October 12, 2010

4 Tips for Making the Transition from Stay-at-Home Parent to Full Time Employee

Whether it’s because of the economy or just because you are looking for new challenges, reentering the work force after several months or years at home with your children can present a lot of challenges. How do you appeal to employers who want candidates with up-to-date skills and fresh experience? Can you compete with other […]

August 10, 2010

Are You Still Learning?

Summertime is barely halfway through and already the stores are advertising sales for back to school supplies. When I was a kid we got the requisite new shoes in July, because that’s when the shoe store in our town put them on sale. But pens and notebooks? Not until Labor Day weekend. Now it seems […]

October 19, 2009

In the News: Unemployment Rate for Recent College Graduates Quadrupled from 2007

If you are a recent college graduate, odds are you are taking the brunt of these tough economic times. Two years ago, the unemployment rate among college graduates was less than 3%. Today it’s more than 9%. And with a continuing lack of job creation, those numbers are likely to increase — since the ’08 […]

August 10, 2009

In the News: New Scholarship Programs Aimed at Stemming Nursing Shortage

The state of New Jersey has developed an innovative program to help stem its projected nursing shortage: a $22 million scholarship fund known as the New Jersey Nursing Initiative. The privately funded initiative provides tuition and living stipend to nurses going back to school for a MA or PhD in nursing. The catch is that […]

August 6, 2009

In the News: College students are flocking to green degrees, careers

If you are interested in earning green by going green, there is good news for you, according to a recent USA TODAY article: Students can choose from a variety of new “green” degree programs. The growth of the green collar job sector has led a number of colleges and universities to incorporate sustainability into their […]

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