January 27, 2009

Should You Go Back to School?

With the recession reaching record-high proportions, many of the unemployed are turning to retraining rather than resume writing. A story today on CNN’s Money Magazine focused on this growing trend to retrain, especially among the more “mature” worker. If you are considering going back to school after a layoff, here are three questions you should […]

December 29, 2008

Graduate School Programs for a Career in the Gas and Oil Industry

I’ll be back next week with the final segment in my series on Online Learning Programs.  This week, however, we’re taking a short break to look at the educational requirements of a career in the gas and oil industry.  The field offers a number of high paying opportunities, and even with the current economic crisis, […]

November 17, 2008

Wanna Be a Video Game Programmer? Put Down the Remote Control & Pick Up a Text Book

As promised, Mondays at JobMonkey are now going to be about education and your career. Don’t worry: You probably do not need a Ph.D. to land the job of your dreams; but most professions do require a certain level of education and/or training.  At some jobs, this can take the form of on-the-job training; but […]

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