Now is the time to make important decisions about your future. The career you choose should take in to account many things. This blog is to give tips, tools, ideas, and thoughts to inspire out of the box creative thinking to help you make the right career change for you.
Our maybe even create your own path!
With all of the talk about not finding a job or not making the pay desired as a college grad. Here are some high paying careers that will satisfy those who choose and prepares to get their foot in the door. The lowest 10% in these jobs average over $50,000 and top earners are making over $100,000. You might notice that a few of them also has options for a little entrepreneurship and creativity, meaning that you don't necessarily have to find a job. You can create one.
With the economy picking up the shortage of drivers is not getting any better. Driving opportunities are more favorable for truckers than they were but there are some things that just can't change. You can't drive and be at home too. This is part of the problem. Younger drivers are less willing to sacrifice the time away from home.
This of course is smart to consider the realities of the career.
If however you are single, young and love to travel trucking might be something you want to look into. Especially if you have no plans of getting additional education. You other options might not be as rewarding as becoming a trucker.
A new driver can get anywhere from $25,000 to $40,000 now depending on what trucking company brings him in. All this for less than 2 months training. The most important thing though is to figure out if he is compatible for the trucking lifestyle or not. Check this article to get a better idea of what truckers face.
Thinking of a career change? Go where the jobs, money and type of environment that supports your personality is. Us News comes up with a list of top 100 jobs. On the list of 100 best technology field careers are easy to find. Check and see if one of these is calling your name.
1. Computer Systems Analysts
2. Database Administrator
3. Software Developer
4. Web Developer
5. Computer Programmer
6. Mechanical Engineer
7. IT Manager
8. Computer Systems Administrator
9. Civil Engineer
People interested in trucking around the Cleveland, Ohio are have more options for entering the industry as a driver. Career center clients can take course work to learn the written material and then go to Great Lakes Trucking School to taking the driving portion of acquiring the Class A CDL.
The shale boom is creating high paying trucking jobs and adds to the already high demand for truck drivers. To fill the projected need for drivers there will likely be more and more community colleges and training centers that join forces with neighboring trucking schools to provide a way to license drivers for a career in trucking.
Technology jobs leads the way to employment potential. Even if you are from a manufacturing background and seek to re enter back into that environment for employment, you should take training to learn computer basics. If you already know computer basics, you might want to go further to learn productivity software, window installation, Share Point, or even trouble shooting.
Want a completely different path to travel for employment? Well this articles should give you a good foundation for exploration. The types of training that these positions require vary greatly. For instance if you hate math but want to work with computers, Web Developer may be your choice.
So take a look and don't be afraid of going a new direction. The very best thing about most of these jobs, is they may enable you to start your own business once you become proficient. This means that even if you work at a place in this field and the business goes under, you can still make money with the skills that you learn on the job. Not so easy with a manufacturing job.
Veterans may be getting more of the treatment they deserve in the area of employment. However, many are finding out there their skills are not transferable according to the report.
Here are some things to remember. Be creative and fair to yourself. Don't just look at your job title in the military. Look at the skills that you learned while doing that job.
For instance, if you were in telecommunications it might not translate over in civilian. However, you may have learned how to communicate effectively, respond to emergencies, solve problems, organize information, manage projects, set up equipment, trouble shoot equipment etc. All of that is useful to civilian jobs. here is a government military skills translator