Weekly Topic Inspiration: Career Fields

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  1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
    Christy Kirwanposted 5 years ago

    Happy Tuesday, ladies and gentlemen! Let’s talk business.

    It may not score you conversation points at a cocktail party or family gathering, but your job is a source of great experience and knowledge that you can share with others. What industry do you work in, and what advice and tips can you offer to others about working in that industry? What personality traits are most beneficial for working in the food service industry? What types of training and education are best for working in engineering? What are some helpful tips for getting a job in finance? We invite you to share your advice on your field of employment for our new Topic page, Career Fields.

    Ideas for exceptional Hubs include descriptions of job types within a particular field or industry, tips for getting a job in your field, and advice on training and preparation to work in a specific field.

    To join in on this week's challenge by writing a Hub, follow these steps:

    1)    Stop by this week's Weekly Topic Inspiration Question.
    2)    Click the green "answer this question" button.
    3)     Instead of answering the question in short form, click the gray "make a Hub about it" button. 
    4)    Give your Hub a title that follows our guidelines on crafting successful, competitive, search-friendly titles, which namely involves...

    A. Creating a title that is short and descriptive, matching what someone would type into a search engine when looking for information on the subject.
    B. Researching the keywords (the things people might type into search engines) by Googling them to make sure that the topic is not already extensively covered online and that you can beat the top results.
    C. Covering a subject about which you are particularly passionate- or in which you have unique, useful expertise.


    5)    Create good quality original content that hasn't been covered before.
    6)    Make sure the images you use are legally used and properly attributed so that your Hub has a chance of being selected as a Hub of the Day.
    7)    After you publish your Weekly Topic Inspiration Hub, come back to this Forum Discussion and post a link to your Hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why.

    For more information on the Weekly Topic Inspiration program, check out the Learning Center guide.

    If you missed last week’s Weekly Topic Inspiration, you can find it here.

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for participating, y'all! Stop by and check out the new Weekly Topic Inspiration here: http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/110682#post2355444

  2. peeples profile image94
    peeplesposted 5 years ago

    This was my first time ever doing a weekly topic inspiration in all my time here. I love my work so this was a great topic for me. I have a small business doing foreclosed property inspections. So that is what I wrote about. Find it here.
    http://peeples.hubpages.com/hub/What-Yo … -Inspector

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Awesome, peeples, I'm so glad you joined us for the WTI this week. Great Hub, thanks for sharing. smile

      1. peeples profile image94
        peeplesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I don't know who to thank for hub of the day, but to whoever THANK YOU!

        1. barbat79 profile image74
          barbat79posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Congratulations!!!

  3. carter06 profile image81
    carter06posted 5 years ago

    Hi Christy,
    Just a question about WTI. Can I contribute to this with a hub I have already written?

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hey carter06, you sure can! smile

      1. carter06 profile image81
        carter06posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Christy that's great will do,

  4. tillsontitan profile image87
    tillsontitanposted 5 years ago

    What a great idea for a weekly topic!  This gives everyone a chance to write what they surely know about!

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, tillsontitan! I like adding a lot of variation to the Weekly Topic Inspiration each week so that there will be a lot of options for Hubbers with different interests. smile

      1. tillsontitan profile image87
        tillsontitanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        So, you can even "submit" hubs you've already written?

        1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
          Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Yep, as long as they're on topic. Helping with ideas for new Hubs is the main goal of the WTI, but sharing information with other Hubbers and getting the community experience is also a major part of it, so if you've already written an on-topic Hub, then you have something valuable to offer to everyone!

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    mts1098posted 5 years ago

    HRIS Roles

    A Human Resource and Information Systems role that I have been in a few times in my career

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Great overview, mts1098! I didn't even know that Human Resources and Information Systems was a career field! I especially like your description of different types of HRIS jobs.

  6. aa lite profile image92
    aa liteposted 5 years ago

    A cautionary tale about choosing a career in science.  http://aalite.hubpages.com/hub/The-Post … -Scientist

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, I LOVE your pictures, aa lite. It's really depressing to hear that many highly-trained scientists have to deal with those conditions!

  7. tillsontitan profile image87
    tillsontitanposted 5 years ago

    An older hub I wrote about my career in school technology:
    http://tillsontitan.hubpages.com/hub/My … Technology

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Fabulous Hub, tillsontitan! What an unusual way to break into the technology field. I'm glad it worked out ! Also, I love your use of media. smile

      1. tillsontitan profile image87
        tillsontitanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I've had some interesting careers with some interesting twists.  Glad you enjoyed my 'media'.

  8. avorodisa profile image85
    avorodisaposted 5 years ago

    Hello Christy and hubbers,
    Here is my hub:
    http://avorodisa.hubpages.com/hub/Thing … -Languages

    Have a nice weekend all,
    avorodisa.

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Good Hub, avorodisa! Your tips are very practical and useful. smile

  9. cashmere profile image83
    cashmereposted 5 years ago

    Here's what I do for a living - Freelance writing online
    http://cashmere.hubpages.com/hub/All-yo … iting?done

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Cool, I didn't know anything about freelance writing marketplaces, cashmere!

  10. Just Ask Susan profile image90
    Just Ask Susanposted 5 years ago

    This hub is about becoming a Drywall Taper. A field that few too many people now choose to go into. It's a hub I wrote quite awhile back but thought I'd share it here anyways.
    http://just-ask-susan.hubpages.com/hub/ … sher-Taper

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Just Ask Susan, your Hub was very informative! I didn't realize how intricate the world of drywall finishing is. smile

  11. justateacher profile image80
    justateacherposted 5 years ago

    Here is my contribution - hope you enjoy! http://justateacher.hubpages.com/hub/Ho … oung-Class

    1. barbat79 profile image74
      barbat79posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Weekly Topic of Inspiration   by barbat79   Link is    http://hub.me/af643
      I found this assignment challenging and rewarding.  It is comprised of information I wish I had in my beginnings.  I hope some find it helpful

    2. barbat79 profile image74
      barbat79posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      :0  My apologies for hitting the wrong section on your post.   I am planning to read your article. smile justateacher...

    3. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for contributing, justateacher. I especially like the part about teaching and assessing differently based on the different learning styles. smile

  12. barbat79 profile image74
    barbat79posted 5 years ago

    How to become an Insurance Agent:  I found the challenge rewarding!

    Weekly Topic of Inspiration   by barbat79  I found this assignment challenging and rewarding.  It is comprised of information I wish I had in my beginnings.  I hope some find it helpful
    I am still new as a hubber and am not sure how I should post that I did take on the proposed assignment.

    1. barbat79 profile image74
      barbat79posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      How to become an Insurance Agent by barbat79 
      Link is    http://hub.me/af643
      I found this assignment challenging and rewarding.  It is comprised of information I wish I had in my beginnings.  I hope some find it helpful

      1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
        Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Good Hub, barbat79. I didn't realize there were so many ways to meet clients as an insurance agent.

        1. barbat79 profile image74
          barbat79posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you, Christy Kirwan!  I am forever amazed at the multifaceted product market AND the changes that occurr within the industry itself.
          Meeting new people is part of it...  That is one thing I love about hubpages as well!

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    JustCraftyposted 5 years ago

    I have just started to do work as a Brand Ambassador for major corporations and their product.  It is a field that I have never known about, or ever thought about being interested in but I am loving it right now.

    1. barbat79 profile image74
      barbat79posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds like an interesting occupation! and some fun?

  14. Austinstar profile image86
    Austinstarposted 5 years ago

    Even though I'm retired now due to a disability, I feel the need to promote my old career as a Medical Laboratory Scientist. Sheesh, someone has to be there to take care of me in my old age!
    http://austinstar.hubpages.com/hub/Medi … reer-Field

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Good Hub, Austinstar! I think your bit about the career outlook will be really helpful to readers. smile

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    Alise- Evonposted 5 years ago

    Hi Christy,
    This is the first time I have participated in the Weekly Topic Inspiration, and enjoyed myself.  I wrote about the career I actually just resigned from in 2012. It's one of those fields, though, that can be very rewarding, but few people know much about, so I decided to write about it.  The career is that of Speech-language Pathology.  I do not know how to post a link, but my subdomain is: alise-evon.hubpages.com, and the name of my hub is Working as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for participating, Alise-Evon! Here's the link to your Hub for anyone else who would like to take a look: http://alise-evon.hubpages.com/hub/Work … athologist

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        Alise- Evonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for your help, Christy.

 
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