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How to Know the Right Time to Go Back to CollegeIf you’ve ever thought about going back for a degree or certificate, you’ve probably asked, “When is the right time to go back to college?” Several factors go into people’s decisions to go back to college. Perhaps your goals have changed or grown, or you want a...
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Thinking of Going Back to College?Many adults go back to college years after receiving their high school diploma or undergraduate degree. Often, they decide to return due to needing higher education for a promotion. However, some individuals realize that their field isn’t right for them years down the line. Regardless of their reasons, some are...
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Starting a Business in CollegeYou don’t need to choose between entrepreneurship and college or wait until graduation before starting your business. You can get started immediately if you have a great idea for a product or service. Your university may even have resources you can use to get off the ground. Of course, being an...
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Tips for Writing Professional Emails in CollegeSometimes, new students are intimidated by the idea of sending an email to their professor. They worry that they’re bothering them, that their question is stupid, or that their wording somehow will be offensive. Notably, a lot of the struggle comes down to overthinking. Professors rarely mind receiving student...
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What’s the Difference Between Medical Coding & Medical Billing?Medical billing and medical coding are vital jobs that help keep hospitals and doctor’s offices running. They work behind the scenes ensuring patients, hospitals, and insurance companies receive the correct information and bills. Sometimes, these roles are combined into a single position. However, many hospitals still hire...
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The Importance of Marketable SkillsStaying marketable in a competitive job market is no easy task. You compete with a diverse group of experts who come from a variety of backgrounds. Indeed, trying to stand out in the crowd can feel like a daunting task. However, it’s important to remember that you bring just as many...
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How to Become a Restaurant ManagerEvery restaurant needs a manager to keep the business running smoothly and efficiently. Restaurant managers hire and schedule staff, keep everyone happy, and maintain resources. Namely, they ensure the restaurant has and uses its inventory and budget effectively. They’ll also ensure that the building meets health and safety standards.Depending on...
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The Value of Knowing How to De-EscalateIf you’ve ever worked in customer service, you’ve probably had to deal with an angry customer before. Indeed, people angry about their service, a product, or experience will take their issues out on unsuspecting employees. Obviously, it’s never okay to scream at or abuse representatives, but it does happen....
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Benefits of Being Your Own AdvocateIt’s important to know how to advocate for yourself. You should pursue what you need from a situation, whether in a relationship or at work or school. Indeed, it can be difficult to find the confidence to speak up. In most cases, however, you must self-advocate to succeed.Self-advocacy is the...
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Why You Should Become a MentorIf you’ve ever been interested in mentoring others, you probably wonder what makes a great mentor. It’s more than being knowledgeable in your field. Indeed, you need to provide advice that will uplift and benefit your mentee. Sometimes what’s best isn’t obvious – otherwise, we wouldn’t need quality mentors. Thus,...
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