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Jill Schlesinger reports although the labor market has been strengthening, there’s still big competition to land entry-level jobs.
Jill Schlesinger has tips on finding the best gifts for grads.
Jill Schlesinger reports money is an obvious option, but presents that help grads post-college are more valuable.
Jill Schlesinger reports employers in the Philadelphia area use internships to develop a pool of potential employees for their organizations.
“Find ways to gain experience. Do pro bono work for a non-profit. Find a small business that needs help and do it for free or for a discount.”
“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.
“Challenge yourself during your education to be involved and aware of what is happening in the field you are studying,” says tech CEO, Leo Daiuto.
Private Investigator, Jeff Stein suggests that aspiring detectives “apply for investigative positions while in college or do an internship with a private investigator.”
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.
“My clinical experience from my internship and postdoctoral fellowship built a foundation for my career; as it was in those experiences that I learned how to apply what I learned in class and in textbooks to real life.”
Bob Kessler, Campus President and Regional Vice President of Universal Technical Institute says “don’t ever underestimate how valuable it is to be able to connect with your students.”
“Increasingly, we’re seeing a trend toward greater professionalism in law enforcement and corrections; so a bachelor’s degree (and in some cases, even a master’s degree) is tremendously helpful for securing a good job in the field,” says Leanne Owen a Professor of Criminal Justice at Neumann University.
Programming helps train the eye for strict detail and train the mind for strict logic. Logic is extremely necessary to work with computers on a day-to-day basis.
“Drexel’s online RN to B.S.N. program has taught me that there is more to nursing than just being a staff nurse,” says Rebecca Lance, Substitute School Nurse at Flemington-Raritan School District.