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There's a lot of buzz out there about STEM - not only in the realm of teaching and learning, but in terms of job growth and potential, too.
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If you're a tech-savvy teacher or looking to share your technical knowledge in the classroom, here's a few resume tips you should know about.
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Modern Guild tells described to me the current state of career counseling as quite lopsided. The nationwide ratio of counselors to students is around 10,000:1. In other words, no matter how brilliant or motivated a counselor is, many students will be left to fend for themselves.
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We all wish we could be a little higher up the corporate ladder. But getting as far as management can be difficult to say the least. Thankfully there are lots of ways to increase your chances, so let's examine the top five ways to become management.
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The future is STEM. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are quite clearly some of the fastest-growing job categories around. That's according to a recent U.S. Dept. of Commerce report that showed STEM jobs growing at nearly 8 percent over the past decade. That's about three times as fast as non-STEM jobs.
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The economy is tumultuous, and as people graduate from high school and seek a career path, there is concern about what career to pursue. Fortunately, there are careers that, despite the economy changes, are likely to grow.
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If you're an administrator or someone who has to manage others, you know it's never an easy job. But it's really the hiring of those employees that is where the problems either begin or, well, never start.
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What makes a 'good' job? Is it the salary, the work-life balance, the excitement of it all? While the latest rankings from US News may seem a bit dubious and arbitrary (to me at least), there are indeed a couple teaching and education-related jobs in the list.
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Education is big business. In fact, the April issue of the Edudemic Magazine has numerous articles all about the similarities and how best practices should be intertwined. So how exactly does higher education help the economy?
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What do recent graduates want in terms of employment? Do they want a reliable career path, good benefits and salary? Not really. They have a whole new set of demands that are forcing many companies to completely rethink how they reward their employees.
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I've been viewing the Steve Jobs narration of the 'Think Different' ad as well as his 2005 Stanford Commencement address over the past few days. It's served to inspire me, take on new tasks, and generally try things a bit differently. I've felt more creative than I have in recent memory.
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Getting a job at Google, one of the most sought-after tech companies, isn't exactly a walk in the park. In fact, sometimes it takes up to 29 interviews! Not only that, they ask some pretty, ahem, interesting questions...
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Do you want a fancy new job? Turns out one of the ways to get it is to drink scotch and grow a mustache. Wait, what?
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If you're thinking about taking the plunge into teaching online, there's a new service you should know about. LiveMind is a Connecticut-based company that looks to help you "learn virtually anything" online. I spok...
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If you are a Google fan(atic) then you're going to want to check out this job. I have a friend who just started doing a similar job like this at Google and loves it. If you're a fan of Google and find yourself helping...