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Take Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level: 5 Ways to Shine

By on June 8, 2018 in Careers with 0 Comments
Take Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level: 5 Ways to Shine

There is a talent gap in leadership positions across numerous industries. According to the State of Leadership Development by Brandon Hall, a shocking 71 percent of companies do not feel confident in their leaders’ abilities to bring the business into the future. For professionals aspiring to work towards high leadership positions within their own brands, […]

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4 Signs Conflict Resolution is in Your Blood

By on June 1, 2018 in Careers with 0 Comments
4 Signs Conflict Resolution is in Your Blood

Have you tried to make peace ever since you were a child? Do you hate it when people fight, when you know there are always answers to every conflict? Are you the one who regularly steps in to solve the family drama at holidays and reunions? If so, a degree in conflict resolution might be […]

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How a Master of Education in Higher Education Can Lead to Your Dream Career

By on May 14, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
How a Master of Education in Higher Education Can Lead to Your Dream Career

Higher education is an exciting career path, marked by both challenges and personal satisfaction. Administrative professionals guide students through the ups and downs of college life, helping them discern not only their calling, but also their personal ambitions. The most effective college advisors and administrators understand the value of educating not only their students, but […]

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How Do Employers Feel About Online Degrees?

By on April 26, 2018 in Careers with 0 Comments
How Do Employers Feel About Online Degrees?

Have you reached the limits of your current role, but you can’t advance until you achieve a higher level of education? Are you hoping to switch careers, but can’t do it without the kind of education you can only get from a degree program? Would you like more opportunities for advancement, training, partnership, entrepreneurship or […]

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Steps to Advance Your Ministry Career with a Graduate Degree

By on April 12, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
Steps to Advance Your Ministry Career with a Graduate Degree

Ordained ministers, chaplains, and missionaries play a challenging, but critical role in today’s increasingly secular society. Although a strong calling is critical to success in these roles, it’s far from the only requirement. Inspiring and influential ministry relies on strong theological education – best achieved through an accredited Master of Divinity program. Interested in taking […]

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How to Start a Career in Travel Nursing

By on March 7, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
How to Start a Career in Travel Nursing

Locum tenens is Latin phrase for “to hold the place of or substitute for.” For nurse practitioners, it also means a unique career opportunity, full of flexibility, travel, and income potential. Locum tenens work has its roots in the Southwest.  In the 1970s, the University of Utah received a grant to temporarily fund physicians in […]

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Keep the Peace: How Conflict Resolution Skills Help You in the Workplace

By on February 21, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
Keep the Peace: How Conflict Resolution Skills Help You in the Workplace

Conflicts will arise in the workplace; that’s a guarantee. How those situations are handled, though, can affect a company’s well-being. The ability to manage and resolve conflict has become a desirable asset in the workplace for managers and employees alike. In 2016, Forbes Magazine cited conflict resolution as one of the top eight career skills […]

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Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

By on September 20, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

As the healthcare landscape becomes more complex, the demand for more advanced leaders and practitioners rises. This is especially true in the nursing field. As early as 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) called for a higher level of preparation for nurses. The organization recommended that positions once requiring a master’s degree […]

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Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

By on September 13, 2017 in Careers, Christianity with 0 Comments
Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

“Vocation is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” That quote from theologian and writer Frederick Buechner rings true of what a Christian education can help you find. At ACU, you can discover and develop your calling through vocational formation. What is Vocational Formation? Vocational formation is all about finding your […]

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What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

By on August 23, 2017 in Careers with 1 Comment
What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

Doctors. Nurses. Technicians. Support staff. Everyone contributing in a healthcare organization affects patients and their families in some way.   Providing quality care and running efficient, sustainable, safe, and compliant organizations takes effective leadership. The traits of effective top executives are common across industries, and some of these qualities and practices can stand out even […]

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