Ed4Career Blog

The Benefits of Living a More Grateful Life

By Kris Powers | November 22nd 2017

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Did you know that expressing gratitude can improve the quality of your health and even add years to your life expectancy?

Continuous Learning: A Career Necessity

By Kris Powers | November 15th 2017

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Continuing your education, and adding new skills to your resume, can make you more desirable to employers and can allow you to more easily pursue your career ambitions.

Connect to Goodness & See Positive Change in the World

By Kris Powers | November 8th 2017

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“Doing good” benefits your long-term health and happiness while helping others – a win-win situation if we’ve ever heard of one!

Military Family Appreciation Month

By Kris Powers | November 1st 2017

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Throughout the month of November, military families will be honored and recognized for their support of our military and nation. This is an excellent time to recognize these families for the commitment and contributions they make every single day.

Halloween and Other Scary Things!

By Kris Powers | October 25th 2017

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Goblins, ghouls and things that go bump in the night are frightening for sure. But do you know what else is scary? Finding yourself stuck in a dead-end job. Working in a career that you’re not passionate about. Lacking essential skills that could allow you to progress in your field.

The Art of Self-Discovery

By Kris Powers | October 18th 2017

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Are you currently feeling lost? It is never too late to re-discover yourself!

Ten Steps Closer to a Career Change

By Kris Powers | October 11th 2017

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People who work in careers that are well suited to them and their values are happier and healthier. If you’ve been experiencing discontent in your current position or feel like maybe it’s time for a change; the following steps will guide you in exploring if a career change is right for you.

Five Tips for Online Learning Success

By Kris Powers | October 4th 2017

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With the widespread use of internet technologies, students of any age can take advantage of learning anytime, anywhere. You never have to stop learning!

The 12 Fastest Growing Jobs in America

By Kris Powers | September 27th 2017

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The BLS reports that “Overall employment in the U.S. economy is projected to increase 6.5 percent during the 2014–24 decade, adding about 9.8 million new jobs. We focus on the top 12 in this article.

6 Common Career Myths

By Kris Powers | September 20th 2017

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For those just entering the workforce (as well as those currently in the workforce) it’s important to realize that careers, dreams and aspirations are constantly evolving.