Resources of the Week

Financial Services, Management & Consulting:

So you’ve mastered investment terms, and are even becoming conversant in the stock and bond language. Then your boss says, its a “Dead cat bounce.” You look at him, he looks at you, you helpless look around you for suggestions and then immediately type into your search bar.

The Finance Glossary is the online dictionary for terms/phrases used frequently in the finance industry. With this tool, you can increase your understanding of the jargon used in the finance industry. So, next time you’re boss says, “take a bath,” you’ll know that, no, he’s not telling you to take a bath.

Arts, Entertainment & Media

Considering working in the Hospitality Industry? Don’t know whether you want to work abroad or at home. Tap in to your LinkedIn account and join the Hotel Industry Professionals Worldwide.

Hotel Industry Professionals Worldwide on LinkedIn allows you to connect with thousands of other professionals in the hotel industry and share tips, techniques and strategies as well as helping each other with employment and career opportunities across the globe.

Computer Science & Engineering

Have you ever heard of TechCrunch? CrunchGear? Or, TechCrunch IT?

TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. The columnists and contributors bring deep insights from the heart of the tech community. Additionally, CrunchBase, TechCrunch’s open database about start-up companies, people and investors, has become the leading statistical resource for technology companies and transactions. Then comes the CrunchBoard.

The CrunchBoard gives you access to the millions of technology and business savvy readers of TechCrunch, MobileCrunch, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch IT. It is one of the most popular job searchs boards for individuals seeking internet or tech jobs.

Diversity, Government, & Non-Profit

Looking for a news source that can give you the latest scoop on the Non-Profit Industry. Check out The Non-Profit Times.

The NonProfit Times is the leading online publication for nonprofit management.  Geared to the executive suite, The NonProfit Times delivers news, business information and original research on the daily operations of tax-exempt organizations.

As an added bonus, you can search for non-profit jobs on their site and read career tips for the non-profit industry here.

Global

Interested in service abroad?

The Global Service Corps mission is to design and implement volunteer service-learning and community development programs that benefit the volunteer participants and positively impact the communities they serve.

Global Service Corps (GSC) is a non-profit leader in service learning and overseas volunteer programs and international internships in Thailand, Cambodia and Tanzania. They offer international volunteer opportunities in various durations including: Volunteer Vacations, 2 week Introductions to Service Learning, 4-6 week Short-term Volunteer Abroad Assignments and 9 Week to 6 month International Internships and Overseas Volunteer Assignments.

 

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