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9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

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Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

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Pros and Cons of Working as a Teacher

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Today is World Teachers Day, and so in honor of one of the world’s most honorable and rewarding (but demanding) professions, here’s a look at the best and worst aspects of a career in teaching.

Pros

1. Being able to …

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5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

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The economy has been brought to a grinding halt over the last few months, and everyone is feeling the squeeze. But although Covid-19 has closed schools and affected every industry from travel to retail, the field of education has been …

By Sarah Daren - Vault
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How to Switch Careers to Social Work in the Age of Covid-19

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The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the lives of nearly everyone on the planet. Social distancing has become the new norm for daily life everywhere, making it difficult to serve vulnerable populations. Schools are closing all over the country, leaving at-risk …

By Sarah Daren - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Educator turned UX Designer – Meet Springboard Alum Kashif Ross

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Springboard has graduated 15,000 students across our course offerings. In this series, we sit down with some of the students who inspire us and help share their story.

Kashif Ross used Springboard’s UX Design Bootcamp to transition from teaching to …

By Siya Raj Purohit - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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A Day in the Life: ’12 OT Graduate Molly Barrett Advises Current Students on Choosing a Major

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As important as preparation and research are when preparing for finals or working on a class project, research is just as or even more important when choosing a program of study.

2010 Exercise and Sport Science and 2012 graduate of …

By Mandy Hay
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A Day in the Life: ’10 St. Kate’s Graduate Reflects on Her Love of Multicultural Literature

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When asked about one of the most important takeaways she collected from her time at St. Catherine University, 2010 English graduate Yanshuo Zhang notes, “all the professors were so supportive– they were able to see your unique assets. For …

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A Day in the Life: ’16 Public Health Alum Rochelle Vincent Focuses Her Energy on Grace and Space

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“When folks say it takes a village, that literally was my upbringing. And my village– those are the folks that got me to where I am today and help hold me as I continue on the journey of who I …

By Mandy Hay
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Networking during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has changed drastically.  As a community, we now have to communicate and work virtually making connecting with employers and finding new career opportunities a more overwhelming and daunting task.  Although these changes continue …

By Lindsey Albrecht
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What I Learned From My Summer Internship: Tidbits of Career Advice That Could Benefit Anyone

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Completing an internship has apparent benefits– you can earn college credit to learn industry-specific skills. However, internships can offer even more; if you pay attention, you may be able to pick up on other important professional skills as well.

I …

By Mandy Hay
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