Determine if you are not just interested in psychiatry but have the patience, talent and discipline to shed your own biases and master an artful science and learn to apply it thoroughly.
“Don’t be afraid to take risks. Without risk, without stretching yourself, you don’t change and develop,” says J.G. Sandom.
“Having an understanding that their own educational journey does not conclude when they graduate is a vital concept new teachers must embrace and maintain,” says Alphonso Evans.
“I was very fortunate because I was hired immediately after graduating with my Act 120 Police Training certification. I contribute this to not just graduating from the academy, but also to the years of groundwork building my resume with doing volunteer work.”
“In my opinion, anyone, including a staff nurse, who is not reading and learning and staying on top of the health care issues is doing herself and her patients a huge disservice,” says Nurse Betty Long.
“My advice to people starting out today would be to secure as much experience as you can while in school in a variety of different business settings,” suggests Steven Packer.
“When hiring for the company, a strong interpersonal skills and a level of experience that enables them to approach day-to-day tasks and challenges with confidence and competence are critical, ” says Matthew K. Harding.
“My program of clinical professional counseling at times felt like therapy itself, as it required constant introspection and encouraged increased understanding of self and others,” says Serge Levin.
“A law degree is expensive. Pursue it if you know you want to be a lawyer and are passionate about it. If you are doing it for any other reason, I would think twice as it is a tough market,” suggests Clancy Boylan.
“It is critical that your lectures and course content are not only current, but also that you remain cognizant that there are many different learning styles,” says Dr. Harry Costigan.
The town lost thousands of jobs when four casinos closed last year. As for the remaining eight, they’re looking for people.
There are 1,400 jobs available right now in Atlantic City’s casinos, but only 350 of them are full-time positions, according to a survey undertaken by a New Jersey casino regulator.
Good news for the Class of 2015: Employers are reportedly planning to hire 9.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2014.
“The most successful managers are those with a mix of academic and applied experience.” says Lori Reiner from EisnerAmper.
“There are days my focus is on teaching, training, new health offerings and services or interfacing with the community as well as our CVS colleagues to provide excellence in health care,” says Cheryl Fattibene.