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Why Entrepreneurship is Such a Popular Area of Study

October 21st, 2014 by

EntrepreneursFor many Americans, owning your own business has long been the dream. In fact, it may be fair to say that starting and operating an independent company successfully is the true American Dream. While entrepreneurship has always been a potential choice for students, in recent years it has become increasingly popular, particularly among millennials. The following reasons are just some of the explanations behind theĀ rising popularity of the entrepreneurship degree.[...] Read More...

Rasmussen College To Present Free Countrywide Career Fair

February 25th, 2014 by

As the improvement in the national job market continues steadily, Rasmussen College, a privately owned, regionally accredited college, is assisting students, community members and graduates in taking the important next steps in their careers by presenting a free countrywide Community Career Fair.The twice-yearly event will take place from February 24-28 at 20 Rasmussen College campuses across the United States. The career fair was developed to help job seekers get in contact with employers and individuals who are already employed to advance their career prospects.[...] Read More...

USM Study Finds Direct Correlation Between Poverty And Low Student Achievement

January 28th, 2014 by

A report released earlier in January, by the Maine Education Policy Research Institute at USM, measured the impact poverty has on student achievement in Maine. The results show a direct correlation between how well students fare in the classroom and poverty rates.[...] Read More...

Earn an Online Degree For a Career in Fashion Journalism

November 14th, 2013 by

Journalist Not all those who love fashion decide to work as designers. In fact, a large portion of the fashion industry is made up of individuals who give feedback on designs, give their input on the hottest fashions and tell the world about which designers are bound to have successful sales in the coming months.[...] Read More...

Begin a Rewarding Career With an Online Holistic Health Degree

November 11th, 2013 by

Holistic Health There are a number of different ways to approach health and medical treatment. While some individuals still prefer to visit a traditional doctor of medicine at a private practice or a hospital, an increasing number of people are looking to holistic health practices instead.[...] Read More...

Put Your Math Skills To Work – Prepare for a Career in Bookkeeping

May 21st, 2013 by

In order for any charitable organization, political group or business to be successful, they have to keep an eye on their finances. While this might sound simple, it can get tricky as the company increases in size. Taking care of the finances could include determining which employees get bonuses and for what amount, which vendors to hire based on purchasing prices, outgoing payments, increases in stock prices and so much more. While it might seem like an intimidating career, there are many positives. Bookkeepers get to enjoy lucrative salaries in many cases, and if you enjoy working with numbers then it can be a pleasant career choice. Here are some of the things that it takes in order to find a job as a bookkeeper.[...] Read More...

5 Reasons to Earn Your Accounting Degree Online

May 13th, 2013 by

For some people, the idea of spending a day wrestling with numbers and finances is a nightmare. Those are the kinds of people who create jobs for accountants. If you are someone who enjoys math and can see yourself working as an accountant in the future, then a degree in the field will be the first step in securing employment.[...] Read More...

Help Save the Planet With a Degree in Renewable Energy Systems

April 22nd, 2013 by

There can be no denying the fact that energy is a hot-button topic in today’s world. People are always interested in new ways to create energy, and there is a lot of research going on to discover how we can make appliances more energy-efficient. One of the most interesting areas of research is in the field of renewable energy systems.[...] Read More...

Your Guide to Pursuing an Online Degree in Alternative Medicine

April 2nd, 2013 by

When medical professionals treat injuries and chronic illnesses, not everything takes place at the hospital or the traditional doctor’s office. Patients are taking matters into their own hands and getting second opinions, hiring nutritionists and attacking disease from all sides with things like meditation and acupuncture. If you are interested in these aspects of holistic health, then you might want to pursue a degree that deals with a different side of the medical industry. Thanks to online degrees in alternative medicine, it is easier than ever to begin a new and satisfying career where you spend your time helping others.[...] Read More...

Managing Conflict in a Work Environment

March 27th, 2013 by

In every office, construction site or boardroom, there will be conflict. While this might seem like a bad thing, author Calia Roberts explains in her article that not all conflict is negative, and that it can be managed in an effective way.[...] Read More...

Who Benefits From Online Education?

March 15th, 2013 by

Online courses are typically viewed as a way for aspiring college students to pursue an education without having to attend physical classes. While this is often seen as a good thing for nontraditional students and minorities, author Doug Lederman of Inside Higher Ed discusses a new study that shows just how beneficial an online education actually is.[...] Read More...

Are You Ready to Become an IT Support Technician?

March 11th, 2013 by

IT Support TechnicianAs more and more people rely on electronic devices like tablets, laptops and smartphones for work, communication, shopping and banking, there are more and more things that can be confusing for the average user. Thousands of people call IT helplines every day for a range of products and services, and they often need help completing even the most basic of tasks. The people who answer these phone calls and emails are often called IT support technicians. If you have a natural knack for solving problems, and you have a background in electronics or computers, then you might be interesting in pursuing a career as an IT support technician. Here is everything you will need to know when it comes to the qualification you need, the education required, the job outlook and your future career outlook.[...] Read More...

Continue Your Education Online

January 2nd, 2013 by

Online DegreesBefore the rise of the Internet, adults who wanted to advance their education had two options. The first was to quit their jobs and head back to school as full-time students, something that few people could afford to do. The second option was to attend night classes in community colleges, letting students work during the day and then head to lectures in the evenings. Today, however, there is a better way to continue your education. Whether you need credits to complete a degree, you want to to pursue a master’s degree or you just want to add to your credentials in a specific field, there is an option for you online.[...] Read More...

Career Options for Graduates With a Degree in Information Technology

August 3rd, 2012 by

Information TechnologyMany people who enjoy working with computers are interested in pursuing a degree in information technology, or IT. In fact, it is one of the most popular degree options today. This is due in large part to the sheer number of job opportunities for graduates as well as the high salaries and prestigious positions of many in the industry.[...] Read More...

Make a Difference With a Master’s Degree in School Counseling

July 24th, 2012 by

School CounselorWorking as a school counselor is an incredibly rewarding position. It is also one that will continue to be needed in elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and even universities across the country.[...] Read More...