Let’s Get To Work Philadelphia
“Our ideal candidate is someone who has an understanding of financial modeling, ability to research data with favorable communication skills, strong writing ability, diligent work habits, and most importantly, strong ethics,” says Managing Director Michael Silverman of Integra Realty Resources.
“Make a five-year professional plan for yourself and set achievable goals–then stick to it,” says architect Ian Toner.
“The philosophical part of my advice is this: Believe that your education has prepared you to succeed,” says Assistant Professor Michelle Kelly.
Leroy Gray is the founding physics teacher at Philadelphia-based Science Leadership Academy at Beeber.
Criminal Justice Professor Kristen Acosta says, “My main piece of advice would be to be patient but persistent. In my experience, the individuals who do well in this field display both of these characteristics.”
” As word processors and the internet became essential to the world, it also became a vital part of teaching and learning,” says Linda Leibowitz.
Kelly Lender says, “I love what I do every day and being able to work in a place that has many different clients and unique needs keeps things interesting. I also love where I work, WebLinc is a place that fosters creativity, collaboration and personal growth.”
“Staying up to date with the current industry trends allows you to envision what the future might bring,” says V.P. Joe Stubblebine from Beyond.com.
“I found that having some relevant, ‘real-life’ experience was useful when I needed to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN),” says Nurse Dorothy Sachs.
“I’m looking for three things: poise, process and a point of view,” says Erin Allsman of the Brownstein Group on what she looks for in an employee.
Private Investigator, Jeff Stein suggests that aspiring detectives “apply for investigative positions while in college or do an internship with a private investigator.”
“The master’s in nursing gave me the essential knowledge to begin a higher level of practice with solid clinical expertise,” says Mental Health Nurse Jennifer Klapper.
At Doylestown Hospital, Patricia A. Stover provides leadership and direction for the functioning of the various departments of the nursing team, consistent with the hospital’s mission and annual strategic goals.
“I wasn’t trained in the technology field, but I picked it up along the way, and now serve as a business and technology voice within my organization. The ability to learn quickly is key for people in the tech field,” says Christopher Young.
“If you take some risks and follow your passions, your students will notice, and you’ll teach them one of the most important skills of all: determination,” says Sarah Sterling of The Shipley School.