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Training & Certification

Whether you're a plumber or an accountant, many jobs require specialized skills and training. We'll identify and examine all the training and skill sets necessary for each job, as well as the costs and amount of time associated with each of them.

Training & Certification Advice

  • Paralegal Career Education and Advancement

    Employers usually prefer that candidates have a degree from a 4-year paralegal program, or a bachelor's degree with paralegal certification. Read more...

  • Law Enforcement Training and Advancement

    There are certain regulations concerning the candidacy of applicants for police and detective work. In all cases, individuals must be 21 years of age but no older than 37 at the time of their job assignment. They must pass physical and … Read more...

  • Project Management Career Education and Advancement

    The most successful PMs have formal business training, usually in the form of an MBA. It is important that PMs also have some financial background or knowledge so that they are able to understand and plan for project budgeting. Read more...

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    One of the most important and generous benefits a company can offer is tuition reimbursement, a contractual arrangement between employer and employee that outlines specific terms under which the employer may pay for the employee's … Read more...

  • Distance Learning

    Although the electronic age has made it much easier to learn at a distance, the roots of today's distance learning courses are more than 100 years old. Some date distance learning back to 1889, when it was used as a way to provide learning … Read more...

  • Industry Commitment to Training

    n a study by the American Society for Training and Development, more than 750 U.S organizations provided data about their expenditures on training programs as a percentage of payroll and on a per-employee basis. Here's how they compare by … Read more...

  • How Can I Improve My Writing Skills?

    With all the typing I do, my handwriting has gotten terrible. Yet at the same time, I fumble with basic business correspondence on the computer. What can I do? Read more...

  • Dream Job: Massage Therapist

    So why is a 4,000 year-old healing method finally getting popular? Perhaps because massage therapy is finally getting respected. Read more...

  • Dream Job: Firefighter

    On a 100-degree summer day with 80 percent humidity, painters set to work removing old layers of paint from a big old house on the water in Darien, Conn., as part of a renovation. The job was made more difficult because of several layers of … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Architect

    Good architects have an eye for envisioning how a new structure will blend with the existing environment-in effect, for seeing what isn't there. When he begins a new project, Alan usually visits the building site to understand the setting … Read more...