How Medical Biotechnology Is Advancing Modern Healthcare

Advancements in medical biotechnology have impacted millions of lives in the past few decades. From new vaccines developed to cure deadly diseases — such as during the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa in 2014 — to comprehensively mapping human DNA, the medical biotechnological industry has been on the forefront of technological advancement. Medical biotechnology… Read more »

What Is Christian Leadership? 8 Principles

“I heard a well-known pastor describe the church as the most leadership-intensive organization in the world,” Stephen Grunlan, senior pastor at Grace Fellowship in Overland Park, Kansas, wrote in Ministry Magazine. “Church leaders do not have the authority of military leaders or the financial incentives of the corporate world; they only have leadership skills on… Read more »

What Is Context Marketing?

Content is all around us. From televisions to mobile phones and computers, from advertising billboards to signs on city buses, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the advertising and marketing content all around us. Frankly, it’s content overload, which makes it even more important for advertisers and marketers to maximize that moment you see their product… Read more »

Criminal Justice Careers and Salaries

The field of criminal justice is diverse and full of different opportunities for those who are interested. Perhaps some of the most recognizable criminal justice careers are police officers, special agents and prosecutors, but jobs such as private security managers, legal assistants and game wardens are also included in this industry. Jobs in law enforcement… Read more »

6 School Administration Careers

Effective teachers are essential to the success of a school and its students, but one can make the argument that effective school administrators at all levels — especially principals — are even more critical to a school’s success. But the state of public education in the United States continues to decline. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there was a shortage of 64,000 teachers in primary… Read more »

What Do Actuaries Do?

In today’s global market, understanding the risks and liabilities involved with investing or providing programs is more important than ever. One of the fastest growing fields is actuarial science. The Role of an Actuary Most actuaries work with financial institutions or insurance companies to “measure, manage and mitigate risks,” according to the International Actuarial Association…. Read more »

Compact Nursing States Expand With eNLC

There is a nursing revolution taking place in the United States. With the 26th state joining the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators was formed in July 2017. The new system revises the old NLC and increases access to healthcare, protects patient safety, and allows registered nurses and… Read more »

Comparing Outcomes: BBA vs. MBA

A career in business can be a lucrative one — from well-paying entry-level positions to chief executives, who earn a median annual salary of $181,210. But what’s the best way to get into the industry? Most business jobs require a bachelor’s degree, and one that prepares students for the basics of such work is a… Read more »

Career Change Guide: Becoming a Teacher

There is a growing teacher crisis in the United States. The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) estimates there was a shortage of 64,000 teachers in primary and secondary education schools across the country during the 2015-16 school year. By 2020, an estimated 300,000 new teachers will be needed each year. And that demand is expected to… Read more »

Factors That Cause Homelessness

In the United States, a significant number of people are considered homeless. In January 2015, more than half a million people slept outside, in an emergency shelter, or in transitional housing during a single night. In 2014, 7 million people resided in homes with other families, a plight that often precedes homelessness. A variety of… Read more »