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.
Switching careers can be an extremely tough challenge, so it is not
surprising to note that those who are toying with the idea of making a career change are actually terrified about taking the leap. Check out our tips to help you manage your fears when changing careers.