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Want a Career in Criminal Justice? 5 Reasons to Bone Up On Tech

A career in criminal justice used to be relatively straightforward: You went to school to study for a degree in criminology or law; or you joined the police academy; or you took extensive tests to join the FBI or CIA. Those days of relative simplicity are far behind us. Criminal justice — like almost everything [...]

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Here’s What You Should Know Before Entering a Helping Profession

If you’ve decided to enter a helping profession, making a real difference in the lives of others is an important life goal for you. That’s great — society needs more people who are ready and willing to dedicate their lives to helping others. But there are things every aspiring teacher, social worker, psychotherapist, or human [...]

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How to Find Your Niche and Build a Career You Love

Finding the right career niche is crucial to both your personal happiness and your professional success. But it’s not always easy to find the “sweet spot” where you can translate your passion, goals, values, and strengths into a paycheck. First, you have to spend some time thinking about what’s important to you and what you [...]

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Book of the Moment

Never Get a "Real" Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke (--> Pre-order) by Scott Gerber, challenges the social conventions behind the "real" job and empowers young people to take control of their lives and dump their nine-to-fives -- or their quest to attain them. If you want a straightforward and humorous guide to starting a business at a young age, this is your book.

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