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It’s no surprise that the top Career Moves articles of 2015 revolve
around putting your best image and step forward in career planning. Whether it’s
job marketplace tips or preparing for a career journey, readers
were interested in how to best build a strong and positive professional image
or how to identify and pursue the right career choices. Articles covered these
topics in detail, including steps on how to go about a career change as well as
how to improve chances to shine through effective and stellar resumes, cover
letters, and interviews. The top articles in these categories were excellent
reads and tools for students in any of these categories.
Additionally, our site periodically publishes career-specific articles so that
students considering these fields gain a perspective on what it takes to enter,
get promoted, or advance in these professions. Several of 2015’s top articles
fall into this category of career-specific articles. It was interesting to see which
careers were associated with the top 2015 reads. Public service and helping oriented
professions that offer scheduling nuances and flexibility seemed to be a common
Job Market Tips—The
following articles were your top reads that focused on advancement in the job
market. Take a look at the list and, if you didn’t get a chance to read them before,
take a look now. If you did read these pieces and found the content helpful, we
invite you to revisit them for a refresher on the topic. There’s usually
something to be said about learning or capturing something new during a second
read of an article.
1. Effective Cover Letter Writing
Techniques—How to Write an Effective Cover 2. Tips for Writing a Resume That Will
Get Noticed 3. How to Answer Tough Interview
Questions 4. Digital Footprint Facts—How to
Manage Your Online Reputation 5. Mentoring Your Career: Top 5
Resources to Mentor Your Career 6. Tips on Advancing in Your Career?
Preparing for Your
Career—For those still preparing to enter a field or deciding the best fit,
the following articles were the top pieces in this category. Go ahead and
sharpen your knowledge about pursuing your professional goals by reading these
if you haven’t done so already. These articles can and should be referenced
frequently as helpful tools to help move you closer to your goals.
1. Change Tips—Advice for Career
Changers 2. A Self-Audit to Document Your Experience
3. How to Find Your Dream Job—Advice
to Figure Out 4. Time to Change Careers—Best Time to
Change Careers 5. 5 Myths About Changing Careers 6. 5 Steps To Help Overcome Your Fear
of Starting Over
Career-Specific Articles—Top read articles
on specific careers and professions revolved around firefighting, teaching,
nursing, and freelancing. The first three of these careers are often found in
public service settings critical to the thread of our communities. As adults
committing to select career paths, there may be heightened interest in considering
professions that offer a sense of altruistic purpose. Additionally work/life
balance and scheduling flexibility may become a greater priority to adults who
are currently limited in time because of their current job and family
priorities. Each of the professions in the top career-specific articles also offer
scheduling nuances or flexibility.
1. Advancing in a Fire Department and Within
the Fire Science Field 2. How to Become Professor After Being
in Corporate 3. Top Careers Suitable for
Freelancing 4. How to Know if Teaching Is Not for
You—Do You Like Being a Teacher 5. Nursing Careers: Nursing Informatics—What Is It? 6. How to Become Online Teacher—Online
Positions for Teachers
As an online university, we’ve built a legacy of assisting
adult students in several phases of their careers. Many Kaplan University
students find themselves interested in advancing to that next level by pursuing
a promotion or changing careers altogether. Career Move articles provide one
more resource for our students as they seek to succeed in attaining their
professional and educational goals.*
With the new year ahead of us, Career Moves is committed in continuing
to provide you with career-focused articles and resources that offer guidance
and tips in support of your professional goals as well as the changing
marketplace and employer needs.
We encourage you to
check back periodically for new content throughout 2016.
Did you find this article interesting? If so, share it!
And if you are considering pursuing higher education we invite you to find out more about Kaplan University’s programs and explore our undergraduate and graduate degree offerings.
* Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
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