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Chicago Case Manager Uses Degree To Help Mentally Ill Children

Sarah Vitzthum recently celebrated her seventh year with Children’s Home + Aid, and continues to gain experience by getting her master’s degree.

02/08/2015

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Information Security Analysts Are In High Demand In Chicago

With hackers repeatedly gunning for small businesses, information security analysts jobs are becoming more attractive for students and higher in demand for job seekers.

02/08/2015

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Business Management Coach In Chicago Emphasizes Soft Skills

Thanks to Brenda Ellington Booth’s boss at HBO believing in her educational and professional goals, she was able to get a master’s and a PhD.

02/08/2015

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IT Entrepreneur Adamant That Chicagoans Learn To Start Their Own Businesses

Mike McGee never dreamed that he’d end up being an IT professional, but even after earning a degree in Political Science the entrepreneurial bug bit him.

02/02/2015

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Professor Finds Satisfaction Teaching Business To Chicago College Students

Although Chicago State University professor Stephanie Bibb initially intended to solely work in marketing after receiving her business degree, downsizing led her down the path of family members.

02/02/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Proves Manners Really Do Matter

In the middle of the economic turmoil of 2008, Chicago Tax Controversy Attorney Guinevere Moore was able to thrive, thanks to a course from DePaul University and help from a co-worker.

02/02/2015

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Chicago Operations Analyst Gives Pros and Cons For Entrepreneurial Work

After mastering accounting, microeconomics and statistics courses to earn a business degree, some new graduates and students may feel they’re well on their way to a long-term career of independence.

01/26/2015

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Side Businesses Will Help Degree Holders Earn More Money In Chicago

Engineering is at the top of the list for highest salary for a bachelor’s degree holder. However, for students with other degrees, side gigs will improve annual income.

01/26/2015

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Chicago Nurse and Author Gets Joy From Treating Oncology Patients

Priscilla Williams also advises that nursing students take a speech class in order to communicate with family members of ill patients.

01/26/2015

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Chicago Professor Uses Psychology To Help Underserved Prisoners

When thinking of mental illness, how many aspiring psychologists consider those in federal, local and state prisons?

01/19/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Aims To Find The Middle Ground

Harvard Law School and economics graduate aims to help businesses negotiate and find a middle ground.

01/19/2015

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Role Models Are Necessity In Chicago Jail School System

For students entering the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ), teachers are even more necessary as role models. This is one of many reasons that Chicago teacher Karen January chose to educate within the juvenile justice system.

01/19/2015

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Online Education Specialist Plants His Flag In The Chicago IT World

When people think of Internet Technology professions, they may skip over online education. But an IT professional regularly uses his publishing background and his love for the web in his career.

01/12/2015

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Nurse Encourages Chicagoans To Pursue An Outside Minor

Courtney Crenshaw wants to encourage nurses to not only take care in the companies they work for but in their minor studies, too.

01/12/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Uses Business Degree To Fight For Social Justice

Find out how Juan Carlos Linares, a lawyer, professor and business management degree owner, uses his dual degree for social change in Chicago.

01/12/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Adds Entertainment To Her Law Firm

Johnetta G. Paye, Esq., was worried after getting her law degree that securing a career might be difficult. But with the help of mentors, and an interest in entertainment law, her firm is six years strong.

01/05/2015

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Clinical Associate Helps To Erase The Stigma Of Therapy In Chicago

Although there are more African American therapists to choose from, there is still a stigma in the African American community about psychologists and mental therapy.

01/05/2015

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Market Research Analysts In Chicago Need To Have A Curious Business Mind

BLS reports that market research analyst positions will continue to rise until 2022, with over 131,000 jobs for the taking.

01/05/2015

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Volunteering Leads To A Fulfilling Career For A Chicago Nurse

Teria Mullin’s volunteer work as a candy striper led her to becoming a nurse for the past 11 years.

12/29/2014

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Chicago Museum Director Develops Programs That Engage The Public

Museums employ over four million people and get over 55 million visits per year, not including 524 million visits online.

12/29/2014

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