The tech industry is filled with people who have the same type of education and advantages. As the sector expands, economists say this reinforces inequality. Ovia Health is among a number of companies identifying entry-level jobs like the one Knowles has and dropping the degree requirement. The objective is to diversify their staffs and gain
Idaho is one of the most interesting states to work as a nurse. There are lots of job opportunities in the area and the demand is expected to increase in the next coming years. If you like boating, hiking, fishing, bird-watching, nature reserves, or even the ever-popular Idaho potatoes, this state might be for you.
Many of these jobs aren’t just available — they also pay well. With an associate degree, air traffic controllers made a median salary of $130,420 per year in 2020. Some other lucrative jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree? Construction managers ($97,180), aircraft mechanics ($66,680), plumbers ($56,330) and firefighters ($52,500). And those are just the
Dreams dashed by the English proficiency test Daiva Repečkaitė, a Lithuanian journalist based in Malta, started learning English in primary school and used it daily for a semester abroad in Sweden. Despite her wide English-language experience — articles, talks, a radio show she co-hosted and more — she says, “There are countless jobs I didn’t
Chew said that learners’ attitudes and beliefs about a particular class are usually because of misconceptions they have about learning. One of the most common misunderstandings is the idea that learning happens quickly. Students tend to cram or spend insufficient time with learning material only to be disappointed when they have not fully grasped concepts.
Opportunities, salaries, and growth are just some of the things you can enjoy once you become a registered nurse in Hawaii. The state is working hard to strengthen its healthcare system so it’s paying close attention to its workforce and that includes nurses. If you are planning on pursuing nursing, picking the best nursing program
About a year ago, millions flocked to their closest grocery or convenience store in a hurry to buy up bottles of disinfectant, cleaning wipes and supplies, and – oddly enough – toilet paper. As news began to spread that COVID-19 could live on surfaces and be easily spread by touching common-area spots, such as doorknobs
“Kids have had extended exposure to chaos, crisis and uncertainty,” says Matt Biel, a child psychiatrist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. But there’s some good news for kids like Kai: Educators across the country say their top priority right now isn’t doubling down on math or reading — it’s helping students manage all of this
“And I say [that] as someone who started her first day of teaching on 9/11 in the Bronx in New York City.” Teaching is one of the most stressful occupations in the U.S., tied only with nurses, a 2013 Gallup poll found. Jennifer Greif Green, an education professor at Boston University, says the additional stress
All of our needs matter, Rosenberg taught. It’s this concept—and the strategies I’ve learned for how to respond to needs—that are the reason I don’t experience resistance when I coach. I’m going to get back to that very soon, but first you need to understand this more—I draw on these ideas in every coaching conversation
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on millions of people, businesses and societies around the world for over a year now, causing global implications and a never-ending feeling of getting back to normal life. In the news and in the epidemiology community, you may have heard the term “herd immunity” and what it means to
Early in my nursing career, I had the honor of caring for Mr. Smith during the last moments of his life. Before I came to care for him, I learned that he had been in declining health for some time. He was exhausted. In fact, during the course of this current admission, he made the
Reflecting on my path to nursing is often difficult for me. My story is unique and unusual, but it is also why I celebrate my ambition and drive to do something impactful. I remember what my life looked like the year before I decided to go to nursing school. My life was dysfunctional, chaotic, and I
Barbara A. Kahn, BSN, ONC, took the orthopedic nurse certification exam in 1994 and has since seen big changes in the roles orthopedic nurses play and skill sets they need for optimal patient care. “Orthopedic nursing has really evolved over the last 10 years because patients used to stay in the hospital two or three
Nurses’ work in clinical settings is physically demanding. As nurses advance in age, some feel the need to stop working 12-hour shifts and look for the best jobs for older nurses. Fortunately, there’s a wide variety of nursing professions available. To help you get started, take a look at the following job options for older
Did you know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States? Sadly, it’s true. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to protect and prevent yourself from becoming part of this alarming statistic. According to Go Red for Women, which is the American Heart Association’s women’s initiative to