Cool Career: Project Manager

Published September 15, 2017 at 1:09 PM PDT

A Project Manager is responsible for managing projects at every stage to completion. They manage every aspect from budget and scope to deadlines and quality. The project manager often defines project goals and works to keep the project on schedule, while also addressing any obstacles to success.

Did you know one of the hottest professional development certificates is in the field of web development? Certificates are hands-on, competency-based programs designed by industry professionals to pro

Published September 11, 2017 at 1:09 PM PDT

Did you know one of the hottest professional development certificates is in the field of web development? Certificates are hands-on, competency-based programs designed by industry professionals to provide students with the fundamental skills required in the field of web development.

How to Succeed as an Adult Returning Student

Published July 14, 2017 at 1:07 PM PDT

Are you an adult with some college education, but no degree?

If so, you are not alone. In 2015, there were between 30 million and 35 million Americans who fell into this category. In the greater Seattle metropolitan area, there are over 750,000 people in this situation. Students stop out for many reasons: full-time workload, family obligations, medical illness and financial barriers are just a few. The reasons adults return to school can be just as varied: to gain a new skill set needed for your career advancement, to increase your salary potential, to be a role model for your children, or simply to finish what you started. But whatever reasons have motivated your return to school, it’s important to get off on the right foot. What kinds of things can you do to ensure that you reach your educational, career and personal goals?