Completing a college degree, or some level of postsecondary education, has clear benefits. Research shows that college graduates have higher earning potential, lower unemployment rates, greater job satisfaction, and more career longevity than their non-grad counterparts. In addition, college graduates qualify for more job opportunities, … Continue reading Benefits of a Career-Focused Degree Program
Do you have big dreams of saving the world, but are unsure where to start? Maybe you have a comfortable job, but you’re not passionate about what you do. Perhaps you wish to be out in the field, changing lives and … Continue reading 10 Careers that Make a Difference (that You Can Pursue at Goodwin!)
Postsecondary education – whether from a college, university, or career-specific school – is becoming the norm. In fact, the Center on Education and the Workforce estimates that, by 2020, 65 percent of all occupations will require postsecondary training and education … Continue reading What is a Technical School and Is It Right for You?
There are many different types of colleges and postsecondary schools today, giving you many options when deciding on what your future will hold – university, career college, trade school, and more. And as we discussed in a recent article, postsecondary … Continue reading Trade School Career List vs. a College Career Roster
Are you looking to advance your career or start fresh on a new path? The good news is that there are many options to consider. While some may think a traditional college typically takes 4+ years, a vocational college, or … Continue reading What to Expect at a Vocational School vs. Career-focused College
There is no doubt that there is value in a college degree. Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reiterates the fact that college degree holders, generally speaking, earn more income than those without postsecondary education. There is also … Continue reading Alternatives to the Traditional, Four-Year College
On April 5, 2018, the Goodwin College Career Services team presented its annual Career Fair, this year hosted in a new, larger space at Goodwin’s Business and Manufacturing Center on Pent Road in East Hartford. Traffic was brisk throughout the … Continue reading 2018 Career Fair Sees Increased Participation to Support College Mission
Postsecondary education is a key requisite for many – if not most – industries today. To land a great job, candidates must have the knowledge, skillset, and credentials that employers are actively seeking. They must have a foundational understanding of … Continue reading What is a Vocational School and Is It Right for You?
Are you goal-oriented and career-driven? Do you have a job on your mind or a company you want to join? Are there certain educational or training requirements you must fulfill before landing that dream position? If you answered yes to … Continue reading Vocational School vs. Career-Focused College: Which One Should You Choose?
It is often said that certain people are born leaders. At Goodwin College, we believe that people can be born with the qualities of a leader. But to become a great leader, to become an effective leader, a person needs … Continue reading Further Your Career with Leadership Development Training
So, you’ve decided that you want to go back to college. Going back to school can be challenging or intimidating for many adults. You have new priorities—kids, a full-time job. You also have bigger expenses. You haven’t been in a … Continue reading Going Back to School: A Guide to Finishing What You’ve Started
Confused about the difference between trade schools and career-oriented colleges? Learn more! While looking to further your career—or find a rewarding career in a new, in-demand field—the best thing you can do is to pursue a career-focused education. But there … Continue reading Are Trade Schools and Career Colleges One and the Same?
High school graduation is right around the corner: Do you have a plan? There are many paths you can take after high school is complete. You can earn a bachelor’s degree, associate degree, certification, or pursue dynamic training in your … Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask When Deciding Between a Technical School and a Career-Focused College