A Modern Success Story

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I had the privilege of working with a young Navy E4 Information Technology Technician. This young American joined the Navy to see the world and to kick-start his life. He served two duties aboard surface vessels and concluded his military service in Seoul, Republic of Korea with US Forces Korea, assigned to U.S. Army Garrison…

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The 40 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor’s degree

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Don’t have the time or money to get a bachelor’s degree? Don’t fret. There are plenty of high-paying jobs that require only a two-year associate degree, postsecondary nondegree certificate, or even just a high-school diploma — and a few that don’t require a formal educational credential at all. According to the latest data from the…

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Want to be a high earner? 25 of America’s highest paying jobs

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For working Americans, a job can provide a number of meaningful benefits. Dignity, identity, and a sense of purpose, to name a few. For most, however, these intangible perks are of secondary importance to the regular paycheck a full-time job provides. While the kind of work one finds fulfilling is subjective, there is no debate…

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26 High-Paying Jobs That You Can Get With An Associate’s Degree

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Don’t have the time or money to get a bachelor’s degree? It turns out that plenty of two-year associate’s degrees have a high return on investment. According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 26 highest-paying jobs that require only an associate’s degree. Each has a median annual…

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These 16 Industries Are Bleeding Billions A Year Due To Unfilled Jobs

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The job search site Indeed released a report on Tuesday with a startling finding: The US is losing $160 billion annually due to unfilled jobs. It’s not that people aren’t trying to find work. Rather, there aren’t enough people with the right backgrounds to fill highly specialized roles, like data scientists and software engineers, that…

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$100,000 jobs where you don’t need a degree

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The idea of earning a six-figure salary without a college degree may seem impossible, but there are several available jobs out there that command high salaries but don’t require a higher education. CNBC’s personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson has the details. This originally appeared on the Today show, see original video here

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Why Jobs Go Unfilled Even in Times of High Unemployment

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Companies say too many applicants just don’t have the right skills. Partnerships between employers and community colleges are looking to fix that. Skills for America’s Future, a policy initiative run out of the Aspen Institute, was created in 2010 as a spin-off of President Obama’s Jobs Council and was originally led by longtime Obama supporter…

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Skills Shortage Means Many Jobs Go Unfilled

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This article originally appeared in Forbes magazine on 3/07/2013, see it here America’s Skilled Trades Dilemma: Shortages Loom As Most-In-Demand Group Of Workers Ages For the last three years, according to ManpowerGroup, the hardest segment of the workforce for employers to staff with skilled talent hasn’t been registered nurses or engineers or even web developers.…

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