What Should be Considered Prior to Going into Teaching?
Did you enjoy your time when you were in school as a youngster?
Were those memorable times for you?
Did you love your teachers and did they impact you in a positive way?
Do you want to have a highly rewarding career in teaching because the idea of working with young people is appealing to you?
Are you working in the field of education now as a classified employee and want to see what it takes to go to the next level?
Teaching is one of the most rewarding careers in the world. You will be:
1) Molding and transforming lives
2) Inspiring learners
3) Helping others define their characters
4) Fueling curiosity
6) Fostering creativity
Why Real Estate?
The real estate market falls under the professional services industry. It is one of the most common side employment careers chosen because as an agent, a person has
1) unlimited earning potential,
2) flexible hours,
3) interacting and working with people,
6) Helping individuals and families find the home of their dreams,
7) Ability to work from home.
If the reasons shown above are enticing, then starting a real estate business as a side job is for you! It is important to have a well-designed, organized, and efficient plan because after all, it is a business. The more time is invested, the faster the business will develop.
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At one point or another, most of us are either on a hunt for a new job, a new career, or trying to get a promotion. There are also those of us who are not necessarily wanting to make a move. We just want to do the best job we can at our careers.
The more organized and efficient we are in the process of achieving success in our careers, or in the process of searching for our next career step, the better off we will be. This web page has various sources for people who:
When the economy is doing well, employees are often approached by employers directly and recruited for positions within their organizations! For example, a person might be working in the Accounts Receivable department at one organization and be approached by someone who needs someone with her type of experience at her company. This is common when there are plenty of jobs to go around and perhaps not as many people looking for jobs.
When the economy is not doing well, too many people get laid off. There are not enough jobs for the thousands and millions of people who are unemployed. There are times when for one job there would be over 100 qualified applicants. Some institutions even put a cap on the number of applications they receive. If it’s a lucrative job, they often mention that only the first 100 applications.
When there are many applicants, positions are highly competitive. It is especially difficult to get a position when many companies hire internally and never post positions publicly. Forbes estimates that 80% of jobs do not get posted publicly. Instead, companies use word of mouth and recommendations from their currently employees to get someone placed in a position.
If you answered YES to any of these questions, continue reading to get helpful strategies, tips, and insights.
Types of Positions within School Systems
If a person has teaching credentials, most likely, they will work in a teaching capacity within a school district. Depending on the credentials, positions in teaching could be in:
Why Interviewing for Jobs is Difficult and Challenging
There is so much to fear when going on job interviews. In fact, in a 2013 study, it was reported that 92% of people dread the process of interviewing. So much so that they would rather stay at their current place of work and be unhappy than face the consequences of applying and interviewing for a new job. You only have a few seconds to make a good impression on the interview panel. It's hard to sell yourself in such a short time, especially if you feel that you do not necessarily have the experience or education for the job you are applying for.
Here are some typical reasons why job interviews are so challenging for most people:
Books to Read if You are Job-Hunting
Here are some recommended books to read if you are looking for a job or looking to get more interviewed from job applications you are sending.
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Are you applying for jobs left and right but not getting enough interviews? There are specific strategies and ideas on how to get more job interviews in this video that will help.
This video will teach you how to apply for school district jobs using EDJOIN.org. EDJOIN is free for job applicants.
Use this job application tracker form that's already set up for you on Microsoft Excel as seen in the video! It will help you use an organized, efficient, systematic approach to applying for jobs and tracking the number of interviews.
I jotted down 4 years ago some questions from interviews when I was applying for assistant principal (vice-principal) positions. I went on 10 interviews in total before being offered 2 positions on the same day. About 7 months ago, I took part in interviews for principal positions. I continued to add to my list and I now have a list of 20 difficult questions that I wanted to share with anyone else who is looking at getting hired.