Careers in Business 2014

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Learn about the opportunities and challenges facing those interested in career in a field of business. The latest data are included.

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  • Career Planning in Business 2014: Opportunities and Challenges Joel R. Evans, Ph.D. RMI Distinguished Professor of Business Zarb School of Business Hofstra University
  • Outline of Topics GENERAL HINTS BACKGROUND DATA BY OCCUPATION LONG-TERM TRENDS HOT LONG-TERM BUSINESS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK LINKEDIN FIND A JOB RESOURCES Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • General Hints (1) Be proactive Think long term Try to stay upbeat dont defeat yourself Be open-minded/flexible Do a SWOT analysis of yourself Be realistic Create a clear positioning message about yourself Be able to clearly and SUCCINCTLY answer the question: Why should we consider you out of all the candidates from whom we may choose? Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • General Hints (2) Network! Network! Network! Engage in the law of large numbers via the Internet Use LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social media properly Do research on job opportunities Customize your resum/cover letter and have them reviewed by others Prepare thoroughly for your interviews Put in the appropriate time and effort In this economy, dont say no to a reasonable job offer If unemployed, gain additional skills Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • Background Data by Occupation (1) Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Background Data by Occupation (2)
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Background Data by Occupation (3)
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Background Data by Occupation (4)
  • Long-Term Trends (1) (Employment in thousands) Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • Long-Term Trends (2) Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Long-Term Trends (3)
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Long-Term Trends (4)
  • Hot Long-Term Business Career Opportunities These business occupations are projected to have at least 10 percent growth for the 2012-2022 period. They require at least a bachelors degree and a masters degree is usually preferred: Accountants and auditors Actuaries Administrative services managers Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers Computer and information systems managers Financial analysts and personal financial advisors Human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists Information security analysts Logistics specialists Management consultants (analysts) Marketing researchers Medical and health services managers Public relations specialists Real-estate brokers Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Home Page: http://www.bls.gov/ooh
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Be Active on LinkedIn: The Leading Business Networking Social Media Site https://www.linkedin.com/about-us
  • Career Planning 2014 in Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University Find a Job http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/careerservicesindex.shtm The labor departments in many states, such as New York, have online resources to help with the job search and other employment issues.