Forest workers measure and improve the quality of forests. Under the supervision of foresters and conservation technicians, they help to develop, maintain, and protect forests.
Postal service workers sell postal products and collect, sort, and deliver mail. They include such positions as clerks and mail sorters, mail carriers, processors, and processing machine operators
Occupational therapists treat patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. Forty-eight percent of occupational therapists worked in offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologist or hospitals. Others worked in schools, nursing homes, and home health services.
A brickmason uses bricks to build fences, walkways, walls, patios, buildings and other structures. Brickmasons may also work with other building materials. Brickmasons are also referred to as bricklayers and just masons.
Correctional officers are responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been sentenced to serve time in a jail, reformatory, or prison.
An agriculture and food science technician works within all areas of food production. A scientist in this field will study and work to improve the processes and breeding for livestock as well as improving the yield and quality of agricultural output. These types of scientists will assist with animal breeding and find ways to prevent and cure illnesses in all manner of livestock. They will also help to develop packaging, quality control, and the technology used to produce and transport the food eaten by millions of people. A scientist in this field can expect to work in a lab or out of doors on farms or wildlife areas.
An accountant is one of the main players in any business that he or she works for, whether it is a large corporation or a small business. The accountant monitors and records the flow of money through a business or organization. It is the responsibility of the accountant to verify the accuracy of all money transactions and to make sure that all these transactions are legal and follow current guidelines. It may be that the accountant works for a company on a contractual basis to do the books or tax returns. Or they may also choose to work for private individuals and help them with their financial decisions, tax returns, or other money related issues.
The art of applying make-up goes back at least 6000 years. Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs would employ specially trained servants to apply cosmetics in order to make them appear more like the gods. A Make-Up Artist is a professional artist that uses mediums applied to the skin to transform or enhance the appearance of a person. Make-Up Artists are often referred to as Cosmetologists or Beauticians, but are different in that they specialize only in make-up and typically do not offer other services such as hair or nail care. Recent decades have seen an increase in the demand for skilled Make-Up Artists to work with actors/actresses, politicians, theatre productions, and for television and movies. The Make-Up Artist is usually a member of a team including the hairdresser and wardrobe specialist. As part of this team, the Make-Up Artist works to transform the actor into the character. The entertainment and fashion industry currently employs the largest margin of Make-Up Artists today. Make-Up Artists may be employed by a company, an individual, or work as freelance artists paid per job. In large entertainment areas, Make-Up Artists have unions and associations that they belong to.
Proofreaders are valuable assets in the publishing world. These are the people who correct spelling, grammar, and other important aspects of writing in documents before the pieces reach their audience of readers. Before a magazine or newspaper goes to print, there is quite a process of editing and proofreading that must occur. Pages must be checked for errors; margins and spacing must be adjusted so the articles flow smoothly; and pictures must be placed within the articles for the flow to seem consistent. Proofreaders are often responsible for all of these important pieces. They are the people who make publications look their very best; and when errors are prevalent within a body of written work, that is a sign of a proofreading professional that could possibly be replaced by another candidate’s careful eye.
In broad terms, journalists are writers that find and present information in many areas of life. In a more “traditional” sense, journalists are writers that find and research information to be presented to the public through mediums like newspapers, magazines, radio, television stations or the internet. In many ways, journalism is the backbone of the media industry. Therefore, many media jobs require some aspect of journalistic experience.
A stock trader is someone who works for themselves or for a firm, buying and selling stocks. They may also buy and sell bonds and other financial instruments. Stock traders typically focus on making profits by taking advantage of price fluctuations on each stock in the market. They may buy or sell shares for short-term trades lasting just seconds or longer term trades with a holding period of several weeks. They are professionals and some stock traders are known as financial advisors if they have clients of their own that they trade for. These types of stock traders also usually act as an adviser or money manager to their clients. Professional stock traders may work independently, as an employee in the office of a large bank corporation, or on the floor of a trading exchange.
A commercial diver is an individual paid to go underwater to do specific tasks. Commercial diving has a lot to do with construction, retrieval, maintenance, inspection, repairs, and photography. Commercial divers typically work for construction, engineering, shipping, and oil companies.
Mathematicians use high-level mathematics and technology to develop new mathematical principles, understand relationships between existing principles, and solve real-world problems.
Construction painters apply paint, stain, and coatings to walls, buildings, bridges, and other structures.
Management consultants propose ways to improve an organization's efficiency. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues. They travel frequently to meet with clients. Nearly one-third worked more than 40 hours per week in 2010.
People working in the broadcasting field help provide coverage of sporting events using a variety of different media outlets, such as radio, television, and internet. That being said, the actual job of a sportscaster can vary quite a bit from one career group to the next. Some sportscasters will specialize in a particular sport, doing commentary, others will specialize in research, production, and presentation of many different sporting events and competitions.
A Sound Recorder records and reproduces any audible noise, including voice, using many different types of audio equipment. Besides equipment, learned techniques are also used to record, manipulate and enhance sound. Sound engineer, recording engineer, acoustical engineer and audio engineer are other names used to describe the Sound Recorder. While there are slight differences between these distinctions, they do essentially the same functions and as a Sound Recorder. Audio engineers use equipment for the recording, mixing and reproduction of sound as well as being knowledgeable in the use of analog tape, digital multi-track recorders and understanding how to transfer analog sound to a digital format. Using software and hardware specifically designed for audio recording, the Audio Engineer synchronizes and improves audio recording for a number of applications like movies, computer and console games and videos.
Speech and language pathologists diagnose and treat communication and swallowing disorders in patients. Most speech and language pathologists work in schools or healthcare facilities. Some work in patients’ homes
Quality control inspectors examine products and materials for defects or deviations from manufacturers’ or industry specifications. Working conditions vary by industry, establishment size, and specific duty. Most quality control inspectors work full time.
A childcare program administrator handles all the day-to-day operations of a children's daycare center. They are in charge of all aspects of running the childcare program, including scheduling trainings, planning educational activities, hiring and managing properly trained teachers, recruiting new children to the center, handling the budget, and establishing well-defined policies and procedures. They are ultimately responsible for everything that takes place within the daycare center, and they act as the main communication hub between parents, teachers and children.