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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.

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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.

27 mins ago

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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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Chicago Nurse Uses Degree To Focus On Narrow Field

Nursing is a field that is often thought of as broad in terms of patient care. However, Denise Latham-Lee shows how she used her degree to focus on kidney care.

08/04/2014

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Businesswoman Used Education To Promote Change In Chicago

Education, coupled with an advanced degree, has not only opened doors to new opportunities, but has also allowed a businesswoman to educate on a much wider scale.

07/28/2014

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Chicago IT Professional Gives Advice On A Growing Field

A Chicago international software design and development company shows how the field continues to change, with advice from its president, Aurimas Adomavicius.

07/28/2014

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Chicago Educator Advocates For Social Justice In The Justice System

Advocating social justice isn’t just a responsibility for those in law enforcement. LaDonna Long shows how she has used her background to educate others.

07/28/2014

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Quinn, Rauner Use Jobs Claims As Campaign Weapons

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner have both sought to use the state’s jobs situation as a political weapon. But their claims and the numbers behind them demonstrate that the picture isn’t nearly as clear as either Quinn or Rauner suggests.

07/21/2014

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New State Law Aims To Help Ex-Offenders Land Jobs

Legislation has been signed into law that’s designed to give ex-offenders in Illinois a better chance at finding work, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

07/19/2014

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