Ed4Online Blog | Category: Career Education

You May be Good, but What if You Could be Better?

By Kris Powers | October 31st 2018

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You may be good at what you do, but what if you could be better? You’ve come to a point of familiarity in your job. You pretty much know what to expect day in and day out. You know your tasks, and you handle them well. So, what’s next?


Overcoming Your Fear of Failure

By Kris Powers | September 5th 2018

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The premise behind "failing forward" is that we should learn from our mistakes and become better because of them. Setbacks shouldn’t hold us back, they should give us the knowledge we need to move forward.


Careers with Great Growth Potential

By Kris Powers | August 29th 2018

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When choosing a career path, it’s important to not only follow your interests, but to consider the education or training needed, potential pay, benefits, room for advancement, and the anticipated future growth of jobs in that field.


Career Exploration and Training

By Kris Powers | August 1st 2018

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Are you trying to decide on a career? Looking to change careers after a few years (or more) in the workforce? Need to learn more about your current field? Or perhaps you are interested in turning a favorite hobby into a lucrative business. While many of us dream of growing in our current occupation or starting a new career; we might struggle with the concept of finding more time for career training in an already jam-packed day. The good news is that there are many different ways to obtain training and development in your field.

With today’s technological advances and options for online learning, it’s easier than ever to have a career growth plan that incorporates a myriad of training and development methods. This type of learning can easily fit to your schedule – it’s learning on your time and on your terms.


6 Steps to Turn Your Passion Into a Career

By Kris Powers | July 18th 2018

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87.7 percent of America’s workforce is not able to contribute to their full potential because they don’t have passion for their work. Don't be a statistic!



Improve your Skills

It’s never a bad idea to add onto your resume’s skill section. Whether you are currently looking for a new job opportunity or exploring professional development, online courses make it affordable and convenient to upskill on your own time.


Is it Time to Refresh or Reset your Career?

By Kris Powers | April 18th 2018

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Whatever leads you to the brink of change, taking the steps to refresh or reset your life can be daunting.


Career Planning

By Kris Powers | May 23rd 2017

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Career planning is helpful for anyone at any age or stage – whether you are still in school or not, seeking to improve your skills to advance in your current field or interested in changing your job or career entirely.


Soft Skills Can Get You the Job

By Kris Powers | March 7th 2017

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Many companies are seeking employees that have a good mix of “hard” technical skills and “soft” interpersonal skills. Are you wondering how to best set yourself apart from the competition? Improve your soft skills!


5 Ways to Pay for College Without Going Into Debt

By Guest Blogger | June 16th 2016

With all the media attention revolving around student loan issues, it can make many of us feel as if taking out student loans to pay for college is the only option. Students are taking out loans larger than ever before, and the combined national student debt grew to a whopping $1.3 trillion earlier this year. However, there is good news for fiscal-minded students who want to graduate from a college without the pressure of college loans.

The biggest secret to graduating without student loans is an earnest time commitment and a little detective work. It is a great idea for inspiring students to research through student debt advisors to acquire maximum knowledge and also read through the various student loan forgiveness programs. For intelligent aspiring students who wish to graduate without student loan debt, here are five ways to make it happen: