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Getting a Master’s in Social Work? Learn the Top Career Tracks

Posted by Saint Leo University on Dec 4, 2017 1:52:39 PM

Social work is an amazing field to enter. Not only is the psychology behind human behavior absolutely fascinating, but the ability to spend your days helping people overcome some of the biggest obstacles of their lives can be extremely rewarding, to say the least.

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Topics: Social Work, Career Advice

Getting an MBA in Sport Business? Learn the Top Career Tracks

Posted by Saint Leo University on Nov 14, 2017 12:43:04 PM

When you earn your MBA in Sport Business, you gain a variety of skills designed to help you advance in your career. These skills related to strategic management, sales and marketing, risk management, navigation of legal issues, facility planning and management, and various financial aspects of sport can all make you an even greater success in this particular field.

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Topics: MBA, Sport Business, Careers in Sports

What Can Criminal Justice Majors Be for Halloween?

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Oct 31, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Happy Halloween!

Are you majoring in criminal justice? If so, you’ve got plenty of options on what you can dress up as – and, in turn, the types of roles you may be able to land in your career after completing your degree.

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Topics: Criminal Justice, Career Advice

Brainstorming Your Future: Top Career Tracks for Psychology Majors

Posted by Saint Leo University on Oct 27, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Are you captivated by how the human mind works? Do you love taking people’s behaviors and trying to understand why it is they do what they do? If you answered yes to either of these questions, a career in psychology may be your most satisfying track.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, psychology jobs are expected to grow by 19% between 2014 and 2024, a rate that is “much faster than average.” This is good news if you’re just entering the field as you’ve chosen a profession that is going to continue to be in high demand for years and years to come.

Regardless of whether you choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree or your master’s, there are many different routes you can take as a major in psychology. Most fall into three basic categories: governmental jobs, non-profit options, or the private sector. Let’s explore each one now.

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Topics: Psychology

From Hello to Hola: 7 Reasons to Study a Foreign Language in College

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Sep 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Hola. Bonjour. Hallo. Ola.

Did you know that all of the above words are simply “Hello” in a variety of foreign languages?

There are lots of perks to learning and mastering a new language in college. Let’s explore them.

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Topics: Foreign Languages, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese

13 Insightful Articles To Help You Nail Your Job Interview

Posted by Saint Leo University on Jul 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

What are the most important things to do before, during and after an interview? These articles offer excellent tips.

Interviewing for a job is nerve-racking. Just thinking about it can make your heart race.

But it doesn’t have to. With a little preparation and some confidence in yourself and your abilities, you can ace your next job interview.

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Topics: Tips

5 Tips For Diving Into A New Career With Confidence

Posted by Saint Leo University on May 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Many people enroll in an online degree program to prepare for a career change. If you’re one of them, here are a few thoughts to consider as you take the plunge.

Marie Urban knew she wasn’t happy any more in her job as an executive assistant, but it took a phone call from a stranger to convince her to take the leap and change careers.

A man had called her office, and the receptionist was having trouble understanding what kind of help he needed. Marie took over the call and spoke with him for a while, growing concerned about his state of mind. After their conversation, using some of the information he had provided, she called the police in his home state and asked them to do a wellness check on him.

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Topics: Tips

10 Tips For Making The Most Of Twitter In Your Job Search

Posted by Saint Leo University on Dec 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Sure you can follow your favorite celebrities on Twitter. But more importantly, you can leverage this powerful social media platform for networking and job hunting. Here are 10 essential tips.

If you’re looking for a job, there’s no excuse for not having a LinkedIn account. No social media platform is more powerful for creating a digital presence and promoting your personal brand. In fact, LinkedIn profiles have become just as important as traditional resumes.

While having a LinkedIn account is mandatory, Twitter should also be on your list of social networks. With more than 300 million active users worldwide – individuals and businesses – Twitter has become an important tool for enhancing one’s professional image and networking with potential employers and colleagues.

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Topics: Tips

Write Better Email: Advice From Horton The Elephant

Posted by Saint Leo University on Aug 10, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Students in online degree programs understand the nuances of digital communications, including the importance of well-crafted email.

If you have young children or a fondness for Dr. Seuss, you may recall a compassionate elephant named Horton.

As Horton single-mindedly protected an egg belonging to the irresponsible bird, Maisie, he repeatedly stated, “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!”

Saying exactly what one means in written communications, particularly in email, requires equal single-mindedness of purpose – and a laser focus on professionalism, clarity and precision.

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Topics: Tips

Now, More Than Ever, Our Nation's Economy Relies On College Grads

Posted by Saint Leo University on Jun 18, 2015 8:00:00 AM

New workforce study shows high demand for college-educated workers in today’s service economy.

Sure, you know a college diploma opens doors and increases your earning potential. That's why you've enrolled in an online degree program.

But you probably haven’t considered that in today’s postindustrial service economy, a college education is increasingly becoming the admission ticket to the workforce.

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Topics: Trends

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