June 1, 2009

In the News: Tips for College Graduates Looking for a Job

If you are about to graduate from college, you are probably feeling a bit nervous about finding a job in the current climate. The Boston Globe recently answered a question from one such student — a January ’10 grad with concerns about making himself attractive to would-be employers. Some of the Globe’s suggestions included: Taking […]

May 1, 2009

In the News: New Scholarship for Video Game Programmers

Are you interested in becoming a video game programmer? Most programmers have degrees in computer programming, including the special field of computer and video game arts. According to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), there are plenty of qualified Caucasian men interested in these jobs post-graduation, but women and minorities aren’t as prevalent in the field. […]

March 30, 2009

In the News: Online Degrees Thriving During Recession

CNN reported earlier this month that enrollment in online degree programs and professional certifications is booming during the economic recession. For those who have been laid off (or fear being laid off), working on an online degree can be an easy and convenient way to enhance their resumes while still having plenty of time to […]

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, […]

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