Career Advancement Articles

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.

5 Tips for Midlife Career Change Success

5 Tips for Midlife Career Change Success

Switching careers is a big step but you can make a late-life career change happen. Use our career change advice to get the job you dream about.

Military RNs: Is Telemetry Nursing a Career for You?

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The experience you’ve received in the military can be transferred into advanced nursing degrees in the civilian workforce earning you higher salaries in a growing field.

Looking for a Career Change? 5 Tips for Your Résumé and Job Search

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Optimizing your résumé is important in any job search strategy, but there’s even more to do when you’re changing careers. StudentAdvisor reached out to HR analyst Erin Osterhaus for advice, and she shares her expertise on what re-careering adults need to do to jump into a new field.

The Value of Personal Branding

The Value of Personal Branding

You know you need to build a personal brand, but how? Gallop Management Journal’s Q&A with global brand strategist Blaise James will get you started.

Developing Digital Literacy for the Workplace

Developing Digital Literacy

Knowing how to navigate online is a fundamental skill for today’s job market. We’ve explained exactly what digital literacy skills you need and how you can improve them to stay current in the workplace.

Understanding the Real Connection Between Talent and Motivation

Understanding the Real Connection Between Talent and Motivation

Brian Brim shares his insights into the many ways people can find motivation by tapping into their natural talents as defined by the 34 themes of the Clifton StrengthFinder—a self examination tool to help people realize their potential.

LinkedIn Gives Career Credit for MOOCs

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LinkedIn has formed a new partnership with popular MOOC providers and e-learning companies to establish professional credit for completed online-learning.

MOOCs For Baby-Boomers: 6 Courses You Never Took In College!

MOOCs For Baby-Boomers: 6 Courses You Never Took In College!

Here’s a list of MOOCs, or free online courses, that teach subjects that were not available in college to the baby-boomer

Top 10 Reasons to Advance Your Career with a MOOC

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StudentAdvisor Editor-in-Chief Dean Tsouvalas introduces us to the world of free online learning and shares his top ten reasons for using MOOCs to enhance any professional development strategy.

Using MOOCs to Get Ahead

Using MOOCs to Advance Your Career

Jessica Streit shares her journey of discovery into the world of MOOCs—Massive Open Online Courses. MOOCs can help learners advance their careers, enjoy new hobbies, or learn simply for the joy of learning.

10 Ways a MOOC Can Expand Your Career

10 Ways A MOOC Can Expand Your Career

Learn how working professionals can use MOOCs to further their education and career goals with Adrienne Pomeroy’s insightful tips.