College Grads Turn to Public Service

As jobs became scarce during the recession, many college graduates turned to public service work, many taking nonprofit and US military jobs. From 2008 to 2009 alone, 16 percent more college graduates worked for the federal government and 11 percent more worked for nonprofit groups, according to an analysis by The New York Times of data from the American Community Survey of the United States Census Bureau. A Labor Department survey showed that the amount of college grads going into these jobs continued to rise in 2010.

Since the start of the recession in 2007, an increasing and steady number of college graduates (tens of thousands) also joined the armed forces, with the Navy and the Army seeing the biggest increases. About 60 percent more graduates joined the Navy in 2011 than in 2007.

“When the economy worsens, as it has in recent years, we certainly see a surge in the number of young people who are highly qualified, who want to join the military,” said Beth Asch, a researcher for the RAND Corp – an organization which has studied U.S. military recruitment for over 40 years. Continue reading »

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5 Main Differences Between Online Bartending Schools And Offline Bartending Schools

If you’re looking for a new job and have made the decision to become a bartender, you may enroll in a bartending school to acquire the basic knowledge required.

There are plenty of options to choose from if you search on search engines, but the first decision you have to make is whether you prefer to enroll in an online or offline brick and mortar (B&M) bartending school.

There are advantages to both, but you should pick the one that best suits your needs.

Here are the 5 main differences between these two options:

1. Time Restrictions Continue reading »

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Career Development Through Apprenticeships

The priorities of people differ from one another and it is not essential that every individual will be looking for a development in their career path in the same manner. It is not essential that the same path of school, graduation, post graduation and job should be followed. There are some people, who take a different path and even succeed as well. When a student after finishing his graduation is confused as to whether to continue his studies or to start looking for jobs, job apprenticeships can be of great help to them. It is not essential that the individual should be educationally inclined. There will not be any harm in getting additionally qualified.

Apprenticeship is an interesting way to ensure development in the career path and it can offer the platform for individuals to earn while they are learning. In addition to getting certified, they will be providing you with some experience that can add weightage to your resume. When you are at the age of early 20s, you will have to think of different options available in life. When you have completed your graduation or post-graduation and you have begun the process of searching for jobs, you need not waste your time until such time you find a job. Rather, you can take up apprenticeship programs so that you can earn something. Continue reading »

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CNA Training in Alabama

By and large, before going ahead and taking the exam to become a full-fledged CNA, it’s advisable to enroll in courses available at either an accredited school or local college.

Dependent on the college/university, the course duration may vary. To give an example, Easter Seals Central has got programs that last approximately 5 weeks, whereas Lawson State Community College grants CNA/PCT qualification within approximately 9 to 10 weeks. Thereafter, if they so choose, qualified candidates will be able to enlist in an associate registered nurse programme which lasts for 2 years.

Throughout the learning, an experienced Registered Nurse serves as the clinical expert, particularly during the course of demonstrations and active job learning. You will also have additional mentors for the assorted subject areas and practices that define the CNA program. Continue reading »

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