Five steps to impact community health positively through education
Health education is a rewarding career for many. You don't have to be a doctor or a nurse to become involved. It takes professionals in accounting, research, law and administration - as well as individuals who enjoy working with people - all collaborating to improve the well-being of others. Why care about community heal...
What is distance learning?
Are you someone who likes to continually learn new things for professional and personal growth? If you answered "yes," then you are likely a lifelong learner. Fitting this positive attribute into today's busy lifestyles can be challenging. Distance learning provides a flexible, affordable and economical way to achieve yo...
How women can take control of their financial future
As women continue to break the glass ceiling in the working world, they also need to keep in mind their potential vulnerability in the financial world.For women in all stages of life, here are some financial aspects that should be reviewed and added to a retirement planning program.
Help for overqualified job seekers in a difficult market
Today's highly competitive job market presents challenges for everyone seeking employment. Recent graduates and seasoned professionals alike encounter limited opportunities. The tight job market can be especially hard on job seekers with 15 or more years of work experience. As they look through posted jobs, they often fi...
Music education benefits many other life studies
What does a tapping foot, a guitar and exuberant dancing have in common? Surprisingly, these factors equal a great start for better learning, stronger social skills and overall improved self-esteem in children. Music education, both in schools and in private lessons, helps students succeed in many other aspects of life.
Pre-employment tests: What every job seeker should know
With the economy strengthening, today's job seekers have more of an opportunity to find a job than in years past. However, that hardly means that companies are taking the decision to hire lightly. With still unprecedented numbers of applicants vying for each open position, companies are putting a greater emphasis on choosing the best of the group, and they are armed with more weapons than ever to do just that.
Six apps to help bring out the photographer in you
With cameras built into smartphones and tablet computers, it's easier than ever to take photos wherever you are and whenever you want. There are also more photography-related apps - or software applications for mobile devices - to help edit, improve, share or store these pictures. Here are some top apps you must know about.
New job skills can increase your chances of being hired
Many Americans are involved in prolonged job searches these days. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting the unemployment rate still hovering around 8 percent at the end of April 2012, competition among job seekers can be daunting. This is a good time to evaluate your viability in the job market, beginning wi...