Category:Job Market Trends

Working in the Public Relations Industry: Tips from PR Pros

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Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a room full of communication professionals, as they dish about the skills and attributes they love to see in internship and job candidates (and the ones that make them throw resumes in the recycle bin)? I had that chance recently, and it was eye-opening.  Below are thoughts from Meri McGloin of Ketchum, Jessica Weidensall and Matt Wager of Weber Shandwick and Pam Golum of The Lippin Group, who were on-campus helping with student portfolio and resume reviews thanks to our CU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter and faculty … / Read more »




How Can I Find a Full-Time Job in Physical Therapy in a Challenging Market?

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Sally from Daytona State College asks: “I graduated with honors in 2001 with an A.S. Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant, I am currently employed PRN (pro re nata or “as needed”) with two companies locally and neither has work for me now.  Do you think the local market is flooded?  A local employment recruiter believes this to be the case.  Why is it so difficult for someone with 15 years of experience to find full-time or even part-time work in this area?  I have updated my resume and gone through a program at CareerSource Flagler/Volusia, and yet I rarely … / Read more »




Why cross-functional learning shouldn’t end with a diploma

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By Davina Mazaroli & Alexis Unwalla, Anheuser-Busch Diversify your skillset – common advice given to students these days. But if cross functional learning & development is a no-brainer in the classroom, why should it end once you have your diploma? To reach your peak professional potential, it’s important to find a company that actively pushes you to learn through versatile opportunities and job experiences. The U.S. Department of Education has found an 85% increase in the number of college students earning multiple majors over the last 10 years. Students are interested in broadening their knowledge during college in order to optimize … / Read more »




So You Want to Work in Web Design: How Art Basics Get You There

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. For the past two decades, programming skills and advanced computer knowledge has been the barrier to an entry into web design careers. As important as a background in coding may be, an understanding of art fundamentals is becoming an increasingly necessary quality among web designers. Art students are often unknowingly equipped with perfect web designing skills. Here are some things to augment your art education with to help you gain the job you want. Experience with Popular Design Software In modern digital marketing, pictures and video are vital to a business’s online success. The … / Read more »




The Future of Civil Engineering

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An article by contributor Romalyn Casia. Civil engineering is one of the most popular academic domains that is taught and pursued worldwide. The rapid growth and increase in constructions and infrastructural development after the recession of 2007 has brought an incredible increase in the demand and significance for civil engineers. Not only that, the domain is in a constant phase of transition, growth, and development and possesses an effervescence of potential for budding civil engineers. Here is an insight into the future of civil engineering. Civil Engineering Career Trends The future outlook for a civil engineering career seems bright, hinting at … / Read more »