Category Archives: Careers & Majors

Barriers to Entrepreneurs in the U.S. Economy By Rachael Murphey

Entrepreneurship is an indispensable force in the economy. Entrepreneurs build wealth for themselves, but everyone benefits along with them: workers get another job option, customers get a better product for less money, and the economy grows. What can the government do to promote as much entrepreneurship as possible? First and foremost, get out of the way! Starting a business from scratch is hard enough without the added burden of government interference. There are several ways in which the government erects artificial barriers that make things even harder for entrepreneurs.

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The Best Online Degrees for Active People By Dixie Somers

For some people, being active is part of their passion for life. Whether it is sports, physical fitness or exploring the great outdoors, they live to take part in healthy physical activities. Thankfully, if you love being active, there are many great career paths for you to pursue. Below are four great online degrees for active people.

 

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4 Creative Ways for English Majors to Get Their Work out to the Masses By Hannah Whittenly

If you’re looking to break into the world of writing and publishing, you might be a little intimidated by all of the options out there. This is especially true if you’re a young English major with no idea where to begin. The good news is that it’s easier than you might think to get started, so before you pull the covers over your head and give up, here are just a few tips for sharing your work with the world.

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Home-Based Jobs Students Should Consider for More Monthly Income By Emma Miller

It’s hard to make ends meet when you’re a student, so many resort to finding a part-time job in order to make some extra money. However, long shifts and commuting can affect academic achievement. Fortunately, home-based jobs are great opportunities for all those who prefer working in the comfort of their own home. There are tons of ads for online jobs, but it’s advisable to be cautious since some of them may turn out to be scams. Just remember that Google is your friend, so make sure to check the company in question and never make any upfront payments.  Here are some ideas for decently paid home-based jobs.

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A Major Decision: 4 Tips for Picking Your Degree of Choice By Meghan Belnap

Choosing a college major is an important decision. Not only is your major likely to determine many of your future job possibilities, it will also be an important part of your life through college. There are few things more stressful than spending years toiling at something that doesn’t really interest you or strike your passions. Making a smart choice in major is also a big financial decision. College tuition continues to skyrocket, and choosing a major that you eventually switch only wastes valuable time and money. Most college students today can’t afford to experiment with different majors like students did in the past. With the right preparation, you can make the right choice the first time.

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How an MBA Can Improve Your Business By Lizzie Weakley

If you are an entrepreneur, there are many things that will plague your day with worry. Unfortunately, this is impossible to avoid. Luckily, there are steps every business owner can take in order to ease the stress of owning an organization. If you want to take your business and entrepreneurship seriously, consider enrolling and acquiring an MBA from an accredited institution. Below, we have curated a list of five reasons why an MBA will improve your business.

 

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4 Great Degrees to Give Your Career a Massive Shot in the Arm By Anica Oaks

One of the best ways to give your career a boost is to continue your education. It doesn’t matter how old you are or what kind of degree you have now, if any. You can always return to school for the purpose of getting the qualifications you need for a more-exciting and better-paying job. The following are four of the best degrees to jump start your career.

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How to Decide if Entrepreneurship is the Next Big Step for You By Amanda Wilks

The first concept on the path to entrepreneurship can be summed up in a single word: risk. The difference between a business owner and an entrepreneur lies in the entrepreneur’s thirst for risk. A business owner avoids risk to preserve the value of their business operation. Entrepreneurs thrive on risk as a constant motivation to achieve their goals and success.

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5 Master’s Degrees with Almost Limitless Possibilities By Lizzie Weakley

If you want to get a good high paying career, getting a college degree is absolutely crucial. However, while you could settle for an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree, you should seriously consider obtaining a master’s degree. There are many fantastic master’s degrees to choose from that can give you a wide array of career choices. Below is a list of master’s degrees that can provide you with almost limitless possibilities.

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Choosing the Right Career for You By Matt Milstead

With so many options to choose from, selecting the right career for you can be an incredible challenge! Whether there are so many things you’re passionate about that you aren’t sure where to start, or you’ve never really had a deep interest in anything, you need a guide to help you navigate the process of selecting your future career. By utilizing these tips, you can watch your future career prospects fall into line as you select a field that you can live with for the rest of your life.

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