Blog Category ed4career

Young female with spaghetti-like thoughts above her head
September 12th, 2020
Kris Powers

Having trouble concentrating? You’re not alone. Experts say that the extra anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has impaired our working memory and ability to focus.

Divided path in the forest
August 26th, 2020
Kris Powers

I recently had a conversation with a few college-age students about career paths and options. There is an expectation that a career path will be chosen, the appropriate degree obtained and then off you go. For fields such as medicine or law, this may be true. But for others who are exploring careers in business, the arts, and more, that path may not be so straight. And not every career requires a college degree. Certifications can be the gateway to some fantastic opportunities!

Worried looking female
July 8th, 2020
Guest Blogger

Recessions hurt most members of society, but women seem to be some of the hardest hit by the current economic downturn after COVID-19 forced the shutdown of many female-led industries. Military spouses are especially vulnerable during times of economic turmoil like these. According to Forbes, 24 percent of active-duty military spouses are unemployed, and another 31 percent are working part-time when they would prefer a full-time career.

Beautiful woman cooking in kitchen
May 14th, 2020
Kris Powers

A caterer is often responsible for cooking and organizing food service for a variety of events. Caterers often provide food for weddings, fundraisers, parties and conferences. They are responsible for meeting with the client and establishing a plan and a menu. They may also be responsible for cooking, presenting and even serving food and drinks at the event. Caterers can work with restaurants, private companies, event centers or may be self employed.

Young female professional
September 11th, 2019
Kris Powers

Administrative assistants perform a variety of clerical duties and office tasks. Some of the most common tasks performed by administrative assistants, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, include the following:

November 28th, 2018
Kris Powers

You’ve made the decision to sign up for an online course. As a military spouse, this is a great way to further your education, as online courses can be completed anytime, anywhere. With frequent PCS moves, this is necessary!



With thousands to choose from, how do you select the right one to help you meet your needs?

Young professional female
November 14th, 2018
Kris Powers
Career development is an ongoing process that forms an individual’s work identity. Ed4Online supports military spouses with their career development goals. With Ed4Online's flexible career training programs, students can attend class on their schedule.
Alarm clock
November 7th, 2018
Kris Powers
If you already have other commitments (job, family, home, etc.), even thinking about finding the time to go to school can create a sense of panic! Before you put your dreams aside, take a deep breath and explore various ways to “find time” in your day for learning.
Professional businesswoman sitting on her desk
October 31st, 2018
Kris Powers
You may be good at what you do, but what if you could be better? You’ve come to a point of familiarity in your job. You pretty much know what to expect day in and day out. You know your tasks, and you handle them well. So, what’s next?
Jumpstart your Career
October 24th, 2018
Kris Powers
Earning certification not only positions you as a leader in your industry - it’s an investment in yourself and your long-term career.

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