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Winning ways to sharpen your career search in a challenging economy

September 27, 2010

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(ARA) - Five unemployed people are competing for every job opening in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. At the beginning of the recession in December 2007, there were less than two people vying for each vac...

Realities of career change: Smooth the transition with small, actionable steps

September 26, 2010

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(ARA) - Studies show that the average job-seeker will change careers several times over the course of his or her lifetime. Different variables contribute to the desire for career change, but the common thread between those se...

Online learning is changing the face of education

September 16, 2010

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As the face of education shifts toward online learning, so does the general opinion of this new mode of learning. According to the U.S. Department of Education, online education provides students with distinct advantages over tr...

Where the jobs are and how to land one

September 16, 2010

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(ARA) - Bleak unemployment statistics and an evolving career landscape make it difficult for job-seekers to identify the best path to professional success. Despite this uncertain environment, leading experts say that changing jo...

Three simple tips to make a big difference at your local school

September 15, 2010

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(ARA) - While the back-to-school advertisements and school supply donation drives have faded from the airwaves, the need to do more as a nation to support our schools, our teachers and our students has not. The problem is, ma...

Open conversations help close the door to domestic violence

September 13, 2010

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(ARA) - In the age of blogs, Facebook and reality shows, it seems there's nothing off the table for discussion. Yet, one issue remains taboo: domestic violence. Domestic violence is more common than many think and it impacts a...

College students may need renters insurance

September 12, 2010

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Ah, living life without the parents. For many college students, leaving home and living on campus - whether in a dorm, a fraternity house or an apartment - is a great way to stretch their independence. Dealing with roommates, re...

Why there’s no better time to be a female entrepreneur

September 12, 2010

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(ARA) - While women have struggled historically with equal pay and discriminatory treatment within the workplace, national trends and statistics show that there's never been a better time to be a businesswoman. According to the Bureau of...

Educators take new approach to creating change in their classrooms and their own lives

September 12, 2010

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(ARA) - Today's teachers face far more challenging situations than Johnny dipping Jenny's ponytail in the inkwell. Increased pressure to perform and increased administrative demands in the face of reduced resources and less co...

Have a bit of Glee in you? Take your stage presence into the classroom

September 8, 2010

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(ARA) - Not everyone with a strong set of pipes sets out to be the next American Idol, nor does every young dancer end up with a career on Broadway. A strong educational foundation in the fine arts, however, can lead to an eq...

Seven early-semester study tips

August 26, 2010

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Seeing friends again after a summer apart is always exciting, but it's easy to use that as an excuse to put off studying for classes until you're facing midterms. Avoid that pre-exam panic with these study tips to use now while th...

Five ways to prevent and stop cyber bullying

August 26, 2010

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Bullying doesn't always happen on the playground. Cyber bullying often occurs when a minor uses the Internet or an electronic device to send hurtful or embarrassing messages to another minor. This can mean spreading rumors, po...

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