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Complete Guide to Writing a Student Resume [13 Tips, Examples]

Today’s the day that you’re moving on with your life. It’s graduation day! Cue Pomp and Circumstance and throw that cap in the air. 
Congratulations! You’ve made mom and dad proud. But, what’s next? 
For many of you, graduation is bittersweet. ...




Alternatives To Teaching: 20 Companies That Hire Teachers

If you want to stay in education, you can find different roles outside of the classroom.
What can you do with an education degree? If you’ve ever said the words, “I want to quit teaching,” this list of companies outside the classroom may be a great place to begin your research. ...




A new survey reveals the scale of sexual harassment in academia

Sexual harassment, as women know, is both endemic and widely dismissed. The same patriarchal imbalance of power that allows harassment to occur also silences those who do speak out.
Unlike the media spreadsheet, this document doesn’t name names. ...




Education as a career? 5 reasons teaching might not be for you

Teaching can be immensely fulfilling work.
 
The idea of shaping young minds and guiding kids toward their own futures (not to mention having summers off) leads a lot of people into the teaching field. However, not everyone is cut out for this kind of work. ...




Careers guidance at school: how to make it work for your students

A new report suggests there is still room for improvement in how schools prepare their students for the world of work. So what’s missing?
 

How are schools doing on careers advice for their students? This is the question we posed for the new State of the Nation 2017 report, published by social enterprise The Careers & Enterprise Company. ...




Career advice: How to become a kindergarten teacher

As far as teaching careers go, the idea of being a kindergarten teacher seems very appealing. The students are young, not yet subject to the social pressures of middle and high school, and eager to learn about the world.
Maybe you see yourself singing songs and helping kids take those tentative first steps on their educational road. ...




Resume Tips for Experienced Professionals

How to explain some of the more complex work histories.
If you have been in the workforce for a decade or more, it is highly probable you have some complex employment scenarios that may require more finesse when describing your background to a prospective employer. ...




7 Ready-Made Answers to Common Job Interview Questions

This isn’t your parents’ job market. Today recruiters can find you on LinkedIn before you’ve even considered getting a new job, and they can read your freshman-year term papers after a single Google search.
 
But once you get to the interview stage, employers still want to know why you applied and why they should hire you. ...




Tennessee needs to break these barriers to draw more diverse teachers, group says

Poor perceptions of the teaching profession, a lack of finances for prospective educators and few mentors.These are a few of the reasons why diverse teacher candidates steer clear of choosing education as a career, according to a report released Tuesday by a group of Nashville educator preparation programs. ...




Schools close to hitting goal of hiring 13 teachers of color by 2020

Ntezeho Kiruhura is one of the first students in the district to participate in the Grow Your Own program, a new recruitment effort that administrators hope will lessen the racial divide between students and teachers in the district.


Students fill the halls of Roosevelt High School between classes Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Sioux Falls. ...