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Career Trends Stories

September 26 2017, 7:44AM PDT

Future Jobs: Teachers and Veterinarians

Both teachers and veterinarians are facing potential changes to their educational paths -- the way student teachers are graded could change significantly, and veterinarians might find that specializing in a large-animal practice is the best way to get into school, and possibly even help pay for student loans.

Assessment Tests for Student Teachers Could Change

If you're hoping to become a teacher, you better be comfortable in front of a video camera. Hoping to increase teacher performance levels, 19 states are now considering [Read More]

How to Become a Nurse Practitioner

Are you interested in learning how to become a nurse practitioner? While nursing degrees offers interesting careers at all levels, more registered nurses than ever are looking into graduate schools and online nurse practitioner programs. Graduate degree programs leading to nurse practitioner certification can give you the education and skill set needed for advanced clinical nursing practice.

Why become a nurse practitioner?

By building on the basic skills and experience that registered nurses have in assessment and intervention to promote and restore [Read More]

What Will Resumes Look Like 10 Years from Now?

Consider for a moment that Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com did not even exist 20 years ago. Certainly there have been vast changes in the way that consumers and organizations access and consume information, purchase products and services, and interact with one-another. Technological improvements have also spearheaded major changes in the recruiting process for organizations. Despite a wide variety of changes, however, the traditional recruiting documents resumes and cover letters have not changed much, and in my opinion remain largely [Read More]

Careers in Computer Repair

Whether it's a single computer in a small shop or a networked office full of servers, computers drive businesses. Computer support professionals are valued for their knowledge and skill. Want to repair computers for a living? You'll need the right computer repair classes.

Top Computer Repair Degrees and Training

There's no singular training path towards careers in computer repair. Rather, the computer repair courses you take can help determine how you should eventually specialize. Consider the following computer repair degrees and training:

7 Reasons to Get a Nursing Degree Online

Nurses face one of the best job markets of any health care professional, with job growth for licensed practical nurses expected to rise 21 percent between 2008 and 2018, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics. But some students hoping to earn nursing degrees are finding themselves shut out of over-crowded campus programs, which has more and more students turning to online nursing degrees.

Nursing degrees online offer flexibility, freedom, and more for aspiring licensed practical nurses (LPNs). Check out these top reasons [Read More]

10 Best Degrees for Self-Employment

Tired of clocking in on someone else's time? Check out the top 10 degrees for self-employment and take your first steps toward finally putting in hours for yourself.

1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA gives you skills you can use to plan, create, and market your business. You'll likely need a bachelor's degree to pursue an MBA, but if you don't have one yet, you can find plenty of other business associate and bachelor's degrees to get you started.

2. Graphic Design

Artistically [Read More]

Want a Career as a Professional Coder?

Do you get excited by technology and enjoy problem-solving? You may have a bright future in the field of computer technology. Careers in computer technology run the gamut from web development to software design to artificial intelligence research.

These and other careers in computer technology can be broken down into several categories:

  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Information technology
  • Software engineering
  • Computer engineering

Each of these fields offers numerous career options. Choosing the best degree in computer technology depends on your job aspirations and educational objectives.

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Degrees for a Career in Education

Educators aren't just school teachers. People who get education degrees work as corporate trainers, professional development leaders, guidance counselors, administrators, and much more. What educators share is a passion for their subject, and the desire to help others succeed in learning.

Degree Programs for School Teachers

Many jobs in education are available through schools, including preschools, public schools, and private schools. Each of these has somewhat different educational requirements.

  • While some preschool teachers enter the field with as little as a high school diploma, [Read More]

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