Building a Career

Computer Science, The Next Job Wave

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015





If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Alison DeNisco, writer for District Administration, reports that even though there will be 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States in 2020, there are only 400,000 students studying computer science.  The 2013 AP computer science exam results show the [...]






Do Community Service to Get Hired

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013





If the fulfillment that comes from serving others is not enough motivation for your college graduate to embrace community service volunteering, then the results of a new survey might change his or her mind.   A recent post by Nader Salass on The Huffington Post The Third Metric section reports that college graduates who volunteer might [...]






Why Business Managers Should Go Back to School

Friday, June 7th, 2013





At times, business managers may feel their career has come to a stall and they think about pursuing a degree to augment their academic portfolio. A survey conducted by the Bellevue University inferred that the demand of the economic setup is causing professionals to reevaluate their careers. On many levels, such initiatives are a worthwhile [...]






Kindergarten Test for Career Readiness

Friday, April 5th, 2013





Many would argue that America’s children are on a continual testing treadmill as they navigate through their years in the education system.  The last thing that our children need, they assert, is another test.  However, the company that administers the ACT obviously disagrees; it has created a career test for students in kindergarten through high [...]






Choosing a Career with Technology

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013





Most college students spend at least two years studying before they declare a major.  Often, it’s because they don’t have any idea of where they should focus or what career options are available.  That may become a thing of the past with the creation of technology that can help students in a few minutes!  Caralee [...]






Students Best Suited for Online Learning

Friday, December 7th, 2012





Online learning is rapidly becoming the go-to resource for busy students and as a cost efficient solution for cash-strapped school systems.  The jury is still out, however, regarding whether or not it is a viable option for its students.  That’s why the research done by Raaaya Marimuthu and his research team from Universiti Tecknologi MARA [...]






Upward Trend Toward More Agriculture Majors

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012





College officials report that there has been a sharp increase in the number of students enrolling into agriculture-related majors than in previous years.  The reason?  A “clear path to a job on graduation.”  Jens Manuel Krogstad reports in her article, “Colleges See Higher Demand for Degrees in Agriculture,” that students are finding that agriculture-related majors [...]