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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

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 a counselor and a therapist.

March 1, 2022 | by Rayelle Davis

Clinical supervision in counseling

Our counseling expert discusses the double requirement for supervision during internship placements – what it is, and how it can benefit you.

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 for worse. Retired social workers discuss their experiences to give prospective social workers insight into this field that seems to always have positions available.

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 and in the field.

January 17, 2022 | by Gwen Stevenson

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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 Dewilka Simons

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

School security and the teacher’s role

Teachers are responsible for not only the education of students, but their safety as well....

June 10, 2021 | by Brandes Gress

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

Understanding how law enforcement uses social media

Law enforcement has been able to use social media to solve crime, but how does...

June 2, 2021 | by Madison Tucker

How have technological developments impacted the criminal justice sector?

Technological advancements have shaped the criminal justice sector, but are these developments always good?

May 18, 2021 | by Megan Abels

Academic requirements for federal, state and local government careers

Learn about what it takes to work at the state, federal, or local level in...

May 18, 2021 | by Timothy Botros

The optimistic brain and how outlook influences learning

Research findings are guiding teachers in ways to make kids happier and consequently smarter by...

May 13, 2021 | by Brandes Gress

Alternative teaching certification programs

As America calls out for more teachers, alternative teaching certification programs (ACP) have become an...

May 12, 2021 | by Ana Mcginley

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

Demystifying nurse management and leadership for the new nurse

Nursing leadership and nursing management are important figures in healthcare. Read how these positions impact...

May 6, 2021 | by Rachael Judge

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

Alternative careers for healthcare professionals

A healthcare professional develops a multitude of skills relevant to many careers. Identify your skills...

April 27, 2021 | by Lindsay Caplan

National security responsible for safeguarding home

Recent riots in the U.S. were contained due to the work of national security agencies....

April 14, 2021 | by Dan Jensen

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

Different challenges in urban and rural nursing jobs

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

April 7, 2021 | by Blyss Splane

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

History, careers and examples of white-collar crime

As a society, white-collar crimes result in debt and erode public trust in large institutions....

March 17, 2021 | by Makenna Rivers

Healthcare degrees that can lead to jobs in business

A degree in healthcare can open new opportunities for roles in the business world. Here...

February 22, 2021 | by Alisa Regnier

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