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  • 5 Fast-Growing Healthcare Management Jobs

    Healthcare service and administration is a fast-growing field, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting 17% growth in healthcare management jobs through 2024 (an increase of 56,300 positions). As a fairly open field, those who choose to pursue a healthcare administration job may have the opportunity to work with hospitals, doctors' offices, nursing homes, public health departments, and even universities and research centers.

  • 5 Transition Tips for Life After Military Service

    If your military service is winding down, you've likely started thinking about the upcoming transition to civilian life. What will it be like? Will you have a new career? How can you best utilize the skills you learned in the military in your everyday life? These are all complex challenges, but ones that you can meet and exceed with the right preparation. Here, we'll illustrate some key tips for life after military service.

  • 5 Easy Excel Tips That Save Time

    In today’s busy world, the more tips and tricks we have, the more efficient we can become. One way to help save time is to learn important basics of the software you use for work and school. We’ve compiled a few easy-to-grasp tips you can use the next time you power-up your version of Microsoft Excel—take a look and be sure to share your own tips in the comments section

  • Is Hybrid Learning Right for You?

    Hybrid learning is something that's only recently become possible with the advent of online education. A hybrid approach to learning involves pursuing your education both in person and online. While such an approach could be taken within a single class, it also commonly involves taking some classes entirely in person and taking others entirely online. There are benefits to both online-only and in-person-only approaches to education, but the flexibility afforded by doing both — known as hybrid learning — may be ideal for you.

  • Transfer Credit: Make the Most of What You Know

    When moving from one university to another or starting on the path to earning a new degree, transfer credit is something that’s always worth investigating. “Transfer credit” is a blanket term given to any pre-existing education, certifications, or experience that count toward earning a new degree.

  • What is the GI Bill? Am I eligible?

    Being a service member, veteran or family member of someone in the military provides some opportunities to pursue your educational goals using military education benefits. One of these benefits is the GI Bill, which refers to any Department of Veterans Affairs education benefit awarded to servicemembers and eligible veterans of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families.

  • Tips for Getting a Job in Compliance

    Having a compliance officer or department is crucial for many companies, and it takes a person with a specific set of skills to fill the role. In an article about the increase in demand for people to work in the compliance space — which is a good read for those wondering how to get a job in compliance — The Wall Street Journal noted that these jobs "require keeping up with increasingly strict and complex regulatory systems around the world," describing the field as "booming."1

  • How to Study for the NCLEX

    Passing the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, is a requirement for becoming a licensed nurse, so you need to carefully consider how to study for the NCLEX if that's your chosen career path. Simply put, a nursing degree alone is not enough - to become a licensed nurse, you must pass the NCLEX.1

  • Business Analytics vs. Data Analytics: What You Need to Know

    In the modern corporate workplace, analytics and data are playing a larger role than ever before. With the advent of big data; and easily accessible tools like Google Analytics, employers are on the lookout for analytical thinkers who can make a real, measurable impact on an organization’s success. However, there’s more than one type of analytics; an increasing focus is being placed on two branches of the analyst career path: business analysts and data analysts.

  • How to Handle Your Education on Permanent Change of Station

    Being on the receiving end of a permanent change of station, or PCS, can be stressful, especially if you have a family. Things can get especially hectic if you're a student. You might wonder if it is even possible to pursue your degree and be on permanent change of station. Fortunately, being subject to a PCS doesn't mean that you have to leave your education behind - here are some tips for juggling both.