(BPT) - With the economy improving, more job opportunities are appearing, giving today’s students openings to show prospective employers their skills and professional talents. However, the job market is still competitive, and students need to know – and then acquire – the skills prospective employers want.
(NAPSI)—Motherhood is a great joy, but caring for a child brings many tough choices and decisions that can lead to stress and feelings of mommy guilt. One of the largest stressors many new moms have to deal with is attempting to re-enter the workforce. According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive, 75 percent of new moms return to work post-baby. Moms re-entering the workforce face a variety of obstacles and pressure including balancing fulfilling duties at home and performing in the workplace.
(StatePoint) Sometimes it can be hard to convince kids that learning is fun. While parents can’t necessarily control how exciting the school day is, they can make off-hours learning more fun and exciting -- especially when it comes to a potentially hands-on subject like science.
(BPT) - When lives are on the line, Navy Aviation Rescue Swimmers answer the call. These brave men and women embody the courage of America’s Navy – often going into harm’s way to complete their rescue missions in some of the most extreme environments imaginable.
Seasonal jobs come in many shapes and sizes. The unemployment rate hovered at a near constant of 7.3 percent in October 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Many of those who are unemployed are seeking temporary holiday work. Large retailers comprise the bulk of the swelled workforce; however, retail sales are just part of the seasonal flux in employment.
(StatePoint) Math is often a student’s most challenging subject. And if your kids aren’t keen on it, it may not have anything to do with their natural aptitude, but that they could simply be lacking the tools they need to succeed.
(StatePoint) The back to school season can be a hectic time for students. With dozens of assignments, tests and projects, it’s easy for some things to get lost in the chaos.
(StatePoint) The majority of American families have an unwavering belief in the value of college -- 85 percent of parents believe that college is an investment in their child’s future, according to a new national study by Sallie Mae.
(StatePoint) Parents don’t need to wait until their children are heading to kindergarten to incorporate learning into their everyday lives. In fact, the sooner they start, the better, as studies show that younger minds are better able to absorb new information.