Blog Category Career Training
One of my favorite jobs I ever had was working at the front desk at a hotel. Being near an international airport, we had people come from all over and I was their first experience of the city. You could say I was the city’s first impression. It was our hospitality that we provided that brought the travelers back to us rather than use a competing hotel. I sound like a commercial saying that but it’s true! In fact, to manage that hospitality would have been a dream to me!
Psst! Guess what? I made that dream come true!!
When I left home for college, I was convinced that my calling was to become a teacher. I had been preparing for it my whole life. From forcing my little brothers into my make-shift classroom in the basement every day during summer vacations all the way up to job shadowing my favorite elementary school teacher as part of my senior project in high school, there was never a doubt in my mind that I would spend my life in a classroom.
One of the most important factors to consider when choosing a new career path is your personal strengths and interests. Being successful is so much easier and rewarding when you are actively pursuing a career doing what you love! Almost every skill set, hobby or interest can translate into a meaningful career and Interior Decorating and Design is no exception.
Have you ever had someone say to you “It’s called work and not fun for a reason.” Doesn’t make you very excited for your future in the workforce, does it? Well have no fear, your career fairy is here. I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to grow up to be a mindless drown who punches the time clock in assembly line fashion. Most people think you have to work to live. Well I’m here to wave my magic wand and show you that you can live to work! Have a hobby you enjoy? Turn it into your career!
As military spouses, we are always seeing out portable and sustainable careers for ourselves. For many, that concept translates into seeking out work-from-home opportunities. But there is one in-demand field that is often overlooked; one that holds the interest of everyone, regardless of location (in the US and abroad).
What is an Administrative Assistant?
Office automation and organizational restructuring have led secretaries and administrative assistants to increasingly assume responsibilities once reserved for managerial staff. However, the core responsibilities for secretaries and administrative assistants have remained much the same: performing and coordinating an office's administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for distribution to staff and clients.
By: Angela Caban
We live in uncertain economic times where many think, “Why should I spend money on an education?” You may hesitate to do so, but these investments can really pay off and advance your career. I am not only talking about the monetary investment, although that may sometimes be the biggest factor in going back to school, but the investment of time.
One of the main ways to invest in your career is through education. When you make an investment in your education, you invest in yourself.