Paralegal Potential: 6 Great Industries for Your Career

When you think of working as a paralegal, you typically think of law offices. You might be surprised to learn, however, that paralegals work in a variety of different fields, not all of them law. Let’s start with the obvious and then move on to a few not-so-common opportunities you may not have considered. 1. … Continue reading “Paralegal Potential: 6 Great Industries for Your Career”

How to Transition to a Career in Data Analytics

Data analytics is one of the fastest growing fields out there. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is expected to grow 30 percent through 2024, and with a median wage of $79,200, it is an attractive field to consider. Data analytics is the process of examining large data sets to uncover patterns and correlations … Continue reading “How to Transition to a Career in Data Analytics”

Is Public Accounting Right For You?

There are so many different career options for accountants, bookkeepers, and CPAs that many students have a difficult time deciding where they want to focus their careers. The most obvious and well-known option for accountants is public accounting. Although this area of accounting might sound intriguing, it’s not for everyone. In this article, we’ll discuss … Continue reading “Is Public Accounting Right For You?”

The Most In Demand Healthcare Careers For 2017 And Beyond

The Healthcare Industry is currently moving, shaking, and evolving to fit the needs of the modern world. If you’ve always wanted to find a job in the medical industry, consider one of the many careers that are currently booming. 1. Nursing In certain areas of the U.S., there have been severe nursing shortages for almost … Continue reading “The Most In Demand Healthcare Careers For 2017 And Beyond”

Do Quitters Win? The Truth about Quitting Jobs and Your Pay

A few weeks ago I had some dinner guests over at my home in Montana. Somehow the conversation veered toward work, and one of them mentioned that his father, who is now in his 60s, has worked for the same company since he finished high school. “Seriously? That’s crazy!” I responded. The table immediately split … Continue reading “Do Quitters Win? The Truth about Quitting Jobs and Your Pay”

A New Approach to Diversifying the Workforce

It is seemingly common knowledge that diversity in the workforce vastly misrepresents the demographics of the United States population. Over the past few years news headlines have pointed out the deficits in representation of minorities in certain industries, such as the white-male dominated tech sector. What is less known, and certainly does not make headlines … Continue reading “A New Approach to Diversifying the Workforce”

Continuing Education: Job prospects with a Master’s in Education

Comedian Woody Allen said in his movie Annie Hall, “Those who can’t do, teach, and those who can’t teach, teach gym.” His character, Alvy, then noted that those who couldn’t do either were teachers at his school. In truth, becoming an educator is no easy task. It’s not for the lazy, with planning curriculums and … Continue reading “Continuing Education: Job prospects with a Master’s in Education”

Biomedical, Biomechanical, Biotech: What’s the Difference, and Which is Right for You?

The field of engineering is wide ranging and encompasses many subspecialties. In fact, it’s become so diverse that simply calling someone an “engineer” is usually a major oversimplification.  They could be a structural engineer, chemical engineer, train engineer (okay, maybe that last one isn’t quite the same thing). The point is, when you think about … Continue reading “Biomedical, Biomechanical, Biotech: What’s the Difference, and Which is Right for You?”

So You Want To Be An Event Planner?

These days, many people have realized that the field of event planning is an exciting career sector to pursue. If this is the case for you, now is the time to gain more information about what steps you’ll need to take in order to enter this field and thrive within it. You can use some … Continue reading “So You Want To Be An Event Planner?”

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity in the Workplace

For companies, employee productivity should be a priority all year round. We usually hear about one-time strategies that employers implement during the holiday season to keep employees motivated but in reality, the idea is not good enough to prevent long-term seasonal distractions. Be it customer satisfaction, handling large business endowments or driving key company metrics, … Continue reading “5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity in the Workplace”