Education - Let the Learning Begin!

Written by Tara Cicconni

You've probably heard it since you were little, 'get a good education and you'll go far in life.' Maybe you used to wonder how truthful your relatives were when they said those words to you. Maybe now you know or wish you had listened to them a little harder. Whateverrepparttar case may be, it's undeniable that education is vital to your success for many reasons.

Income is most likelyrepparttar 144433 first reason that comes to your mind. Without a solid education, you will probably not be able to findrepparttar 144434 best paying job to support you and your family. Yes, it's correct that with hard work and persistence, people have been able to get great jobs without an education, but those cases are uncommon. You need to attend school to truly be looked at as a prime candidate for employment - no question.

A college education will be able to prepare you effectively for employment. You will learn skills and acquirerepparttar 144435 essential information about your major which will lead you right towardrepparttar 144436 job you want. So, don't eliminate this critical step because education will berepparttar 144437 thing that serves you with a secure future.

Another reason you will want to receive a good education is for basic writing and conversation skills. If you want to come across as being confident in all situations, you will need book smarts. Street smarts can only get you so far- so don't depend on them. Writing letters, answering correspondence and speaking onrepparttar 144438 telephone are all aspects of jobs that you will need education for. You learn basic math and writing skills through education and without these, you won't be able to show yourself to others as confidently as you desire.

Job Search Advice for Desperate Job Seekers

Written by Roger Clark

Another morning of job hunting lies ahead of you. You pour a cup of coffee and openrepparttar paper torepparttar 144358 employment section. With a mixture of anticipation and desperation you pick up a stub of pencil and prepare to target and identify some possible job opportunities.

There are less ads to circle this morning and despiterepparttar 144359 promising words and vague descriptions you have begun to believe that none of these potential employers will seriously consider you. Perhaps they have family or friends or maybe you'll hear once again "I'm afraid you're overqualified for this position".

After making a few phone calls you try to get into a positive frame of mind. You head outrepparttar 144360 door, a folder of resumes in one hand and a list of addresses atrepparttar 144361 next. You will drop off a few resumes and have plans for an interview this afternoon.

Maybe today will be different...

Are you or a friend looking for work? Have you heard of acquaintances laid off from long-term employment only to find four or five months later that they are still unable to find a job?

If you thinkrepparttar 144362 only way to find a job is to have connections, you may be partly right. With such a demand for employment many jobs never make it torepparttar 144363 paper. How can you compete?


"Leave no stone unturned". Tell friends, family and acquaintances of your job search. These people can give you an 'IN' to their businesses when positions come available.

They may also hear of someone who is hiring and keep you updated on opportunities you may not otherwise have heard about. Their personal referral can also make an impression onrepparttar 144364 employer in your behalf.

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