Economy Archive

Skill and Caring: There’s more to healthcare careers than you think

Everyone knows that job opportunities in healthcare are booming. But what if you’re not looking for a job that puts you on the front line of patient care? Fortunately there is much more to healthcare than doctors

A Healthcare Career With Regular Hours? Exploring careers in Medical Coding and Billing

Are you interested in healthcare? Realize your full potential with a health information management career. With the number of healthcare procedures increasing as the population ages, there is a very high demand for skilled specialists in patient

Cheryl Craig proves that a ‘bump in the road’ can lead to a new beginning and success

At 48, Cheryl Craig hit the proverbial ‘bump in the road’ and had to make a new start. Determination and courage made it possible for Cheryl to accomplish a dream of hers and finish her education. Now

Nursing Identified as one of the top Careers of the Future

If you’re looking for a field with plenty of jobs, employment experts agree: Get into nursing. As Daniel Pink puts it, “There’s ferocious demand for nurses now. Nurses can essentially write their own ticket.” But according to

Is College a Good Investment? Despite costs, career education makes financial sense

With soaring college costs, some wonder if higher education is worth the time and expense. When the Pew Research Center surveyed Americans about their views on college, 5 percent said the higher education system provides excellent value,

Get the most for your money at midland college

Midland College is the path to a quality, affordable education and a brighter future. We offer you the opportunity to earn an associate degree and enter the workforce or transition to a bachelor’s degree program at the

Go Figure. Math + science = great careers

Looking for a job that is interesting and rewarding? How about something with strong growth that pays well and provides a secure life?  Maybe something in heathcare, engineering or IT? Well, we’ve got the jobs for you

College at Any Age

Changing careers in today’s economy often means going back to college to learn new skills. Community colleges are usually the first place to which career changers turn, and not just because they’re a good value. College for

Build Your Personal Brand

According to Dan Schawbel, personal branding guru and author of Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success, “personal branding is the process by which we market ourselves to others.” Building a personal brand can help you