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Category: Career

Utilizing College to Successfully Change Your Career

Leveraging College to Change Careers The decision to change careers can be a truly agonizing one.  With the questions we receive from people around the country, we were inspired to gather a handful of pointed questions on this topic.  Our goal is that this article will help instigate a meaningful conversation about utilizing education to…

Going Back to College to Learn New Skills

Using College to Add Skills to Your Toolbox Deciding whether or not to go back to college can be a multi-faceted decision for young students as well as working adults.  The complexities that can sway your decision to attend college can range from balancing family life, work, volunteer duties, and community obligations.  Personal obligations and…

How to Prepare for Life after Losing a Job?

Life After a Job Loss Losing a job is tough.  Whether the losing your job is voluntary or involuntary, the change can be a challenge to cope with initially.  As a result of this potential dislocation with your expected routine, we have put together a list of things to consider today instead of waiting.  Being…

Top Skills Employers Seek in College Graduates

Top Skills to Help You Succeed There are a number of vital skills employers looking for when considering candidates to hire.  Whether you earn your college degree online or in a classroom setting, it is crucial to be aware of these attributes and decision influencers to best position yourself for success in the future.  We…

Advancing Your Career Through Education

Leveraging Education to Advance Your Career According to a recent national survey from The Conference Board, approximately 48% of US workers are happy with their job.  It is important to note this trend is actually improving from previous years.  The Conference Board cites improved job security and greater satisfaction in career development as driving factors…

Life Transition: Changing Careers and College Planning

Successfully Navigate Life Transitions with College As with any life change, making the decision to change can be difficult.  Changing jobs, leaving a familiar industry, going back to college: all require grit and courage.  Below you will find a guide to help you navigate this process to help smooth the transition from the known to…