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.
If you are getting called for lots of job interviews, but those interviews don't lead to any job offers, something has to change. Your cover letter or resume is likely not the issue because you are
impressing hiring managers enough to get past the first screening, so it
may be time to focus on your interview skills.
It's easy to fall into the trap of working all the time, to the
extent of forgetting that your body and mind need some rest, too. Why work harder when you can achieve the same results by working smarter?