According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, up to 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women will experience a traumatic event at least once in their lives. These numbers become even more staggering for veterans, particularly those who have been to war. The adjustment back to civilian life comes with many challenges, especially when the veteran suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Time. We all have 168 hours a week. How we allocate that time is just as different and unique as we are as individuals. However, there are many of us who wish for “just a few more hours in the day” to get things done. For example, have you thought about going back to school, or taking career training courses online, but are concerned on just where you’ll find the time to do that?
I recently read an article that estimated that consumers are presented with 3,000-4,000 pieces of marketing content per day. Per day. As you can imagine, with that influx of information, it is sometimes hard for content creators to make a connection with readers.
I wanted to take a moment and introduce myself. I’m Kris, and I blog for Ed4Career. I’m a real person, with a family, pets, friends, and a job I love.
Recent conversations about work/life balance have got me thinking. Work is work – you know what your job is and, while daily tasks may vary, you clock in and (eventually) clock out. Life on the other hand, can be comprised of home, children, pets, and the associated errands, tasks, picking up, carpooling, maintenance, bill paying lawn care, and all of the wonderful stuff that goes along with it. There are always things vying for your attention. But what about finding time for yourself?
Looking to the future? Fast Company recently compiled a list of skill areas that experts recommend you brush up on for you to remain marketable through 2026.
There’s nothing like the start of a new year to rejoice in our past successes, reflect on our mistakes, and resolve to learn something new.
The Babson Survey Research Group recently released it’s “Grade Increase” report showing that enrollment in online courses increased for the fourteenth straight year. The researchers also found that enrollment in online courses rose at a faster pace between fall 2015 and 2016 compared with the previous three years.