From College Graduate to Corner Office?

College Graduate to Corner Office? Not so fast…   We all know that bright, full of potential recent college graduate that just worked like a dog to finish their BA, composed an impressive resume, interviewed like a champ and finally landed the job of their dreams…Receptionist.  A four year degree to answer phones and file…

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Why a College Degree is still Vital to Your Career

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York published a report titled “Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs,” in January 2014. In the report they stated that nearly 6% of recent college graduates are unemployed while almost 44% were underemployed. With states like that it is no wonder people would question the value of a…

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Courageous Learning Documentary and Higher Education

Courageous Learning Documentary Sheds Light on Role of Higher Education in a Changed Economy With the economic downturn many adults went back to school to start or finish their degrees.  The Courageous Learning Documentary discusses the response of the education system to a changing student population by highlighting the triumphs and struggles of three adult…

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Back to College after Years in the Workforce

There are many factors that lead to the decision to go back to college after spending time in the workforce. Most notably, changes in the labor market. Once you have made the decision to further your education, important questions and priorities remain outside of, “Should I go to college now that I have been in…

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Top 10 careers that don’t require a bachelor’s degree

A ranking of the fastest growing occupations this decade, based on projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), makes one thing clear: There will be no shortage of jobs available to those without a four-year degree. Especially health care jobs. As a matter of fact, out of the twenty jobs expected to see the…

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The five highest paying vocational jobs

A record-number of Americans hold a bachelor’s degree, but that doesn’t mean they hold all the high-paying jobs. More than ever, great careers can be scored without attending a four-year college. In fact, almost 30% of Americans with associate’s degrees now out-earn those with bachelor’s degrees, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the…

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10 Most Recession-Proof Jobs

Today’s economy might look bleak for careers in some industries, but in other areas of expertise there is a higher demand more than ever. In these hard times, many people are finding success by learning new skills to improve their current career or by changing careers entirely. Make yourself recession-proof by learning a new skill…

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