Career

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Don’t Limit Studies To Just Technical Skills Suggests Tech Director

“For someone just starting out, I’d say while it is vital to learn as many technical skills as possible, don’t neglect the non-technology skills such as communications, finance, and business administration,” Says Reagan Johnson.

05/25/2015

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Create New Experiences To Help Empower Philadelphia Children

“The real payoff [in teaching] for me is the opportunity to create new experiences everyday that inspire and empower children to make a difference in their own lives,” Says Kimmell Proctor.

05/25/2015

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Clear, Focused Objective Will Help You Follow The Right Path

“It is important to start your educational endeavor with your end in mind. A clear, focused objective will help you move through the right path,” suggests Audrey Lefebvre to people just starting out.

05/25/2015

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Curiosity, Desire Are Key Attributes When Looking For New Hires

“Find ways to gain experience. Do pro bono work for a non-profit. Find a small business that needs help and do it for free or for a discount.”

05/18/2015

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Collaboration, Teamwork Are Important For Success, Says Philadelphia Exec

It’s important to find the right balance of adapting your management style to the people working for you, and maintaining your own style in a way that will be effective for you and earn your staff’s respect.

05/18/2015

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Passion Should Be A Factor When Choosing A Field In Psychiatry

Determine if you are not just interested in psychiatry but have the patience, talent and discipline to shed your own biases and master an artful science and learn to apply it thoroughly.

05/18/2015

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Philadelphia Tech Entrepreneur Encourages People Not To Be Afraid To Take Risks

“Don’t be afraid to take risks. Without risk, without stretching yourself, you don’t change and develop,” says J.G. Sandom.

05/11/2015

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Teaching Requires Continual Education Says Charter School Principal

“Having an understanding that their own educational journey does not conclude when they graduate is a vital concept new teachers must embrace and maintain,” says Alphonso Evans.

05/11/2015

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Volunteering In Similar Field Is Helpful When Pursuing A Career

“I was very fortunate because I was hired immediately after graduating with my Act 120 Police Training certification. I contribute this to not just graduating from the academy, but also to the years of groundwork building my resume with doing volunteer work.”

05/11/2015

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Philadelphia Nurse Stays Current By Staying On Top Of Healthcare Issues

“In my opinion, anyone, including a staff nurse, who is not reading and learning and staying on top of the health care issues is doing herself and her patients a huge disservice,” says Nurse Betty Long.

05/04/2015

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Asking A Lot Of Questions Is Key When Just Starting Out

“My advice to people starting out today would be to secure as much experience as you can while in school in a variety of different business settings,” suggests Steven Packer.

05/03/2015

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Approaching Daily Tasks With Confidence, Is Critical In Philadelphia Real Estate

“When hiring for the company, a strong interpersonal skills and a level of experience that enables them to approach day-to-day tasks and challenges with confidence and competence are critical, ” says Matthew K. Harding.

05/02/2015

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Introspection Helped Challenge Bias, Find Direction For Philadelphia Counselor

“My program of clinical professional counseling at times felt like therapy itself, as it required constant introspection and encouraged increased understanding of self and others,” says Serge Levin.

04/26/2015

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Passion Should Be Driving Force When Entering Law In Philadelphia

“A law degree is expensive. Pursue it if you know you want to be a lawyer and are passionate about it. If you are doing it for any other reason, I would think twice as it is a tough market,” suggests Clancy Boylan.

04/26/2015

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Classes Need To Be Interactive To Address Different Learning Styles

“It is critical that your lectures and course content are not only current, but also that you remain cognizant that there are many different learning styles,” says Dr. Harry Costigan.

04/26/2015

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