• Everybody Is Going Back To School—Should You?
    School supplies in the aisles, back-to-school specials, college campuses buzzing with activity … ah, another summer is almost in the books, and nostalgic feelings of simpler school days come flooding back. If you find yourself in a transitionary period of life right now, you may even be contempla...
  • Navigating Your Job Search During and After Graduate School
    When's the right time to begin a job search during graduate school? The first day of class.That might sound daunting, but the earlier you plan your job search, the better. Here are six steps you can take to get and stay on track.
  • Should I Look For A New Job Or Go To Graduate School?
    Sometimes we come to a crossroads in our careers and, as a result, we find it's time for a change. Whether you're a seasoned veteran in the workforce or a recent graduate who wants to quickly move beyond entry level, you may be asking yourself if you should look for a new job or go to graduate sc...
  • How to Ask Your Boss for a Letter of Recommendation for Graduate School
    You've decided to take the plunge and go to graduate school—congratulations! s you assemble your application packet, an important piece of the puzzle will be quality letters of recommendation.
  • The Top Schools Offering Tech programs in the DMV
    From quantum computing and smartphones to every bit of code and digital device in between, given our society’s reliance on and obsession with technology, there’s little doubt tech jobs will dominate the workforce in the very near future—that is, if the robots still allow us to work.
  • Nightingale Award Winner - Viktoria Holley-Trimmer, JLR
    Six winners were honored during the inaugural Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Viktoria Holley-Trimmer!
  • Leaving Tech for Teaching
    It’s not an easy decision to change careers from a technical field to teaching, where the personal satisfaction is likely to eclipse the monetary rewards.
  • Looking For a Job With Baby on Board: 7 Steps to Success
    Searching for a job with a baby on board can be tricky because prospective employers don’t know yet that you’re an outstanding team player. Here are seven steps to take as you look to reenter the workforce or look for a new job.
  • 5 Things to Consider When Hiring College Seniors for Post-Grad
    Even with all the preparation available at most university campuses, some new college grads still struggle with the transition into the “real world.” This can be due to a variety of reasons, including immaturity, external hardships, or just plain inexperience. There’s a lot to be said for hiring ...
  • Best Jobs with No College Education
    When discussing job opportunities, our culture focuses on the bachelor’s degree. We have gathered five of the best jobs that require no college education. Click to see what they are....
  • Putting My Graduate Degree to Work: Does It Really Give Me a Competitive Edge?
    Will a graduate degree give you a competitive edge? Find out.
  • Best Practices for Time Management When You’re a Grad Student with a Full-Time Job
    You’ve taken the leap and been accepted to graduate school. Congratulations! But your financial situation requires you to keep a full-time job. That’s rough, and it gets rougher when you remember you’ll need time for chores, homework, family obligations, social activities, and sleep, too. To help...
  • 5 Industries Teachers Will Love
    Teaching is arguably one of the most challenging careers out there. But what if you’re already a teacher who is looking for a career outside the classroom? Read on to learn how to transition!
  • You're Thinking about a Graduate Degree: Six Steps to Consider
    You’ve decided to invest in your career and pursue a graduate degree. Congratulations on this decision to gain more knowledge, learn new skills, and grow your professional network!
  • The Pressure to be an Alpha
    The pressure imposed to be, or become, an alpha leader. Many struggle with the pressure to conform to this style. Read on to learn how to lead your way!!!!
  • How to Use an Education Degree Outside of Teaching
    What if you have an education degree and you don't want to teach? What other options are out there for you? The good news is that the answer is: a lot!
  • How to Highlight The Unique Attributes of a Gen X Jobseeker
    Generation X—ironically—receives media attention for being the forgotten or "leapfrog" generation. If you're a member of Generation X and seeking to transition careers, here are some things to keep in mind.
  • Would an MBA Help You Move Up or Move Out of Your Position?
    An MBA has the reputation for being a one-way ticket to a more prestigious position and a bigger paycheck—but is it the right choice for you? Given the high cost of pursuing an MBA in terms of both time and money, it's worth expending some effort examining how beneficial this type of graduate deg...
  • How to Throw an Office Party on a Budget
    An office holiday party can be worthwhile even in tight economic times. It’s a chance to show appreciation for employees and an opportunity for coworkers to mix, mingle and build camaraderie.
  • Key Steps Before Returning To Office Life
    Employee feedback plays a vital role in any return-to-work plan. The first thing leaders need to do – before any transition plan is communicated to the staff – is to gather employee feedback via a short, targeted survey.