L.A. Professor Preps Next Wave Of Information Security Analysts“I advise [aspiring information security analysts] to take classes in cyber-security and earn certificates dealing with the different areas of data and information security," said Dr. Joseph Otto.
L.A. Laboratory Scientist Uses Technology To Better Patients' Lives“I just never stop learning and continuing to push myself to become a better person that serves people who are in need,” said Alvin Castillo, a clinical laboratory scientist.
Groundskeepers Are Needed Year-Round In Los AngelesTo advance in the growing fields of horticulture, arboriculture or landscape design in L.A., formal education and experience are a must.
Expert Offers Career Advice For Political JunkiesThe field of political science is expected to expand dramatically. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.
L.A. Math Professor Encourages Students To Excel In All Areas“You must understand that mathematics is a very challenging discipline that requires creativity, hard work, determination, tenacity and perseverance,” said Grant Fraser, chair of the mathematics department at California State University, Los Angeles.
Financial Managers With Degrees And Skills Reach Success In L.A.“To be successful as a financial manager, you must build a strong foundation of accounting and business skills,” said Carla Spalding, a controller at Santa Monica College.
L.A. Educator’s Career Grounded In Several Vocational DisciplinesBefore Paul D. Witman became the director of undergraduate business and economic programs at California Lutheran University, the associate professor was developing computer software programs.
Ward Clerks Help Medical Facilities In L.A. Run SmoothlyLisa Barrett, a ward clerk transcriber at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, says her position in this expanding vocation is a daily blessing for her.
L.A. Teacher Acquaints Students To Social And Criminal Justice"Students need to learn to recognize the importance of not only advocating for themselves, but for others within their community," said Christina Soliz.
Veterinary Services In L.A. Are Similar To Human HealthcareVeterinarians in Los Angeles rely on a number of diagnostic procedures and treatment plans for ailing animals, ranging from ultrasound technology to chiropractic care.
Technologically Smart Financial Managers Are Successful In L.A."Today’s technology allows managers to better identify and forecast revenue sources, perform market analyses quicker, control operating expenses more efficiently, fine-tune inventory and logistics and improve labor costs," says Refalo.
L.A. Firm Uses Traditional Marketing To Shape Public Social ViewsPR expert says public relations specialists must learn how to handle the traditional side of communications and social management.
Business-Savvy Real Estate Brokers Find Employment Jackpot In L.A.Tami Pardee, owner of Pardee Properties, says Los Angeles is now a bustling market for licensed and knowledgeable real estate brokers.
Physical Therapist Aides Find Windfall Of Jobs In L.A.Andres Zavala, Jr., a physical therapist aide in Los Angeles, says candidates vying for a position in this fast-growing medical field should come to the table with some background knowledge.
High School Principal Readies Students For L.A.’s Job MarketSandra Gephart Fontana, principal at Arleta High School, says by the time her students receive their diplomas, they have already been taught admirable work habits.