How To Find A Job After Being Laid Off
Getting laid off never feels good. In fact, it may lead you to panic. What are you going to do? How will you pay your bills? What does this mean for your career? If you’ve been laid off or think you may be getting laid off soon, take a moment to breathe and then consider your next steps. If you’re not sure where to start, here’s your guide to finding a new job after you’ve been laid off.
Dec 09, 2022
11 min read
Top Allied Health Careers
An effective healthcare team is made up of doctors, nurses, and a range of allied health care providers. From physical therapists to medical assistants, allied health professionals deliver essential services to meet the healthcare needs of patients, while supporting doctors and nurses. With the healthcare industry booming, many allied health workers are needed to make sure that every patient gets quality care. And you can help. Learn more about the best allied health jobs, what allied health careers are in-demand, and find out which is right for you!
Nov 22, 2022
12 min read
Vet Assistant to Vet Tech: Advancing Your Career as a Working Parent
Lauren Campion was a vet assistant in a small animal practice, but knew she wanted to move up in her career to become a veterinarian technician – and to do so, she’d have to pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) and become certified. Here’s how Lauren went to vet tech school online, passed the VTNE on the first try, and got promoted – all while starting a family and working full time.
Nov 16, 2022
12 min read
Your Guide to a Midlife Career Change
Figuring out your dream job can be difficult, and many people may not find the work they’re passionate about until later in life. After all, most of us aren’t lucky enough to find the perfect career right out of high school or college. Or maybe you did find your perfect job and, after years of working, it just doesn’t feel like the right fit anymore. Either way, you may be thinking about changing careers – but is it too late? Never! Whether you’re 25 or 55, it’s not too late to find and start a new career, especially if you’re willing to put in the work to get there. Here’s what you need to know about making a midlife career change and how to take the next steps toward the perfect job for who you are now.
Sep 22, 2022
9 min read
How to Protect Yourself from a Recession
When the economy seems like it’s heading toward a downturn, one of the first thoughts on your mind is likely “will I lose my job?” After all, a bad economy can lead to companies laying off workers, downsizing their business, or closing altogether so it’s not unreasonable to worry that you could lose your job in a recession. There are ways, however, that you can protect yourself from a recession – at least when it comes to your job. Here’s what you should know.
Sep 21, 2022
7 min read
8 Online Degrees That Pay Well & You Can Start Today
Today, about 44% of available jobs require a degree. Having a college degree can also make a difference in how much money you earn! Those with a degree can actually earn around $24,000 more per year than someone without a degree. That means that, if you’re looking for a high-paying job, going to college could be your best way to reach that goal. But if you already have a busy life, work, and family responsibilities, going back to college to earn a degree can seem impossible. It doesn’t have to be! With self-paced, online college degrees, you can earn a degree around your schedule. Here's what you should know about online college to help you decide if it’s right for you!
Sep 07, 2022
8 min read
How to Market Your Skills to Potential Employers
If you’re on the hunt for a new job or want to take the next step in your career at your current company, you need your resume to stand out from other applicants. A strong resume is the first step in promoting your skills to potential employers, but it’s not the only thing you need to keep in mind! Here’s how you can best market yourself.
Apr 01, 2022
5 min read
5 Secrets To Make Your Resume Stand Out
A strong resume can mean the difference between getting a call from a company you applied to and hearing nothing back at all. You want to make sure you show your experience and education while standing out from other applicants. Before applying to another job opening, try using these 5 secrets to write a strong resume that can help you stand out to hiring managers.
Mar 25, 2022
5 min read
How to Find a Job That Will Pay for Your Education
Today, many employers offer some form of education benefits, tuition reimbursement, or tuition subsidy. That means there’s a lot of opportunities for you to not only start a new job, but also start working toward earning a diploma or degree! Here’s everything you need to know to find a job that will pay for school.
Mar 15, 2022
4 min read
How to Decide What Skills You Need for the Job You Want
If you know what job you want or at least what field you want to go into, how do you decide what skills you need to get an entry-level position? Do you need to earn a college degree, or can you learn what you need to know through other types of training programs?
Dec 13, 2021
5 min read