There comes a point in every ones life when you need to find a job, it could be your first one, a change in your career or it could be due to redundancy; all are very different but you can apply this very simple process to help you in your search. 1. Job Boards: There are hundreds of Job Boards to choose from based on industry sectors or job descriptions. Once you have decided which Job Bank you would like to use, you then need to begin your search. This needs to be been broken down into step-by-step stages: Firstly,

1. Return to JFK: Two decades after Austrian Airlines launched its original, but unsuccessful transatlantic service to New York–a joint operation with Sabena Belgian World Airways inaugurated on April 1, 1969 with a Boeing 707-320 registered OE-LBA that made an intermediate stop in Brussels-it returned to the US on March 26, 1989, this time with an Airbus A-310-300 sporting registration OE-LAA. The occasion not only introduced intercontinental service to its route system, but a widebody aircraft with its first three-class cabin configuration to its fleet. Unlike the previous attempt, this one proved successful, but signaled the beginning of another two

Business school provides a path that allows you to follow your passion and advance (or recreate) your career, while gaining important leadership skills. And diversity – which brings unique insights, experiences and perspectives to the MBA classroom – is integral to the rich fabric of this invaluable business school experience. Diversity in the classroom better prepares all students to compete in a multiethnic and multiracial global marketplace. It’s also a key priority for employers across the country that target business schools with diverse student bodies. That’s all good news for minority candidates. Yet, even as many top business schools strive

“Twenty-five million dollars missing or unaccounted for.” Shocking headlines and stories similar to this appearing in local newspapers recently is what has finally brought attention to the ever growing world of corruption in school districts on Long Island. Many of the recent news stories that have appeared in local papers focus on the horrible financial mismanagement and theft that has been going on in school districts for many years unchecked. The real problem is not being examined or addressed. How did such large amounts of money in various districts disappear without anyone blowing the whistle on the offenders? When this

How to Read Your Financials Many smaller and mid-market companies in the construction industry find that critical information is misunderstood or ignored because their reports and schedules are inaccurate, often because the reports are used primarily as a tool for the accountant to prepare a tax return or to fulfill a bank-reporting obligation, so they do not contain enough information for you to control your business. But your reports and schedules, when organized, will inevitably help your profits. They represent the “financial control” of your business. It is imperative to understand how to read your financials. A Balance Sheet In

Many cities and local governments talk about construction projects in progress and how they will create jobs. Unfortunately, only a fraction of the projects mentioned will ever be started or even reviewed. Did you know it can take 90 days in some cities to review plans -and sometimes even much longer? The mayor of Chicago said it took more than 45 days for the building right on just his house. Electronic plan review enables local government departments to review and share building plans internally, and with customers. Implementing an electronic plan review system, by far, one of the most important

Sustainable construction is an emerging trend that has initiated to make real inroads in projects across the market spectrum. But while many owners are interested in the long-term economic and environmental aspect of green building, they are often scared away by the perceived upfront costs. However, a recent study conducted by the Urban Green Council in one of the most expensive cities in the world found that while it may have been the case in the past, the fundamental perception that it costs more to go green is simply no longer the case . In the Urban Green Council report

Research and determination are the keys to success, whether you’re 25 or 65 When Wendell Hall was asked to relocate for the 13th time in 31 years, he realized how demanding and unfulfilling his corporate life had become. As a vice president of operations for General Motors Acceptance Corp., he oversaw lending activities among GM dealers throughout the Western U.S. The job required lots of travel and, at age 55, another transfer, this time from northern New Jersey to Detroit. “I wasn’t willing to do that again, so I left,” he says. Mr. Hall accepted an early retirement offer, then

There’s no doubt about it. People who write the best cover letters get the best job interviews. Research shows that the most effective, cover letters have a number of common characteristics. They follow a 3-part format that consistently garners positive results and earns the job applicants who wrote them highly sought after job interviews. Even if you’re not a great writer, you can write great cover letters by following the format listed below. Use this format to write the best cover letters for getting job interviews. If you write your cover letter and still aren’t comfortable with the result, have