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how social media can affect your professional life

With most of our down time spent on social media, it can be hard to separate your personal and professional lives. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before you post anything to your personal social media accounts!

what do home health aides do

You know you want to pursue a career helping others, and you may have considered a career in home health care, but what exactly do home health aides do? We'll go over the common day-to-day responsibilities of home health aides in this Student Life Blog post!

places you can work as a security guard

Over 1,000,000 people are employed throughout the United States as a security guards. Who hires them? And what types of businesses are they helping keep safe? Check out this article to learn more about the industries that employ security guards and safety officers.

5 exciting hospitality careers

Whether you're working behind the scenes in hotel management or on the front lines as a guest service agent, the hospitality industry is an exciting one to be a part of. Here are some of the most exciting careers in the hospitality industry.

where do home health aides work

With a projected job growth of 38% over the next few years, the demand for home health aides is higher than ever! In this article, we'll discuss the work environment of home health aides and detail exactly what industries are hiring home health care practitioners.

qualities of a concierge

It takes a certain type of person to work in the hospitality industry, and there are a few specific traits that are beneficial for concierges and guest service agents to have. Learn what it takes to excel in the hospitality industry as a guest service agent here.

how to become a home health aide

Penn Foster's new Home Health Aide program is designed to help you break into the direct care industry. But what exactly do home health aides do? And how do you become a home health aide? Find out in this Student Life Blog post!

February 2016 ECE webinars

Penn Foster College offers monthly, free Early Childhood Education webinars for our students and non-students alike. See our list of ECE webinars for February 2017 and register today!

helpful tips for new students

Are you new to online learning? Not to worry - our Success Coaches have you covered! Here are a few tips for new Penn Foster students who might be trying online learning for the first time.

learn new work skills

Penn Foster's Student Success Coaches work tirelessly to help motivate students throughout their program and beyond. Check out this blog post - originally published on the Student Success Center - as one of our Coaches offers some valuable job-hunting advice.


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