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6 Jobs That Pay Better With More Schooling

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An article by contributor Meghan Belnap. After years spent on your undergraduate studies, going back to school may not be high on your to-do list. You worked hard to attain your degree in order to get a good job that pays the bills and allows you opportunity for growth. Perhaps your undergrad didn’t quite get you the type of career you’ve always wanted and now you feel stuck in your current job. Here are six degree’s that pay better with more schooling: Electrical & Computer Engineering Students with a master’s degree in computer and electrical engineering can work for some … / Read more »

How to Take Online Classes and Get Hired

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An article by contributor Alicia Hill. The job market is more competitive than ever. While it helps to have experience and a degree, another way to improve your chances of getting hired is to take online classes. Naturally, you should find classes that are relevant to the type of job you’re seeking. This is an often overlooked way to give yourself an edge when seeking a job. Benefits of Online Learning and MOOCs There are many benefits of taking online classes. When many people think of online courses, they think of degree programs offered by colleges and universities. While these … / Read more »

Fast Track Career: Degree Ideas to Help Secure that Promotion

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Having a certain kind of degree can definitely help you to get ahead in your field, and can make a big difference when trying to get a promotion. Decision makers in any organization look for specific things when choosing who they want to fill more senior roles, and having the right degree is often a deciding factor when trying to obtain a higher ranking position. There are a number of things to think about when choosing the right degree to get ahead in your industry and how to find what education can help fill your niche and make you more … / Read more »

7 Unique Educational Tips for Healthcare Professionals

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The United States Department of Labor shows the field of healthcare growing significantly over the next decade. Although there are positions in the healthcare industry that require advanced degrees, there are many that simply require a high school diploma, while others require either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree for entry-level positions. However, if individuals in those positions want to advance their career, they may need to return to school for an advanced degree. Unfortunately, because many in the healthcare industry work unusual hours, including shift work, this can be difficult. These unique educational tips can help those in the healthcare … / Read more »