I’m 27 and currently unemployed (for a month now), and at this point I don’t think there’s a field that I could go in a enjoy anymore. It’s a bitter truth that Professionals holding the Spring certification are preferred by the employers and they also get preference in promotions and onsite opportunities. Though I am not a big fan of judging someone’s skill and experience just from certifications I can also say from my personal experience that a guy with certification e.g. a Java developer with OCAJP 8 certified know much more than a normal Java developer.
So I started a blog on my career search I write down what I found out and shared it with other people. Almost every link and image I uploaded for the first month was broken and I’m still convinced that only my mother reads this but it gave me a start that lead to a free place at a SciComm conference , new contacts (yes, networking), a new understanding of the field around research and the jobs therein, a chance to blog on Speakers of Science , involvement in ScienceGrrl , the opportunity to do some public engagement with schools , joining twitter …but not necessarily in that order. Fundamentally, if you don’t know what you want to do, that’s fine: but you’re the only one who can find out.
The mobile Career Coach bus from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development will be on site, offering the assistance typically available at a Tennessee American Job Center. Services will include computer workstations with Internet connections, and job search and career exploration information.
China – Sorry, I have no direct information about VFX in China. There are certainly animation houses doing work there. I wouldn’t suggest traveling halfway around the world just to get itno visual effects. Any credits you get there may not mean anything to people in other parts of the world.
Now they live in the U.S. and own two celebrity hang-outs: Villa Blanca in Beverly Hills and Sur in West Hollywood. Lisa designed and decorated all of their restaurants and homes. She is also an amazing cook. If anyone knows how to entertain, she does. Thanks, Lisa, for writing to help the rest of us host a party in style.
To make things easier for each other and others around you, as a couple, you must follow a few simple rules. There is no guarantee that people will be comfortable working around you or that you will not suffer consequences if you are working for someone else other than yourselves, but there are many things you can do to make sure you are as professional as possible.