Becoming a Athletic Shoe Designer (Nike, Reebok, Jordans etc)

Too often “shoe designers” get the bad stigma that all they do is draw up and create high heals and other women’s shoes.  What about mens shoes, basketball sneakers (hear about Air Jordan Shoes??) or other non “show” shoes.  A lot of talent goes into designing these shoes as it does the high heals and other women’s apparel that tend to steal the spotlight. If you are interested in becoming a shoe designer its important to exercise your creative side.  Almost anyone can be taught the process to engineer and create but if you can’t come up with a solid

How To Become A Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is a profession that has to do with the construction and maintenance of buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels dams, ports, municipal systems, and a whole host of structures. It is difficult to start any sort of large business or industry without some type of building that requires the services of civil engineers. Requirements of a Civil Engineer Civil engineers need to have a complete knowledge of their particular branch of engineering, and also abilities to supervise works and exercise the administrative and financial constraints over them. Every project needs to be properly planned before it is constructed, and quite

Tips For Becoming a Master Plumber

Before establishing what it is you have to do to become a master plumber, you should first understand exactly what it means to be a master plumber. A master plumber is the highest qualification available in the plumbing trade. Such a distinction allows you to run your own plumbing business, or take on a more senior role in other plumbing businesses.  As a master plumber you can have both licensed and apprentice plumbers working under your guidance or management. If this is something that appeals to you, here is a basic guide as to what this qualification involves: To become

5 Tips to Become a Successful Lawyer

The American legal system touches on almost every aspect of everyday living, from setting up a business to buying a new house to getting married. In almost everything you do in the United States, you must adhere to the law of the land, lest you get into trouble with the authorities. Of course, this explains why law is one of the most lucrative careers in America. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), lawyers, on average, make $112,760 every year. The BLS also extrapolates job opportunities in the legal field to grow by 10% through 2020. Going by the

Full time vs. Part time Work

Jobs of any kind are difficult to find these days, however when looking for one it is important to consider what type of work best suits you: full time or part time. Full time and part time roles both have their own merits and drawbacks, so it is important to consider each factor to make a decision that best suits you and your lifestyle. Full time One main advantage of working within a full time role is the added job security it gives you. As well as providing you with a stable income, having a permanent contract can give you

How to Become a Better CEO

Being given the opportunity to shape and develop a company and take a lead role in determining its future, as its CEO, is the aim of many executives. What does it take to become a CEO and how can you distinguish between the bad and the good, and more importantly the good and the great? Know your weaknesses No one is able to be excellent at everything or to know all the answers; if the person at the top is afraid to ask questions and use the experience around them, then it is likely that those below will follow suit.

How to Become a Business Owner – 6 Tips That You Shouldn’t Ignore

So you have finally decided to start up your own business because you are tired of being an employee. Now what? How, exactly, do you launch a business at a time when the economy is not at its peak? If you are adamant in learning to set up your own business, then read on. Ignore the Economic Gloom, Set Sail It is always difficult and tricky to start and grow your own business. Be optimistic and embrace the positive side of everything. So what if there is a recession? Think of this phase as an opportunity because all other like

How to Impress a Potential Employer

With the current state of the economy, a large number of people are currently searching for jobs. Even those who are well qualified, and who would have been snapped up at a good salary during better times, are struggling to find work at all; let alone a position which pays as well as they would like. If you’re looking for employment and you want to know how to impress employers, boosting your chances of securing a job, then read on for some tips. Write a Great Resume (CV) One of the most common mistakes that job seekers make (and I’m

Creative Careers That Pay Over $50,000 Per Year!

Do you have a creative streak in you? Then we’re sure you must have considered a career that uses this skill of yours to the fullest. But how many times have you been told by well-meaning friends and family that creativity and money seldom go together? While this may be true for some occupations in the creative field, there are also quite a few well-paying ones. Here’s a look at some creative careers that pay over $50,000 per year. Art Directors   Median 2010 pay = $80,630 per year What could be more creative than planning an entire art design,

The Educational Requirements of College Professors

The path to become a college professor is a long and arduous journey.  In general, most college professors have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, but not all do.  Likewise, a Ph.D. is often not enough to secure a tenured position at a college or university.  Here is a look at various professorial positions and the educational requirements for each. Teaching Assistant Degree Required: none, bachelor’s, master’s Most college professors begin their careers as teaching assistants, or TAs.  TAs are upper-level students who assist their professor with his teaching responsibilities.  Usually TAs are graduate students, so they have a bachelor’s

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