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    In the US, more than eight of every ten people access the internet regularly, according to eMarketer estimates , and 79 percent of them often do so with mobile devices. Nearly 70 percent of internet users regularly use social media, and three out of four consumers state that social media influences their buying decisions. These facts make it clear that digital marketing is vital to connecting with consumers. For this reason, many CEOs are seeking higher education levels in the digital marketin...

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    If you're wondering how to get ahead in life, you're not alone. This is a common question that has several valuable answers. If you feel like you're lagging behind where you'd like to be, try these strategies for pulling ahead of the pack. Practice Effective Goal-Setting You can't get ahead if you don't know where you're going. Setting clear, actionable goals is the first step to accomplishing any dream, whether you're climbing on the treadmill or climbing Mt. Everest. Grab a notebook and list y...

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    Human services is a growing field with a wealth of employment opportunities, yet it’s one that’s often misunderstood. Due to its broad nature and diverse set of opportunities, many people don’t fully understand what human services is. Get to know this field better and you may find your dream job is waiting just over the horizon. What is Human Services? Human services is a field that focuses on meeting human needs by aiding the overall populace. These professionals service the c...

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    Chances are good that if you're exploring solid options to embark on a first or second career, health informatics is a term you've seen on many lists of up-and-coming employment sectors. Health informatics workers are in very important in today's healthcare industry and demand for them is high – and continues to rise. So what is health informatics and why is it important? About Health Informatics Health informatics is a specialized field within the healthcare industry that combines commun...

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    What kind of person is cut out for a digital marketing career? That's a question that many people ask when they are considering whether or not they want to learn digital marketing. To answer that question, one of the first things you'll want to know is what employers in the field are looking as they make hiring decisions. Is it all about the education, skills, and credentials, or are there other factors that you should be aware of as you evaluate your career potential? There is an emphasis on ha...

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    Project management is an essential part of any managerial position. While there are some key skills, such as organization and time management, that are relevant to any project, you'll find that more detailed methodologies can change dramatically from one industry to the next. Understanding which project management methodology is best will help you achieve the highest level of success in your area of business. Project Management Methodology Definition A project management methodology is broadly d...

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    Hotel managers are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, and other lodging establishments. Their exact duties of these professionals varies to some degree from one organization to another, but the general responsibilities are fairly uniform. Here we've put together some information on those responsibilities for those who may be interested in pursuing a career in hotel management. Hotel Manager Job Description Hotel managers are the peo...

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    If rehabilitative medicine is a field you've been looking into as a potential career option, you have likely run across a lot of information that mentions physical therapy and occupational therapy side-by-side. This tends to lend the impression that the two terms are interchangeable – which is a very common misconception. While these two types of therapy are closely related and there are similarities, they are distinctly different disciplines that each play their own vital role in patient ...

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    If you are weighing the pros and cons of a nursing career, there are a couple of things you should know about this profession that you can definitely place in your pros column. Firstly, nursing is a very secure career choice, with projected job growth rates much higher than most occupations today. Secondly, secure does not mean boring – nursing is also very versatile, offering a wide variety of job and career opportunities. So just what can you do with a nursing degree? Here we'll outline ...

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    There are many different types of law. If you're drawn to the legal profession, it's important to understand all the options available to you. Not all court proceedings are dramatic criminal affairs like you might see on television. If you're interested in pursuing a career in law outside the criminal sphere, you may be interested in exploring civil litigation. Careers in civil litigation range from lawyers to paralegals to investigators so there is something for every educational level. Paraleg...

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