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Your Guide to the Accounting Field

Posted by learninghouse on September 16, 2015  /   Posted in Accounting

Now is a great time to pursue a career in accounting. As the business world becomes more diverse and global than ever, accounting firms are looking for qualified candidates to help them keep pace with both demand and competition. Traditional approaches to accounting are merging with new methods like principles-based accounting and International Financial Reporting

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On the Rise: The Impact of Increasing the Minimum Wage

Posted by learninghouse on August 17, 2015  /   Posted in Business

Raising the minimum wage is a salient topic for the government at both the state and federal levels. Opponents worry that it will damage the economy, hurt small businesses and make goods too expensive, stifling economic growth. Yet over the past several years, many American states and cities have implemented legislation increasing the minimum wage;

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On the Front Lines: Your Guide to the Cybersecurity Workforce, Part II

Posted by learninghouse on May 15, 2015  /   Posted in Information Technology

This post is a continuation of “On the Front Lines: Your Guide to the Cybersecurity Workforce”. You can read the first part here. Industry Insights A recent survey by Semper Secure, a “public-private partnership in Virginia formed to advance the cybersecurity profession,” indicates that cybersecurity professionals work in two main regional hubs. Not surprisingly, these centers of security

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Applied Behavior Analysis: The Scientific Approach to Autism Therapy, Part II

Posted by learninghouse on May 04, 2015  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

This post is a continuation of “Applied Behavior Analysis: The Scientific Approach to Autism Therapy”. You can read the first part here.   Over the past 40 years, a large body of literature has documented the “successful use of ABA-based procedures to reduce problem behavior and increase appropriate skills.” In fact, more than a thousand studies

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Applied Behavior Analysis: The Scientific Approach to Autism Therapy, Part I

Posted by learninghouse on May 04, 2015  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

April is National Autism Awareness Month, a time when raising awareness and promoting autism research receives countrywide recognition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 68 children is identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASDs reportedly occur in all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups, though they are almost five

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The Art of Cyberwar: Security in the Age of Information

Posted by learninghouse on April 10, 2015  /   Posted in Information Technology

Cybercrime is an increasingly serious issue both in the United States and globally; the estimated annual cost of global cybercrime has reached $100 billion. Almost 560 million people are victims of cybercrime yearly — more than 1.5 million victims a day. The U.S. director of national intelligence has ranked cybercrime as a “top security threat,

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Potential Healthcare Information Technology Jobs

Posted by learninghouse on February 09, 2015  /   Posted in Information Technology

Information technology has become a critical component of the health care industry, including using computers and digital technology to increase efficiency and quality of care in medical facilities. That use of technology is only expected to grow, as laws requiring electronic medical records are implemented. And with the population aging and access to health care

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Popular Careers with a Degree in Information Technology and Cybersecurity

Posted by learninghouse on February 02, 2015  /   Posted in Information Technology

The demand for well-educated information technology and cybersecurity professionals is on the rise. Although it used to be that anyone with an interest in and aptitude for technology could have a career in IT, a degree is increasingly necessary. A recent study found that 84 percent of these types of positions require a bachelor’s degree

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Top 4 Reasons to Get an M.S. in Health Services Administration

Posted by learninghouse on December 23, 2014  /   Posted in Health Services Administration

If you are interested in a career that will help people experience a higher quality of health care, you may think your only options are related to direct patient care. However, there are other rewarding avenues in the health field. Earning your master’s degree in Health Services Administration can lead to a career that balances

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