February 11th, 2016

Southern People

Going back to school

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

Many adults returning to school to advance careers METRO NEWS SERVICE What do you do if the economy has stalled your career prospects or left you looking for a new job? Many adults are choosing to go back to school. Thousands of laid-off workers or those... Read More »

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Update your skills in secure job industry

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

METRO NEWS SERVICE The last several years have seen a series of economic ups and downs. Managing careers amid such instability has been challenging for many individuals, but professionals looking for more security can take steps to find careers that promise more long-term stability. Focusing a job search... Read More »

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THE VALUE OF NETWORKING

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

People connections can play a key role in landing a job Whether you’re looking for information, advice or a job, networking is a useful skill to have. It’s one of the most effective ways to find work – 70 per cent of jobs are filled... Read More »

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Planning your career

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

Not so long ago, when most people stayed in the same line of work for a lifetime, “career” was another word for “job.” In today’s changing world, it’s more accurate and helpful to think of your career as the sum total of all your work, learning and life... Read More »

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Tips for adult students returning to school

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

METRO NEWS SERVICE Adults return to school for a variety of reasons. Some might be spurred by a desire to pursue a new career, while others might go back to school to learn more about their existing field and improve their career prospects. While their reasons for returning... Read More »

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What is an apprenticeship?

By Sulz, Dave on January 23rd, 2016

An apprenticeship is a post-secondary education program that combines work experience, on-the-job and technical training. – Approximately 80 per cent of an apprentice’s learning is done “on the job.” Training is provided by the employer, with the apprentice learning from a certified journeyperson or qualified individual and is... Read More »

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Many paths to your career goal

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

There are many training paths to develop the skills and knowledge you need There may be more than one way to acquire the skills and knowledge you need to make your next career move. It’s true that to qualify for some types of work you must successfully complete... Read More »

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There’s more to education than studying

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2016

When you start a post-secondary education program, you enter a community filled with exciting possibilities for learning, career building and having fun. In addition to attending classes and studying, there are many experiences to explore: – Make new friends and develop a network of people who can help... Read More »

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