Archive for Get Degrees Staff
Good news for a few lucky schools in the South Pacific! As Computerworld reports, Hewlett Packard has just announced three colleges as the official winners of their regional Innovation in Education (IIE) grants program.
The grants were created by HP to reward schools that have been bold in promoting and developing technological innovation in regards… | Read More
Colleges and universities will confront historic challenges and opportunities in 2011. While budget shortfalls continue to take their toll, new technologies are posing revolutionary solutions. Economic pressures and digital learning tools should ultimately herald good news in 2011, as higher education evolves into a more relevant and accessible experience for… | Read More
Lori Bell has been making herbal remedies for years for her friends and family using the in-depth knowledge she gained from an online education program in herbalism. She had so many testimonials from people desperate for healing that she started her own business. She’s also teaching others how to use… | Read More
Despite its inconsistent use by recruiters, the cover letter remains an important component of the application process. While some firms have completely stopped using cover letters for recruiting, other organizations swear by it. At its worst, the cover letter is an unorganized, generic letter that restates or summarizes what is already on the resume. At… | Read More
Denylle McDowell has worked for as a teacher for more than a decade, and she's made exceptional use of her time. During her tenure as a middle school language arts teacher and department chairwoman at Yvonne Shaw Middle School in Reno, Nevada, she also taught Technology in the Classroom institutes as part of the Northern… | Read More
Gavin Black dodged layoffs at International Gaming Technology (IGT), in part due to the software engineering degree he earned online and a chance meeting on an airplane. Gavin started at IGT building slot machines and then earned his degree to advance his career. After telling a fellow airplane passenger about his job and education experience,… | Read More
In a recent article from the New York Times, there was an interesting statistic about the new generation of workers: they have gone through an average of seven jobs in their 20's. Many of these jobs are actually in multiple industries. Given this recent trend, we should consider the question of how to best handle… | Read More
If you're thinking about an online degree program, Dr. Nancy Irwin will advise you to get a positive support system. "You can't afford to listen to the negative nellies," she said in an interview. But this stand-up comedian turned psychologist wasn't speaking just as a psychologist, but as a graduate of an online PhD program.… | Read More
Improve your chances of landing a great job after graduation by reaching out to those who've shared your experiences at school: your alumni network.
How to Meet Alumni
Check out your school's alumni association homepage. This site lists upcoming events open to current students, where you can introduce yourself to alums. You should also be… | Read More
It's common to get stuck when preparing your new resume after getting a degree. If you are just beginning your career how can you illustrate your capabilities with little hands-on experience? If you're a career-changer, how should your resume reflect that you spent a lot of time in school? We answer those questions and others,… | Read More