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 »
An article by contributor Meghan Belnap. After years spent on your undergraduate studies, going back to school may not be high on your to-do list. You worked hard to attain your degree in order to get a good job that pays the bills and allows you opportunity for growth. Perhaps your undergrad didn’t quite get you the type of career you’ve always wanted and now you feel stuck in your current job. Here are six degree’s that pay better with more schooling: Electrical & Computer Engineering Students with a master’s degree in computer and electrical engineering can work for some … / Read more »
Spring 2014 Graduates – One Year After Graduation The following infographic presents data on the career outcomes of Spring 2014 college graduates one year after completing their degrees. This data was gathered from 31, 365 respondents by 39 schools in 21 states using The Outcomes Survey. Additional data, reports and infographics on the 2014 graduating class are available on The Outcomes Survey website.
The field of consulting offers a varied career and can open up a range of diverse opportunities for graduates who wish to prioritize flexibility over and above upwards mobility. While many choose to work within the management, scientific or technical consultancy industries, the role has much in common with entrepreneurship — especially as many more opt to build their own consultancy firms while acting as independent contractors. Over the following guide, you’ll find everything you need to know about what’s required and what you’ll need to do to get started on the right path. What Consultants Are Expected to Do … / Read more »
In an interview with Forbes, Dave Ramsey once quipped: “We are all in the business of sales. Teachers sell students on learning, parents sell their children on making good grades and behaving, and traditional salesmen sell their products.” He’s right: Selling is pretty much a part of our everyday lives, whether we’re aware of it or not. If you’re interested in taking your sales skills to the next level, and/or making a lucrative career out of them, this is the guide for you. What Sales Professionals Do The best sales professionals don’t just close deals; they also build relationships with … / Read more »