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Job alert: Diesel technician and truck driver shortage countrywide

(BPT) - As the transportation industry continues to grow and baby boomers continue to retire, the need for trained diesel mechanics and truck drivers has never been greater. Job openings span the United States, and many sit open while businesses feel the stress of a massive talent shortage.

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Monday 10/10/2016
Can't Seem to Save Enough for College? You're Not Alone.
Updated: October 10, 2016 - 1:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Saving for college is at an all-time high - give yourselves a hand, parents - but when it comes to actually meeting our own funding goals. . .Well, that's another story.

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Tuesday 10/04/2016
U.S. Apple Industry Supports Student Causes and Promotes Healthy Snacking
Updated: October 04, 2016 - 1:58 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - An apple a day keeps the doctor away and also keeps school programs in shape via a fundraiser sponsored by the U.S. Apple Association. The "Buy an Apple, Help a Student" program from the nation's apple growers offers a simple formula for supporting students and encouraging healthy snacking.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
6 unconventional jobs you can get with an IT or business degree
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Good compensation and benefits, doing meaningful work, and having the opportunity to advance – those elements have always been what employees desire in a career. But do these desired job qualities have to come at the expense of discovering new careers?

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Tuesday 09/20/2016
3 common employment scams and tips to help avoid becoming a victim
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 1:31 am

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Thursday 09/15/2016
Military Training Happens Virtually in Florida
Updated: September 15, 2016 - 1:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Florida is no stranger to the entertainment industry. After all, it's home to the most visited theme parks on Earth. What people may not know is that the Sunshine State's entertainment expertise is also used to train our nation's military.

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Sunday 09/11/2016
How Classrooms are Changing to Better Teach 'STEAM' Subjects
Updated: September 12, 2016 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) The U.S. may be short as many as three million high-skilled workers by 2018, according to National Math + Science Initiative predictions. In response, more educators and schools are embracing the idea that today’s curriculum must include Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), in order to adequately prepare children for the future.

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Tuesday 08/30/2016
4 Tips for Getting Your Best High School Senior Photos
Updated: August 30, 2016 - 1:35 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As a senior entering into your last year of school, you have a lot to be proud of -- your grades, your accomplishments, your relationships, and, this year, your senior photo.

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Monday 08/29/2016
How virtual education could be a last-minute lifesaver for your expat child
Updated: August 30, 2016 - 1:31 am

(BPT) - You know the right way to find the best school for your children when moving abroad is to do your research and plan ahead. But what happens when circumstances prevent you from preparing the way you’d like? Many expat parents find themselves in situations like these:

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