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Here, you’ll find the latest and most relevant information when it comes to on campus experiences, growing career fields, industry-specific trends and more.

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The Kentucky Teacher Crisis—A Closer Look at a Concerning Problem

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 10:00am
The teacher shortage is a growing problem, and it is one that University of the Cumberlands continues to address with high-quality educator training programs. Here is a closer look at what the teacher shortage is, why it is occurring, how it is impacting Kentucky and what options are available to teachers who want to stand in the gap.
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Zoom Fatigue and Why It Matters: Know the Facts

Tue, 05/18/2021 - 10:00am
When you’ve finished your last Zoom call for the day, you find yourself completely exhausted. What’s up with that? You could be suffering from Zoom fatigue, also referred to as virtual fatigue or Zoom exhaustion.
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14 Types of Nurses You Should Know

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 10:00am
Nursing is a life-changing career, but in order to enjoy it, nurses will need the right training. Here is a closer look at what it takes to become a nurse and the different nursing career paths you might wish to pursue.
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Time for a Career Change? Why—and How—to Quit Your Job

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 10:00am
There's a lot to consider as you plan the next big step in your career. In this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about leaving your job.
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Embrace the Outdoors with These 12 Exciting College Summer Jobs

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 10:00am
Summer is the best time to earn money while going to college. As you start applying for summer jobs, keep the following outdoorsy opportunities in mind.
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Nursing Degrees: The 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 10:00am
Whether you want a challenge, great earning potential, or a fulfilling job, a nursing career could be for you. Read these 10 FAQs to find out more.
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15 Christian Podcasts Students Can Download to Enrich Their Faith

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 10:00am
A variety of Bible podcasts encourage college students to explore and grow in their faith, all while finding plenty of insight and entertainment. Check out these 15 podcast suggestions.
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Do's and Don'ts for Social Media as a Job Seeker

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 10:00am
Social media can be a big help in your job search, but it can also backfire and keep you from getting hired. Here are some do's and don'ts of social media that will help guide you as you build a presence that will attract the right kind of job opportunities.
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12 Must-Read Books for Students Who Want to Focus More on Christian Faith

Tue, 03/23/2021 - 10:00am
As you head to college, how can you keep your faith strong? Add these must-read books to your list as you head off to school.
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Declaring A Minor That Increases Your Job Market Value

Tue, 03/16/2021 - 10:00am
Have you always wanted to declare a minor, but thought the task too daunting? While some are challenging, some minors may actually make you a more attractive candidate to potential employers. Learn what these minors may be here.
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11 Feel-Good Podcasts for Grad Students

Tue, 03/09/2021 - 10:00am
Podcasts are the best way to lend a voice to your personal studies, interests and goals. They’re also entertaining – and best of all, you don’t have to spend any money. The following 11 podcasts are guaranteed to enrich your grad school experience.
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11 Hobbies that Will Look Good to Future Employers

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:00am
Students with a wide range of skills are often the ones who are most successful after graduation. We look at the best hobbies for students to learn.