Let’s be honest, the job search is no easy task. There are so many factors that play into being the right candidate or finding the ‘perfect’ job and staying positive through the job search process can be difficult.
The Department of Defense announced a renewed effort to alert veterans that they may have their discharges and records reviewed for a change of status. Those veterans who feel they were victims of an injustice regarding their discharges etc. may now request a review of their status. Continue reading
Part II: Miniseries About The Future of Cybersecurity, Engineering and IT jobs.
The situation in the engineering industry is very similar to the cybersecurity field – too many job openings and not enough professionals with desirable skills. On top of that, the engineering workforce is among the oldest – 23 % of the experts are 55 years or order. The older generation of baby boomers, those born born between the WW2 and 1964, is aging and preparing to retire from various industries, such as engineering. There are fewer younger people to fill their positions. So who will replace 262,170 experts/baby boomers currently working in civil engineering, 168,100 electrical engineers, 258, 630 mechanical engineers, and 230,580 industrial engineers in the not-so-far-away-future? These three kind of jobs together with electrical and electronics engineers constitute two-thirds of the American engineering force.
The demand for cybersecurity experts is skyrocketing. With daily cyberattacks and costly data breaches increasing each year, it has never been a better time to explore the career options in this field. The demand for cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow by 53% over the next two years, leaving over 200,000 currently unfilled positions in the U.S alone, according to the Peninsula Press analysis. By 2019, the global cybersecurity field is predicted to be comprised of up to 6 million cybersecurity experts. However, there is a huge gap between cybersecurity experts needed and jobs filled.
A resume is one of the essential tools in your job search. This tool is used to market or sell an applicant to an employer. It should only be a short summary, not the whole store. The following are general guidelines for writing different types of resumes. Continue reading
Working from home sounds like a dream come true but the truth is, there are plenty of benefits companies get with hiring remote employes. That’s why more and more companies are embracing remote friendly jobs.
An old-fashioned tough-guy actor who was best known for his portrayal of Wyatt Earp on the TV series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Hugh O’Brian was also a tough guy in real life. Continue reading
The tech industry continues to boom in 2017 with a variety of positions in high demand.
A cover letter can be a welcome addition to the resume. There are some “extras” that may make the difference in your cover letter making the hiring manager want to take a closer look at your resume. Continue reading
A Human Resource Manager normally spends 10-15 seconds looking at a resume. This makes it imperative that you make sure you avoid simple writing mistakes that may impact their view of your work. Michelle Dumas of the Forbes Coaches Council suggests that there are six common mistakes that you should be aware of. Continue reading