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When to Start Looking for a New Job – Signs and Tips

If you’ve been in the workforce for several years, at least once or twice along the way you’ve probably wondered if there were signs it’s time to quit your job.

Online Certification Courses That Move Your Career Forward

In a recent discussion with a bank president, I was making a case for education, just as education. The bank president didn’t agree. “College degrees are all very well,” he said, “but what people really need is...

Training to be a Pharmacy Technician: Associate’s Degrees and Certificate Programs

Thinking about a career in healthcare?  You can quickly train to be a pharmacy technician in a certificate program or an associate’s degree program.  Such training will allow you to become part of the ever growing field of healthcare. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the need for pharmacy technicians will increase by 25 percent between 2008 and 2018.  This a much better than average growth rate.  Employment prospects are good.  The cost for training is much lower than that of a four-year college degree.

Helping High School Students Prepare for Careers: The New Career Schools

Choosing a career path is a big decision.  Choosing a field of interest early on can help motivate high school students and allow them to plan what courses to take so that they will be well prepared for college.

Flying High: Earning Your Degree or Certificate in Aviation

Why choose a career in aviation?  Besides the sheer thrill of flying a plane, aviation offers numerous job opportunities to make significant money.  According to industry reports, a pilot could make $3.3 million with a very successful regional airline...

Becoming a Veterinarian: Earning a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine

People who love animals and science may enjoy a career as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.  Earning the DVM requires four years of college beyond a bachelor’s degree; veterinarians are required to have a practicum year, which is included in the DVM study program.  In addition, many veterinarians choose to take a one year internship after receiving their degree.  Employers look more favorably on those with this extra training.  Internships may take place at schools of veterinary medicine located on university campuses.

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