Employment

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Philadelphia Ranked Third Best City For Workers Without A College Degree

Movoto says it used the percentage of high school grads who were employed, the percent who had health insurance, and their median annual income taken from the U.S. Census Five Year American Community Survey (2009-2013) to determine the rankings.

01/28/2015

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Multiple Options For A Philadelphia Nurse Taking Online Nursing Program

“Drexel’s online RN to B.S.N. program has taught me that there is more to nursing than just being a staff nurse,” says Rebecca Lance, Substitute School Nurse at Flemington-Raritan School District.

01/26/2015

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Philadelphia IT HR Manager Encourages Students To Experiment With Technology

“Graduates should possess an intuitive knack for the technology being studied,” says Vincent Palochko, Director of Human Resources at Linode.com.

01/26/2015

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Philadelphia Economic Growth Is Fueled By Food Products

The majority of growth can be found in retail sales, tourism and real estate leasing according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book.

01/26/2015

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Therapist Suggests Exploring Motivations Before Pursuing Career In Philadelphia

“I always ask my students to really explore their motivations for going into this profession,” says Dr. Evans-Weaver of Widener University.

01/19/2015

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Extra-Curricular Opportunities Are Beneficial, Says Philadelphia Lawyer

While a student is in law school they should look for extra-curricular opportunities such as being a member of the Moot Court team or a member of the school’s law journal.

01/19/2015

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Philadelphia Teachers Must Recognize Life Needs Before Educational Needs

“Today’s educators must recognize and address the ‘life’ needs of their students before beginning to recognize and address their educational needs,” says experienced educator David Bretzius.

01/19/2015

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Linux Training Is A Must, According To One Philadelphia Tech Manager

“Linux training and experience is a must,” says Jonathan Curry – a community manager and developer evangelist at Linode.

01/12/2015

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Health Care CEO Advises Philadelphia Students To Keep Eyes ‘On The Prize’

“The best part of my nursing education was the clinical time with instructors, which provided one-on-one interaction with patients,” says Kathy Conallen.

01/12/2015

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Philadelphia CEO Says, ‘Relevant Internships’ Prepare Students For A Great Career

Marc Brownstein, President & CEO of Brownstein Group, Philadelphia’s oldest independent brand communication agency, says “It’s so critical to get as much on the job experience under your belt as possible.”

01/12/2015

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Suspects Haunted By Mug Shots Online

Is the posting of a suspect’s mug shot without his consent legal? Does it matter if the person is never convicted?

01/09/2015

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Philadelphia Court Reporter Requires Listening Skills, Self-Motivation & Focus

Training her brain to process the information quickly in order to attain the proficiency at 225 words a minute was more of a challenge for Lauren Sweeney.

01/05/2015

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Desire To Help Others Is At The Heart Of Philadelphia Therapist

“Education gives us the theories and techniques to practice what is already in our hearts – a desire to help others, and ourselves, heal from emotional pain and suffering,” says Julie Jacobson.

01/05/2015

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Who Pays Up When Employer Overpays?

It’s not uncommon for a company to mistakenly overpay or continue to pay an employee who’s quit. Do they have to give the money back?

01/05/2015

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Multiple Projects In Philadelphia Lead To A Thriving Community

The Philadelphia region is one of the most thriving regions in the country due to the growing rail lines in several parts of the city and suburbs.

01/05/2015

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