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.
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 […]
Korean students will travel by bicycle through 72 American cities in three months.
Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices and social networking are keeping them more engaged with the broader world than previously thought.