Did you know that expressing gratitude can improve the quality of your health and even add years to your life expectancy? Robert Emmons a psychology professor at the University of California at Davis is a leading researcher in the field of “positive psychology”. His research supports the theory that those who develop an “attitude of gratitude” can experience a wide variety of health benefits.
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?
"Our nation owes each day of security and freedom that we enjoy to the members of our Armed Forces and their families. Behind our brave service men and women, there are family members and loved ones who share in their sacrifice and provide unending support." - President Obama
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?
A diagnosis of PTSD can be shocking. You may feel as though your life has come to an end and that things will never be normal again. However, living with PTSD is less life-ending and more life-changing. You must learn to live with a mental illness and cultivate positive ways to cope with the symptoms. Ideally, that means receiving treatment on top of reworking your daily life at home.
A nontraditional student is defined as having one or more of the following characteristics:
- Attending school part-time
- Working full-time
- Identifying as a single caregiver
- Having one or more dependents
- Not having a traditional high school diploma
- Being financially independent for financial aid purposes
- Having delayed postsecondary education
Providing professional development opportunities to your employees offers lasting benefits to not only them, but to your organization as a whole.
Every company needs skilled and talented employees who can contribute to the company’s growth. In addition, employees like to feel that their contributions are important and that their employers are invested in their career progression. Employees who feel valued will work hard for your company, leading to your organization’s success.
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.
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.
Have you taken some college courses but have not earned a degree or certificate yet? Have you thought about going back to school, but feel overwhelmed by the cost and complexity of the process? You are not alone. An estimated 32 million nontraditional students across the nation have some college experience but no degree to show for it, according to the American Council on Education.