Career Advancement Articles

Non-Traditional Careers for Non-Traditional MBA Grads

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MBA graduates are in demand in almost any industry you can think of. If business management or finance don’t appeal to you, consider taking your new MBA degree into some of these other top fields.

4 Serious Career Paths for Computer Science Majors

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Recent job studies place computer science at the top of the list for those with advanced degrees.Learn more about what you can do with a degree in computer science.

4 Best Degrees to Augment Your Engineering Diploma

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Whether you are a professional engineer or a student of the field, degrees in math, science, and marketing can all add value to your personal brand.

Close the Skills Gap with Skills Not Degrees

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Colleges teach students to learn how to learn, but employers want graduates to have real-time skills to bring into the workforce. What options do you have if you want to get hired today, and what will the future bring?

Midlife Career Change: 5 Tips to Finding Your Purpose

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Many people find reasons to make career changes in midlife. Make sure your next career will be the right one with these practical tips for focusing your strengths and interests into a recareering success story.

5 Reasons an Entrepreneurship Course Is Right for You

5 Reasons an Entrepreneurship Course is Right for You

Aspiring entrepreneurs have good ideas everyday. Which one could be the seed to a thriving new business? Take a class in entrepreneurship to find the potential in your big idea.

Online Psychology Degree Leads to New Career

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Arthur Chappell is a recovered addict who returned to college at 50 for a degree in pyschology. Read his inspirational story on how he became a social worker to help others recover like he did.

A Human Services Degree: The Social Network of Good

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Melissa Bowermaster was a volunteer at her local child advocacy center but after wanting to do more, she got her bachelor’s in human services from Kaplan University. Now she’s the executive director of Jessie’s Place, a child advocacy center in Citrus county, Florida and helps her community in meaningful ways every day.

From Floor Nurse to Manager: Debra’s Story

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By continuing her education, Debra Eppley, RN, was able to advance from floor nurse to manager of the whole nursing department, increasing her earning potential and on-the-job satisfaction.

3 Ways an Online Class Can Enhance Your Skills

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Professor and MOOC creator, Dr. Charles Severence shares his tips for working out which MOOCs are best for you when faced with the diverse options that are available.

What Is a MOOC?

What is a MOOC?

Today, the term MOOC is a popular word in learning, but do you know what a MOOC entails? Get all the facts in this comprehensive look at what a MOOC is and why it matters.

How to Discover Your Career Passions in College

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Making a career out of doing what you love is the ultimate goal for a successful work life, but how can you make this happen? You can start by following some practical advice for making the most out of your time in college to find the career path you’ll follow when you leave.