Despite the slow recovery in the job market, there are some bright spots. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics list of the top 50 fastest-growing careers includes everything from biomedical engineers to tree trimmers.
Students, faculty and staff at Piedmont Technical College recently participated in an Open Mic Poetry Jam in celebration of Black History Month. Presenters included guest poet Kimbi “The Goddess” of Unifyed Sol Poets.
Evelyn Beck has been named Piedmont Technical College’s dean of Arts and Sciences. Beck replaces Donna Foster who was named associate vice president of institutional assessment and compliance in August.
ACT WorkKeys is a skills assessment that helps employers select and hire a skilled workforce. In short, it's a series of tests that measure foundational and soft skills. Through profiling the skills necessary for success in specific jobs, WorkKeys can also provide employers assistance with employee selection and development.
High school biology teaches us about many of the different systems of the body. Neurology has to do with the brain; cardiology is about the heart; and respiratory deals with the lungs. So we know that a neurologist is a medical professional for the brain and a cardiologist specializes in the heart. But, is there a “respiratologist”?
It feels more important than ever in this competitive market to do everything right in your job search. But you may want to rethink some of the rules you thought you knew. If you have been using the following conventions to guide your search, experts say it’s time to refine your approach.