait for the weather forecast on the TV, you just open up your weather application or browse for it online. All of these are very convenient to use but have you ever wondered how these applications and websites have…


Top 10 Job Industries for Women

It seems that despite the great strides that have been made in women’s rights, it is still something of a man’s world when it comes to the workplace. According to figures from a survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the United States, in 2010 women were still earning just 81% of a man’s wage. A woman who is assessing the workplace might want to think carefully about the sector she chooses to make her mark in, to ensure that she picks an industry which supports the female worker.…


Jumpstart a Successful Career With a Degree in Music

Although the nature of the music industry requires a tough skin, a devotion to your craft, and resolute determination, a career in music can be incredibly rewarding. Gaining a degree in music can open up a wide variety of career options, ranging from a dream job as a professional singer or member of a successful band to the less glamorous but more stable option of teaching music in a school.

Professional singer/musician

All musicians and singers fantasize about being onstage playing to thousands of adoring fans, but this only becomes…


How to Prepare a Killer Job Interview

In a killer recession you need to make sure you’re prepared for a killer interview when you’re looking for the perfect position. Don’t leave anything to chance; you have to make sure that you’re the candidate that appears at the very top of the list.

Top Ten Practical Interview Strategies For Job Seekers

1. Educate yourself about the company that is interviewing you. Research is key to performing well in a job interview. The more you know about the company and what they do, the better prepared you’ll be to…


Top Five Myths About Finding a Job

Right now, the unemployment rate is still relatively high in most areas. How can you beat the odds and find a job? First, you need to get your facts straight. Here are five common myths about job hunting:

MYTH: You can’t get a job if you don’t have a degree.

Truth: While having a degree is certainly required in some fields, if you haven’t gone to college, you can still find a decent job that pays well. For example, in some states, workers for natural gas and oil companies are…


Three Scenarios to Consider Temporary Employment

There are many situations wherein someone would want a non-traditional job, and temporary staffing agencies are the perfect place to find those. Whether you want to browse a number of different jobs or are specifically looking for a legal temp agency, there are many options available.

Do you think you may be interested in finding a short-term job? Here are three different scenarios in which these atypical contracts can work to your benefit.

1. You are retired and want a lighter workload.

One of…


How to Become a Medical Assistant

Do you feel a burning desire to help people? Are you caring, empathetic and kind? Would you like a job that gives you both financial and emotional rewards? If you answered a resounding “Yes” to these questions, perhaps a career in medicine is for you. Here’s one more question though: do you want to study for seven years? If you answered a flat “No” to that one, then maybe a career as a medical assistant could be for you. Here are a few reasons why a medical assistant is a…


Americans Seeking Jobs Down Under

With Australia’s mining and resource boom, many people have made the journey Down Under to find skilled jobs. According to Australian government statistics, most immigrants come from India, followed by the UK, and – somewhat surprisingly – America in third. According to the Wall Street Journal, moving to Australia is seen as a better choice, as many Americans have to face an unemployment rate of 10%. Here are three reasons why more Americans are calling Australia home.

It’s lucrative

Western Australia has long been the destination of choice for skilled…


Jobs in Information Security

Information Security refers to the protection of our information from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction and it has never been more important. With more and more of us becoming internet savvy and using online resources and it can be scary to think about how much information is held about us across the internet.  Even scarier is to think about who can see this information. Nearly all organisations collect and gather information about employees Social media sites like Facebook and Myspace hold information about your sex, age, job,…


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