Tucson is the largest city in southern Arizona and the seat of Pima County. Its name is derived from the Tohono O’odham native Cuk Son, or “Black Foothills,” a reference to the volcanic mountains that lie to the west. Tucson is a metropolis of glass and concrete set amidst a landscape of cactus forests, rolling
Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the seat of Maricopa County. It lies in the midst of the Sonoran Desert, surrounded by mountains and lush fields of cotton and citrus fruits. The sun shines almost every day in Phoenix, which is why the Navajo refer to it as Hoozdo (“the place is hot”).
Even in a tough economy, a health job can offer a good paycheck and great job security. But if you can’t stand the sight of blood or needles, you might not have considered what health jobs are out there.
The recession is over. Or perhaps it isn’t, and the country is facing a double-dip recession. Wait, what is a double-dip recession? Maybe you’re looking for a job, or maybe you’d really like to be looking for a job. Either way, you need to know about the recession (or is it recovery?) and what the
Looking for a well-paid job in construction or real estate? Most people know that the chances of getting hired or getting a raise in either of those industries are pretty slim these days. In fact, average wages in both real estate and construction are down from where they were even a year ago. But there
Social networking sites offer some possibilities for finding candidates, but there are downsides as well.
Since “What Color Is Your Parachute?” by Richard Nelson Bolles was published 31 years ago, it’s become known to many as the job-hunters’ bible. The book, published by Ten Speed Press, has topped business bestseller lists and a new, revised edition is reissued annually. But does this book really deserve its iconic status? With unemployment
Have you ever fallen victim to a career-killing move? You know the feeling — realizing that what you’ve just said to a client may have been inappropriate, or the outfit you’re wearing might look better on the beach than in the boardroom? Or, perhaps you hit the “reply to all” button on your e-mail, instead
Unfortunately for the pampered chief executive used to eating at nine-star restaurants, the moment he is incarcerated his dining options dwindle precipitously; in prison, CEO might as well stand for Can’t Eat Out. But here’s the good news: Adapting to eating in prison after years of living high off the hog — or, should I
During 11 years as a broker serving wealthy South Floridians, Nicole Oden made a lot of money, endured a lot of stress and spent a lot of time in spas getting rid of both. So when she became dissatisfied with the spas in her area, she decided to open her own. In short order, she
Many people fantasize about changing careers, but few actually follow through. It just seems too daunting. These days, though, a lot of people don’t have much choice. Maybe their industry’s days seem numbered, and they figure they better start planning now. Or maybe they already have been hit by a layoff.
Haven’t worked for “the man” yet? No matter how far along you are in your career, you may be able to change course to boost your income. In 1999, after five years as a college-football coach in Chicago, Jerry Bowden took up a career in public relations, seeking an increase in pay and job security.
Are you self-employed and attempting to re-enter the workforce as a W-2 employee?
The Star Trek transporter has just been invented. Spell out some of the effects on the transportation industry. Here’s another (actual) case which calls for strategy analysis. First of all, remember not to make any assumptions. Don’t apologize for not watching the show – ask your interviewer (who, if they’ve given you this question, is
Ok, now I have an informational interview… what the heck do I ask? While it’s true that an informational interview is based on the assumption that you don’t know a ton about the industry and you want to learn more, common sense tells you that you should know something about the industry. Your questions will