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Advanced Degrees Are Vital For ‘Credibility’ Says Chicago Director

While a bachelor’s degree was once considered adequate in many fields, the social sciences and psychology field is proving post-secondary education is critical to success.

09/15/2014

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Entrepreneurship Has Been ‘A Great Journey,’ For A Chicago CEO

Eddie Lou, co-founder/CEO of Shiftgig and co-founder of One Goal, has used his educational background to achieve a successful career and help thousands of job-seekers land employment, and low income high school students graduate from college.

09/15/2014

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Diversified Education Improves Your Chances Of Employment In Chicago

Billy Dec, CEO and founder of Rockit Ranch Productions in Chicago, offers some insight into increased career opportunities for those with a diverse educational background.

09/15/2014

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Chicago Entrepreneur Turns Passion For Web Design Into Career

Darren Fox, owner of Idea Marketing Group, discusses the importance of continuing education and on-the-job experience in the field of technology.

09/08/2014

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Criminal Justice Professor Uses Degree To Serve The Chicago Community

Andrew Fox, chief administrative law judge and criminal justice professor at Rooselvelt and Kaplan Universities, is proof that formal education can help open new career opportunities in the field.

09/08/2014

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Special Ed Teacher In Chicago Gives Advice For Careers In Special Education

Carlitta Tucker-Powell, Case Manager and Special Education Teacher for Chicago Public Schools, offers some insight into what it takes to succeed in the special education field.

09/08/2014

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Chicago Professional Moving Beyond The Clinical Setting In Nursing

A common misconception about the nursing field is that career opportunities are limited in scope. Chicago professional, Lori Fox-Ward, shows how you can use your nursing degree to move beyond the clinical setting.

09/02/2014

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Chicago’s Employment Opportunities In Insurance On The Rise

Insurance isn’t just about car and home policies, especially when it comes to job opportunities. With everything from sales positions to analysts, insurance companies provide a number of viable career options to choose from.

09/02/2014

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Union: Northwestern Hospital Closing Cafeteria, Forcing Employees To Unfamiliar Jobs

A workers union at Northwestern Memorial has said more than two dozen cafeteria employees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will be forced into jobs they weren’t trained for when the cafeteria closes in two weeks.

08/28/2014

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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.

08/27/2014

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Quinn, Rauner Spar Over Illinois Job Numbers

The two candidates for Illinois governor had different interpretations over new unemployment and job-creation numbers. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

08/18/2014

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Chicago Nurse Offers Advice On How To Start A Career In Health Care

Nursing is a field that allows for a career start as soon as completing an associate’s degree, unlike other fields that require a bachelor’s degree for an entry-level position.

08/18/2014

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Chicago CEO Uses A Business Degree To Succeed In The Technology Industry

While there are some fields that don’t ever intersect when it comes to duties, being in the field of business requires knowledge in IT to remain successful.

08/18/2014

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Chicago Job Seekers Will See A Large Increase In Available Health Care Jobs

Many believe that the true mark of a civilized society is based on how the elderly is treated. For those in the field of health care, the rise in need for elderly patient care has helped boost job availability and add meaning to one’s career.

08/18/2014

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Medical Marijuana Opening Up New Career Paths In Illinois

As the medical marijuana business gears up, it’s opening up a whole new career path, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

08/13/2014

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Chicago Technology Expert Encourages A Diverse Education

Because technology is entwined into almost any profession, it can be important to have a diverse educational background when going into this field.

08/11/2014

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An Education In Foreign Culture Will Inspire A Brighter Future For Chicago Students

Tyler Blackwell is the executive director for the Center for Arabic Language & Culture. Here he offers some insight on how a career in education doesn’t necessarily mean becoming a teacher.

08/11/2014

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Chicago Psychologist Shows The Benefit Of Finding A Niche In Your Field

Psychology may be quite a popular degree with students, but it can be difficult to decipher what job prospects will be waiting after graduation.

08/11/2014

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Wages, Job Opportunities With The City Of Chicago On The Rise

Working for the City of Chicago has a number of advantages, including benefits and stable wages.

08/04/2014

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Chicago CEO’s Road To Success Was Hard, But Has Proven To Be Effective

Running a successful business entails everything from marketing to finance, which can be a great foundation for careers in a number of other fields.

08/04/2014

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