If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times--networking is
vital to getting ahead in your career. While this may be the case, there
are still many mistakes people make and tricks they have yet to try.
Not surprisingly, many more corporate hiring managers are on the lookout
for engineering or business majors, according to the survey by
Millennial Branding, a research and consulting firm, and Beyond.com, a
career advisory website. According to the poll, 27 percent of companies are seeking to recruit
engineering and computer students, while 18 percent want business
Alarmed that not enough women are entering the profession of certified
financial planning, there’s a push to get more female college graduates
and career-changers into the industry. Calling it a “feminine
famine,” the Certified Financial Planner Board in Washington last month
released a lengthy report on why so few CFPs — less than 25 percent of
the 69,500 in the country — are women.