Professional Development is an ongoing process that should continue throughout one's career. It’s necessary to stay up to date on the latest trends and information in your field in order to remain capable and competent in your position. Many professionals find that online learning is a perfect fit for them and their development needs. Why?Flexibility and Convenience. Online learning can be done from your office or home at your own pace. In this flexible learning environment (wherever, whenever), you set the pace. Open scheduling also allows...
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Are you considering pursuing a college degree, but aren't sure what to study?
The most popular college majors today reflect trends and new opportunities in the job world.
When you consider that college graduates can expect to earn 84% more than those who only have a high school diploma, it's clear why an education is important.
What should you consider as a major when you continue your education? Here's a list of the top 5 most popular college majors to help you decide.
Engineer majors can choose from an ...
The other day I stumbled upon an informative and inspirational blog post; "5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long” by James Reinhart.
As I’m always on the lookout for tricks and tools to help me become more efficient, I was interested to see what he had to say. Among his toolbox of suggestions was one that excited me and motivated me to action; “Pick Three Wins for the Day”.
James writes that in the morning you should “Decide on the three things that you'd like to accomplish in the next 12 hours in...
Life after 30 isn't a scary deal since there are decades of fruitfulness ahead, but it is a milestone which makes you ponder "What's next?" Going back to school after 30 is one of these big questions.
Those that attended college in their 20s saw an estimated 10% dropout rate. It's a decision that has lingered on the minds of those that were unable to see it to completion for the past decade.
This was the likely scenario: Life got hard, school became a financial burden, and a job became a career.
Now is the turning point.
In today’s busy world, many people are finding it difficult to go back to school to take courses for career advancement, career changes, or simply to learn something new. Taking courses online has proven to be an excellent option, making it easier than ever for students to obtain the education they desire.
Online courses offer both convenience and flexibility, making eLearning a great way to meld your busy lifestyle with your educational goals. You are not bound by either time or physical location – you make the choice as to when and where you study and...
We all need breaks in between work, studying, and writing papers. Not only did I go to school online but I also worked from home full time. What does this tell you? I was at my desk a lot and learned the hard way about what it meant to schedule “break” time.
Because online students don’t have the “mandatory” breaks in between classes we put a lot of negative pressure on ourselves about stepping away and just take a break. Why do we make ourselves feel guilty? We are so much more productive when we have those 10-15 minute breaks to refresh. It is a...
After thirteen years of high school and four (or more) years of undergrad, the time has finally come.
It's time to find a job. But what employers can you impress with your English major?
You might think that your degree limits your career options. An English major might not be the most lucrative degree, but your choices are broader than you might think.
In this article, we'll take a look at the best careers to make use of your degree.
Perhaps the most obvious career path for an English major is to go into...
Online education, also known as distance learning, consists of taking classes via the internet. More and more students are taking online classes because of the flexibility and convenience they provide. Students can login to their classes and complete assignments anywhere, any time of the day.
Online education, when done right, is no easier than education provided in a brick and mortar building. However, to be a successful online learner requires a certain skill set. For some, these skills are innate. For others, they may need to be learned and practiced.
Are you going into your senior year of college? Did you recently graduate?
If so, you are likely still on the hunt for your dream job.
Many college students spend so much time between exam prep and building their resumes, they forget to invest time in searching for jobs and getting interviews.
Sound familiar? Don't fret.
In this article, we'll go through 10 tips for landing your dream job after college.
Ready? Let's go.
1. Define Your Dream Job
The first step of your career path is understanding what...
Labor Day means many things to many different people. For some of us, it’s a day off of work, a time to relax with family and friends. The holiday might be celebrated as one of the last days to take a trip, have an outdoor picnic, or hold neighborhood barbeques and firework displays. For others, Labor Day represents the end of the summer and the start of back-to-school. And for a few holdouts, it’s the last time to wear white shoes until next season!
According to The United States Department of Labor, Labor Day is a holiday dedicated to the...