Category:Career Exploration

Be Your Own Boss and Stay That Way – Self Employment

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. The alarm clock buzzes. We roll out of bed, get ready for the day, and on our commute to grind out another day of nine-to-five monotony, we can’t help but fantasize about how great life would be if we were our own boss. That fantasy may be closer to a reality than you may realize, as three out of ten Americans are successfully self-employed today. In fact, many millennials prefer to work from home or start their own business so they have more control over their life. Here we provide five solutions to launch … / Read more »




How To Become A Certified Executive Coach

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An article by contributor Alicia Hill. The term, “executive coach”, is more of a broad umbrella term that is contingent upon who you are coaching. An executive coach is basically a professional leader that helps individuals reach their business goals. The client determines what the goals and ambitions are, and it is the job of the executive coach to help them reach their goals, while them accountable along the way. Taking up of the field of executive and leadership coaching also presents rich opportunities to assess the mindset and thinking of others. In a general sense, you will be expected … / Read more »




How Do I Become An ESL Teacher | Qualifications & Skills Needed

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An Article by contributor Gigi Wara. If you are wondering how to become an ESL teacher, you probably already have a friendly demeanor, a strong grasp of the English language, and plenty of patience. ESL teaching is a rewarding career that allows teachers to help non-native English speakers become proficient in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the English language. How Do I Become an ESL Teacher? Whether preparing for college or university studies or looking for a career change, teaching English as a second language is a rewarding career that embraces cultural differences. The following guide is meant to … / Read more »




How Can I Land an Internship in the Accounting Field?

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Lindsay from Kaplan University asks: “I recently have been trying to find internships in the accounting field. My father worked for Ernst & Young for many years and has nothing but good things to say about the company. My school has not let me know about any opportunities with Ernst & Young. Do I need to go through my school to find an internship there? How do I start the process?” Thanks for your question, Lindsay.  Internships allow students to “test drive” their major and career path before officially starting in their first full-time position after graduation.  I’m excited to … / Read more »




Considering a Career in the Military? Here Are Some Facts to Consider

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. Choosing a career path can often be a very difficult decision, especially when you don’t know where to begin looking. It is an important decision that will impact your livelihood and should be thought through thoroughly. If you are considering enlisting in the military, here are some facts that you should consider while making your decision. The military has a large variety of career paths If you are trying to decide between a life in the military or another career path, there is likely a way that you can do both. The military employs … / Read more »