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Posted October 18, 2013 by

Classes for Entrepreneur Hopefuls

Stacia Pierce

Stacia Pierce

Now more than ever, college grads are catching the entrepreneur bug and planning to branch out on their own. It’s no surprise, considering the job market is flooded with grads looking for work. If you think you have what it takes to generate your own income, the best time to start preparing is while you’re still in school.

You can enhance your skill set and make connections with the right people by choosing classes that prepare you for life as a business owner. Whether you’re a business major or not, you can take electives to strengthen your knowledge in valuable areas that all entrepreneurs need. Here are some of the top areas where you should focus on expanding your knowledge: (more…)

Posted September 24, 2013 by

5 Ways to Boost Your Ultrasound Technician Career

Young male technician working with an ultrasound machine

Young male technician working with an ultrasound machine. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It’s important to have a successful career as an ultrasound technician. Many will measure your success by how much you are being paid. If you want to be a high paid ultrasound technician, you will have to master a lot of the key skills of an ultrasound technician. Boosting your career may be easier than you think – and there are 5 ways to help you. (more…)

Posted August 01, 2013 by

Studying Abroad Helps Students in Their Professional and Personal Lives

For students who are interested in learning in another country, studying abroad may enhance their lives both professionally and personally.  Learn more in the following post.

As students prepare to head back to college this Fall, many grapple with the decision to study abroad. Students tend to focus their decision-making process around financials and course schedules, often over-seeing the potential career benefits.

In a recent poll of StudentUniverse customers who had spent a semester abroad, when asked what they felt was more valuable, an internship or study abroad experience, 77.1% said that the study abroad experience was more valuable. In addition, 88.2% of respondents felt that their experience helped, or will help them gain employment. In addition: (more…)

Posted July 29, 2013 by

Employers in the Market for IT Graduates; Express Concern About Interpersonal Skills

If you are a recent IT graduate, then employers are looking to hire you for entry level jobs.  In addition to what you have learned, however, be sure to bring your interpersonal skills.

School may be out, but IT hiring is in session for more than one in three firms. Thirty-five percent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed said they plan to hire new IT graduates in 2013, according to a recent poll by Robert Half Technology. (more…)