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A Technology Degree Can Help Chicagoans Advance Their Career

With technology ever-evolving, development seems to be the route many companies are going in terms of staying current and this can only be achieved through educated employees.

01/20/2014

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Chicago Nurse Followed Her Passion For Helping Others And Her Hard Work Paid Off

While some people go into their intended field purely for financial gain, Carissa Waters opens up about what inspired her to go into the field of nursing.

01/13/2014

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Continued Education For Chicago Educators Can Help Further Your Career

For those going into the field of education, it’s important to continue your own educational journey to remain successful.

01/13/2014

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Educational Background In Business And Management Opens Doors In Chicago

When obtaining an educational background in business or management, it can be a little difficult to know what your options are in terms of choosing a career.

01/13/2014

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Problem Solving In The Field Of Technology Proves Successful For Chicago CEO

While many people focus on learning about the latest growths in the field of technology, problem solving can be the biggest advantage.

01/06/2014

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Chicago Police Officer Moves Up The Ranks Because Of Higher Education

A common misconception for many people seeking a career as a police officer is that there is a bare minimum in terms of educational requirements.

01/06/2014

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An Education Opened Up Career Possibilities In Psychology And Social Sciences For Chicago Doctor

Many people can be confused of how to utilize their Psychology degree in the real world, but education can open up doors to a myriad of different career opportunities.

01/06/2014

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Seeking Higher Education Can Further Your Career In Chicago’s Job Market

With competition on the rise in the job market, a simple bachelor’s degree doesn’t seem to be cutting it anymore for many professions.

12/30/2013

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Nurse Advocates Health Awareness In The Chicago Community

Ruth Figueroa uses the knowledge she has obtained through her education to become a speaker within her community to raise awareness and help those to help themselves.

12/30/2013

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A Chicago Business Entrepreneur Credits Education For Her Success

Using her extensive knowledge in the business field, Wendy Muhammad does not pigeonhole herself into one category.

12/30/2013

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Salvation Army Community Center Merges Arts, Sports, Education

On Chicago’s Far South Side, there’s a Salvation Army facility unlike anything in the area, where arts and sports combine with life skills to create success stories.

12/13/2013

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Quinn Signs Law Lowering Mandatory School Age To 6

You may be surprised to hear that Illinois doesn’t require kids to be in school until age seven, but, as WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports, that’s about to change.

08/25/2013

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‘Million Father March’ Urges Dads To Get Involved At School

The Black Star Project has more than 600 cities taking part in the effort to increase fathers’ involvement in their children’s education.

08/22/2013

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Chicago Area Sees Boost In Employment In The Information Industry

The information industry, which includes motion pictures and sound recording, posts positive gains from year-ago levels.

08/19/2013

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Management Education Helps Chicago Director Better Community

Rochelle Michalek, executive director of PAWS Chicago, gives the scoop on the importance of obtaining an advanced degree.

08/19/2013

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Health Administrator In Chicago Gives Advice In Furthering Education

Health Care Administrator Jodi S. Joyce offers advice on furthering education to get ahead.

08/19/2013

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Construction Employment In Chicago Sees Positive Turnaround From Year-Ago Levels

With residential and highway projects underway, the Chicago area is seeing an increase in construction employment.

08/12/2013

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Chicago Technology Professional Advises To Invest In Yourself

Chris Wahl shows how investing in yourself in terms of training and knowledge can be a way to invest in a successful career.

08/12/2013

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Continuing Education Helps Chicago Teacher Stay Up-To-Date With Learning Styles

A suburban kindergarten teacher discusses the importance of continuing education for teachers.

08/12/2013

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New Initiative To Provide More Pre-K Slots For Chicago Children

Trying to find convenient quality childcare is a priority for working parents, but for too long too many parents in communities like Englewood have had to leave the neighborhood.

08/08/2013

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