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Posted on: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 09:56 by ECPI_University
The stress put on the healthcare industry for more nurses and licensed practical nurses is reaching its peak with the growing population of baby boomers retiring and needing more healthcare. Licensed practical nurses can get into the nursing profession relatively fast and with significant potential for growth and job placement. Here are five reasons becoming a licensed practical nurse is a great career choice.
Posted on: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 08:48 by ECPI_University
For students about to graduate, many, if not all of you, will have to deal with job interviews in your near future. If you find job interviews intimidating, remember that your prospective employers are often just as fearful as you are. They need to know that their potential employees will be valuable additions to the company, and they worry that the best candidates will not want to work there.
Posted on: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:35 by ECPI_University
A software developer seems to have a pretty self-descriptive title, as they are responsible for creating the programs people run on their computers every day and because this role is an essential one it has made the list of Top 5 Jobs in US News! There are, however, two main types of software developers. There are those that create the applications or programs that perform designated functions on a computer, such as a document or media player program. They are referred to as applications software developers. There are also the software developers that are in charge of creating the processing information that runs a device or even controls networks. These are systems software developers.
Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 11:34 by ECPI_University
A recent report from the National Student Clearinghouse reveals some troubling information reflected in the number of women in STEM-related careers. It found the share of STEM degrees awarded to women has actually gone down over the past 10 years. The most significant decline was in computer science, where women earned just 23 percent of the bachelor’s degrees awarded in 2004, but only 18 percent in 2014.
Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 09:14 by ECPI_University
ECPI University recently conducted numerous focus groups with industry advisors. Unanimously, employers from every group said they wanted to hire problem solvers capable of tackling complex issues using critical thinking skills. According to the career search site Indeed.com, the term “critical thinking” in job postings has doubled since 2009. Tens of thousands of employers are hunting to find employees that are problem solvers.