Jobs Report: Good Listening Skills Could Land You A JobCustomer service reps are employed in nearly every sector of the economy and here in Texas, they earn a mean wage of nearly $38,000. But for high performers in industries like cable companies; insurance carriers; and professional, scientific, and technical services, income can rise to above $47,000.
A Higher Degree Is A Higher Calling For Dallas Psychologist"[Continuing education] is really not about how smart you are; it is about your goals, ambition and perseverance," says Dr. Sonia Schwalen.
Jobs Report: Competition Driving Up Starting SalariesThere’s good news for some workers as competition heats up to lure talent. Starting salaries in professional occupations are expected to increase an average of 4.1-percent in 2016.
Fort Worth Police Officer Bets On His Future With A Master’s Degree"I want to give back to a career field that has made me the person I am today. I want to give perspectives to the future professionals of the criminal justice system," says Lavigne.
Dallas Doctor Relies On Her Education To Help Patients In NeedIndividuals suffering from eating disorders are often misunderstood. I have the opportunity to spread education about these individuals.
Jobs Report: Careers In EducationHeading back to school might not just be for kids. A career in education can offer the flexibility and growth that many people are seeking in a job.
Rigors Of Graduate Study Worth It Says Dallas Police Sergeant"The biggest reward from earning my master's degree is the respect I get from my community, family, friends and colleagues."
Jobs Report: Tips For Stay-At-Home Parents Rejoining The WorkforceStay-at-home parents rejoining the workforce need to take essential steps to help land a job and it all starts with working your network.
Going Back To School Launched A New Career For Non-Profit CounselorJanet Anselmo-Henson worked in criminal justice managing six different chemical dependency treatment programs. After 20 years in that field, she decided to go back to school and earn a master’s degree in community counseling from Argosy University.
Senior Living Consultant Encourages Others To Return To School"There was a nine-year gap between earning my bachelor’s and going back to school to earn master’s. Get involved early and get it behind you, don’t wait as long as I did," said Roy Barker.
Jobs Report: More Education = Better JobMore education typically leads to better job prospects and bigger paychecks.
Dallas 911 Operator Gives The 411 On Higher Education"Obtaining my master’s degree will open many career-driven doors for me. I realize that without the master’s degree I may not have those opportunities," says Melinda Jones.