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Five Important Work Strategies I Learned While Earning My Communications Degree

“They don’t teach you anything you can use in real life!” Have you ever heard anyone complain about college like that? Many people feel that some college classes just aren’t worth their time because they don’t teach skills that are usable at work. Nothing could be farther from the truth! Very often at work, I …

Data Security for the Hospitality Industry – Risks and Best Practices

Data Security for the Hospitality Industry – Risks and Best Practices Information security is a pivotal aspect of many industries — including that of hospitality, due to the data collection by companies operating within hospitality. Hotels, motels, resorts, and rented apartment complexes all gather and electronically store a range of sensitive personal guest data, such …

When You Don’t Need It All at Once: How Stackable Credentials Support Lifelong Learning and Career Progression

In today’s competitive, fast-paced, and increasingly automated environment, lifelong learning is more important than ever. Not long ago, a bachelor’s degree was perceived as the “golden ticket” to a living wage and long-term career progression. The Master of Business Administration, or similar master’s degree, served as the pathway to senior-level management and executive leadership roles …

Careers

How Can Career Navigation Services Help Modern Learners?

One of the primary reasons people pursue a degree or certificate is to achieve a career goal — whether that’s to earn a promotion, get a pay raise, or transition to a new career. Therefore, it’s important for modern learners to have a plan as they strive toward academic and career success. CSU-Global’s Career Navigation …

Flexibility

Online Education Can Benefit Students Living in Rural Areas — Here’s How

Students living in rural areas tend to live and work farther from higher-education institutions — including community colleges — than their suburban- and urban-dwelling counterparts. This inconvenience equates to lower rates of college and university attendance for rural students, as well as fewer opportunities to advance in their careers and earn higher salaries. Online learning can present solutions to …