3 ways work training jump-starts a career

Whether you're fresh out of high school or are looking for a career change, pre-vocational schools and programs offer a variety of educational options that can prepare you for on-the-job success. Unlike university or college degree programs which can take years to complete, most pre-vocational training programs last anywhere from a few weeks to several months.

September 23, 2016

Vocational education making a comeback

"How do we pass a knife?" Kenneth Hosley asks his students. "Handle-first," chorus the two dozen Clayton County students in Mundy's Mill High School after-school culinary club. More than 60 students applied when Hosley posted fliers for the club earlier this year. Some work in local restaurants now.

September 8, 2016

Is Workforce Training The New Bachelor's Degree?

Singapore and Switzerland have at least one thing in common. Both countries boast a low unemployment rate for young adults and some researchers say that's because of robust post-secondary vocational training. Lawmakers say the U.S. needs to step up its game and follow suit. Joshua Holderby seems to be an ideal candidate.

September 2, 2016

The opportunity for vocational working

In recent years there has been a change in attitude towards vocational training. More young people are considering the benefits of stepping onto the career ladder straight after school and university is no longer regarded as the only route to a rewarding profession.

August 30, 2016

3-D Printing, Marijuana, Drones and 5 Other Fast-Growing Industries to Invest In | GOBankingRates

Technology is evolving at an exponential rate, and it can be tricky to follow growth trends and understand which markets make for good investments. Some people looking for the best investments turn to traditional sectors such as home health care. However, some new industries also are growing fast.

July 29, 2016

100,000 oil jobs could be coming back

Goldman Sachs believes the American oil industry is about to stage a big comeback from the painful downturn and big job losses caused by oversupply. As more oil fields come on line and America's oil boom gets back on track, there simply won't be enough people to do the required drilling, well completion and other logistical work.

July 29, 2016

5 Jobs That Will Be The Hardest To Fill In 2025

With low labor-force participation, declining immigration levels, and the looming retirement of baby boomers on the horizon, the U.S. labor market is tightening and driving up wages. Over the next decade, the country will experience a labor shortage that will disproportionately affect some industries and professions, predicts an April 2016 report from The Conference Board.

July 29, 2016

113 Best Pieces of Career Advice We've Never Heard Before

We at The Muse get a lot of career advice passed over our desks. In fact, sometimes we think we've heard it all. Thankfully for your careers (and our jobs), there's always new advice out there, and this week we went in search of just that.

March 17, 2016