Employment

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Master’s Degree Gives Philadelphia Nurses The Essential Knowledge

“The master’s in nursing gave me the essential knowledge to begin a higher level of practice with solid clinical expertise,” says Mental Health Nurse Jennifer Klapper.

02/22/2015

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Exempt From Overtime Under Federal Labor Law

What does it mean to be an ‘exempt’ employee under Federal Labor Laws?

02/20/2015

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Employer Must Treat Alcoholism As Disability

A history of alcoholism is, in fact, a disability and under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make accommodations accordingly.

02/19/2015

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Philadelphia Executive Director Supports B.S.N. Initiative For Nurses

At Doylestown Hospital, Patricia A. Stover provides leadership and direction for the functioning of the various departments of the nursing team, consistent with the hospital’s mission and annual strategic goals.

02/15/2015

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Young Philadelphia CEO Creates Digital Interviewing Software Company

“I wasn’t trained in the technology field, but I picked it up along the way, and now serve as a business and technology voice within my organization. The ability to learn quickly is key for people in the tech field,” says Christopher Young.

02/15/2015

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Groundbreaking Literacy Course Piloted By Philadelphia Educator

“If you take some risks and follow your passions, your students will notice, and you’ll teach them one of the most important skills of all: determination,” says Sarah Sterling of The Shipley School.

02/15/2015

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Understanding Employee Goals Is Crucial For Philadelphia CEO

Engineering taught me the fundamentals of problem-solving. Very few tasks daunt me now. Engineering, math, and science gave me a foundation for understanding how to problem solve.

02/08/2015

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Car Sales Are Predicted To Hit Historic Levels In Philadelphia

Kevin Mazzucola is serving in his eighteenth year as executive director of the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia.

02/08/2015

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Built Foundation For A Philadelphia Psychologist

“My clinical experience from my internship and postdoctoral fellowship built a foundation for my career; as it was in those experiences that I learned how to apply what I learned in class and in textbooks to real life.”

02/08/2015

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Can Employer Legally Require Flu Shot?

Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?

02/04/2015

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Philadelphia Educator Encourages Engagement With Students

Bob Kessler, Campus President and Regional Vice President of Universal Technical Institute says “don’t ever underestimate how valuable it is to be able to connect with your students.”

02/02/2015

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Philadelphia Tech Company Shares Online Educational Content With The World

Programming helps train the eye for strict detail and train the mind for strict logic. Logic is extremely necessary to work with computers on a day-to-day basis.

02/02/2015

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Law Enforcement Degree Is Desirable For A Job In Philadelphia Criminal Justice

“Increasingly, we’re seeing a trend toward greater professionalism in law enforcement and corrections; so a bachelor’s degree (and in some cases, even a master’s degree) is tremendously helpful for securing a good job in the field,” says Leanne Owen a Professor of Criminal Justice at Neumann University.

02/02/2015

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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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