You need a job - now - but don't have a bachelor's or associate's degree. Not to worry! The occupations listed below currently have the most job openings and often don't require a degree, both of which increase your chance of getting hired.
The Top 20 Occupations with the Most Openings -
Only Work Experience or On-the-Job Training Necessary
1.) Cashiers, except Gaming
2.) Retail Salespersons
3.) Waiters and Waitresses
4.) Customer Service Representatives
Recent grads and those wanting to switch careers should check out this article from U.S. News that details the top 50 careers for 2011.
This "best of" list for careers is more helpful than most because it isn't limited to jobs in healthcare and technology. U.S. News covers the business sector, creative and service jobs and social service jobs, as well as jobs in the healthcare and tech fields.
So here you are: The 50 Best Careers of 2011.
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media sites are not just for staying in touch with that guy you once sat next to in high school chemistry class--they are also helpful job hunting tools.
This post will provide tips for using social media to your advantage when hitting the virtual pavement and setting up your profiles and accounts. To convince your next potential interviewer that you're an interesting and professional candidate, follow these tips:
1. If you
CVTips has a new forum for college students, high school seniors entering college and recent grads!
Wondering what to major in? Want to know what jobs you can get with your degree? Ask away in our Career Advice for College Students forum.
And if there's anything that you'd like to see added to the forums, feel free to leave me a comment here with your suggestions!
With Halloween and Bonfire Night behind us, a new season is upon us: the Holiday Shopping Season. While some stores started sneaking in the winter holiday decorations back in August (really, guys?), now it's open season for businesses looking to lure in holiday shoppers and revelers.
What does this mean for the job seeker? A host of opportunities for you to make some extra cash!
Here are 7 holiday job ideas:
1) Work in retail - From department stores to small