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Second careers for nurses

A healthcare professional develops a multitude of skills relevant to many careers. Identify your skills and match to your career change options.

May 9, 2023 | by Lindsay Caplan

Rural vs urban nursing

Urban and rural nurses face different challenges and must adapt their skills, knowledge, and career goals accordingly.

April 18, 2023 | by Jeremy Coppock

How is social work different from other helping professions?

Considering a social work career? Learn what makes social work unique from an expert social work educator.

March 10, 2023 | by Dr. Satara Charlson

Can micro-credentials enhance your career?

Microcredentials offer an alternative educational path for high-demand sectors and can lead to a graduate degree. Read on to learn more about microcredentials and what they can do for your career.

August 5, 2022 | by Dr. Victor R. Prybutok

How to succeed with an older boss

Stark generational differences in the workplace don't have to spell disaster. You can work with an older boss without compromising on what matters.

July 8, 2022 | by Jane Wiseman

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What is the difference between a counselor and a therapist?

A counseling expert gives us some insider knowledge into counseling and explains the difference between...

March 1, 2022 | by Rayelle Davis

Clinical supervision in counseling

Our counseling expert discusses the double requirement for supervision during internship placements – what it...

February 18, 2022 | by Rayelle Davis

Social work in the child welfare system

Social work and child welfare have been tightly intertwined for many decades, for better or...

February 14, 2022 | by Rashad Skinner

Law schools are majority-female, so where are all the female lawyers?

Read about one female law student's perspective on the adversity women face at law school...

January 17, 2022 | by Gwen Stevenson

Law enforcement: a great career for problem-solvers and change agents

Many law enforcement agencies already have partnerships with university criminal justice programs, the traditional pipeline...

January 6, 2022 | by Jane Wiseman

Career options within nursing

With an array of nursing opportunities available, find out what career degrees and certifications interest...

December 6, 2021 | by Lindsay Caplan

Social work and police reform

Without essential training, law enforcement agents are responding inappropriately to people in crisis. By bringing...

December 3, 2021 | by Rashad Skinner

What you should know about job references

You need an employment reference for a job. Who should you ask and what should they...

November 25, 2021 | by Jeremy Coppock

How to write an engaging cover letter

Design an engaging cover letter by reading about these tips that will amplify your qualities...

November 25, 2021 | by Jeremy Coppock

How to create a standout resume

How can you make the best impression in a job application? In this guide, we tell...

November 25, 2021 | by Jeremy Coppock

How to prepare for an interview

Learn crucial interview tips to help you land your dream job and top 10 questions...

November 25, 2021 | by Jeremy Coppock

Essential tips for finding a new job

Get essential career advice for finding a new job and helpful tips to better prepare...

November 25, 2021 | by Jeremy Coppock

Transcultural nursing

Transcultural nurses provide individualized care to patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. They incorporate cultural competency...

November 15, 2021 | by DegreeChoices Staff

An interview: transitioning from service to college

We spoke to a former student-veteran about the transition from the Army to college and...

November 9, 2021 | by Olga Knezevic

Will the low salaries for early childhood education teachers increase?

We uncover the reasons behind low salaries in early childhood education and discuss if the...

October 18, 2021 | by Brandes Gress

Switching careers as an experienced professional

A pro career strategist dispels the confusion around career changes to help you decide whether...

October 7, 2021 | by Andy Agouridis

Which teachers are most in demand? A look at shortages, job openings and pay by subject and state (September 2022)

Which teachers are most in demand across the U.S.? We look at teacher shortages, job...

October 5, 2021 | by Olga Knezevic

How to prevent burnout as a nurse

Being a nurse is rewarding, but difficult. Learn about tips and tricks to prevent burnout...

June 10, 2021 | by Kristen Parillo

How accountants combat fraud

Fraud happens at all levels of society and costs trillions of dollars. Discover the role...

June 3, 2021 | by Dan M. Vest

Practice authority of nurse practitioners by state

Find out the specific guidelines, responsibilities, and requirements for practice authority in all 50 states...

May 10, 2021 | by Austin Wetmore

What to know before choosing a career in law enforcement

Joining the police force is more complicated than simply filling in a form. Police officers...

May 6, 2021 | by Emma Romano

Joining local and national social work organizations

For students and new graduates, joining a social work organization is often the first step...

April 27, 2021 | by Ana Mcginley

Types of college major assessments

Numerous assessment tools are available to identify which degree, major, and career will best suit...

April 7, 2021 | by Amanda Hannon

10 key tips to pass the CPA exam successfully

The exam to become a Certified Public Accountant is renowned for its level of difficulty...

March 23, 2021 | by Olga Knezevic

The demand for language diversity in healthcare

Many people in the U.S. do not speak English. Language diversity in healthcare is essential...

February 22, 2021 | by Tiffany Belcher

5 work-from-home medical jobs and healthcare careers

Check out these 5 work-from-home medical jobs. We’ve included descriptions, career projections, salary information and...

February 9, 2021 | by Alisa Regnier