The term “vocational education,” which means preparing students for a certain trade, such as auto repair or beauty school, initially began in 1917 to reduce unemployment and improve wages, and in the 1940s and 1950s, vocational education expanded to other subjects beyond agriculture and industrial work such as science, math and foreign language education.
Professionals who are in careers today will change jobs much more frequently than in previous generations. Therefore, you need to be prepared and proactive in managing your career. But does this mean you have to sacrifice in other areas of your life that are important to you? Our lives are busy enough balancing work and family without having to find time for making major career changes as well. The tips below provide you some solid strategies to achieve your career goals.
For millennials experiencing wanderlust, it’s difficult to satisfy the need to travel without incurring some costs. Even so, millennials famously value experiences, and seeing the world up close is one of them. Luckily, there are ways to travel on the cheap by working or volunteering abroad.
Career Services: Maximizing the value of your Study Abroad experience By Marette Hahn GCU Career Services Your study abroad experience brings more value to you, your job search strategy and your potential employer than you may realize. By studying abroad, you can bring a multitude of skills, knowledge, tools and resources to a company that […]
When measuring job satisfaction and earnings, meaningful college experiences such as studying abroad, undergraduate research and internships, don’t appear to matter as much as students’ majors and the schools that they attend. This is a key conclusion of a new study that questions conventional wisdom about what college activities matter after students graduate and start […]
Do you wish you could move to another country to travel, work and experience a different way of life? Maybe you feel that you can’t because you’ve got a pile of debt. For many people, debt holds them back from traveling, taking a new job, going back to school or even starting a family.
About half of Americans say they’d leave the country to find their dream job. One-third would move clear across the globe. A few tips on how to start your search. Dear Annie: As a college senior last year, I spent a semester in Germany and really loved it. So, although I’ve been looking for a […]