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When's the Right Time for a Career Change?

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So, you had a job. You liked it; you did well. You got another job in the same field. Then another. All of a sudden you realize you have a career, but something just doesn’t feel right. Don’t worry, it happens to lots of people. In fact, today’s young adults change jobs over seven times in the early part of their careers. This happens for lots of reasons and it reflects a willingness to keep looking for a career that meets their personal, professional, and financial needs. Let’s talk about what might be missing for you, and explore some signs that you may be ready for a new career.

Career Opportunities for Those with an Information Technology Degree

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If you’re pursuing an education in Information Technology and are curious about the many career paths you could take, there are many different areas you can venture into. Depending on whether you're interested in diagnostics, engineering, data analysis, or prefer a career where you can engage in some customer service, there are many choices out there to explore. Here are a few to consider.

Tips and Advice for a Stellar Cover Letter

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There‘s no doubt about it: today's job market is tough. With every job vacancy there are dozens (if not hundreds) of applicants, all competing for an interview. In order to stand out and get noticed, it‘s critical that you know how to write a cover letter that‘s unique and attention-grabbing. Here are some cover letter tips that will improve your chances of getting the interview.

Five Pieces of Advice for Adults Returning to College

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At UEI, we believe it’s never too late to go back to school. If you set foot in our classrooms, you’ll soon realize we welcome students of all ages into our student body, from recent high school graduates to older adults returning to college for the second or third time. Whether you’re going back to school at 30, or are somewhere in your 40s or 50s, going back to college as an adult can be intimidating. If you’re among the many older adults returning to college later in life, you’re not alone, and you’re not without support. From finding the right program to getting enough rest, here are five helpful tips that’ll help make the transition back into student life a little bit easier.