24 Highest Paying Jobs for Associate Degree in 2019

Air Traffic Controller Computer Programmer Radiation Therapist Nuclear Techncian Nuclear Medicine Technologist Dental Hygienist Registered Nurse Web Developer Aerospace Engineering Technician Medical Sonographer Electronic Engineering Technician Police Officer Avionics Technician Radiologic & MRI Technologist Respiratory Therapist Electro-Mechanical Technician Occupational Assistant Mechanical Engineering Technician Telecom Installer Funeral Service Worker Drafter Computer Network Specialist Paralegal HVAC Installer Read More >

Weird Interview Questions from Monster.com Blog

Interview Hand Shake

As you prepare answers to common job interview questions, you should also expect some curveballs. Interview questions aren’t always about your skills and work experience. After all, there’s only so much of your personality a recruiter can absorb from asking you about your proficiency with PowerPoint. From determining your spirit animal to which famous person Read More >

How To Reskill Yourself in Today’s Workforce

According to CareerBuilder.com, what employers want is skills that can develop their business.  Many talents employers seek are called Transferrable Skills.  You will increase your chances of promotins and new job advancements by learning how to describe examples of your transferrable skills in the follow areas: Exedution skills — skills related to getting things done. Read More >

10 Best Interview Tips

Monster.com provides information articles for job seekers. Here is information from an article on 10 Best Interview Tips from Monster.com. 1. Do your research Learn about a company’s services, products, customers and competition will give you an edge in understanding the employer’s needs. 2. Look sharp “Unless you work in a creative industry, the employer Read More >

Apprenticeship Programs: Job Opening Outlook & Wages

An apprenticeship is an arrangement in which you get hands-on training, technical instruction, and a paycheck—all at the same time. Apprentices work for a sponsor, such as an individual employer or a business-union partnership, who pays their wages and provides the training. Formal apprenticeship programs usually last about 4 years, depending on the employer or Read More >

Average Hourly Wage by Occupational Group

Highest paying occupational groups are: Management $57.67, Computer & Mathematical $41.56, Architecture & Engineering $39.07, Business & Finance $36.01. Lowest paying occupational groups are: Food Prep & Serving $11.16, Farming & Fishery $12.66, Personal Care & Services $12.38. For complete list, scroll to Table 3:  https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2020/article/occupational-employment-and-wage-differences-across-cohorts-of-establishments.htm

States Adding Most Job Openings Dec 2018 to Dec 2019

From Dec 2018 to Dec 2019, 26 states had stastically significant over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment.  The largest job gains occurred in Texas (342,000), California (310,300), and florida (212,000).  The largest percentage job opening gains occurred in Utah (3.1%), Idaho (2.9%), and Arizona (2.8%). Bureau of Labor Statistics “Jobs Added” Table: https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2020/26-states-added-jobs-from-december-2018-to-december-2019.htm