Land A Job With These Online Resume Tools

A resume is often times the contact you will have with an employer. With unemployment rates looming around 8 percent, there is no room for anything but flawless and compelling resumes that reflect your best traits. A resume tells employers what you’re all about, where you’ve been, and what you’re capable of bringing to the table. It is your personal marketing brochure to gain the employer’s attention and provide the information they need to bring you to the next step in the hiring process… an interview.
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A Look at 2012 College Students: An Infographic

Forget everything you thought you knew about college students. You may think college students are young, impressionable, broke, and inexperienced; but this is far from the truth.

That cookie-cutter image that you may have envisioned about college students has diversified, as the modern-day student is non-traditional, often independent, enjoys distance learning, and has “walked around the block” a few times. One out of every four college students aren’t that young (unless you consider 30 the new 20). The 900,000 students who served in the military are using their post service tuition benefits – so who are you calling inexperienced? Nearly 30 percent of students might agree that their own children are impressionable, but they might take offense if you describe them that way. And half of students are financially independent. Continue reading

Nursing Careers and Education: An Insiders Perspective

We had the opportunity to interview Angil Tarach-Ritchey, RN, GCM about nursing careers and education. Angil is a national expert in senior care, and has more than three decades of experience as a nurse – and more specifically in senior care. Angil is very passionate about improving the treatment, living and care of aging adults and is well respected in the field of nursing. Her insightful work is not only appreciated by seniors and family caregivers, it is recognized by her professional peers. Step into the mind of nurse Tarach-Ritchey, to learn more about the field of healthcare and nursing and educational steps needed to get to a dream career in nursing. Continue reading

Professor Interview: Spotlight on Soma Jurgensen

We had the opportunity to connect with Soma Jurgensen, the Chair of the School of Business at Rasmussen College in Brooklyn Park. In her position, she works to fostering the health and growth of the business program and the students. She has worked in higher education for nearly a decade. Prior to teaching, she worked at General Mills and other notable business organizations. Continue reading

Online College Videos: YouTube Roundup

Sometimes you just have to get a visual or first-hand account of something to get a flavor of what it’s all about. This is no different in online college. There are many unknowns or open questions you may have, but once you get a first-hand look for what online college is all about then those may hesitations drift away.

We’ve compiled our favorite online college videos from YouTube to inform, inspire, and educate students about eLearning and online degrees. Check out our top online college videos here: Continue reading