Posts Tagged“careers”

Ever wondered whether a bachelor of business administration could breathe life into your long-term career aspirations like never before? One of the biggest mistakes many future jobseekers make is that of selecting educational degree programmes that are too specifically focused. The simple fact of the matter being that the more specific and targeted your education, the narrower the scope when it comes to future career prospects. Which is precisely why studying for a bachelor of business administration comes so highly recommended. As a relatively broad degree programme, business administration instils knowledge, talents and confidence that are applicable across almost every…

People often spend a lot of time considering what they will wear and trying to guess the types of questions a job interviewer might ask. These are important things to prepare for, but they don’t go far enough. It’s equally important to take the time to understand the point of view of the hiring manager. Does the Candidate Truly Understand What the Job Entails? The fact that a candidate read and understands the job description won’t come off as overly impressive to the hiring manager. This is especially true when considering that the ability to research a company, its competition,…

STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, all fields which have historically been dominated by men. Since the feminist movement of the 1970’s, men and women in advanced economies have broadly similar opportunities, and in some countries, there are now more women than men enrolled in higher education. Unfortunately, despite these advances, the increasing equality in education hasn’t translated into equality in the industries themselves. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released a study in 2013 showing that the gender pay gap at the time was 30.1%, an increase of 3% since 2012. Why Women Should Study STEM Subjects Entering…

I have felt that the best course of action when deciding upon a career, or indeed a new career, is to go with something that you both love, and that you are good at. I cannot tell you how many friends went in to careers shortly after college because it seemed the easiest option or because they were chasing the money and they are now miserable in their jobs and dread Monday morning, something I could never do. As part of our focus on jobs which based on your skills, today we are going to take a look at what…

In times gone by, anybody wanting to improve their educational record and earn an extra qualification would have needed to enrol in classes and commit to attending them. Because of this, many people who would have happily learned more found that doing so was impossible; class times may have clashed with their work shifts, for example, or they may not have been able to afford the course fee. Thankfully, in the digital age of today, all that has changed – no matter what you’re hoping to study, there are hundreds of different options to choose from online. Online learning has…

If you are interested in sound production, then you will be happy to know that audio engineering schools can be found. The courses have been specifically created to ensure you will learn everything there is to know about audio engineering. The field is highly complex and challenging, and is sort of the hidden side of the music, film, and television industry. What matters, if you want to work in this field, is that you obtain a good education from a highly respected school. So what should you look for? 1. Studio Preparation Studio practice is integral to becoming a good…

If you want a career that will pay you top dollar for your services then you aren’t alone, recent studies suggest that power and money are the most popular wishes from people who are deciding on a career, shortly followed by a job that makes them happy. When it comes to highest paid careers, away from being a top sports star or a high earning actor, there are not only fewer of these jobs available but in almost all of them you are required to work incredibly hard to succeed. If you want to be a high level manager or…

If you’re looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and financially, a job that allows your creative juices to run wild and a profession that puts you at the forefront of modern technology then look no further than a career in engineering. Engineers create all that you see around you from infrastructure to new products in stores, new virus-beating medicines and innovative software creations. Working in engineering is tough, exciting and will challenge you every day, for those with innovation in their mind, there are few better professions out there. There are lots different branches of engineering that…

Have you been struggling to figure out what career path you should take that will be fulfilling and allow you to have a job that you’ll love to go to every day? Then perhaps you should consider getting an education that will lead you to a career in social work. Continue reading to learn just five reasons why this path might be perfect for you. 1. You Want to Make a Difference in Your Job Every Day If you see people in need and you want to help them, and you want to have a job that will allow you…

TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) is a type of welding that was once known as Heliarc because it used gas. However, when it was uncovered that argon was more appropriate, it was renamed TIG because both helium and argon are inert gases. However, in today’s world, hydrogen has been added, which means it is no longer inert and hence shouldn’t be called TIG anymore. Rather, the official name is now GTAW. However, when people speak of stellite welding, they usually still say TIG. What Is TIG? Let’s learn the basics of TIG welding: TIG welding is similar to gas welding, as…