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Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset for Career Success with SkillPointe

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Adopting an entrepreneurial mindset is increasingly essential in today’s diverse professional world. This approach, emphasizing resilience and innovation, is applicable in various careers, encouraging individuals to see opportunities in challenges and to think beyond conventional methods. SkillPointe recognizes the importance of aligning this entrepreneurial spirit with career aspirations. The organization assists individuals in transforming…

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Closing the Skills Gap with Earn and Learn Programs: A New Era in Workforce Training

Faced with a significant workforce training gap, America is seeing a rise in innovative solutions, notably the earn and learn programs. These initiatives are pivotal in addressing the disconnect between available jobs and the skills of the workforce, particularly benefiting those without a four-year college degree. SkillPointe emerges as a key player in this…

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Student Readiness is Key for Navigating a Changing Job Market

With the job market constantly changing, the paradigm of career planning is being rewritten to engage individuals from a younger age. By initiating career readiness in middle school, programs aim to equip youth with an understanding of the workforce, nurturing their core academic and employability skills through practical experiences like job shadowing and internships. …

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Career Improvement and Advancement Often Requires Mentorship to Succeed

As the professional landscape shifts gradually with technological advancements and cultural changes, early career development grows more critical. Some seasoned experts in this area, such as Mike McCalley, the Fractional Chief Growth Officer and Consultant at The Vertical Solution, advocate for the rich learning experience that mentorship provides to young professionals. He particularly emphasized…

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The GI Bill Can Assist Veterans Towards Careers in the Skilled Trade Industry

Over the years, the GI Bill has evolved and its journey signifies its transcendence beyond college degrees, to embody a diversified array of opportunities tailored for veterans. The GI Bill now seamlessly intertwines with the dynamic fabrics of trade schools, tech credentials, and burgeoning industries, crafting pathways to apprenticeships, in-state tuition, and technical training. …

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Skilled Careers Are Always Needed, No Matter the Economy

One area of the economy that always seems recession-proof is skilled careers. The demand for hands-on, skilled professions remains unwavering in an ever-changing economic landscape. From bustling cities to serene countryside, careers like HVAC technicians, electricians, and dental hygienists serve as the backbone of our society, resilient against economic downturns. SkillPointe connects individuals to…

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Unlocking the Art of Auto Mechanics: More Than Just Wrenches and Wheels

In today’s fast-paced world, where over 90% of American households rely on vehicles, the significance of auto mechanics has never been more crucial. These professionals are not merely individuals who change oil or replace tires; they are the unsung heroes who understand the symphony of technology, software, and systems that make modern vehicles tick….

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Denny Baumgart Created a Legacy in the HVAC Industry and So Can You
May 18, 2023

The ever-evolving HVAC industry calls for constant learning, with its hands-on nature often attracting those who love solving practical problems. Denny Baumgart, VP of Technical Services for Airtight Facilitech, is a lifelong learner and has pushed himself to grow his skills in the HVAC industry. Baumgart chose the heat and air conditioning path over…

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Looking for a Secure Future in an Unpredictable Economy? Become an HVAC Technician

Jonathan Bivens is an HVAC technician at Air Texas Mechanical. He bounced around after high school, trying to find a career that would provide for his family. Thanks to persistent reminders from his uncle, he found out about the possibilities in the field of HVAC. “I have listened to him ever since!” he says….

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Welding: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s a Career

What started as “just a job” turned into a fulfilling career for Vince McGill. Watch as he describes his journey to becoming a welder. It wasn’t easy, his parents wanted him to get a four-year degree. But McGill ultimately found the career that was right for him. Now, he loves what he does.  He…

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Vet Techs Across the Country Are Making a Difference One Paw at a Time and You Can, Too!

Want to work with animals? Watch as real vet techs answer the questions you’ve always wondered about. What is the job like? Is it satisfying to work with animals all day? Get a peek at your future!

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Challenge Yourself and Help Others By Becoming an MRI Technician
April 3, 2023

If you like helping people and the challenge of mastering complex medical equipment, consider a job as an MRI technician. This profession requires a high level of technical skill, as well as a good understanding of human anatomy and the principles of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). MRI technicians also need good interpersonal skills, as…

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Become a Truck Driver and Seize the Open Road

If you’re inspired by the open road and like the idea of working independently, you might want to consider becoming a truck driver. Long-haul drivers can expect to earn a solid paycheck after a short training period. Training is also affordable — a far cry from the debt of earning a four-year degree. Although…

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Love Media? Become a Broadcast Engineer and Have a Front Row Seat

Interested in working in media and entertainment? Consider becoming a broadcast engineer! It’s an opportunity to combine technical expertise with a passion for media. As a broadcast engineer, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring that audio and video are transmitted with the highest quality for a wide-range of productions, from sports to breaking…

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Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset for Career Success with SkillPointe
November 30, 2023

Adopting an entrepreneurial mindset is increasingly essential in today’s diverse professional world. This approach, emphasizing resilience and innovation, is applicable in various careers, encouraging individuals to see opportunities in challenges and to think beyond conventional methods. SkillPointe recognizes the importance of aligning this entrepreneurial spirit with career aspirations. The organization assists individuals in transforming…

Read More
Closing the Skills Gap with Earn and Learn Programs: A New Era in Workforce Training

Faced with a significant workforce training gap, America is seeing a rise in innovative solutions, notably the earn and learn programs. These initiatives are pivotal in addressing the disconnect between available jobs and the skills of the workforce, particularly benefiting those without a four-year college degree. SkillPointe emerges as a key player in this…

Read More
Student Readiness is Key for Navigating a Changing Job Market

With the job market constantly changing, the paradigm of career planning is being rewritten to engage individuals from a younger age. By initiating career readiness in middle school, programs aim to equip youth with an understanding of the workforce, nurturing their core academic and employability skills through practical experiences like job shadowing and internships. …

Read More
The GI Bill Can Assist Veterans Towards Careers in the Skilled Trade Industry

Over the years, the GI Bill has evolved and its journey signifies its transcendence beyond college degrees, to embody a diversified array of opportunities tailored for veterans. The GI Bill now seamlessly intertwines with the dynamic fabrics of trade schools, tech credentials, and burgeoning industries, crafting pathways to apprenticeships, in-state tuition, and technical training. …

Read More
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Skilled Careers Are Always Needed, No Matter the Economy
September 15, 2023

One area of the economy that always seems recession-proof is skilled careers. The demand for hands-on, skilled professions remains unwavering in an ever-changing economic landscape. From bustling cities to serene countryside, careers like HVAC technicians, electricians, and dental hygienists serve as the backbone of our society, resilient against economic downturns. SkillPointe connects individuals to…

Read More
Unlocking the Art of Auto Mechanics: More Than Just Wrenches and Wheels

In today’s fast-paced world, where over 90% of American households rely on vehicles, the significance of auto mechanics has never been more crucial. These professionals are not merely individuals who change oil or replace tires; they are the unsung heroes who understand the symphony of technology, software, and systems that make modern vehicles tick….

Read More
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Denny Baumgart Created a Legacy in the HVAC Industry and So Can You
May 18, 2023

The ever-evolving HVAC industry calls for constant learning, with its hands-on nature often attracting those who love solving practical problems. Denny Baumgart, VP of Technical Services for Airtight Facilitech, is a lifelong learner and has pushed himself to grow his skills in the HVAC industry. Baumgart chose the heat and air conditioning path over…

Read More
Looking for a Secure Future in an Unpredictable Economy? Become an HVAC Technician
May 3, 2023

Jonathan Bivens is an HVAC technician at Air Texas Mechanical. He bounced around after high school, trying to find a career that would provide for his family. Thanks to persistent reminders from his uncle, he found out about the possibilities in the field of HVAC. “I have listened to him ever since!” he says….

Read More
Welding: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s a Career
May 1, 2023

What started as “just a job” turned into a fulfilling career for Vince McGill. Watch as he describes his journey to becoming a welder. It wasn’t easy, his parents wanted him to get a four-year degree. But McGill ultimately found the career that was right for him. Now, he loves what he does.  He…

Read More
Vet Techs Across the Country Are Making a Difference One Paw at a Time and You Can, Too!
April 3, 2023

Want to work with animals? Watch as real vet techs answer the questions you’ve always wondered about. What is the job like? Is it satisfying to work with animals all day? Get a peek at your future!

Read More
Challenge Yourself and Help Others By Becoming an MRI Technician
April 3, 2023

If you like helping people and the challenge of mastering complex medical equipment, consider a job as an MRI technician. This profession requires a high level of technical skill, as well as a good understanding of human anatomy and the principles of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). MRI technicians also need good interpersonal skills, as…

Read More
Become a Truck Driver and Seize the Open Road
March 15, 2023

If you’re inspired by the open road and like the idea of working independently, you might want to consider becoming a truck driver. Long-haul drivers can expect to earn a solid paycheck after a short training period. Training is also affordable — a far cry from the debt of earning a four-year degree. Although…

Read More
Love Media? Become a Broadcast Engineer and Have a Front Row Seat
March 13, 2023

Interested in working in media and entertainment? Consider becoming a broadcast engineer! It’s an opportunity to combine technical expertise with a passion for media. As a broadcast engineer, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring that audio and video are transmitted with the highest quality for a wide-range of productions, from sports to breaking…

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