December 31, 2010 by admin
CHICAGO (TheStreet) — Economic forecasting isn’t exactly a science; if it was, most investors would have sold off their stock holdings in 2007. But demographic data can be used to ine general trends about what Americans will be buying and selling in the years ahead. And small businesses that cater ... Continue Reading
1. Dental Assistants. BLS reports that job prospects should be excellent as dentists hire more assistants to perform routine duties. Many of these will learn their skills on the job, though 1-year training programs are popular. Earnings range from a low of $22,270 to a high of $46,150.
2. ... Continue Reading
SINCE 2008, the global economy has been reeling from the one-two punch of a major financial crisis and a sharp worldwide recession. Unemployment remains high, and employers are extremely cautious about committing to new hires.
This environment masks a major shift in the global work force, one that threatens the ... Continue Reading
MY father, Ken Grossman, started Sierra Nevada Brewing Company with a partner 30 years ago and bought him out in 1998. I always knew I wanted to work in the family business. As a kid, I was always there. I learned how to ride a bicycle in the parking lot, ... Continue Reading
Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a highly a beneficial program offered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for students having F-1 immigration status. It is a kind of consent given for the students to work in temporary jobs related to their field of study so that the ... Continue Reading
“I NEED a sabbatical from my sabbatical,” I recently confided to a friend. I wasn’t joking. For some time, I had been feeling exhausted from being on work-leave. And this got me to thinking: if the word “sabbatical” derives from “Sabbath,” meaning “rest,” why was I so restless and ... Continue Reading
I’VE been an air traffic controller at Kennedy International Airport for 20 years. Most people would call this job high-stress, but I thrive on it. You either love this type of job or you quit, or you never get into it in the first place.
A Choreographer of Aircraft
You’d think ... Continue Reading
LAST fall, while working with corporate women across various industries, job levels and generations, an age-old issue re-emerged at a near-fever pitch. Women were obsessed about being labeled a “bitch,” and to a degree I hadn’t seen since the 1990s.
The reason for their nervousness? Sure, they saw obnoxious women ... Continue Reading
ALMOST three years ago, I started teaching seventh-grade English. Before that, I was an account manager in public relations in the Boston area.
Rick Friedman for The New York Times
Peter Wilson, 38, who previously worked in public relations, now teaches English in a middle school.
When people switch from business to teaching, ... Continue Reading