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 »

Expanding Ministry: How to Develop the Right Missions Mindset

Serving God by serving others is a cornerstone of Christianity and major part of the day-to-day activities of churches and their members. While finding opportunities to make an impact on others certainly is not hard to do, developing the right mindset toward service can be more difficult. You can begin by understanding what it means… Read more »

Sustaining Innovation vs. Disruptive Innovation

“Innovation is widely regarded as the single most important ingredient in today’s economy,” according to entrepreneur Faisal Hoque at Fast Company. Innovation not only impacts global economies and business models, but the quality of life of people. Innovation has changed the way people live, work and do business. Businesses can focus on two types of… Read more »

What Is Geriatric Nursing?

Geriatric nursing refers to the care of elderly patients. In this specialty, healthcare providers focus on issues that affect older individuals, such as Alzheimer’s disease and osteoporosis. The aging population is a leading reason for why registered nurses have such a strong job outlook. “Demand for healthcare services will increase because of the aging population,… Read more »

Comparing an International Business Degree and a Traditional MBA

In a traditional MBA program, students receive instruction in subjects like finance, economics, accounting, management, human resources, business ethics and organizational theory. The curriculum includes theoretical knowledge in these areas as well as how to apply the content in real-world situations. As a result, the traditional MBA provides a solid foundation for a successful business… Read more »

What Does a Telephone Triage Nurse Do?

In a desire to reduce costs and more easily treat a larger number of patients, healthcare providers are increasingly turning to telehealth as a solution. In 2012, an estimated 227,400 patients sought telehealth services; that number is expected to grow to 1.3 million this year. While part of this dramatic increase is about cost-savings, there… Read more »