Category:Job Market Trends

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 »

What’s a Payroll Specialist and Is It Right for You?

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The role of payroll specialist might not be something you’ve heard of before, but it could be the perfect job for you! Read on to find out exactly what they do, how much money they make and the skills you would need to enter this career field. From there, you’ll be ready to decide whether or not being a payroll specialist is in your future! What Do They Do? A payroll specialist is involved with keeping track of the time people spend working, as well as making sure they’re getting paid the right amount for those hours. They make sure … / Read more »

Should I change careers?

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Katie from the University of West Florida asked: “I will have my Master’s degree in I/O psychology soon. I’m looking for a career change into massage or cosmetology school since I have lost interest in the Human Resources field. I have done projects, internships, and some of my job experience is related to HR, but my passion for the field has definitely been reduced. I would like a more creative field, somewhat less stressful, and less paperwork oriented. I want to be able to help people feel better about themselves, but I’m scared that this will be a bad decision.” Thanks for your … / Read more »