Working toward Post-Graduate Nursing Degrees

online nursing Nurses often work long hours throughout the week. Because they may be at work for as long as twelve hours per shift, it might seem like these professionals have little time to pursue an advanced degree.

However, nurses who want to go back to school to work toward a post-graduate degree have an option that helps them avoid going to on-campus courses. Continue reading “Working toward Post-Graduate Nursing Degrees”

An Online MBA Could Be Your Launchpad

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Many people dream of the six-figure salaries that come with careers in the business world, but only a fraction of them have the intelligence and work ethic to successfully complete an MBA program.

Are you one of the minority? Do you have what it takes to succeed in business? Here are just a few questions to ask yourself before you enroll in a program. Continue reading “An Online MBA Could Be Your Launchpad”

Help others as a social worker

UNESocial workers can help individuals, families and communities in enhancing their overall lives and well-being. Obtaining a Master of Social Work degree will help students to develop their skills and abilities in order to resolve problems that individuals or families may be experiencing.

Those who have a passion for making a difference and care about people may make excellent social workers. In addition to enhancing the quality of other’s lives, social workers also aim to achieve social justice and help others in reaching their full potential. Continue reading “Help others as a social worker”

Tips to Becoming an Entrepreneur

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While becoming your own boss may seem like a pipe dream, especially in today’s economy, it can still be achieved at any age if you take the right course of action. But where does one start in the sometimes intimidating world of entrepreneurship?

The following tips will help set you on the right path to your new life. Continue reading “Tips to Becoming an Entrepreneur”

The Road To A Successful Real Estate Career

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If you’re serious about a career in real estate, then you’ll want to go to school for it. Just as dentists, nurses, and contractors obtain some type of secondary education to help prepare them for their career choices, the highly qualified and successful real estate agents are the ones who sought out educational opportunities to help them get a leg up in the world of buying and selling residential and commercial property. Continue reading “The Road To A Successful Real Estate Career”

Getting That Job In The Social Media Age

Your online profile in social media can be impressive versus newcomers to the job market.

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As a senior who is looking for a job, you may find the thought of competing against all those bright young people in the job marketplace somewhat daunting.

It’s not surprising to see a senior write online about the challenges of getting around the age factor in the job hunt. After all, some employers may exhibit ageism and preferentially hire younger people.

Even if you’re well-respected, dynamic and an action-oriented professional you may well wonder how best to navigate in that treacherous job market. Continue reading “Getting That Job In The Social Media Age”

The Changing Face of the North East UK

lady of the north northumberlandiaEven though you may have left your birthplace many years ago, you always have a certain nostalgia in checking out how the place has evolved. When I was young living in the North East of England, the area was particularly seen as a manufacturing region. Checking out the headlines for the last day or two, you see a very different picture. Continue reading “The Changing Face of the North East UK”

Do You Have Your Man Shed

man caveIf the notion of a man shed is new to you, it seems to be a concept that is getting more and more interest. Positive Psychology News has an interesting story about Kevin McCloud and his attempts to build a shed in woodland in the southwest of England.  The basic formula is: Man + Shed = Happiness. Continue reading “Do You Have Your Man Shed”

Is Real Estate The Right Career Option For You

attractive propertyThis article is contributed by Jim Carter.

If you are thinking about a career out of school, or are looking for a second career later in life, real estate can be an interesting and lucrative area to work in. If you are interested in people and homes, and like the idea of showing people around different houses and helping them find the one that is right for them, then the idea of being a real estate agent is probably quite appealing.

Continue reading “Is Real Estate The Right Career Option For You”

How Senior Living Communities Are Changing

senior community livingDemographics play an increasingly significant role in our society. As the current generation ages and enters a post-work environment, there is an increasing demand for alternative housing and care options. This is the major factor behind the increase in retirement villages and services that offer residential and community care. Companies such as St Ives are committing substantial resources to the development and operation of such facilities and service capabilities. Continue reading “How Senior Living Communities Are Changing”