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The 20 Companies With The Most STEM Job Openings Right Now

As of 2014, there were 8.3 million STEM jobs–those requiring a degree in science, technology, engineering, and math related subjects–in the U.S., accounting for roughly 6.2% of overall U.S.…

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Is Taking a Second Job Worth it?

By Adrienne Erin
Online Career Tips Contributor

Taking on a second job – also known as moonlighting – might seem like a nice idea, but what does it get you? Personal satisfaction, financial security and the ability to pursue other interests rank highly on the list of possible answers. But I think we can all agree that it’s sometimes a necessity.

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Expanding Your Hospitality Career Search

By Steven Cooke
Instructor, Hospitality Management at American Public University

When starting out, it is easy to fall into the box and forget to look outside. Highly recognizable job types will be at the forefront of the job search and can limit the opportunities that are available. Hospitality is more than just the front- line positions associated with different industry segments. There are a wide range of opportunities out there for anyone interested in creating an experience and interacting with others.

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Electric Tech Careers: 7 Industries Where Techies Thrive

By Anica Oaks
Online Career Tips Guest Contributor

Technology careers are probably the most plentiful and well-paying in the job market today. This is partially because our entire world is run on technology, but also because they usually require a lot of intelligence and preparation. However, for the technologically inclined among us, a techie career path is nothing but success. Here is a sampling of some of the hottest tech careers right now.

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Professional Organizations: An Untapped Resource for the Young Professional

By Marcia Powers
Contributor, Career Services

Memberships for professional organizations are often thought to be reserved for seasoned individuals already working in their field. But in fact, most professional organizations are open and encouraging to students and recent graduates who are looking to get a foot in the door and can act as an avenue for networking and employment opportunities. Here are a few advantages to joining a professional organization as a student or recent graduate.

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Is it Time for a Fair Tax?

By Dr. William Whitley
Faculty Member, Accounting and Finance at American Public University

News stories point out all kinds of problems with the IRS and our tax law and how it is enforced. Corporate America is relocating headquarters to offshore addresses while individuals are either not reporting all of their income or not paying the taxes they owe. The tax system we have is very cumbersome, hard to manage, and it is avoided or evaded by many taxpayers.

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Healthiest Nation 2030: Healthy Communities

By Dr. Robert Carter
Professor, Public Health Program at American Public University

The theme for National Public Health Week this year is “Healthiest Nation 2030”.  This week is an opportunity for us to acknowledge the contributions of public health, discuss issues that are vital to improving communities and become the healthiest nation in one generation.

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Networking, NASA, and the Impact on STEM

Interview with Dr. Angela Gibson and Rachel A. Adler

This is not your typical networking event. In this podcast we interview two STEM enthusiasts, Dr. Angela Gibson and Rachel Adler. At these socials attendees are also given direct access to scientists, engineers, and researchers at NASA.

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