Posted on September 6, 2017
What’s the point of going back to school? Money? Career? Family? Curiosity? All of the above?
www.WhatsBestforMe.com can do a lot of things for you: we can help you identify what’s important; we were built to give you a platform through which you can communicate directly with schools who have told us that they are looking for people like you to join their ranks; we can help you tell them what matters – from area of study to financial aid. Continue reading
Posted on September 2, 2017
For workers returning to school – employed or not – the time has come to stop fearing technology and embrace it. In the workforce of the future, graduates will need to complement — not compete with — technology.
Posted on August 30, 2017
A smart, practical approach to a large, expensive problem. University of Maryland’s Baltimore City Campus’ specific focus on training, certification, on‐the‐job experience and paid work placements to help service members transition to successful civilian careers…matched by Amazon’s goal of hiring 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2021.
Posted on August 25, 2017
Two things: Not gonna happen; That’s why we’re here! New report (Five Ways to Connect College and Careers), calls for states to help students, their families, and employers learn the meaning of post-secondary credentials and assess their value in the labor market.
Posted on August 23, 2017
Posted on August 23, 2017
Dying professions don’t have to mean dying careers. Indeed, left-behind workers may have more options than they think – if they have money, effort and political will. If you have an alternative, as one Teamster executive put it…“go back to school and figure out some other type of profession.”
Posted on August 22, 2017
Interesting point of view for students. Learn how colleges are being motivated to take a practical approach to online education. It is something prospective students – particularly adult learners looking to advance or change careers – already know needs to be bigger, smarter and more efficient.
Posted on August 19, 2017
While President Trump talks about tens of thousands of new coal jobs, we all kind of know that’s not likely. But there is an approach to a solution beginning to get traction: local community colleges creating career development, alternative and training programs specifically in coal country
Posted on August 16, 2017
As we’ve been known to say around WhatsBestforMe.com – Life Happens. Stuff gets in the way and something – or somethings – just eludes us. Higher education is often atop that list for reasons we are all aware of: cost; loss of time; distractions; unplanned events; other priorities on a day to day basis.They are all real, human issues that truly stand between us and where we always hoped or thought we’d be. But, what if? What if you looked around – at your spouse and your children and your life – and just said YES? Continue reading
Posted on August 11, 2017
Benefits for lifelong learning — overdue and smart. New GI Bill Would Make College Education a Lifetime Benefit.