How to Increase Your Earning Potential

Here are four ways you can increase your earning potential while taking care of your family and other responsibilities.

5 Rewarding Careers in Economics to Consider

Economics deals w/ production, distribution & consumption of goods and services. Grads with an economics degree work in business, economics & gov’t agencies. Some courses a person majoring in economics may take include finance, statistics, law and international trade. Graduates with an economics degree can find employment in businesses, economic research, and government agencies.

Becoming a Good Mentor

Serving as a mentor in business can be rewarding and valuable for both you and the person to whom you are providing this service. Becoming a good mentor requires thinking about the qualities that have enabled you to be successful in business in the first place. If you are looking to lead others through the path you followed, research your own success and use these skills to offer good advice and become respected in your community.

Outside the Box: Employers Aren’t Just Whining: The “Skills Gap” Is Real

By John Mauldin Paul Krugman and other notables dismiss the notion of a skills gap, though employers continue to claim they’re having trouble finding workers with the skills they need. And if you look at the evidence one way, Krugman et al. are right. But this week an interesting post on the Harvard Business Review […]

Wages Flat Since Last Year but Depend Upon Education

Median Salaries Unchanged from Year Ago According to the current Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS ) news release on weekly earnings for the second quarter of 2014, the median weekly earnings for a full-time worker was $780 virtually unchanged from year ago levels. The median wage indicates that the same number of people earned more […]

Life in the Shell: Five of the Best Jobs for Introverts

Extroverts get all the glory, they are bold, popular and at the forefront of everything… or are they? Just because you prefer to stay out of the limelight doesn’t mean that your contributions are less important. There are a lot of industries and major break-through discoveries that never would have happened if it weren’t for introverts. Not to mention poetry and literature that could only be written by an introvert. Here are five great career paths for introverts.

Ways to Further Your Education While Teaching

As a teacher it is essential that you continue to keep your education current. Most school systems require that you take a certain number of credits or in other ways maintain your education. But like a muscle it is also important that you continue to “exercise” your brain and stay in the habit of learning […]

Can Universities Keep Charging an Arm and a Leg?

The cost of an education at a four-year college or university in the United States has consistently risen at a rate greater than the overall cost of living. In 2013, the total cost increases (including tuition, books, fees, and room and board) were at their lowest level for both public and private schools. Public school […]

What’s the Latest Buzz on Online Medical Education

The advent of the internet and personal computers revolutionized the way we receive information. Modern technology makes it possible to educate and train the next generation of health care providers in a virtual classroom (such as those at CNACertification-Training.com). While online education creates opportunities for many people, especially those unable to pursue an education otherwise, […]

15 Great Healthcare Careers

With the baby boom generation aging there is more and more demand for healthcare professionals and not just in nursing homes either. Todays seniors are more active (and interested in staying that way) but their bodies aren’t necessarily cooperating. Here are 16 Health Care occupations with good prospects to consider. 1) Audiologists – Audiologists diagnose and treat a […]