Journalist Pursues A Teaching Career In ChicagoIllinois 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.
Former Band Member Used Tech Background To Start CareerAaron 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.
After 22 Years In Military, Chicago Nurse Now Directs His Own UnitFred 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.
Chicago Business Owner Uses Technology To Help With Job RelocationJeff 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.
IT Opportunities Are Slightly Increasing In The Chicago AreaVinny 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.
Chicago Researcher Helps Guide Local EducatorsWhile 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.
Chicago LPC Blends Yoga Into Her Clinical WorkPracticing 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.
Chicago Lawyer Takes Activism In His Own Hands To Help TenantsMelvin Sims III was focused on pursuing labor and employment law until he went to court with a friend facing an eviction charge.
From Young Age, Chicago Nurse President Thrives In Health CareBeth 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.
Chicago Manager Tells Students Not To Forget About In-Person ContactSara Zuckerman, the marketing manager of Idea Marketing Group, is a big fan of digital marketing and the online world.
Chicago Tech CEO Suggest Students Learn The Value Of NetworkingAndy 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.