Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the March 14, 2005 issue of QuintZine.
Here’s another way college students can avoid the quarterlife crisis: Honing “soft skills” that aren’t necessarily taught in school can give younger job-seekers an immediate edge for getting into the career of their choice and climbing up the career ladder, according to a recent article in the Globe and Mail. In fact, anyone can use these skills to their career advantage. Read the full article
- A decline in overall salaries to levels not seen since before 2001, but an increase in salaries in non-traditional technology cities, such as Washington D.C., Atlanta, and the Southern California area.
- An increase in salaries in defense and government-related industries where security clearances are often required.
- A continued gender gap in pay of approximately 11 percent.
- The continued decline of salaries for contractors and consultants.
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