Posts Tagged“careers”

(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…

When we grow up as children we all have dreams in our hearts and minds, some are crazy and likely impossible but others are near-impossible and definitely achievable. As we grow older we lower our expectations when it comes to dreaming and make them things that are far more achievable. We do this because we are told as kids that we can do anything, then we meet life and it tells us that we can’t, this should be ignored. There is nothing wrong with dreaming about being a football legend like Jack Elway, a political leader like Barack Obama or…

The job market today is ferocious with multiple candidates fighting for even entry level jobs at desirable companies. With such fierce competition, companies are considering every factor when evaluating potential hires. This demands that candidates go into the job search process completely prepared to be vetted and able to satisfactorily pass scrutiny. It is important to note that previously irrelevant aspects about a candidate are now front and center, most prominent of which is their on-line activities. This has many job seekers hiring online reputation management companies to scrub and oversee their online reputations ahead of interviews. The key for…

Are you tired of punching a time card day in and day out—maybe even literally? Many self-motivated people excel in flexible career paths without a traditional management structure. Approximately one in 10 U.S. workers is self-employed, according to statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Whether you’re simply looking for an exciting change of pace or you’re fed up with your micromanaging superiors nitpicking your every move, consider these four career paths when you’re looking to take control of your work-related destiny. Sole Proprietor Are you someone who puts pressure on themselves to succeed? Are you a master of…