Career Spotlight: If you are good with words, keyboards, and technology, you might enjoy being a stenographer. They earn an average of $48,380/year, and the 10-year job growth is predicted by the U.S. Department of Labor to be 25%. Approximately 38% of stenographers hold a bachelor’s degree. More about this and other careers in Job-Hunt’s Career Changers’ Guide to Careers.
Quote of the Week:
For this one, I went back to my days in college. We had a saying that seems very relevant to the job search process -
Remember: if you got shot down today, it builds character.
Of course, the corolary is that anyone only needs so much “character” building, but if you’ve had a tough day in your job search, maybe this will help you feel a tiny bit better. Perhaps there’s a nugget of positive learning you can extract from the bad experience. May tomorrow be a better day for you! (more…)