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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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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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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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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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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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Being A Rebel Leads A Chicago Psychiatrist To His Career

Dr. Carl Bell grew up being called terms like “arrogant,” “bold” and “crazy.” It wasn’t until a colleague called him one of these terms during medical school that he pondered on transitioning from being a surgeon to becoming a psychiatrist.

04/13/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Helps Fashion Meet Law

While the real estate dive in 2008 hurt the economy as a whole, it gave Shara Kamal, Esq., a unique opportunity to go back to her first love within the legal industry: fashion. Find out how she bridged the two careers.

04/13/2015

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English Degree Helped Tech Professional Explore The Chicago Market

Chris Poynton didn’t come to the immediate conclusion that he wanted to work in the technical world. He started off with an English and Creative Writing degree, and taught English in Vietnam.

04/06/2015

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Chicago Teacher Recommends Einstein Theories For Improving Business Skills

But it’s creative courses on topics like Einstein where she really thinks her students have the chance to excel in both education and business management.

04/06/2015

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