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Stress Management for Workers in Helping Professions

 

CareerCast.com lists several helping professions among its Top 10 Most Stressful Jobs. For example, in 2013 public service jobs like military member, firefighter and police officer were mentioned in the list. Other stressful jobs include social worker,...

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What Makes a Happy Worker? 5 Key Contributors to Employee Satisfaction

 

What do you want from your new job? A corner office? Flexitime? A short commute? Job searchers often think certain factors are the most important when looking at potential positions. In addition to obvious things such as money, overall job satisfaction...

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What To Do With Your Accounting Degree

If you are interested in finance, math, and business; an accounting degree might be for you. However, without a degree it can be nearly impossible to move up in the accounting industry. There are many laws as well as math classes that are learned over approximately...

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5 Reasons to Study Accounting

College students nationwide have returned to the classrooms this fall, many unsure of what they are eventually going to major in. If you find yourself in similar place, maybe it is time you consider a degree in accounting, whether you attend classes on campus or want...

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Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Job Fresh Out of College

It's not as hard as it might seem to set yourself up as a prime candidate for employment before you even put on the old cap and gown. Plenty of college graduates (and students nearing graduation) worry needlessly about their post-college career, seeing a vast...

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What You Should Know Before Starting a Career in Education

It used to be the case that obtaining an education was considered a privilege, something that only the wealthy elite could aspire to. It has only been within the last century that the public masses have benefited from ongoing education. And because public education...

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How to Advance in the Workforce, Even if you’re a Stay at Home Mom

When young children are within a year of starting school and toddling off into the big, bad world, it can be an exciting and bittersweet time for first-time moms. Eager to join other young ones in play and learning outside of the home, children often handle this...

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The Importance of Ongoing Education for Employees

Many businesses (especially small businesses) are not too keen to offer extra benefits to employees these days (or ever, for that matter). And there's no denying that supplying ongoing education and training (or an education assistance program) can cut into the...

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Google+: Reaching for the right tool

Professional carpenters are distinguished from inept nail benders by their knowledge of what tools best match certain tasks. Unlike the person whose only tool is a hammer, social media users should view Google+ for what it is, not what some wish it...

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A Successful Woman Starts with a Successful Education

You probably have a woman (or women) in your life that is practically perfect.  She is smart, funny, put-together, and a super-achiever.  No matter what she’s doing, from planning an ad campaign to taking a product to market, or helping the kids with...

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Make Yourself Through the Use of Online Social Media Networks

In today’s computer-technology dominated world it can be difficult to make a name for yourself in your field of business, especially if you are a freelance entrepreneur. It’s crucial for all freelancers to understand and utilize the web and all its...

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Social media policies for teachers? That old feeling, again.

           Most of us don’t remember when teachers had draconian restrictions on their personal lives as a condition for employment. However, a nationwide barrage of legislative activity has revived the specter of...

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Finding a Better Balance

Keeping a healthy balance in your life can be hard.  And if you're contemplating going back to school as an adult, maintaining some kind of equilibrium in your life can appear nearly impossible.  But remaining at the top of your game while introducing...

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Women in Business

Women are leading men when it comes to enrolling in college. The gender gap in higher education flipped a few years ago. As of 2010, 57% of college students are female, while just 43%...

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Computer Science: Females Included

When you think of female-dominated college majors, computer science isn’t likely to be at the top of your list.  This is largely because associated fields like IT, engineering, programming, and so forth are populated with men.  But the tide may be...

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Is a Business Degree Really Worth It?

The short answer to this question is: YES!  It is always worth your while to expand your mind, embrace knowledge, learn new skills, and earn a degree.  Many employers don’t necessarily even care what you have a degree in (although, of course, a related...

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9 Steps to Bring you to your Future Self: #8 Lifelong Learning, Every Day

The root word of education is educare, which means "to rear." When we rear our inner child, we educate ourselves: we raise up our young, immature, selfish self and we use knowledge and experience to become stronger, more aware, and more able to share...