5 Hot Jobs in Travel and Tourism

Are you someone who likes to travel the country (or the world) and meet new people? Or perhaps you wish you could sight-see for a living. If secretly you wish you could do either one and get paid for it in the process, you’ve come to the right place because there are actually several ways that you can make that wish a reality: it’s by finding a job in the field of travel or tourism. As a matter of fact, according to several reports, by 2016, travel and tourism positions are going to account for over 15 million jobs just in the United States alone. So whether you have an interest in arts and entertainment, hotels or some other area, we have five positions that you might want to consider looking into (right after you read this article). Tour and travel...

The Best Job Opportunities in Home Improvement and Maintenance

The thing about working in the home improvement and maintenance industry is that you don’t necessarily need to get your hands dirty to work in the field. Indeed, if you are interested in the ever booming home improvement industry, there are jobs that require you to wear a suit and tie to work, and jobs that require you to wear overalls and a pair of gloves. No matter what, though, becoming a part of the home improvement and maintenance industry is a great way to secure a promising career with lots of benefits. Not only that, but many jobs in the home improvement industry can offer longevity and a chance to do something you love doing. Here are some of the best job opportunities in home improvement and maintenance. If you like wearing a suit to work and...

5 Common Misconceptions About Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English abroad can be an exciting and challenging adventure for young people looking to travel and immerse themselves in a foreign country and culture. But before you head overseas with some starry-eyed notions about living in an exotic land, you should probably get your head out of the clouds and consider that a job is a job, no matter where you go. If you temper your expectations, you stand a much better chance of enjoying the experience, so here are just a few common misconceptions you need to disabuse yourself of. You don’t need a teaching certificate. While you don’t necessarily have to attend a 4-year college and come out with an English degree or a standard teaching certificate in order to teach ESL, most schools now require that their...

What Certifications Do You Need to Become a Computer Systems Analyst?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that computer systems analysts earn a median salary of nearly $80,000 per year, which is pretty good pay for a job that basically requires you to keep tabs on your company’s computer system and decide when it needs to be upgraded for greater efficiency or to better meet the needs of the company as a whole. Okay, that’s a rather simplistic evaluation of the complex job that a computer systems analyst performs. But you get the basic idea. Luckily, you don’t need a master’s degree from MIT to do this job. You will, of course, need a background in computer sciences, as well as a specific skillset, and targeted training will no doubt be required in order to qualify for such jobs. So if you’re...

Top 5 Careers in Automotive Finance

As the economy slowly comes back to life, the auto industry is starting to bloom again. Even the American auto industry is on an upswing. What does this mean for the economy? The buying and selling of cars has always been a cornerstone on the economy of many countries. Individuals need vehicles to get themselves to work and businesses need transportation for the delivery of products, as well as various other reasons. This upswing in the automotive industry is also a big boon for individuals who are looking for a position in the finance industry. As more people need vehicles, they also need a little financial assistance to be able to afford the cars in the first place. Here are the top five careers in automotive finance. Auto finance sales representative. An auto...

What Are the Necessary Credentials for a Financial Advisor?

If you’re someone who has a real interest in the field of finances and you’re wondering what kind of career path that you should take, have you ever considered becoming a financial advisor? Not only is it the kind of position that has plenty of job security, but even starting out, you can make as much as $40-45,000 annually with the potential to earning close to $70,000. So, what do you need to do in order to become a successful financial advisor? That’s a really good question and below, we’ll provide you with five things that you should have below: The right kind of personality. Although there is a certain kind of educational criteria that must be met, it’s first important to make sure that you have some of the personality traits...

How to Become a Motorcycle Mechanic

Becoming a motorcycle mechanic can offer a fascinating and rewarding career. There will be a lot of grease and sweat and at the end of the day your overalls might need a good wash, but you can rest assured that you have a unique knowledge that could secure a lifelong livelihood. Moreover, if you love riding motorcycles and living the motorcycle lifestyle, you could spend your off hours building custom-mades and riding off into the sunset. On sundays, you can take that hog down to the beach or across the desert. You can also go dirt bike riding or cruising down the highway. There is, indeed, a long and storied tradition in the art and maintenance of motorcycles. Here is how to become a motorcycle mechanic. First, it is important to start early – even as...