Posts Tagged“careers”

Improving your leadership skills can not just help you in the work place if you are seeking a higher level position, they can also help you in many other aspects of your life from parenting to social situations and everything in between. There are some people in the world like Leslie Hocker who are natural born leaders but these people are few and far between and the rest of us must work hard on improving our leadership abilities. In order to improve these skills it is important that we first understand what skills leaders possess and how we can best…

Being fired often makes you feel powerless, losing the salary and prestige that a job may give you. However, depending on the circumstances, you may have some recourse. According to Orange County lawyer Corbett H. Williams, anyone terminated based on characteristics including an employee’s disability, pregnancy, gender, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religion and national origin, should seek out a wrongful termination lawyer if they feel they were let go unfairly. The list of potential characteristics is even larger than that under the law in many states, making it all the more important to seek legal advice. Was My Termination Illegal? The…

Are you job hunting? If the answer is in fact yes, how’s the search coming? For many people in the job search, the results can range from great to downright poor. Often, how the search goes depends on a myriad of factors. Among them: National and local economies Your resume with experience and schooling If the employer you are pursuing is on a hiring binge or freeze With those and other factors in play, how can you best position yourself to find the work you want? Do Your Homework So that you are able to improve the odds of finding…

(Photo Credit: Kevin Jarrett / Flickr) Prevailing logic would suggest that video games are a waste of time for children. Few would recommend video games to build future career skills, but perhaps that conception will change. Increasing evidence suggests that playing video games may help develop the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in architecture. Here are eight reasons why aspiring architects should consider playing more video games. 1. Improved Hand-Eye Coordination. Whether using an AutoCAD program or drawing plans by hand, architects need good hand-eye coordination as an architect. Nothing provides better training in this area than…

The role of a chief executive officer is one which many people seek throughout their careers in business. The reason why this position is so highly sought after is because it is not only the pinnacle of someone’s business career, it is also a position which comes with an incredible amount of power and influence and the financial rewards for such a job are very handsome indeed. Not everyone that wants to attain such a position that the likes of Lloyd Claycomb occupy are able to do so as these jobs are in short supply and the criteria is of…