Blog Category professional development

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September 19th, 2018
Kris Powers
Individuals of all ages should seek out opportunities for learning to enable them to stay current and informed. Whether for personal or professional development, learning something new offers many benefits, including better mental health. And who doesn’t want that? But finding the time for learning? Sometimes, that’s not easy. For working professionals, after-work hours are at a premium. And for most of us, the idea of fitting one more item into an already jam-packed schedule threatens to put us over the edge.
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June 6th, 2018
Kris Powers

I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve my time-management skills and increase my productivity. In the past I’ve written about how to work smarter, not harder and explored the difference between busyness and productivity. In more than a few blog posts, I have stressed the importance of taking frequent breaks to allow your mind to recharge and improve motivation.

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November 15th, 2016
Kris Powers

According to the Census Bureau, Millennials are now the largest living generational group. As Millennials grow to make up more of the work force and consumer base, businesses will need to adapt to meet the needs of and cater to this generation not only as consumers, but also as employees.

Who are the Millennials?

November 1st, 2016
Kris Powers

Ed4Career recently attended the National Council for Continuing Education & Training (NCCET) Annual Conference in Boston and the HealthStream Summit in Nashville.

Why do we attend conferences such as these?

September 20th, 2016
Kris Powers

Ed4Career believes in the power of education. We believe that we are forever changed by everything we learn. It is our goal to facilitate this evolution by providing a high-quality learning platform and straightforward curriculum in the areas of career development, personal enrichment and professional development. 

August 23rd, 2016
Kris Powers

"Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere." Chinese Proverb

Professional Development is an ongoing process that should continue throughout one's career. It’s necessary to stay up to date on the latest trends and information in your field and in the professional world in general in order to remain capable and competent in your position.

May 17th, 2016
Kris Powers

A phrase caught my attention a while back; “whether you know it or not, you are marketing yourself each and every day.” How true! We are sending messages about ourselves in everything we do – every action we take, every word we speak, every email we send. From holding the door for a stranger to how we treat the customer service representative on the other end of the phone – we are giving others a glimpse of who we are.