Monday, March 20, 2023
Education

How to Become a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning can help you reach your goals in life. It is also a profession that offers rewarding, flexible careers. These careers provide many benefits, including work-life …

3 Great Resources to Kick-Start Your Financial Planning Career

(NewsUSA) - Finding a rewarding career that offers growth potential, work-life balance and the satisfaction of helping others is a key priority for many job seekers. With those goals in mind, a …

50 most selective colleges in America

Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Stacker listed the 50 most selective colleges in the United States. The institutions are ranked according to acceptance rates.  

How summer programs targeted learning loss in grades K-12

HeyTutor cited data from the Census Household Pulse survey and looked at news reports to break down different summer programs targeting learning loss.

4 reasons public safety leaders should invest in mental wellness for first responders

(BPT) - First responders handle the most high-risk, urgent and dangerous events in their communities. Police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics and other public …

Roofing could be your key to a thriving career in 2023

(BPT) - The last few years have been a rollercoaster for workers in the U.S. The country saw its greatest job loss since the Great Depression and almost a year later faced the challenge of not having …

How women are finding rewarding careers in the construction industry

(BPT) - As multiple industries still face workplace shortages, one solution is emerging, especially in traditionally male-dominated fields like construction: recruit more women. According to recent …

Here's where every state stands on math and reading proficiency amid 20-year lows

HeyTutor analyzed the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress to see how different groups of students have fared in their reading and math assessments over the past 20 years.

10 US universities with the most graduates in multicultural education master's programs

Teachercertification.com used data from the Department of Education to see which colleges graduated the most students with master's degrees for teaching bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education.  
Rhode Island, Massachusetts colleges have the highest graduation rates—here's how your state compares
EDsmart used data from the Department of Education to see which states' colleges have the highest graduation rates. Three New England states top the list.  
Best public colleges in America
Colleges and universities are raising tuition to counter inflation so what better time to look at public institutions of learning, where prices tend to be significantly lower. Stacker compiled a list of the best public college in the U.S. using data released by Niche in 2023.    
50 best colleges on the East Coast
Stacker combed through Niche's 2023 Best Colleges in America list in order to discover which 50 East Coast schools, old and new, are the cream of the crop.
100 best community colleges in America
Stacker looked at data from Niche's 2023 Best Community Colleges in America to compile this list of the top 100 community colleges nationwide.
50 best colleges in the Midwest
Using Niche's 2023 Best Colleges in America list, Stacker identified the best 50 schools in the Midwest. Niche's rankings use data from the U.S. Department of Education on academics, admissions, and student life, along with reviews from current students and alumni.
10 skills rated most important for kindergarten teachers
eSpark looked at the skills rated most important for being a kindergarten teacher, citing data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Workable, and other sources.  
Your workplace

Want to retain and empower employees? Rethink tuition reimbursement programs

(BPT) - Talent wars. Great resignation. Quiet quitting. Hiring, retaining and inspiring employees to be their best is no small feat these days. Leadership at companies big and small are looking for …
Careers

5 reasons Nautical Bowls is an excellent investment for the ideal franchise partner

(BPT) - By Peter TauntonOwning and operating a franchise isn't for everyone, but for ambitious, hard-working entrepreneurs, it can be a sound investment. I've spent more than 35 years working in the …
How does early childhood education differ across the world? eSpark looked at data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development to find out.  
(BPT) - Florida’s economic engine propels the state forward, driving prosperity and raising the quality of life. The fuel for this powerful engine — workforce education. Currently, …
(BPT) - The number of natural disasters has increased five-fold in the past 50 years, driven by population growth, climate change, and improved reporting. As the number of disasters continues to …

Reading and math proficiency are at historic lows. Here's a closer look at who's falling behind

Analysis of National Assessment of Educational Progress data shows reading and math test scores are falling. HeyTutor takes a closer look at who is falling behind and why.

3 ways to safeguard your job and land a raise during a recession

(BPT) - With the rising cost of goods and signs of an impending recession, employees in all industries are worried about pay and job security. While the news is filled with headlines about "quiet …

Why access, education and support are vital to close the gender gap in tech careers

(BPT) - While women make up approximately half of the U.S. workforce, they are underrepresented in the technology sector, making up 28% of the industry. These numbers are even lower for women of …

Make Your Job Work for You

(Family Features) If you're considering a career change but not sure which direction you're headed, consider these words of wisdom.

50 most physical jobs in America

Stacker ranked the 50 most physically demanding jobs in America using data from the Occupational Information Network.  

Industries losing and gaining the most jobs

Stacker identified the industries where job openings have grown and shrank over the past year, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

5 stats to know when comparing online-only colleges

EDsmart cited 2020 Department of Education's College Scorecard data to review five factors to consider when evaluating online post-secondary schools.  

These are alternatives to teacher licensing requirements across 16 states

TeacherCertification.com collected data on alternatives to teacher licensing tests and the states that allow those alternatives.  

5 countries that offer free college—and how they accomplished it

Study.com compiled a list of five countries offering free college education and researched how they do it and how their policies apply to international students. 

Top party schools in every state

Using 2023 data released by Niche, Stacker compiled a list of colleges and universities with the best party scene in each state and Washington D.C.  

Hardest college to get into in every state

Stacker combed through Niche's 2023 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America ranking to see which school is the most difficult to gain admission to in each state.

How quit rates vary by company size

Sana analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data about company quit rates to see what size firms have been harder hit by the Great Resignation.

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Learn how to set meaningful goals, with the gumption to go after them
(BPT) - Whether you're a college grad, young professional or in mid-career, chances are you've already faced challenges that seemed overwhelming. Throughout your career, you'll continue to face …
The industries where workers are quitting their jobs in droves
The Great Resignation has seen many workers leave their jobs. Stacker looked at recent news reports to examine the industries where most workers are leaving.  
8 industries where job openings are increasing
Stacker identified the industries where job openings have grown over the past year, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  
How salaries compare for 10 types of teachers
TeacherCertification.com analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to explore how much 10 types of teachers earn annually.  
10 industries where truck drivers earn the most
Truckinfo.net used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find which industries pay the most to drivers of heavy trucks and tractor-trailers.  
Kick off the new year with 3 smart digital advertising strategies
(BPT) - The new year is a time of new beginnings. In our personal lives, we implement resolutions to optimize our life to be more productive, healthier and happier. The new year is also a time to …
Jobs projected to grow the most in the next decade
COVID-19 restrictions changed almost all forms of work. Stacker compiled a list of jobs expected to grow the most over the next 10 years.
Want to start investing? 5 expert tips to follow before you begin
(BPT) - If you’re interested in getting started with investing but you’re not sure what your first steps should be, you’re not alone. A recent survey by Magnifi found that one-third …
10 office time-wasters and what to do about them
ClickUp analyzed studies and resources to help eliminate time-wasters and increase performance while giving your brain a much-needed break.
How the pandemic changed enrollment for college students of nontraditional age
Best Universities used data from the National Student Clearinghouse Center to look at enrollment of nontraditional age students in fall 2022 compared to fall 2020, the first full pandemic academic year.  
Best in class? Why college rankings are controversial
EDsmart explored why college rankings are—and always have been—a controversial practice.
How to transition from freelance to full-time employee (or vice versa)
Feats compiled a list of five ways full-time employees can transition to freelance, and five ways freelancers can prepare to enter full-time work.
12 metrics employers are using today to measure employee engagement
Nextiva identified ways employers can measure and improve employee engagement to build a stronger work culture with committed workers.
States where Americans work the longest weeks
Nextiva used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine how many hours people work in each state, on average, and visualized that data using a map, table, and scatter plot to see trends in hours worked and pay.   
How many people does it take to build an app?
Feats compiled a list of key roles in app development, explaining what each does and how these roles contribute to an app's success.