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Communication Will Give Chicago IT Professionals An Edge In Hiring

Navy veteran and current Director of Information Technology for the School of Applied Technology at Illinois Institute of Technology, Ray Trygstad advises IT students on ways to succeed in their career field.

12/15/2014

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Pursuing Education With A Passion Is Key To Success For Chicago Lawyer

While it is rare to see a single mother, woman or African-American in the average courtroom, Michelle J. Miller Esq. is all three and became a successful corporate counsel lawyer in spite of the odds.

12/15/2014

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Making Education Fun For Students Is Key For Chicago Teacher

Meghan Stegemann, Associate Director of Tutoring and Summer Day at Chicago Lights, uses her background in education to “support and meet the needs of children, youth, and adults.”

12/15/2014

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Former NAHN President Urges Chicago Nurses To Get Involved In The Community

Adriana Nava, talks about why math courses are so important to nursing research teams, and how NAHN has affected her career as a Latina nurse.

12/08/2014

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Chicago Recruiter Links Hospitality With Business Degrees

Angela Isaacson knew that she wanted to help people so a degree in hospitality management came naturally; however she found another career that helps people even more.

12/08/2014

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Temp Jobs Have Skyrocketed In Chicago In The Past Year

Temporary jobs are on the rise and continuing to help unemployment numbers decline. Chicago recruiter Angela Isaacson discusses how to use temp jobs to job seekers’ advantage.

12/08/2014

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Therapist Explains Why Chicago Therapists Need Therapy

Jinnie Cristerna, Chicago LCSW, CHt, has one big piece of advice for aspiring psychologists: receive therapy first.

12/01/2014

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Teacher, CEO Advocates Arts Education In Chicago

Shakila Grigler Stewart, owner of Dreamah Studios and teacher at Morgan School of Excellence, discusses why arts education should be mandatory for each student.

12/01/2014

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Chicagoland Sergeant Believes Communication Is Key In Law Enforcement

Sergeant Alfredo Dean of Aurora Police Department has something different in mind for new officers and criminal justice majors: communication courses.

12/01/2014

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Chicago VP Tech Recruiter Gives Tips For IT Job Seekers

Nashunda Bolden, Vice President of Black Data Processing Association, advises IT student graduates on what it takes to succeed in internet technology careers.

11/24/2014

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Chicago Nurse Chooses Acupuncture Over Prescription Pills

Many medical professionals today are looking to find ways to help patients improve without filling out prescriptions.

11/24/2014

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Degree Proves Versatile For Chicago Business Exec

It may seem rare that a music enthusiast would make the transition from a rap label A&R representative to a textile recycling company, but Tobin Costen proves just how universal a business management degree can be.

11/24/2014

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Chicago Among Top Midwest Cities With Largest Unemployment Decline

Job openings continue to rise at the highest number since 2001 with the Midwest included as one of the largest areas for unemployment declines.

11/17/2014

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Chicago Public Defender Fights for Those With Odds Stacked Against Them

Chastidy Burns, Cook County public defender learned that helping people in the legal system may not be the same path traveled for everyone.

11/17/2014

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Psychotherapist In Chicago Has ‘Aha Moment’ Wearing Pantyhose

Chicago psychotherapist Pat Windsor got a surprise during her field practice internship that has taught her a valuable lesson for over 24 years.

11/17/2014

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Chicago Digital News Editor Bridges The Connection Between Print And IT

From a professional standpoint, in order to succeed in digital media, journalists must step into the IT field.

11/10/2014

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Chicago Educator Prepares Special Needs Students For Life After Graduation

Dave Paske, Special Education Vocational Coordinator and Transition Specialist for the Lyons Township High School Transition Program, offers some insight into the rewarding field of special education.

11/10/2014

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Higher Education Gives A Chicago Nurse Essential Critical Thinking Skills

Chicago nurse Azella C. Collins explains what a nursing education provides and what upcoming registered nurses must learn outside of the classroom.

11/10/2014

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Chicago Executive Is An Example Of How Women Can Succeed In Business

Ana Dutra, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, shows how she has been able to utilize her business degree to succeed in her field.

11/03/2014

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Building Relationships Is Key For Success In The Chicago Legal Field

While there are many challenges in creating a successful legal firm, knowing the right tricks to achieving success in the field can be helpful in gaining employment.

11/03/2014

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