Friday, September 28, 2012

Music careers

These fields are in music careers.

Mobile Disc Jockeys - select and play recorded music for an audience.

Musicians - play a musical instrument. Popular instruments are guitar, piano, cello, violin, and organ.

Music Therapists - use music to improve general well-being of others. People with stress, pain, communication difficulties, emotional trauma, and memory loss are some of the people music therapy is used for.

Singers - sing professionally.

Songwriters - write songs. They may write either or both the lyrics or music to a song.

Medical careers

These fields are in medical careers.

Acupuncturists - treat pain and disease by inserting the tips of needles at certain points on the skin.

Chiropractors - treat disorders by manipulating the spine and bones.

Dietitians - advise people about planning meals, weight, and diabetes management.

Nurses - care for the sick; esp. in a hospital.

Pediatrics - deals with the care of infants and children.

Physical Therapists - work with people that have sustained disabilities or impairments. Many have limitations in their physical function.

Podiatry - deals with the care of feet.

Radiologist - take X-rays and use radioactive substances to treat patients.

Social Workers - provide social services to people with life-threatening diseases, domestic, or social problems.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sick leave

Sick leave is time off from work that workers can use when they are sick. They do not lose pay for these days. Sick leave is also called paid sick days.

How to find a county job online

You can find a county job online by going to a search engine and finding the website for the county you live in. From there you can look for a link that will say "employment" or other similar words.

Green-collar workers

Green-collar workers are in environmentally friendly jobs. Some examples are solar energy, wind energy, and clean and renewable energy.

Grey-collar workers

Grey-collar workers are workers who are not classified as blue or white-collar workers. Some examples are health care, child care, food preparation, and the catering industry. A grey-collar worker is also sometimes used to refer to people who work beyond the age of retirement.

Pink-collar workers

Pink-collar workers work generally in service jobs. Some examples are hairdressers, maids, waitresses, nurses, and flight attendants/stewardesses.

Living wage

A living wage is the minimum income that is necessary to meet basic needs; like housing, clothing, and food.

How to find a job with a certain company

If you want to find a job with a certain company, type the company name in any search engine in order to find their website. At the bottom of the company page, there should be a "careers" link or something similar. You can then click on the link to find out what jobs are available, how to apply, and more.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

How to find a government job online

You can find a government job online at the site below.


Doctorate degree

A doctorate degree is the highest academic degree. It usually requires eight years of education beyond high school.

Bachelor's degree

A bachelor's degree is an academic degree lower than a master's degree but higher than an associate's degree. It usually requires four years of education beyond high school.

Associate's degree

An associte's degree is an academic degree lower than a bachelor's degree. It usually requires two years of education beyond high school.

Master's degree

A master's degree is an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree. It usually requires six years of education beyond high school.

Dead-end job

A dead-end job is a job with little or no chance of progressing into a higher position. These jobs usually have low pay.

Career counseling

Career counseling is done by a career counselor. They work with students and job seekers. A career counselor helps with career change, writing a resume, help people figure out what careers interest them, and other career related topics.

How to find a job online

There are many websites you can use to find a job online. You can also post your resume on many of them and have the employers contact you. Below are five very big sites that have many job listings you can search. I have them listed below in alphabetical order.

1) Career Builder

2) Craigslist

3) Dice

4) Monster

5) Simply Hired

Life insurance

Life insurance is insurance that is paid to the named beneficiaries when the insured person dies.


An apprentice works for an expert to learn a trade. The word also means a beginner at something.

Annual leave

Annual leave is paid leave which employees are given. It is usually a few weeks each year.


A layoff is a temporary or final separation from employment. Some causes are business slowdowns and the elimination of positions that are no longer necessary.

White-collar workers

White-collar workers work generally in an office. The opposite are blue-collar workers who perform manual labor jobs.

Blue-collar workers

Blue-collar workers perform manual labor jobs. The opposite are white-collar workers who generally work in an office.

Temporary work

Temporary work is work that is not permanent and only last for a certain period of time. These workers are usually called temps, contractual, seasonal, and other terms.