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Self-Fulfillment vs. Careers: Gen Y and the Work Force Today

If you ask most college students today, you’d find that most of them are choosing their degrees according to their personal interests. There’s a desire for Generation Yers to find a job doing something they love. Passion, fulfillment, and creativity are now of the utmost importance, but that sort of mentality clashes directly with the structures and CEOs of the current workforce.

The baby boomer mentality was to find a job, turn it into a career, and support a family. Life was simple. Being a cog in the machine wasn’t a bad thing, it was just a part of life. Gen Y, on the other hand, believes that a job without passion or creativity is not worthy of their time. They are being called “impulsive” and “unreliable,” but maybe there are some inherent differences in the workforce and these new and future employees.

April 11, 2013

Five Most Lucrative Careers that are Quick to Start

This post is not a get-rich-quick scheme. It’s a survey of real careers that are growing quickly and only require an associate degree or a certificate.

Many of the students we hear from need an immediate income. They have children to take care of or debt to repay, and they can’t afford to be unemployed for four years in order to attend college. They’re not sure if employers really value traditional college degrees or whether going to college is worth the financial risk. If you’re in this boat, you need a sure thing: a quick degree that will lead to a job that pays well.

November 27, 2012

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