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Chicago Is Full Of Jobs, Volunteer Opportunities This Summer

One Summer Chicago program is accepting applications, but for those who are out of the age range of 14 to 24, Chicago’s job and mentoring opportunities are aplenty.

05/18/2015

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Chicago Business Manager Perfects Bilingualism In Business Industry

Both Forbes and USA Today can agree that computer and business courses are important for any college graduate, regardless of their majors.

05/18/2015

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Psychologist Deciphers Difference Between Life Coaches, Psychologists

With the popularity of life coaches, psychology may be getting overlooked. Stephanie Whitman of Whitman Therapy explains just what makes a psychologist special with helping people.

05/18/2015

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Chicago Education Consultant Learns The Importance Of Soft Skills

Rayna Yaker, the managing principle consultant of RYE Consulting, was prepared to teach and to practice transaction law. But when she started her own consulting firm she found out just how important teaching herself soft skills were.

05/18/2015

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Scholarship Created A New Future For A Chicago Nurse

Susan Hohenhaus didn’t plan to be a nurse. She didn’t even get her bachelor’s degree until 20 years after she was a nurse.

05/18/2015

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Senior Designer Likes Being The Go-To For Business Projects

User experience designers come in handy as the liaison between digital coders and business executives. Find out how Alissa Ampezzan connects her graphic design background with digital media.

05/18/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Shares The Ups And Downs Of Success In The Field

Find out why William C. Martin believes law school students’ relationships and their mentors are the most important ways to be effective.

05/11/2015

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Former Band Member Used Tech Background To Start Career

Aaron Olin, a vocalist and bass player for the former band Yesterday’s Over With, used his graphic design skills to promote the band. But when the band didn’t work out, he realized he was onto something big in forming a steady career.

05/11/2015

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Journalist Pursues A Teaching Career In Chicago

Illinois native Marilyn Rhames thought she was going to be a professional journalist for life. But after September 11, she questioned her life goals and pondered on how her father always told her she had childhood dreams to be a teacher.

05/11/2015

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After 22 Years In Military, Chicago Nurse Now Directs His Own Unit

Fred Brown Jr., originally had hopes of becoming an engineer, but after joining the Air Force Reserve, he found himself more interested in the healthcare industry.

05/04/2015

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Chicago Business Owner Uses Technology To Help With Job Relocation

Jeff Ellman, the co-founder and president of UrbanBound, observed how strenuous the process is for new job seekers to move to a different place for job opportunities. His business and technology background helped him ease the process for this group.

05/03/2015

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IT Opportunities Are Slightly Increasing In The Chicago Area

Vinny Singh, the owner of Affordatech LLC and the Systems Engineer for Feld Entertainment Inc., can confirm the ongoing trend for DevOps in the business and IT world.

05/02/2015

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Your Chicago: Barrel Of Monkeys

The program exposes Chicago Public Schools students to creative writing and professionally trained actors. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

05/01/2015

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Chicago LPC Blends Yoga Into Her Clinical Work

Practicing EMDR and yoga helped Candice Wu, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) at Center Therapy Chicago, decide whether she wanted to use her psychology degree for therapy or as a psychologist.

04/26/2015

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Chicago Researcher Helps Guide Local Educators

While there are plenty of ways for an education degree owner to use the degree inside of the classroom, Joy Ippolito found herself more interested in the research end of programs like the Urban Teacher Education Program at University of Chicago.

04/26/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Takes Activism In His Own Hands To Help Tenants

Melvin Sims III was focused on pursuing labor and employment law until he went to court with a friend facing an eviction charge.

04/26/2015

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Chicago Manager Tells Students Not To Forget About In-Person Contact

Sara Zuckerman, the marketing manager of Idea Marketing Group, is a big fan of digital marketing and the online world.

04/20/2015

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From Young Age, Chicago Nurse President Thrives In Health Care

Beth Brooks, the President of Resurrection University, cemented her desire to be a nurse from her two-year-old Halloween costume. Thirty years later, she’s thrived in the industry in leadership at Resurrection University, as a clinical nurse, as the health liaison for ad agencies and as a mentor.

04/20/2015

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Chicago Tech CEO Suggest Students Learn The Value Of Networking

Andy Clements, Founder and CEO of Weblinx Incorporated, may have not been the best at opening his social circle in college, however, he did learn the value of how business networking would help him launch his own company.

04/20/2015

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Tips For Chicago Employees, Job Seekers To Get Higher Pay In 2015

With the job market showing the highest increase in employment opportunities, this is a time when employees are starting to find better employment opportunities and job seekers are getting the pay they deserve.

04/13/2015

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