Archive for August, 2008

Curriculum Vitae vs. Resume: What's The Difference?

ResumeA resume is a document that contains a summary or listing of educational background and job experience. A resume is about 1-2 pages long, usually written in A4 or Letter-sized paper. There are three types of resumes:Chronological résuméA chronological résumé enumerates a candidate’s job experiences from the newest to the oldest. Functional résumé A functional résumé lists work experience and skills which are sorted by job function or skill area. Combination résumé A combination résumé, as …

Jobs That Let You Go Green

Campaign trails in the United States national elections always equate with the eternal bombardment of candidate rhetorics, overwhelming potential voters with promises on topics such as national security, health care, and the economy. In the 2008 presidential race, however, Americans are hearing about a new issue in environment and employment: green jobs or jobs that aim to create a more energy-efficient and energy-conscious society.DefinitionWhat are green jobs? Basically, green jobs encompass a…

Top Jobs for 2008

What are the 10 top jobs of 2008? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs under the “service” and “professional” categories will have the fastest growth in terms of employment. This is great news if you’re looking for a job in the service- or professional-oriented fields. Below are the 10 top jobs of 2008.1. Network systems and data communications analysts. There were about 262,000 network systems and data communications analysts in 2006 and it is expected to reach 402,000 by 201…

10 Evolving Jobs

10 Evolving Jobs

Job positions such as secretaries, operators, newspaper printers, steel manufacturers, etc.have been diminishing rapidly over the past decade. Many thanks to the ever-advancing computers, cell phones, voice recognition systems, and automated machines, numerous jobs that used to be considered integral to the workforce are declining. Fortunately workers who hold such positions can shift their skills to similar jobs with more growth. This article identifies 10 evolving jobs, the decline rate of sa…