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Posted in: edX Insider

We’re excited to launch edX Insider, a new series that features the incredible team members at edX. We’re chatting with Mike, our Head of Talent Acquisition. Mike is a Massachusetts native with a passion for education. He’s responsible for the strategy, planning, and execution of all hiring related activities here at edX. Q: What do you think makes edX different? A: EdX presents a innovative...

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Posted in: Learner News

Programming jobs are as hot as ever and there is no end in sight. If you are looking for a secure job with the flexibility to work online from anywhere, programming is the way to go. One of the best things about the field of computer programming is that the most popular programming languages can be learned online for free. Introductory programming courses are available...

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Posted in: Learner News

Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...

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Having trouble determining which career is right for you?  That’s normal. Choosing a career is difficult, and choosing a new one can be even harder. For many, the hard part is finding a field that actually piques their interest. For others, the real challenge is deciding between multiple careers that are equally as appealing. When making any career decision, it’s important to have an up-to-date knowledge of the most...

Read More about Start Your Career With One of the Best Jobs of 2016

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Glassdoor.com recently published a list of the highest paying jobs in America for 2016 based on salary data that people with these jobs shared in the past year. While doctors and lawyers topped the list, it is interesting to note, and not all that surprising, that the majority of careers in the top 25 were in information technology. With the exponential growth of the Internet...

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