Job Security

2011 Technology Career Outlook

Internet technology or IT careers are the focus in 2011 and will remain throughout 2012. Hiring trends across most technology fields are significantly flat compared to those in the IT fields as the majority of US based corporations and government agencies firm up their internal technology infrastructure.

This move to internet technology careers are in stark contrast to the 2001 technology dotcom bubble where tech careers were viewed as toxic after the internet bubble burst. In 2001, most software professionals, computer science and software engineers experienced mass layoffs. Now, ten years later we are experiencing a massive reversal in the IT […]

A Career Change just maybe the Best Career Choice

Tip #7: Revisit your Long Term Career Choices

What long term career planning steps have you considered throughout your professional career. Often times we can become comfortable and somewhat complacent within our chosen occupation after we have met certain education and experience requirements. However, over time we can loose our job security if our skills are not continually up to date or with economic shifts, technology innovations, or company restructuring.

If you find yourself in a position where there does not appear to be any jobs in your career field, they you may consider changing industries. Change can be good, but when […]

Job Search Engines Are Not Equal

Tip #6: Using only Top Job Search Engines can Limit Your Career Options

Searching that next job opportunity using online job search engines can distribute your resume to many companies and employment centers. Although, not all job search websites are weighted the same for your professional career field or industry.

Major job websites like Moster.com and CareerBuilder.com are great choices to broadcast your resume skills and qualifications. However, your chances in getting noticed on these online job search sites are low. Thousands of career professionals and job seekers are posting and updating their resumes daily, and in a highly competitive job market, […]

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Career Counseling to Expand your Job Hunt

Tip #4: Use Career Counseling and Career Advice Services

Get some help. If month after month has passed with no job offers or employment prospect you may need some help with your job hunt. You do not want to be put in a position where your financial obligations overtake you focusing on your job search.

Recent college graduates and college alumni can use their college’s career services department. Beyond employment listings and postings, many college career service departments offer interview preparation assistance, resume writing and career advice, and can assist you in choosing a career path. These services are often helpful when […]

A Career Change can Reenergize your Job Search

Tip #3: Changing Careers or Branching Out to New Industries.

Diversify you job search and branch out into new job markets you may not have considered in your previous job hunting strategies. Pick a career field, any career field and determine if your skills and qualifications would translate into new job opportunities.

That is not to say that you should just apply for the first job opening that presents itself. As a matter of fact, the opposite is true. Choose a career field that may benefit from your professional knowledge. Your best option is to look at a small geographic area and […]