After years of rapidly increasing tuition fees, a record number of Californian students are currently making use of college financial aid. Over the last six years, the number of Californian students applying for federal financial aid increased by close to 74% according to the United States Department of Education. A number of colleges saw even bigger increases.
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More California Students Applying For Financial Aid

February 28th, 2014 by

After years of rapidly increasing tuition fees, a record number of Californian students are currently making use of college financial aid. Over the last six years, the number of Californian students applying for federal financial aid increased by close to 74% according to the United States Department of Education. A number of colleges saw even bigger increases. California State University, for example, saw an increase of 81% in the number of students applying for financial aid for education.[...] Read More...

UMES Appoints New Head Of Online Education

February 27th, 2014 by

The University of Maryland East Shore has appointed Dr. Kristine Anderson to lead an aggressive expansion plan to provide online tuition to students who are looking for a distance-education alternative. Dr. Anderson was previously employed by the Pennsylvania-based Mount Aloysius College, where she was in charge of the institution’s distance and online education office. Before that, she was involved in federal distance education research for the United States military.[...] Read More...

Study Reveals Which Jobs Are Likely To Be Replaced By Computers

February 26th, 2014 by

The effects of outsourcing have played a role in the US labor market for a long time. In recent years, however, the power and speed of technological change has increasingly been singled out as a cause of job losses. Employees in the service industry, such as sales people and cashiers, are in the process of being replaced by auto-service terminals.[...] 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...

Many New Positions In Growing Health Care Industry

February 24th, 2014 by

Some of the top jobs of 2014 will be in the health care industry. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be significant job growth in the fields of support, home health and tech positions. According to Deborah Rowe, the senior director of Genesis HealthCare, personal care aides and home health aides are going to be vital this year. She says: “There is going to be a lot more community care that is going to be needed as we move forward.”[...] Read More...

Job Market Takes A Dip In January After Positive 2013

February 21st, 2014 by

The country’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent in January as a further 113,000 job opportunities were added by employers. This is according to the latest Labor Department report.The number of jobs added was significantly lower than the average monthly figure of 194,000 recorded during 2013 and was also well below the Wall Street projections of 175,000 new jobs for January.[...] Read More...

Above Average Growth Expected In Job Opportunities For Massage Therapists

February 20th, 2014 by

For individuals who like to work with people and improve the wellness of others, a career as a massage therapist might be well worth considering.The average salary of around $36,000 per year means it might not be the highest paying job in the United States, but there is a lot of personal fulfillment to be derived from this career.[...] Read More...

Demand For Accountants And Auditors As Strong As Ever

February 19th, 2014 by

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in the fields of accounting and auditing will reach 13 percent between 2012 and 2022. With 1,275,400 individuals currently employed in these two professions, this means than an extra 166,700 new jobs will be created by 2022.This is an impressive figure considering the fact that the average growth rate for all jobs is only 11 percent.[...] Read More...

New Study Examines Entrepreneurship Among Students

February 18th, 2014 by

The 21st century job market is extremely competitive, so it is never too early to start thinking about a future career, a new study conducted by Gen Y consulting and the research company Millennial Branding that involved 4,597 college students, 172 high school students and 326 employers found that high school students on average actually showed more entrepreneurship than their college counterparts. Many high school students who took part in the survey were interested in networking and internships where they could acquire work experience and acquire new skills.[...] Read More...

Increasing Number Of MBA Students Become Entrepreneurs

February 18th, 2014 by

When 36-year-old Simo Dragicevic began studying for an MBA qualification, it looked like he was on track for a corporate career. However, he eventually decided to terminate his career as a director at a major bank to start his own business. The bank had been financing his studies, which meant he had to start paying the tuition fees himself. Nonetheless, he still feels everything worked out perfectly.[...] Read More...

Signs That It Might Be Time To Look For A New Job

February 17th, 2014 by

The job market right now is tough, which means that many people cling to jobs they should have given up long ago. This mindset often only serves to hold individuals back in their long-term career development and tends to breed unhappiness. People who identify with the signs below might need to seriously consider looking for a new job.[...] Read More...

Web Design Jobs Expected To Grow At Above Average Rate

February 14th, 2014 by

According to the latest information provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), web designers earn a decent living. Although they do not earn six-figure salaries, the average yearly salary of $62,500 is certainly not bad. There are usually quite a few career opportunities for web designers available. The BLS says that 141,400 individuals were employed as web designers in 2012 and the job outlook for candidates in this field is regarded as above average.[...] Read More...

New Website Lists Legitimate Telecommuting Jobs

February 13th, 2014 by

Individuals looking for a flexible job working from home will often run into ads promising the prospect of making hundreds of dollars by doing so. Sadly, these advertisements are often a scam. Fortunately, prospective job seekers now have help in the form of FlexJobs. This website sifts through thousands of online ads to find only the legitimate ones. It currently has a list of 25,000 companies on its database offering legitimate work-from-home opportunities.[...] Read More...

Jessica Ennis-Hill Once Dreamed Of Becoming A Sports Psychologist

February 11th, 2014 by

For individuals who are interested in other people and the way their minds work, there can hardly be a more stimulating career field than that of psychology. Psychologists are not only highly respected members of society, but they often also receive above average salaries. Recently, British Olympic gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill surprised many observers by announcing that if she had not followed a career as athlete, her next big dream would have been to become a sports psychologist.[...] Read More...

U.S. News & World Report Announces Top Jobs In United States

February 10th, 2014 by

Individuals who spend their days developing high-tech computer networks or applications have ample reason to feel good about themselves: they officially have the best job in the United States, according to a new job ranking published by US News & World Report. The role of software developer took the number seven position last year, but it jumped six positions to reach the top spot this year on the popular magazine’s “Best Jobs of 2014” list.[...] Read More...