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In the next six years, the U.S. will need to employ 1 million science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates in order to meet the demands of American industry.
Online learning, as with any academic endeavor, does require significant effort and a commitment to keeping up with the assignments and engaging with the course material.
Sure, you could learn about biochemistry or stem cell research by reading a book, attending class lectures and the like, but how does that apply to what you'll be faced with in the real world?
In his finance days, Young Kang would feel a surge of pride every time his clients were on the path to meeting their financial goals. But he wanted to do so much more for them.
The U.S. is just one of the 65 countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission.
Ensuring that a conference is successful isn't just about getting the word out to fill seats. It's also not just about putting together a series of panels or events to draw in the crowd.
For 22 years, Vincent Scarlata had a successful career as a business analyst at a San Francisco financial services firm. But a sudden staff reduction meant new skills.
It is your responsibility to take advantage of the opportunities that occur and achieve your goals. No one else is going to manage your career for you.