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A Career in Real Estate and Why It Might Be Right for You

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The pathway to becoming a real estate expert is an interesting and varied one, just as the profession itself is. Students looking to pursue this vocation will find that many colleges offer related degrees and risk-management programs. Those looking to practice real estate typically opt to specialize in residential property, though commercial real estate also represents a viable and popular field. In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to know about this rewarding career and will learn about what education is needed, and what opportunities are available. What Real Estate Professionals Do A career as a real estate professional … / Read more »

I love my job as an architect! (David Schultz)

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David Schultz, AIA, NCARB, LEED is the principal architect at David F. Schultz Associates Ltd. in Barrington, IL.  David F. Schultz Associates was founded in 1986 and specializes in the design of churches, preschools, parochial schools and other facilities for church-based ministries. David’s firm has designed more than 372 facilities over the past 26 years. What did you want to be when you grew up? I always wanted to be an architect.  I constantly played with blocks, made huge towns out of them that would wind throughout our house.  I built tree houses in my backyard. Some kids got into … / Read more »

With 20+ years until retirement, what should I do next?

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Jennifer, an alum of the University of Wisconsin – Stout, asked:  I graduated 1993 with a BS in Dietetics and became a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). I worked in the clinical field for several years before transitioning into a Diabetes Medical Sales position, which I have held for 14+ years. Unfortunately, medical sales jobs in this field are slowly going away, and I have let my RD and CDE expire, so I am trying to decide what career path to take next!   With a BS in Dietetics, 5+ years of clinical nutrition experience, and 14+ years successful medical sales . … / Read more »

Six Questions to Frame Your New Year’s Resolutions

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I resolve to . . . . How will you finish that sentence this year? The end of the world predicted by the Mayans did not occur :-), so as 2012 starts to appear in the rear-view mirror and 2013 rises on the horizon, my thoughts are turning to resolutions.  Why do we make them?  Why don’t we keep them?  The new year presents the opportunity for new beginnings, and new beginnings – big and small – are important for helping us move forward in our personal and professional lives. So – as you ponder your possible new year’s resolutions, … / Read more »

I love my job(s)! Renee Holtzer – Virtual Personal Assistant & Artist

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Renee Holtzer lives in Philadelphia PA with her husband and two sons.  In her words: For a girl with no luck, I’ve managed to be married to the greatest guy since 1990, have two “nearly perfect” kids, AND have the good fortune to work from home in dual careers as a Virtual Assistant and an Artist. Renee’s life and career are testimony to the fact that many people do not pursue predictable, traditional linear career paths; rather they find ways to thrive professionally and personally while successfully negotiating the often competing priorities of work life and home life. The Coach: … / Read more »