You’re in college, working on your degree in Electrical Engineering and the news of the economic recession is scaring you? Don’t fear for what’s to come, things will eventually get better, but be as prepared as you can be for the new job markets.
Career Planning & Development
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The current economic situation is affecting all facets of industry, including the Electrical Engineering field. But even though unemployment figures are high, there are jobs out there for EE’s.
Using a job search agency can help to match make you with the right employer. This is especially useful when searching for jobs teaching abroad as you will have little to no familiarity with the place where you are job searching.
This article gives career change advice on the why and how of switching from a public library to a school library career, as well as touching on some of the “culture shock” likely to be experienced by the career switcher.
This article explores possible career moves that teachers may wish to consider if they are ready to leave the profession. The skills you have developed as a teacher will help you to find a new position, and there are lots of options available to you.
How current is your curriculum vitae? Looking for a new job can get off to a flying start if you keep it constantly updated. These tips will help you to include pertinent information and sift out what is irrelevant.
This article examines ten reasons why teachers should stay at their current school or to seek employment or other opportunities at another school.
Already established as a high school teacher? Look at your career and what opportunities you have to get out of the classroom and make a difference. For teachers with a love of basketball, coaching can keep help you maintain your energy and your love of teaching.
Coaching is hard–long hours, overzealous parents, increased responsibilities. There are, however, many benefits of being a coach.
This article describes what a pre-service art educator should include in his or her teaching portfolio when searching for their first job.
One of the biggest parts of getting your foot in the door and scoring that coveted teaching job interview is to make sure that you have really good letters of reference for your teaching file. Good reference letters do not happen overnight, nor magically appear within hours of asking for them.
You’re thinking about switching schools. That’s a big decision. Here are some tips and questions to ask yourself, and the principal or interviewer, in order to help ensure you are making the right choice.
Wiht a world-wide focus on quality education, more families are seeking private help than ever before. Discover how to start your own private tutoring business and open the door to flexible, lucrative self-employment.
I love the way people criticize professional athletes for leaving their favorite team to play elsewhere. It’s time for a reality check. If my rival school offers me more money, I’m leaving. That’s why my resume is always ready. Make sure yours is too with these tips.
When choosing a secondary education career, you have to focus in a specialty. Here are some tips that will help you make that choice.