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3 Top Jobs in Energy Business

The energy sector is growing steadily, and that means that there will be many jobs available to those with the right qualifications for years to come. If you’re already in one of these roles, an advanced degree or certificate can position you for management-level roles within your organization. However, at any stage of your career, you may be able to directly benefit from: A credential from an accredited, renowned…

Criminal Justice
5 Hot Topics in Modern Criminal Justice

Stories related to the U.S. criminal justice system often make headlines. However, many of the complex and controversial issues covered in these stories don’t lend themselves to simple, clear-cut solutions and news-ready synopses. Here, we examine five current issues in criminal justice and explore the degree programs that can help make sense of these complex subjects:   Body Cameras Increased attention on fatal incidents involving alleged police misconduct has spurred a push to make body cameras standard equipment for police, alongside handcuffs and pepper spray. The intent is to achieve greater accountability and transparency regarding police actions through recorded evidence. This is…

5 Reasons to Earn an Online Degree From UT Permian Basin

For over 50 years, students have benefited from the affordable tuition, vigorous curriculum, and experienced mentorship offered by The University of Texas Permian Basin. Now, undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to enroll in virtual courses and receive the same exemplary education without ever having to set foot on campus.     UT Permian Basin offers…

Communication
Effective Methods for Crisis Communication

How an organization communicates during a crisis can make or break its reputation and, in some circumstances, determine whether it will be able to weather the storm. Here we look at examples of how some major organizations communicated during a crisis and discuss two of the most effective avenues to use for crisis communication.  Big Electronics Brand Gets Burned A newly released smartphone is often a hot item. But none…

Business
CPA Eligibility with UT Permian Basin

The CPA exam is notoriously rigorous, due both to its length and its in-depth content. The exam lasts a total of 16 hours and has four parts, each of which is a four-hour test focused on a specific area of accounting:  Auditing and Attestation (AUD)  Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)  Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)  Regulation (REG)  Preparing for the CPA exam is itself an intensive process. Fortunately, courses on…

Industrial Technology
How Industrial Technology Innovation Has Transformed Business

Industrial technology is used daily in business to streamline and accelerate production and increase productivity, profitability, and safety. The ongoing need to find better, faster, and cleaner ways of manufacturing and using products drives constant technical innovation, and the results can benefit both businesses and their customers.  Examples Of Industrial Technology Innovation “Innovation” refers both to the creation of new technologies and to their adaptation for use in a variety of industries, with the end goal of making people’s lives easier and, as you’ll see, potentially saving their lives. Let’s take a look at some technological innovations that have…

Business
7 Management Styles for Today’s Workforce

Are you an aspiring business leader? It’s an admirable and achievable pursuit. But what kind of leader will you be?   All leaders have a management style. According to HRZone, management styles are “the principles that underline the methods, abilities and techniques managers use in handling situations and expressing leadership within an organisation.”  If you want to pursue a leadership role in an organization, whether you’re already…

Nursing
What is a Nurse Licensure Compact State?

Disease spreads independently of state boundaries. For proof, you only have to look at COVID-19, which is devastating heavily populated areas across the country. Hospitals in places like Arizona and Florida are short-staffed and in desperate need of licensed medical personnel. Dozens of states have enacted temporary licensing waivers, permitting out-of-state healthcare providers to practice on…

Communication
Why Study Communication?

What is communication? It seems like an obvious question, but it bears discussion for two reasons. First, it’s important to have a context for why the study of communication is beneficial. Second, communication is a more broadly encompassing topic than you may realize.  At the fundamental level, communication is getting some kind of message across to others. This can be achieved in a variety of ways:  Verbal communication means communicating with others by creating sounds. These sounds…

Education
The Impact of Gender on the Role of Superintendent

Superintendents oversee virtually every aspect of a school district, from ensuring that its curriculum meets approved standards to meeting with parents regarding their child’s education. As leaders, superintendents can enact positive, lasting change that benefits the lives of students, teachers, and administrators. They must be able to set an example, inspire others, encourage teamwork, and…

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