Finding the right career can be a challenge. There are always some that seem to fit candidates just right though, provided they have an aptitude for it and understand what it is about the career that draws them to it. A career in geographic information systems (GIS) is one of those things. It is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present all types of geographical data, and there are a number of questions you can ask yourself to figure out if it's right for you.
Are you looking for something new? A career change, a job opportunity, or starting fresh in a new and exciting location?
A recent study shows that moving South and West is your best bet. The top 25 highest ranking cities for employment was ranked by job market favorability, salary, work-life balance, and job security & advancement.
You are looking for a new job, but before you start applying, you must review your resume to update your most recent achievements. Your resume is a work-in-progress; something that requires attention to detail and constant upkeep. If you don’t take the time to review this comprehensive document, your search efforts will be futile.
So, how do you condense your entire work history into a perfectly worded, typo-free, single page document? We hope that the following tips will ease your mind when beginning your efforts toward resume writing.
The following excerpt was taken from Shane Rodgers’ blog “The Career Advice I wish I had at 25.” We are all guilty of falling into one of these traps as we pursue our careers. None of these are necessarily bad, but we must learn to pace ourselves and keep the “big picture” in mind. If we are not careful, we will undoubtedly become burnt out with work or miss important personal events and opportunities. Read on to see how Shane advises us to keeping a good work life balance.
Are you a college student, recent graduate, or are new to your profession? Have you had years of experience under your belt but are interested in switching to a new career? Whether you are still working toward your career or are transitioning into a new one, it’s time to evaluate what you are currently involved in and what else you could be doing to advance your career.
Becoming more involved in your work life can benefit you in many ways. Some advantages would include growing your network, developing lasting personal and professional relationships, and the overall feel-good aspect of volunteering. It’s not always easy to add more responsibility on top of family expectations, social life, and your already busy career. So, the first step you want to take is determining what type of organization you want to be a part of and how much time and effort you are willing to commit to.
The following is shared from a career development blog of AICPA which will help you to determine what types of organizations are best for you.