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Chicago Area Social Worker Wears Many Hats To Be Successful

Alison Karl has a full day as a school social worker in Elgin School District U-46, but has enjoyed seeing her student’s change and grow throughout the years.

06/08/2015

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Chicago Attorney Puts His Clients At Ease Through Communication

Skills for time and case management, marketing, and communication with clients and other professionals are something usually learned only by working in a law office.

06/01/2015

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Education Help Chicago Tech Export Prepare For Fast Paced Field

“My only advice is to always stay current in this technology; as it changes everyday, we learn something new every day. The computer era will stay with us forever.”

06/01/2015

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Executive Business Consultant Shares Keys To Successful Growth

Robert Suastegui is an executive business development consultant who shares his knowledge in business and management for successful business growth.

06/01/2015

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Elementary Principal Strives To Inspire Others To Reach Their Dreams

Jennifer Tallitsch is an elementary principal in Elgin School District U-46 and she discusses the positives and challenges of the position.

05/25/2015

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Public Service Runs In The Family For Chicago Detective

Brian Lawrence is a Detective in the Juvenile Investigations Division of the Elgin, IL police department and has been in public service since 1990.

05/25/2015

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Chicago Therapist Helps Couples Feel Safe And Normalized

Ahna Holzinger specializes in counseling for couples and works with adolescents and individuals struggling with varying issues.

05/25/2015

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Social Worker’s Joy Comes From Working With Students

One minute, I can be working with a sixth grade student who has made huge improvements behaviorally and is opening up about his life, then ten minutes later a third grade boy in one of my groups announces that he is going to name his dog ‘Ms. Smiley.’

05/25/2015

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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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