If you just earned your bachelor’s degree in comparative literature and you’re finding slim pickings in the job department, don’t despair. There are steps you can take to become more attractive to employers.
Playing nice with others doesn’t always come easy — especially when you’re spending 8+ hours a day with the “others.” It’s no wonder the people we work with (and for) tend to get under our skin! But not only is it good for your mental health to keep the peace at work, it’s also good for your career.
So how do we do it? Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst Beverly Flaxington, a career and business adviser who specializes in helping managers and employees deal with difficult workplace relationships, says it comes down to mastering a few basic principles of communication.
Take a look at 10 of her behavior modification techniques designed to improve workplace relationships, and gauge how well you’re doing in your interpersonal interactions.
Schools that embrace the idea of teaching students to be successful entrepreneurs are showing how being an entrepreneur has changed from being an alternative option, or last resort if you can’t get a job, to a dream that folks want to do and can accomplish today.
Getting started early with a strong entrepreneurship program is a smart first step. That’s why the 2012 list of top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation, by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine can help guide you in a school choice.
University of California San Diego researchers released its annual survey of the top 10 hot careers for 2012. The hot jobs study focused on occupations in which an individual with a college degree and some additional education or training, such as a professional education certificate, can qualify for the jobs.
Drumroll, please … the hot jobs are: [Read more...]