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Learn more about Oakton's health career programs
Submitted by Oakton Community College
Aug 21, 2019 12:28 PM
Prospective students interested in health careers are invited to attend free information sessions at Oakton Community College's Skokie and Des Plaines campuses.
National Guard, DeVry offer scholarship program
Aug 16, 2019 9:58 AM
The National Guard Association of Illinois, in partnership with DeVry University, announced it will provide scholarships for eligible NGAI family members to pursue their education at DeVry.
Yes, you can go back to school while growing your business
Aug 16, 2019 1:39 PM
By the time you read this, I'll have a new title. Besides founder and CEO of a boutique public relations firm, I'll have also added to my signature proud graduate, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.
Investing in your team requires an investment in yourself
Aug 16, 2019 10:00 AM
To truly drive the organization to achieve, it takes commitment to your own continuous growth in order to stay on top of technology and the evolving workforce. A high quality option that may be new to your portfolio is your local community college.
How executives get personal with branding
Aug 15, 2019 1:00 AM
If you are an executive reading this article, Google yourself. What comes up? Are you happy with what you see? Welcome to a partial view of your personal brand truths, according to the internet.
Rethinking executive education: Embracing socio-emotional learning in the c-suite
Aug 15, 2019 1:00 AM
When you consider executive education, many imagine a traditional, university-based system tailored to the needs of the individual business. But, these programs don't necessarily teach leaders how to, well, lead.
Value of mentoring for executive education
Aug 14, 2019 1:00 AM
In the business world, mentoring has been recognized as a practice to nurture the talents of up-and-coming employees.
Graduate students are mounting protests over 'hidden fees'
Aug 11, 2019 6:10 AM
The total amount of fees charged by universities and colleges more than doubled in the 15 years ending in 2017. That's up faster than tuition, which rose about 80 percent during that time. And many graduate students, who were promised free tuition and small stipends to work as teaching or research assistants, are taking out loans just to pay the fees.
Students shouldn't forget about 'soft' skills, employers say
By Christopher Placek
Aug 7, 2019 8:13 PM
Many students have the technical and computer skills to be successful, but some lack the so-called "soft skills" -- like communicating effectively with others, according to local business leaders who attended a roundtable discussion Wednesday in Arlington Heights.
Lake Co. treasurer offers financial literacy classes
Daily Herald report
Jul 31, 2019 3:45 PM
Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim's office will partner with First Midwest Bank and Crystal Lake nonprofit Restoration America to host a free financial literacy class for county residents Thursday, Aug. 1.
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