Career & Education

What are the best companies to work for in the U.S.?

Every year, the popular job search site Zippia releases their comprehensive list of the 100 Best Companies To Work For in America. Many of the usual suspects are included in this year’s list. But, the companies that top their list for 2018 may not be the ones that you would normally guess....

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:08pm

How counseling can help fight the loneliness of working from home

Many of us long for a day where we're doing well enough professionally so that we can ditch the office life and spend every day working from home. But as a significant amount of people around the world are setting up remote offices, we're finding that, without the office culture...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:44pm

The easiest ways to graduate early

The months after you graduate from college can be some of the most transformative of your entire life. While getting through your degree was its own battle, figuring out where you are going to land is a journey unto itself. While most students generally take all four years to fulfill their bachelor...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 5:09pm

How job fairs can help you get around the traditional job interview

The job search is tough for everyone. Just motivating yourself to go on different job search sites to submit your resumes and perfectly fine tuned cover letters into the faceless void can certainly sink your spirits after not hearing anything back for weeks. This is why job fairs can be such a...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:38pm

Alexandra Pelosi takes us ‘Outside The Bubble’ in her brand new HBO documentary

Journalist and Documentarian Alexandra Pelosi may have a harder time than many of us breaking out of her designated political corner. As the daughter of Nancy Pelosi, the long running and influential Democratic Minority leader of the House of Representatives, people may have preconceptions about...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 5:01am

Philadelphia cyber charter schools are changing the way children join the classroom

It seems as though remote access has changed the way that business is done throughout the world. Being able to have meaningful discussions with people on the other side of the planet from you is as easy as flipping open the lid to your laptop. This access has also changed the way students learn...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 3:30pm

Why low student to teacher ratio classrooms matter in charter schools

Many charter schools are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for students of all ages. As this frenzy to get your child accepted into the perfect charter school begins to heat up, it can be easy to lose sight of some of the simple things that could help your child thrive...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 2:07pm

How to save money on traveling home for holiday breaks

As a freshman in college, it seems like you just started this big adventure yesterday. But now with the holidays just around the corner, finding the best ways to get home to see your family should be entering your mind so you don’t have to pay a semester’s worth of room and board on...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:58pm

Pop-star Kat Deluna partners with Playworks to help stop bullying in schools

Bullying is a major problem amongst our nation’s children. That is why Play Works, the country’s leading non-profit bringing awareness and affecting change to transform children’s social and emotional health, is taking it to the schools with the help of special guest and...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:44pm

Need help breaking the glass ceiling? There's an app for that

Out of all Fortune 500 CEOs, women currently occupy just 24 spots. Lindsay Kaplan and Carolyn Childers want to change that with Chief, a female networking service dedicated to fostering connections and accelerating gender parity in the workplace. Kaplan and Childers both worked at the senior...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:54pm

Become an all-star lifeguard with New York's Safest

Finding a summer job can be a job unto itself when you are in high school. The options of “cool” jobs that you can find to earn a little spending money while you are on break from school are few and far between. Amaury Sanchez is out to solve this problem for teenagers all over the city...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:13pm

LMHQ strives to be a different type of flexible workspace

With more companies and workers looking toward flexible workspaces, co-working facilities continue to pop up across the city. Below Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan, for example, there are nearly four dozen, including usual suspects like WeWork and Knotel, as well as Downtown Alliance’s...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:34am

Class is in session with T-Pain’s School of Business

Sometimes, the biggest hurdle in the way of achieving success is that little voice in the back of your head telling you that your unique ideas are not worthwhile. For every great startup that revolutionizes an industry, there are countless that are never funded because the person who came up with...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:53pm

Regina King talks her recent Emmy win and why we need more female voices in Hollywood

Regina King has remained an onscreen MVP ever since she began her career as an actress over 30 years ago. Her skills as a magnetic dramatic force had started to be recognized with a string of amazing supporting roles in shows like Southland, The Leftovers and American Crime. King's pressence...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:15pm

Tips on how to get the most aid from your 2018-2019 FAFSA applications

When are the first moments that you really start to get a handle on your finances as an adult? Is it after those sobering moments when you’ve noticed that you need to crawl out of the piles of debt you’ve accrued in order to earn a college degree or from loans you’ve taken out to...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:04pm

Yvonne Orji talks Insecure, Night School, and keeping an eye on the prize

Yvonne Orji has made a name for herself with her breakout role playing Issa Rae’s best friend, Molly Carter, on the hilarious HBO show Insecure. But the actress and comedian is striving to become more of a household name as she can be seen starring alongside such comedic heavy-weights as...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:10pm

How college students can get involved with disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Florence

As of right now, the Washington Post has reported that between 750,000 and 1 million people have either been displaced or are without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Nearly 40 deaths have since been recorded since the storm touched down in North Carolina earlier this month. This is...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:37pm

How to get a handle on your finances once you’ve graduated

For some, attending college can be a testing ground for how well you manage your finances as you enter your adult life. Afterall, you are now on your own and it is up to you to keep a budget to make sure that you aren’t stranded far from home. These spending and saving habits will roll over...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:10pm

Adam Rippon on finding your Olympic work ethic

Adam Rippon is much more than an athlete. The Olympic figure skater and political activist captured our hearts during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics where he and the rest of the U.S. men’s figure skating team took home bronze, making him the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to win an award...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:58am

Earn your degree in robotics and automation from these forward thinking schools

While we are experiencing a considerable amount of job growth these days, there is a looming asterisk that seems to hover about those favorable statistics like a dark cloud. This footnote is the rise of robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence (A.I.)  that threatens to take away...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:20am