5 Hot Careers in Healthcare

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Choosing a career is not an easy thing to do. It can become rather overwhelming and confusing because of the large amount of choices out there. Deciding to go to school for a particular career requires a large commitment of time and money. Therefore, you really need to be sure of what you want to do for a living. Getting a quality education will help set you up for success in the future. This also means your choice of a school is also very important. What career should you go to school for? Here are a few ideas you might want to seriously consider.

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4 Steps to Prepare for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm
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As many recent graduates will tell you, it’s tough out there right now for your age group in the job market. Full-time jobs with benefits are very hard to come by, and most recent graduates will go several months to several years after graduating without ever finding a good job that fits them. If you don’t want to join the part-time recent grads who still live with their parents, it’s very important to prepare yourself for the job search a year or at least six months before you graduate. Here are some tips:

Suggested Reading: Finding a Job Fast Using a 30 / 60 / 90 Day Plan

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5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
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A criminal justice major may bring some lucrative opportunities your way. The nature of the job and circumstances vary greatly with different criminal justice jobs. This variation allows you to select a job that would best fit your aptitude, interest, and personality.

Post 9/11, the focus is increasingly on security, preventing crime, maintaining social control, and rehabilitating offenders.  This has led to the opening of several careers for individuals who have majored in criminal justice.

With a degree in criminal justice, you gain the essential skills and knowledge required to enter a lucrative and long term career in criminal justice.

Check out these amazing jobs that you may find interesting if you have a criminal justice major:

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Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

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Every year, fresh-faced college students venture out into the world of work, completing assignments as interns at major firms. These students hold high hopes that their hard work will lead to permanent careers after graduation. In most cases, though, students are disheartened to find out that the opposite is true. The majority of students will not find jobs with their intern companies. By understanding the factors that determine which students get hired, aspiring interns can maximize their chances for placement after graduation.

Suggested Reading: The Intern Files: How to Get, Keep, and Make the Most of Your Internship

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8 Links to Who’s Hiring in Technology – Vol 1

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.
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Suggested Reading: Land the Tech Job You Love (Pragmatic Life)

Statistics, we love to quote them. And you know what they say – “so many statistics, so little time”. But there are some interesting statistics regarding Tech jobs like, did you know that Atlanta is a “top ten places for tech jobs“? Yes, you are reading this correctly (doubt me?, click the link). I’m sure that most people would never guess the remaining 9. So what’s my point? You need to be open-minded in your job search and leave no stone unturned, you just never know where an opportunity will turn up.

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