Year after year, we set resolutions for ourselves, determined to better our lives. However, for too many of us within a few months we’ve fallen behind, start to lose our motivation, and eventually just start thinking about next year’s resolution. In fact, according to a University of Scranton study, only 8% of people successfully achieve […]
Would you walk into an interview after just rolling out of bed and putting on wrinkly clothes? No, of course not (or so we hope!). Your resume—also sometimes referred to as a CV (curriculum vitae)—is usually the first impression you’ll get to make with a potential employer. Here are some resume tips to help make sure […]
Picture this – Thanksgiving is over and you spent last week’s paycheck on Black Friday. December is coming up fast. You’re looking at your wallet and you only have a measly $4.52. You’re wondering how you’re going to make it through the rest of this year with gift giving season in full swing… Don’t fret! […]
Angela Lee Duckworth went from being a managerial consultant to a seventh grade math teacher in New York, and eventually a psychologist studying success factors in students. In the video below, she explains the importance of grit in predicting success in individuals. Check it out and let us know what you think in the comments! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H14bBuluwB8
Grammar mistakes can derail any piece of text. They happen while you write a school essay or sending an email to your boss. No one is immune from some of the trickiest grammar rules, and that’s why we’ve created the following video. This crash course in some of the most common grammar mistakes people make will […]
Learning is complicated! To truly learn – that is to understand and retain new information – you may need to first learn about learning itself. Research has found that many low-achieving students show “substantial deficits” in their awareness and use of learning strategies. This suggests that academic struggles and dropout rates among young people are […]
A recent report by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) projected employment opportunities through 2030 and discovered a significant gap in supply and demand for workers with college degrees. Here are five statistics about the workforce skills gap and the PPIC report you should know: Projections show that though California employment opportunities will likely […]
This week we are sharing the final installment of our STEM education series. If you have always felt comfortable dealing with numbers, the infographic below highlights careers related to the math industry. Take a look at some of the most popular careers and leave us a comment letting us know your favorite!
The third installment of the STEM education series focuses on the engineering industry. The infographic below examines some of today’s leading engineering positions by taking a look at job descriptions, education requirements and much more. Leave us a comment letting us know which ones were your favorites or if you think of any others!
The STEM education series continues this week by highlighting careers in technology based fields. Check out some of the fastest growing job opportunities below. Leave us a comment letting us know which ones were your favorites or if you think of any others!