Walmart is helping employees obtain online degrees

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Walmart has announced that it’s going to be partnering with American Public University to help its 1.4 million employees obtain online degrees. As part of the partnership, not only is APU giving Walmart workers grants to cover 15% of tuition costs, but Walmart is going to invest up to $50 million … Continue reading “Walmart is helping employees obtain online degrees” »

Supply Chain Management Online Degree

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Supply Chain Management Online Degrees – Lessons Learned from a Volcano You might not know it, but a volcanic eruption has the potential to change more than just the local landscape. With the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano, many people found out the hard way that this sort of natural disturbance has the ability to … Continue reading “Supply Chain Management Online Degree” »

Finding a Job with an Accredited Online Degree

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It’s true that, for recent college graduates, it’s hard to find a job these days. According to the Wall Street Journal, Companies have cut back hiring and when they do have jobs, they have plenty of experienced applicants to pick from. College graduates typically need further training and seasoning, so many employers are … Continue reading “Finding a Job with an Accredited Online Degree” »

Evaluating Career Goals and Dreams

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I recently read an essay by a writer who finds herself struggling with making ends meet. She writes about her life as a writer, finding jobs here and there that she doesn’t really like or excel at, looking at them as temporary positions until her “real” career takes off. I worked as an … Continue reading “Evaluating Career Goals and Dreams” »

Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today

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Click to view larger version With the ever-increasing cost of college tuition, it’s interesting to see where students are spending their leftover cash (what little they may have). Here is a run-down of some things on your average student’s list. How much is spent on discretionary items? 40% of the average student … Continue reading “Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today” »