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Some have been saying it for years, while others have only just started to realize: a university degree is in no way a guarantee of a good job. While for some professions it is an essential step, others find that university degrees are only good for getting yourself in debt before you ever start making money. Those who have realized this earlier may have already had the satisfaction of making a career out of the skills that they picked up through their college program or apprenticeship. They have little to no educational debt while making the same or higher starting…

An MHA (Masters in Health Administration) degree can open many doors career-wise, and as all the learning is based online, it is flexible and can work around you. There are many great reasons why studying a degree in health administration could be beneficial to you, below are just 5 of those. Good Salaries As with any degree, there are financial costs in doing so. Many people do not want to put themselves in student debts as they do not see the benefits. Gaining a masters in health administration means you could be earning as a health care executive between $82,000…

Ever wondered whether a bachelor of business administration could breathe life into your long-term career aspirations like never before? One of the biggest mistakes many future jobseekers make is that of selecting educational degree programmes that are too specifically focused. The simple fact of the matter being that the more specific and targeted your education, the narrower the scope when it comes to future career prospects. Which is precisely why studying for a bachelor of business administration comes so highly recommended. As a relatively broad degree programme, business administration instils knowledge, talents and confidence that are applicable across almost every…

There is nothing more annoying than forgetting an answer to a question that everybody got right. Let us imagine this scenario for a bit: International schools in Singapore hold IGCSEs for students, which is a common examination curriculum being followed in the city-state. After exams, you hear students huddling in the corridor talking about their answers. Some students would like to confirm if everyone else had the same answer, while some discuss how they have completely forgotten what the answer should be. These students swear that they read their notes back and forth and it is simply not there, so…

STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, all fields which have historically been dominated by men. Since the feminist movement of the 1970’s, men and women in advanced economies have broadly similar opportunities, and in some countries, there are now more women than men enrolled in higher education. Unfortunately, despite these advances, the increasing equality in education hasn’t translated into equality in the industries themselves. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released a study in 2013 showing that the gender pay gap at the time was 30.1%, an increase of 3% since 2012. Why Women Should Study STEM Subjects Entering…

If you are reading this, then it is likely that you are considering, or at least interested in, a career in project management. Before you can embark on your new career path, it is a good idea to learn as much as you possibly can about the role of a project manager. Here are a few of the benefits of using a project manager. They organize and promote teamwork One of the best things about hiring a project manager is that they can really organize your workforce into one that works brilliantly together. Teamwork is important to the success of…

In recent times, the living standards of the working class have slipped significantly, as real wages have remained frozen since the 70s and costs in almost every area have ramped up considerably. The trend of outsourcing manufacturing and office jobs overseas has been a big driver in this trend, leaving labor markets in developed countries competing for an ever shrinking pool of decent jobs. What’s more, acquiring these positions almost always requires a post-secondary education, requiring the assumption of massive loans that are not dischargable via bankruptcy. This has had the effect of increasing economic desperation, civil unrest, drug addiction,…

Young people from all across the world visit Australia every year to soak up the sun, explore the country’s gorgeous scenery, and backpack through the Outback. How great would it be to take in the beauty and culture of Australia while also gaining a worthwhile qualification that will help get your career off to a strong start? There are ways for international students from around the world to visit Australia while taking accredited courses at the same time. You don’t have to choose between adventure and education. Use this guide to help plan your graduate year abroad. When it comes…

In times gone by, anybody wanting to improve their educational record and earn an extra qualification would have needed to enrol in classes and commit to attending them. Because of this, many people who would have happily learned more found that doing so was impossible; class times may have clashed with their work shifts, for example, or they may not have been able to afford the course fee. Thankfully, in the digital age of today, all that has changed – no matter what you’re hoping to study, there are hundreds of different options to choose from online. Online learning has…