ST. PAUL, Minn. — Research has proven that people who connect their personality types to their careers tend to have the most satisfaction and success. In his new book, 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality, Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., compiles the best jobs for five different personalities: realistic, investigative, artistic, social and enterprising.
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Recent reports have indicated jobs are continuing to climb after the recession, but that’s not the case for all occupations—some are projected to decline in the coming decade, according to JIST’s recently released Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014.
Target your cover letter audience with these six steps
ST. PAUL, Minn. — One way to set yourself apart in your cover letter is to know your audience. In his recently released book Gallery of Best Cover Letters, David Noble, Ph.D., offers strategies for customizing your cover letter.
5 Resume Tips to Help Land a Job Today
You have the basic resume requirements—work experience, education and skills—but now you should set aside some time to improve and expand your simple structure. Author Louise M. Kursmark, in her new book Same-Day Resume, offers a few essential tips that will improve your resume and help you land a job.
New Business Venture Tips
Find inspiration for your new business venture with these tips ST. PAUL,Minn. — Entrepreneurship can be a rewarding career path – you set your own hours, do something you love and answer only to yourself – but it also comes with many challenges. Deciding what kind of business to begin is the first obstacle.
Go green with these three tips for a smooth career change
Many jobs created today are environmentally friendly, or “green.” But it’s not always easy to break into these jobs, especially for workers who have spent their careers in unrelated roles. In Paint Your Career Green, Stan Schatt and Michele Lobl describe steps to smooth the way for a career change.
Six fields offer the most job security for employees
ST. PAUL, Minn. — During rough economic times, workers experience multiple levels of stress related to layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts and myriad other issues. Most employees just want to ensure their jobs are secure. Laurence Shatkin, in his new book 150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future, detailsthe most secure occupations and fields: computer systems […]