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Wednesday
Aug222012

Find The Career for You: Preparation Options for Careers in Education

Getting ready for a career in education can require a lot of time and training. There are numerous accredited schools and colleges that allow you to receive the training you need to enter into a successful teaching career. Gaining the skills and knowledge needed to provide an education for others can require years of training based on the career you desire. You can choose to teach at various levels and well as in specific subjects. Preparation options for careers in education are available at the bachelor, master, and doctoral degree levels, allowing you to choose the career preparation that's right for you.

Elementary Education

Receiving the training needed to teach in an elementary setting can be done by enrolling in an accredited school or college. You can choose to obtain a bachelor, master, or doctorate level degree. The length of study will depend on the level of degree being pursued but may consist of four to eight years. Coursework will prepare you to work with elementary level students in child care settings as well as public and private schools. Coursework will include the study of topics like: 

  • Discipline
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • English
  • Science
  • Social Interaction

 

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Monday
Aug202012

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Mission: Career Transition guides veterans through the steps of the military to civilian career transition process. It draws on Career Search America's years of expertise to provide you the information you'll need to make your transition a success. Click on the image of the guide  to read the first chapter right now! 

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Monday
Jul302012

6 Easy Ways To Take Charge Of Your Career

Far too many of us become complacent when it comes to our careers. We settle into the routine of office life and are subsumed into the tedium of menial tasks and meetings, losing our forward and upward momentum. If you are looking to reclaim that fire and ambition that once drove you to excel, stop being passive and use these 6 easy ways to take charge of your career:

 

  1. Keep The Resume In Shape - After being employed by a company for two or three years, most people feel safe and thus stop updating their resume, assuming they either won't need it or can throw something together last minute. However, imagine how much you forget each day; if you're not tracking your accomplishments as they happen, you'll forget the details. And you should also be adding and removing references from time to time, reflecting your growth in the company.
  2. Build A Network - Your network should be far more than just the people you eat lunch with at the office or the people you went to school with. Seek out people working in the same field as you on LinkedIn. Connect with industry experts over Twitter. Uncover groups and professional organizations that cater to the needs of your industry. Create a network that can provide you with leads and job offers when it's time for you to take the next step in your career.

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Monday
Jul162012

Secrets of Successful Career Searchers

There are those who seem to land their ideal jobs effortlessly. What are their secrets? These superstars are constantly working –- behind the scenes.

They monitor feedback, in interviews, in phone conversations, from job search websites, from recruiters. They measure the results against their plans of action. If there is a wide disparity between achieved results and their plan, they tweak their plans.

So, if you get feedback that your resume doesn’t reflect your accomplishments, fix it. If interviews are falling flat, practice answers to anticipated questions.

No matter What, Expect Success

Often job searches produce unexpected results and may lead in directions you never considered. But if you keep your goals in mind, continue to focus on what’s important, and pay attention to feedback you can be confident that the destination will be well worth the journey.

Wednesday
Jul112012

The Three Building Blocks of All Successful Job Searches: Organization

Yesterday we talked about the importance of focus in your job search. Today, lets talk a bit about the critical role that organization plays.

Top Organization Tips for Job Searchers

Stay organized to avoid repeating your efforts to keep being effective and efficient. Recognize this reinforces a powerful personal image.

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