Tuition at public colleges rises 4.8% - CNN Money

Tuition hikes, stagnant growth in federal aid and increases in other expenses have pushed public college costs to new heights yet again.   To attend an in-state public college for the 2012-13 academic year, the average overall cost (or "sticker price") for students who don't receive any financial aid rose 3.8% to a record $22,261, according to the report.   Tuition and fees climbed 4.2% at four-year private schools to an average of $29,056 this year. Overall prices were 4% higher
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Our online Information Technology (IT) Career Coaching and IT Training offers are all based on this premise: Anyone (regardless) of their background should be able to learn from any location in the world at any time of the day or night that fits their geographic, life or work commitments. We make learning more affordable by combining the information you need including both entry level and advanced topics in one course. Our private, web-based, learning management system allows you

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Mock Questions for Acing Business Analyst Job Interviews

Receiving a business analyst interview invitation only “opens the door” to getting a job. Acing the job interview will walk you through that door to actually get a business analyst job. How do you prepare? Following are six basic questions along with their answers that you will get during the job interview. Be sure to modify each answer to match your experience, skills, competencies and personality to avoid sounding like a memorized script. Explain how you would handle a
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What Motivates You, More Money?

You must build your career around whatever it is that motivates you! This could be more money (a better salary / income), prestige, visibility, power, user satisfaction, etc. While salary is a big motivator for many professionals, it is important to consider all aspects of your career to ensure you are making the right career choices today while positioning for long-term success!
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Data Analyst vs. Database Administrator Jobs, Which Is Better?

Database Administrators are the Information Technology (IT) professionals responsible for keeping a database up to date and running. Their responsibilities include: writing scripts and updating the database, keeping the database running 24/7, and backing up the database. Database analysts are IT Professionals responsible for analyzing and reporting on the data in a database. Their duties include reviewing the database design as well as the relationships between the tables in a database and
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Guidelines for Improving your Business Analyst Career

Before you can improve your business analyst career, you must answer some questions like; which direction should you go and what steps should you take to get there? If these questions aren't answered at the beginning of your career, you may wrongly focus on skills or competencies that will take you in the opposite direction of your goals! To help answer these questions, I have provided you with some guidelines that will come in handy as you move forward in your business analyst career.
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Looking for career advice on what comes after helpdesk. I have attached a document of the various colleges and classes I have taken over the years. My main problem is I have been in IT for 20 years, still paying off college loan and never go beyond $12hr for paycheck. It would be a plus to land a $20hr. I am willing to study and go back to college for certifcation but need some one to point me in a direction. Age 48 requires a bit different outlook in terms of college classes than does

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5 Proven Job Interview Tips Help You Get Hired!

Have you gone on several Information Technology (IT) job interviews, but haven't received a job offer? If your answer is yes, you're not as prepared for the interview as you should be. Your chances of getting an Information Technology (IT) job are slim if you don't prepare properly for the interview-even with a well-written resume. But, don't with the next five proven job interview tips, you can confidently prepare for your next IT job interview. Dressing for Success Can Make a Difference
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I really enjoy my current job which is mostly working in Microsoft Office, Excel, and similar programs. I have my associates degree in business management, but am looking to obtain a Bach. in an IT field. My current job is a mix of a lot of stuff between billing/ record keeping/ general office duties. I would love to work toward a career that would have some flexibility to work from home on a regular basis. I am hoping to begin an online degree program soon, but which direction do

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Hi, I have around 6 years of experience in Mainframe. I want to grow as a strong technical person rather than following the eventual career path of becoming a Manager and so forth. My questions are  - 1. Does this path offers equal monetary benefits ? 2. What are the skill sets I need to learn ? Thanks in advance.

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