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Woman in recycle t-shirt
April 18th, 2017
Kris Powers

Earth Day Network’s mission is to “broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations.”

Make it Happen!
March 21st, 2017
Kris Powers

Have you ever looked at an existing product or service and thought to yourself, “I can do this better?”  Do you have a skill or talent that can fill a need in the marketplace?  In today’s ever-changing economy; the idea of being your own boss may be very appealing. You can follow your passion while building something that you can call your own. But before you take the plunge, think about why you want to start a business and what you want the business to provide for you. The truth is, owning your own business is hard work.

Business associates shaking hands
March 7th, 2017
Kris Powers

According to Monster.com, in many job postings, you are likely to see “soft skills” next to the technical requirements for a position. Furthermore, Moster.com reports that “employment experts agree that tech skills may get you an interview, but…soft skills will get you the job—and help you keep it.”

Certified tab on keyboard
February 14th, 2017
Kris Powers

As careers become more specialized and the business world grows more complex, the demand for individuals with industry approved credentials will continue to grow.



In fact, career training courses that offer certification can provide learners with a less expensive alternative to traditional degree programs as well as provide a faster pathway to job opportunities.

Goldfish jumping from smaller bowl to bigger
January 10th, 2017
Kris Powers

Many who know me will tell you that I’m not a big one for New Year’s resolutions. In the past, I would never be able to maintain the lofty goals I’d set for myself, and end up feeling defeated and disappointed. Instead, for the last few years, my daily mantra has been, “Today, my goal is to be better than I was yesterday.” This opens up a whole host of possibilities, depending on how the day unfolds and challenges me to better myself each and every day.

September 29th, 2016
Kris Powers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently compiled a listing of the 20 occupations expected to experience the highest projected growth in employment to the year 2024.

August 9th, 2016
Kris Powers

As careers become more specialized and the business world grows more complex, the demand for individuals with industry approved credentials will continue to grow.



In fact, career training courses that offer certification can provide learners with a less expensive alternative to traditional degree programs as well as provide a faster pathway to job opportunities.

July 31st, 2016
Anonymous

Veterans excel in almost everything they do, including their post-military careers and entrepreneurial endeavors. The results of an entrepreneurial survey conducted by the UPS Store showed that, “54% of service members feel confident that the skills they gained while in the military will help them to be successful in the civilian world.”

May 31st, 2016
Kris Powers

Have you ever looked at an existing product or service and thought to yourself, “I can do this better?”  Do you have a skill or talent that can fill a need in the marketplace?  In today’s ever-changing economy; the idea of being your own boss may be very appealing. You can follow your passion while building something that you can call your own. But before you take the plunge, think about why you want to start a business and what you want the business to provide for you. The truth is, owning your own business is hard work.

March 8th, 2016
Kris Powers
A portable career is any career you can take with you no matter where you go. Portable careers are perfect for those who either have to move frequently (i.e. Military spouses) or for those who want to move around the world without worrying about their career. Having a portable career helps you maintain a professional identity that you can take with you, rather than having to start over in a new field every time you relocate. Picking up and starting over somewhere new can be challenging. Choosing a career that is portable can make earning a living in that new location a little bit easier.... read more

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