4 top technology degrees for today’s career seekers
The career outlook for technology professionals remains highly promising. With so many emerging employment opportunities, The White House announced the TechHire initiative in March to encourage American cities to offer training to prepare the workforce for careers in growing tech fields. The United States has about five million open... Read more
Getting kids thinking about their career path For young minds looking into future career paths, the options are seemingly limitless, with professions to fit every talent and passion. From middle and high school students to incoming college freshman, finding the perfect college that fosters an engaging environment to forge... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers
All Alex Nataline could think about were his buddies back at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City. “Sometimes it would just bring me to tears to talk to them or to talk to my mentor,” Nataline recalled, “I just felt completely, completely lost.” Within a few short months,... Read more
A Logistical Career Change
After 1 ½ years of working hard and performing well at her job, Regina Lomeli was at first stunned, and then plain dismayed, when told her services were no longer needed. What appeared to be more obvious was that her replacement was someone who did not come with the... Read more
Sponsor vs. Mentor: The Example of American Ballet Theater Principal Ballerina Misty Copeland
Like many, I am inspired by the story of American Ballet Theater ballerina Misty Copeland. First, I am inspired by her recent achievement of being named the first African American principal dancer in the 75-year history of the renowned American Ballet Theater Company. I also am inspired to know... Read more
Career Paths: Network Administration
What Network and Computer Systems Administrators Do Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks. Duties Network and computer systems administrators typically do the following: Determine an organization’s network and computer system needs before... Read more
Taking A Pulse Check On Your Attitude
Hard times that sap your energy and leave you frustrated are an inevitable part of life. Maybe you lost a job. Maybe your finances took a turn for the worse. Maybe your personal life is in disarray or a health problem emerged forcing a lifestyle change. Such setbacks can... Read more
19 Low-Tech Ways to Weave Stronger, Richer, Deeper Bonds With Friends & Colleagues
Too many of us have let crushing schedules and convenient high-tech substitutes for talking rob us of the deep, fulfilling human connections we crave. Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly says it’s time to rediscover the joy of real relationships. Here’s how. Nothing makes for a rich, fulfilling life quite like... Read more
4 Secrets to Communicating with Clarity
After learning to create and present a clear and succinct value proposition, Gerry, the owner of a small company, was overheard lamenting: “I had no idea how important it was to get rid of all those extra words and slow down. How many sales have I lost over the... Read more
Three Ways to Approach Life: Only One of Them is the Winning Way
Business executives have coaches and mentors who help them get better. Sometimes they don’t like what they are told, but after conversations settle in, they might actually hear what it is that the coach is saying. At the heart of every conversation is usually this: how can one be... Read more