The 2015 “Your Time” Scholarship Recipient

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for our “Your Time” scholarship. We are pleased to announce Ofonime Emah of Montgomery College as the winner of this year’s scholarship. Ofonime is working to earn an Associate’s Degree in Life Science to begin her path of eventually becoming a pedodontist, a pediatric dentist. Her ultimate goal is to provide free oral health care to less fortunate children in Africa, her homeland. Having previously worked with law firms, Ofonime was touched after working with children with an array of disabilities and knew she wanted to contribute in some way. That is …

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FORBES top 100

FORBES: TheCareerProject is a Top 100 Career Website!

We were super excited to learn that Forbes has named The Career Project one of the Top 100 Career Websites of 2013. Woohoo!  We’ve made a list that is chock-full of awesome career-oriented websites and as such we couldn’t be more proud. Also appearing in the list were job sites liked Indeed and Monster as well as big-name firms like LinkedIn, Glassdoor and Payscale. There were also a few blogs and more individualized sites that are a bit closer to our own heart – sites we’re fans of like CareeRealism and The Daily Muse. The original article was written by Jacquelyn Smith …

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Top 10 Worst College Majors for 2014: Low salaries and high unemployment

Worst College Majors for Your Career There are many reasons to go to college, and preparing for a career is just one of them. College (or university) also can help you become more well-rounded, improve your critical thinking skills and give you a wonderful base of education and ideas for life overall. That said, the primary motivation for most college students seems to be career preparation – getting a job that they enjoy and that pays the bills. There are two schools of thought… one is to study what you love or find interesting and then figure out the job …

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Accountancy career

Top 5 Accounting Career Profiles

ACCOUNTING CAREER PROFILES Accounting and Tax Law professionals (accountants who specialize in Taxes) are essential parts of any business or corporation. Failure to comply with state and federal tax laws can lead to extensive penalties and even lead to the closure of the business. These professionals are in high demand and the schooling to become an Accountant is extensive and rigorous. Nevertheless it is a lucrative career. You can pursue a Master of Laws in Taxation online, and obtain your CPA or MBA to begin your lucrative career in accounting. Below are many professionals who can help you in your …

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Online learning

Top 10 Best Online Colleges 2013

Top Ten Online Colleges for 2013 In today’s economic environment, going back to school to pursue a university degree has become an attractive option for getting a heads-up in the career game. But going back to school is not feasible for many. Work, parenting and other responsibilities take precedence over school. Fortunately, for many adults looking to return to school, there are plenty of online programs that can fit easily into their busy lives. Being able to study on their own time and at their own pace makes online degrees easily obtainable for working adults and parents. And at a …

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Starting own small business

How to Start and Run a Small Business: Carpet Cleaning Example!

Start a Successful Carpet Cleaning Business Carpet cleaning is one of the most profitable businesses today. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook , published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for carpet cleaning will rise approximately 14% through 2016. In addition to demand and an hourly rate that ranges from $75 to $150, carpet cleaning businesses are easily started and maintained According to business professionals and business research companies, carpet cleaning is recognized as one of the top 10 businesses to pursue. And let’s face the hard facts: carpets will never go out of style. Thus, this is a …

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Oncology nurse

Steps to becoming a Oncology Nurse

What Is an Oncology Nurse? Oncology nurses care for patients diagnosed with cancer. As a nurse in a hospital oncology ward, you will administer chemotherapy and other medicines, monitor vital signs and health status, assist in radiation treatments and update patient records. The American Cancer Society states that oncology nurses also educate patients and family members about cancer and what to expect during treatment (www.cancer.org). Oncology Nursing Step 1: Complete a Nursing Degree Program Step 1: Earn your bachelor’s degree in nursing. The first step in becoming a pediatric oncology nurse is to earn your bachelor of science degree in …

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7 Coolest Career Paths for ESL Students

If you are thinking about getting a degree or a certificate as an ESL teacher, you probably are thinking a lot about your future career as well. While there is nothing at all wrong with becoming an ESL teacher, did you know that there are many other cool career paths for ESL students! Read on to learn what seven of them are. —- 1. Foreign Service Officer: If you are chosen to work for the US Foreign Service, you will be employed as a diplomat for the US Department of State. This is without a doubt one of the coolest, …

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MBA graduates

7 Killer Career Paths for MBA Grads of the Future

Earning your MBA is a proven way to turbo charge both your career path and your salary. Recent data indicates that earning your business degree still is a great way to increase your earnings, particularly in your first job after you get your degree. With the advent of MOOCs(Massive Open Online Classes), now even an affordable mba online search should be part of your thought process. Some business career paths, naturally, will be in more demand and command higher salaries than others. Some of the most killer career paths for future MBAs include these:   #1 IT Systems Analyst Computer …

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Healthcare careers

8 Awesome MBA Career Paths in Healthcare

As the population is aging and staying more active later in life, the healthcare field overall is booming. There is a great increase in the numbers of medical professionals and medical facilities in the field of healthcare. This also means that there is more of a demand for good business managers for those healthcare facilities and practices. For example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the demand for medical and health services managers will increase 22% in the next 10 years, which is faster than average. Administrative professionals work in a variety of different types of fieldThey can be …

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