• How To Become A School Principal [Infographic]

    How To Become A School Principal [Infographic]

    By Kristin Marino There are few dull moments for school principals. From training teachers to having heart-to-heart talks with troubled students, principals are the people who keep schools running smoothly on a daily basis. Being the principal of a school is not a 9-to-3 job with summers off, however. These... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Mobile App Developer [Infographic]

    How To Become A Mobile App Developer [Infographic]

    By Kristin Marino Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere. Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1. Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year-over-year... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

    How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

    By Claire Kaufman Want to do good and be rewarded for it? Nurse practitioners bring together compassionate nursing and expert primary care. And nurse practitioners benefit from a booming job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 26 percent job growth in the coming decade, 2010-2020. Nurse... Continue Reading

  • Top 6 Body Language Mistakes That Job Hunters Make

    Top 6 Body Language Mistakes That Job Hunters Make

    By Kenya McCullum You've worked hard to prepare for your job interview. You've practiced answering questions -- even those weird behavioral questions that interviewers tend to throw your way. You've thought about questions to ask your interviewer, and carefully selected anecdotes of your work experience that... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Clinical Psychologist [Infographic]

    How To Become A Clinical Psychologist [Infographic]

    By Kristin Marino To happiness and to good health. Clinical psychologists do more than toast these values -- they help people achieve them. With their expert counseling, psychologists treat issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and serious mental disorders like schizophrenia. Few professionals... Continue Reading

  • 8 Job Hunting Myths That Are Hurting Your Search

    8 Job Hunting Myths That Are Hurting Your Search

    By Shannon Dauphin With companies being much more careful about hiring the right talent at the right price in this sluggish economy, are you sure your moves are keeping you in the game? Some common job hunting myths might be sabotaging your big play. Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Firefighter  [Infographic]

    How To Become A Firefighter [Infographic]

    By Claire Kaufman Firefighters are the nation's heroes, from the local volunteer fire brigade to the brave FDNY force who rushed into the burning Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. Despite the dangers of the job, firefighting attracts many more applicants than there are positions available. The career is... Continue Reading

  • Whats New? Your Career, With Retraining

    Whats New? Your Career, With Retraining

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Adam Stone After a successful run as an entrepreneur, Sparrow Rogers of St. Michael's, Md. decided it was time for a change. "I did a lot of reflecting on the entrepreneurial cycle, with all its very high risks and lots of pressure," said Rogers, 35. "I... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Physical Therapist  [Infographic]

    How To Become A Physical Therapist [Infographic]

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Clare Kaufman Physical therapists help patients get up and go again following illness or injury. Armed with a deep understanding of how the human body works, physical therapists devise a therapy regimen that puts the patient on the fast track to recovery.... Continue Reading

  • How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

    How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino Perhaps more than any other profession, elementary school teachers hold the future in their hands. A career as an elementary school teacher could put you at the front lines in the pursuit and delivery of a quality education to every child... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Paralegal  [Infographic]

    How To Become A Paralegal [Infographic]

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino From the excitement of the courtroom to the intense concentration of the legal library, paralegals enjoy a variety of tasks in a wide range of settings. Paralegals continue to assume more tasks (with some important exceptions) once reserved... Continue Reading

  • The 6 Job Skills You'll Need In 2012

    The 6 Job Skills You'll Need In 2012

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Rob Sabo Having the right skill set can help you land a new or better job, as well as put you in prime position for a promotion. Some may argue that being a well-rounded employee is more important in 2012 than ever before. High national unemployment --... Continue Reading

  • What Gap? 6 Creative And Productive Ways To Fill Time Between Jobs

    What Gap? 6 Creative And Productive Ways To Fill Time Between Jobs

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Janis Beem What can you do in seven months? If you're unemployed, the way you answer that question can impact where you find your next job. David Rosenberg, chief economist at Gluskin Sheff, reported in 2010 to US News & World Report that over 6.5... Continue Reading

  • New Year, Better Career? 5 Resolutions To Help Get You There

    New Year, Better Career? 5 Resolutions To Help Get You There

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Rob Sabo While you were busy blowing a horn, wearing a funny hat and watching the ball drop at the stroke of midnight on New Year's eve, you probably weren't thinking about career growth. But in the early days of a new year, it's great to contemplate... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Sonographer [Infographic]

    How To Become A Sonographer [Infographic]

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino Sonography technology is well-known for its ability to show a fetus as it develops in a mother's womb, but there are dozens of other uses for medical sonography as well. Sonography's noninvasive nature makes it the preferred method for... Continue Reading

  • Are You Ready To Be Googled? 5 Tips For Maintaining Your Online Reputation

    Are You Ready To Be Googled? 5 Tips For Maintaining Your Online Reputation

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com Students applying to law school and business school face another layer of scrutiny beyond their applications: Some 41 percent of law school admissions counselors and 27 percent of their business school counterparts admit to running applicants' names through... Continue Reading

  • The 5 Most Injury-Prone Industries

    The 5 Most Injury-Prone Industries

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kenneth Corbin Last year, the U.S. workplace got a little safer for some: the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) tallied 3.1 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010 among private sector firms, down from 3.3 million reported incidents the... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Police Officer [Infographic]

    How To Become A Police Officer [Infographic]

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino To protect and to serve. If those words hold particular meaning for you, you've probably considered a career in law enforcement--and if not, you might want to. Employment for police officers and detectives is expected to grow by 10 percent... Continue Reading

  • Got A Million Dollar Idea? How Business Training Can Help

    Got A Million Dollar Idea? How Business Training Can Help

    This article was originally published on Schools.com By Amelia Gray When you're thinking of going out on your own to open a small business, it's probably wise to take a few minutes away from dreaming up business schemes to consider the hard facts. A recent report by Dun & Bradstreet found that small... Continue Reading

  • 5 Tips For Returning To School As An Adult Student

    5 Tips For Returning To School As An Adult Student

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Amelia Gray Over 3 million students over the age of 35 were enrolled in college courses in 2009, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. If you're considering returning to school as an adult, get ready to join a large and growing trend, but also be sure to arm... Continue Reading