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Fed Up With Parking Tickets, Chicago Entrepreneur Started Mobile App SpotHero

Parking in Chicago can be quite expensive, especially if you don’t know all the tricks in finding the right spot.

10/06/2014

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Pediatric Nurse Advises Chicago Students To Find, Follow Their Passion

Maureen Haugen, APN Manager & Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, offers some insight on how furthered education and certifications have helped to advance her career in the nursing field.

10/06/2014

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Chicago Information Security COO Gives Advice On Booming IT Field

The IT field can sometimes feel all-encompassing due to the fact that technology is so entwined in our daily lives.

10/06/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes 'wherever they exist', Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with 'partner forces' on the ground in Syria and Iraq. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Northwestern For Speech On The Economy

Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.

10/02/2014

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Chicago Criminal Justice Educator Offers Insight Into Career Options

Criminal Justice degrees aren’t solely for those seeking a career in law enforcement. Keith Atterberry, offers some insight into how to succeed as a criminal justice educator.

09/29/2014

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There Are Opportunities To Innovate In The Chicago Medical Field

The health care field encompasses a number of different professions, from registered nurses to internal medicine doctors.

09/29/2014

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Chicago Psychologist Addresses Technology Related Behavior Issues

These technology-driven times have given rise to new issues in human behavior. Dr. Suzana E. Flores discusses how she has been able to use her psychology background to address these new technology-related issues.

09/29/2014

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Business Owner Offers Chicago IT Support, Outsourcing Solutions

Chad Holstead, owner of BKS Systems, puts his IT degree to good use by creating an IT support and outsourcing solution company to fill the growing need for technology professionals.

09/22/2014

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Increased Job Opportunities In Chicago For Special Education Teachers

Wendy Gonzales, teacher at Orozco Academy in Chicago, offers some insight into how an advanced degree, and additional specialization can help further a career in education.

09/22/2014

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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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