Advancement

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What Can You Do With a Teaching Degree Besides Teach?

Teachers flee the field at an alarmingly high rate. Approximately 1 out of 5 new teachers quit within three years; that number jumps to around 50 percent for educators in urban areas. These are scary statistics, especially if you’re pursuing an online degree for teaching. Luckily, there are hundreds of jobs you can do with a teaching degree, even...

Unexpected Degrees from Online Schools

Unexpected Degrees From Online Schools
  Let’s face it ---the world is changing. More and more people are seeking online degrees due to their convenience and flexibility. It seems reasonable to believe the types of degrees you can earn online are limited, since there are so many careers that require experience outside the classroom. But they aren’t as limited as you might think. These are...

5 Friends Who Are Holding You Back

5 Friends Who are Holding You Back
  Do you have a friend that breeds negativity? Maybe you have someone that constantly puts you in a bad mood or drains your energy on a daily basis. All the negative energy can hold you back and take a toll on your emotional wellbeing. It’s time to evaluate your most toxic relationships to determine if it’s time to give...

Who’s Smarter: Failures or Winners?

Who's Smarter, Failures or Winners?
Conventional wisdom says you always need to win to stay ahead of the curve. Is that correct, or does winning all the time lead to stagnation and falling behind? The simple truth is that constant success can sometimes make you complacent. People who haven’t had the option of staying in their comfort space, having to constantly struggle instead, often...

The Number 1 Reason People Stay In Poverty

The Number 1 Reason People Stay in Poverty
No one lives in poverty by choice (at least not consciously so, anyway). Some people have it harder than others, with fewer variables within their control, but everyone still has common ties. In the US, poverty is a multifaceted phenomena with a lot of layers; there’s really no one cause, necessarily. That said, this one surprising factor is associated...

Do Happy People Have a Success Advantage?

Do Happy People Have a Success Advantage?
Common wisdom tells us that success leads to happiness. Working harder leads to accomplishing more, which makes us happy. The theory seems sound, but it’s actually the other way around upon closer inspection. We’ll show you why happiness is your greatest asset and how it leads to success. Quick Read: Being happy isn’t merely a result of doing great things in...

Interviewers Can’t Stand When You Do This…

Interviewers Can't Stand It When You Do This
  You’ve finally landed that interview. GO YOU! The job seems perfect and you seem perfect for it, too. If you really want to make a great impression, start your interview off right by avoiding these common mistakes interviewers can’t stand. Quick Read: There's nothing worse to an interviewer than a candidate who shows up totally unprepared, but things can get much...

Wait, That Job Pays HOW Much???

Wait That Job Pays How Much?
Society tells us we need to work a standard nine to five job to make a living. That’s not necessarily true and some people simply aren’t compatible with a run-of-the-mill job or career. What if you want to be the very best – the best that you can be? (Pokemon reference alert!) If you see yourself lounging in a...

The 6 Highest-Paying, Accessible Jobs for Under 30s

The 6 Highest Paying Accessible Jobs for Under-30s
Getting out into the workforce as soon as possible is an excellent goal. You won’t make it very far with a low-level service industry, though, and that means you need to find a foot in the door where it matters most. But finding entry-level jobs that pay well? That can feel like an impossible task. By the time you...

5 Ways You’re Wrecking Your Resume

A new resume could be all that’s standing between you and your next job interview. If it’s well-written and put together, it will showcase your best skills; if it’s not, it can make you look completely unqualified and unprofessional. How you present yourself is just as important as what you have to offer, even on paper. We’ll teach you...