Ed4Career Blog

Project Semicolon

By Kris Powers | April 4th 2017


Project Semicolon does not offer a direct helpline, but instead brings those who are battling depression together through inspirational messages, blogs, and other resources.

HVAC Repairman

It’s time to reach out to a new generation of tradesmen and women and encourage them to use their skills and talents to find careers within a skilled trade that will help to pave the way to a fulfilling career and a bright financial future.

Feed Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

By Kris Powers | March 21st 2017

Make it Happen!

Have you ever looked at an existing product or service and thought to yourself, “I can do this better?”

The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

By Kris Powers | March 14th 2017

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Lifelong learning involves seeking or creating learning opportunities for both personal and professional reasons. This type of learning applies to everything that we learn throughout our life, not just what is learned in a classroom.

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!

Motivation, Self-Control and Productivity

By Kris Powers | February 28th 2017

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Motivation is a critical element in setting and attaining goals—and research shows you can influence your own levels of self-control and motivation.

Support is Critical to Online Learning Success

By Kris Powers | February 21st 2017

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Our Student Center is stocked with useful tips, resources and tools for students, all designed to support the online learning experience.

The Value of Certifications

By Kris Powers | February 14th 2017

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Career training courses that offer certification can provide learners with a less expensive alternative to traditional degree programs as well as provide a faster pathway to job opportunities.

Poverty Awareness Month

By Kris Powers | February 7th 2017

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The nation’s economic crisis has deeply affected the lives of millions of Americans.

The 9 Mentors You Need

By Kris Powers | January 31st 2017


Look for mentors that know when to step in, when to push, when to teach and when to inspire.