Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the November 5, 2001 issue of QuintZine.
Want a degree or new career training but can’t take time from your career? You’re far from alone. According to a Marketing Facts Study, 70 percent of Americans have considered taking a course of study to help further their careers. And according to a Department of Labor study conducted by Merrill Lynch and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2000) 65 percent of jobs today require additional skills. By 2005, that figure is expected to increase to 85 percent. Additionally, 42 percent of consumers indicate at least some difficulty in locating education/training resources (International Communications Research, Dec. 2000).
Monster.com to the rescue. Monster recently announced the launch MonsterLearning, an online resource for managing learning as it relates to advancing careers. The site provides a variety of learning tools, opportunities and information, that are, according to Monster, “in one comprehensive location, empowering individuals and corporations to take more control of the career development process.”
MonsterLearning’s one-stop search engine provides free access to a universe of learning opportunities, including online and classroom courses, test preparation, degree programs, certifications, and other instructional materials such as books and videos, anytime — 24/7. The MonsterLearning search engine contains general and enrollment information on all types of learning opportunities from top learning providers offering online and offline courses and other instructional products and services.
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