JOB PROFILE: Food and Beverage

What’s involved in this job? The Food and Beverage (F&B) industry, with about 4.7 million wage and salary jobs in 2014, ranks among the Nation’s leading employers.  F&B tends to be small; about two-thirds of the establishments in the industry employed fewer than 20 workers. As a result, this industry often is considered attractive to

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JOB PROFILE: Child Day Care Services

What’s involved in this job? Obtaining affordable, quality child day care, especially for children under age 5, is a major concern for many parents, particularly in recent years with the rise in families with two working parents. As the need for child day care has increased, the child day care services industry began to fill

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JOB PROFILE: Hotel Services

What’s involved in this job? Work in hotels and other accommodations can be demanding and hectic. Hotel staffs provide a variety of services to guests and must do so efficiently, courteously, and accurately. They must maintain a pleasant demeanor even during times of stress or when dealing with an impatient or irate guest. Alternately, work

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JOB PROFILE: Construction

What’s involved in this job? The construction industry is divided into three major segments. The construction of buildings segment includes contractors, usually called general contractors, who build residential, industrial, commercial, and other buildings. Heavy and civil engineering construction contractors build sewers, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, and other projects related to our Nation’s infrastructure. Specialty trade contractors perform specialized activities related to

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JOB PROFILE: Administrative Assistant

What’s involved in this job? As an administrative assistant, it would be your job to deal with the day-to-day office work for your employer. As the reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, the role of the office professional has greatly evolved. Office automation and organizational restructuring have led administrative assistants to increasingly assume responsibilities once

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JOB PROFILE: Interpreter

What’s involved in this job? Do you know Spanish, French or Sign Language?  If so, you should consider being an interpreter. Interpreters are essential when it comes to cross-linguistic communication.  And in multi-cultural places like resort towns, you can, at times, find a tourist or a local who needs the assistance of an interpreter. Similar to

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