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Dawn Rosenberg McKay

Updated Articles and Resources

By Dawn Rosenberg McKay

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Biochemist or Biophysicist Created: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      What does a biochemist or biophysicist do? Here is career information including earnings, educational requirements, employment outlook and job duties.
    • Surgical Technologist Created: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      What does a Surgical Technologist do? Here is career information including compensation, educational requirements and job outlook.
    • Returning to Work Created: Tuesday, November 23, 2004 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      If you're going back to work after being a stay-at-home parent here's what you need to know to make a smooth transition. Learn how to make up for your time away from work and how to explain the gap in employment.
    • How to Deal With the Unexpected (or Just Another Day at the Office) Created: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      The saying, nothing ever goes as planned, is as true in the workplace as it is anywhere else. When a crisis arises, knowing how to deal with it will help you gain favor in your boss's eyes. This article presents some typical scenarios and useful tips
    • Should You Become a Psychologist? Created: Monday, May 18, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      This career quiz can help you decide if psychologist is a good career choice for you. Do you have the personal qualities this occupation requires?
    • Construction Helper Created: Friday, August 31, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Do you want to be a construction helper? Learn about becoming a plumber's, carpenter's, electrician's helper or other type of construction helper. Get job descriptions, learn about earnings and training requirements.
    • Should You Be a Human Resources Assistant? Created: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      This quiz can help you decide if human resources assistant is a good career choice for you based on your personal characteristics.
    • Library Careers Created: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      This is a comparison of four library careers. Learn about different educational requirements, licenses and salaries.
    • 12 Tips to Help You Overcome Glossophobia (Fear of Public Speaking) Created: Thursday, June 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Do you have glossophobia (fear of public speaking)? Since you may have to give speeches or make presentations during your career, here are tips to help you overcome it.
    • Building, Growing and Maintaining a Professional Network Created: Sunday, November 28, 2004 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Why do you need to network? It can help you advance your career. Find out how and also learn who can be part of your network.
    • Advancement Created: Monday, May 30, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      What is advancement? Why is it important to know what the advancement opportunities are when choosing an occupation?
    • Keep Your Chin Up Created: Thursday, August 07, 2003 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      A long job search is difficult. The longer you're out of work, the worse you feel but it's very important to keep a positive attitude. Here's how.
    • Should You Become a Chef? Created: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Are you thinking of becoming a chef? Take this quiz to find out if this is a good career choice for you.
    • Actor Created: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Here is a definition of the occupation, actor.
    • Should I Relocate? Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Should I relocate for work? If you are deciding whether to move, ask yourself these questions first. Your answers will help you decide if relocating is a smart idea.
    • Feeling Overworked Created: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Many workers feel overworked or overwhelmed by how much work they have to do, according to a study by The Families and Work Institute. Find out what factors contribute to people feeling this way.
    • Crime Scene Investigator Created: Monday, January 10, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      What is a crime scene investigator? Here is a brief definition and links to an article that contains more information.
    • Preparing for a Layoff Created: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      If you suspect your job may be in jeopardy, you should prepare for a layoff. It will help you recover more quickly should you become unemployed.
    • Should You Become a Dental Assistant? Created: Thursday, May 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      The dental assistant career quiz can help you decide if this career is good for you. Find out if you have the necessary characteristics for this occupation.
    • How to Adapt Your Career to a Tough Economy Created: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      In a tough economy you may have to make some changes to your career. Find out how to adapt during difficult economic times.
    • 9 Things You Must Learn to Do Before You Graduate Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Here are skills you should have when you enter the workforce. You should learn them in school but they won't be part of any formal curriculum.
    • Marriage and Family Therapist Created: Wednesday, August 01, 2012 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Learn about being a marriage and family therapist. What does one do, what is compensation like and what is the job outlook for this field? What are the educational requirements for marriage and family therapists?
    • Should You Become a Respiratory Therapist? Created: Thursday, May 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      The Respiratory Therapist Career Quiz can help you decide if this is a good career choice. Is this occupation a good fit for you.
    • Helping Your Children Make Career Choices Created: Saturday, November 20, 2004 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Children should begin thinking about future careers early although they won't make any final decisions for a long time. Here are resources you can use to help your children get started.
    • Should You Become an Occupational Therapist? Created: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      The occupational therapist career quiz can help you decide if becoming an occupational therapist is right for you. Find out if this career is a good fit.
    • Computer Support Specialist Created: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Learn about becoming a computer support specialist. Find out about job duties, earnings, job requirements, advancement opportunities and job outlook.
    • Careers in Physical Therapy Created: Thursday, March 15, 2007 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      This is a comparison of careers in physical therapy. They each require different levels of education and pay different salaries accordingly.
    • Judge Created: Monday, May 09, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      What does a judge do? Learn about job duties and get other information including compensation, educational requirements and job outlook.
    • Desktop Publisher Created: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      What does a desktop publisher do? Get career information including a description, earnings, educational requirements, employment outlook and job duties.
    • Nanny Created: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      What does a Nanny do? Learn about compensation, educational requirements and job outlook for this occupations.
    • News Anchor: Career Information Created: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      What does a news anchor do? Read a job description, learn about earnings, educational requirements and job outlook for this newsroom career.
    • Don't Quit Your Job Yet Created: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Don't quit your job yet. First try these solutions to some common problems. They may keep you from quitting.

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