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How to score your dream job at a young age

Job opportunities are, we are constantly being told, more and more scarce. With a degree not being enough, students are pushing themselves to complete extra-curricular and voluntary activities alongside their studies when they graduate. While this is a hard thing to juggle, it is a great way to hit the ground running when trying to score your dream job at a young age. Depending on your career choice, a degree might not necessarily be needed – and if so it might not be the degree that you think – so make sure to consult a careers advisor before making these…

Dream of Being a Surgeon? Here’s What the Road Ahead Looks Like

If you’re passionate about knowledge, have a deep desire to help people heal and overcome serious illnesses, have the intellectual acumen to get exceptional grades, have high self-confidence, and the self-discipline to handle a long and very rigorous learning and development path, then you might indeed have what it takes to join the ranks of the one of the most important — and indeed, most lucrative professions in the world: being a surgeon.

Getting Your Kids To Practice Is As Easy As Do Re Mi

Convincing your kids to actually play their instrument is no easy feat. All too often, the guitar or violin collects dust as the child in question opts to play with their Nintendo Switch or iPad instead. The world is full of flashy distractions that can stop your children from sitting down and practicing like they promised they would. Unfortunately, when it comes to music, practice really does make perfect, and it’s the only way your children will ever get good at their instrument. According to some experts, individuals who are considered professionals in their trade have dedicated over 10,000 hours…

Education and training needed to have a career in healthcare

It is not always necessary to have been to medical school to forge a successful career in healthcare. The advancement of medical science, the need for effective data controls and a shortage of physicians and nurses mean that new avenues are opening for your personal advancement. Healthcare informatics is the conveyance of medical information and records efficiently and effectively. Most healthcare professionals would receive on-the-job training in how to manage systems that are already in place. However, there are bachelor’s, master’s and certification courses available in this field, for working professionals provision can be provided to complete these courses online.…

MBA Programs For Leaders And Entrepreneurs

MBA programs are designed for people who want to become leaders in their field, take on senior management and executive roles, and even start their own ventures. By gaining a broader and more in-depth perspective on business theory and applying your knowledge to real business challenges through an MBA, you learn how to make the right decisions and steer your company toward success. For leaders, that means identifying opportunities and risks for your organization, managing assets and people and analyzing markets. For entrepreneurs, it means learning how to take your idea, turn it into a profitable business venture and scale…

Preparation Checklist for Your Child’s Foreign Exchange

When I was 15 I was fortunate enough to head to the south of Spain on a foreign exchange, it was an experience that made me want to pursue the knowledge that could allow me to speak a second language and it was my first true introduction into a new culture. Foreign exchanges differ greatly from a simple trip away, I’d been to the south of Spain before on vacations but never been involved in the Spanish culture the same way that I was on my exchange. Staying with a family, learning their ways of life, their likes, dislikes, traditions,…