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    Here’s What You Need to Know About a Career in Medical Services Management

    Like any other business, a health care organization needs a good manager to keep things ticking along properly. Medical services managers plan and supervise the business aspects of health care delivery. A specialist medical services manager, like an emergency medical services manager, for example, oversees a specific department or service, while a general medical services …

    Posted in Career Development, Education

    Earning a Master’s in Social Work While Working Full Time? Yes, It Can Be Done

    There are a number of reasons that you might continue working while you earn your degree. Usually it comes down to finances; advanced degrees don’t really pay the bills until you actually graduate.

    With some programs, such as law and medicine, holding a full-time job while in school is difficult, if not impossible. However, other …

    Posted in Career Development, Education

    Economic Consulting: What It Is, and Why You Need to Know About It

    Often, the first question anyone asks of someone studying economics at the graduate level is, “Are you planning to teach?” There’s a common (incorrect) perception that the only career options for someone with an advanced degree in economics are teaching or working for the government as part of a think tank.

    While those are both …

    Posted in Career Development, Education

    How to Convince Your Boss That Grad School Is a Good Idea

    If you are working full time and want to go back to school for a management degree, your primary concern is most likely related to paying for your degree — or more specifically, how to get your employer to foot some, or the entire bill, for your studies. Even if your company offers tuition reimbursement …

    Posted in Career Development, Education

    5 Reasons to Choose Nursing as a Second Career

    The days when people were expected to have just one career throughout their lives are over. Today, many people succeed at two or more careers, changing tracks as circumstances change throughout their lives. Maybe your first career choice isn’t as satisfying as you believed it would be, or you’re struggling to find regular work in …

    Posted in Career Development, Education

    7 Ways to Innovate and Prove You’re Worthy

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    The terrible truth of work is that almost anyone can do anything. I don’t want to make you paranoid, but open up the UCLA Extension course catalog, a MOOC or watch a few “how-to” YouTube videos, and you get my drift. Education and skills are the easiest things to acquire.

    Leaving out advanced neurosurgery, the …

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    Personal Branding Weekly – Do You Sound Lame?

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    If you’re using the words “sorry” and “thanks”, then you run the high risk of sounding lame. These two words are thrown around so haphazardly and without any genuine feeling that they rank as having negative effects on your personal brand much like “umms”, “you knows” and “stuff like that”.

    Are you guilty of using…
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    Posted in Brand Mystery, Career Resources, Education, SEO

    Cutting Through the Clutter: “ReadQuick” with Clayton Morris

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    Recently, I had a chance to speak with Clayton Morris, a co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend and a frequent contributor on all things technology-related to the Fox News Channel. Sometimes, he is able to toss some stories in there about another passion of his, the paranormal!  He also is the co-creator of the speed-reading …

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    Posted in Career Resources, Education, Interview

    Three Personal Branding Secrets for Academics

    People in academia live life more than a little differently from those of us in the business world. Even the rules of personal branding and networking are different. You don’t get tenure based on valuable relationships and what you have done for others. It’s based on publishing, teaching, and committee work.

    But that doesn’t mean …

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    When Done Is Better Than Perfect

    There are some times when you have to accept that you will be unable to do your best work. I know this sounds awful, but it isn’t, it’s a matter of prioritization. You cannot be successful and be perfect. You have to sometimes accept that good and done are better than reaching for perfection and …

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    Posted in Career Development, Education, management, Personal Branding
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