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Microsoft Announcement Shows Potential of Gaming Industry

Although many previously considered it an industry that was going nowhere, more and more gamers and businessmen alike are realizing the potential of the gaming industry.

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Wind Energy Blows Life into many Industries

When you think of wind energy, you may visualize physicists designing wind farms, technicians maintaining the turbines or many of the other career paths available in wind energy, but do you consider who makes the turbines?

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Pilot Field Still Soaring

Technical careers in the field of aviation abound. Texas State Technical College is evidence of that in the number of aviation programs (five). The TechCareer series by TSTC Publishing includes Avionics with Aviation Pilots slated for a Feb. 1 release.

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Stigma of Technical Schools Changing

Take some time this holiday season and think about what you want in life. Don’t let what others think deter you from choosing a career in a technical field.

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Minority Challenges in Technical Careers

Are minorities shying away from technical careers? Or are technical careers shying away from minorities?

In the world of technical entrepreneurship, minorities are definitely the lesser seen.   When the words “CEO” or “president” are mentioned, the image that comes to most is that of a Caucasian man. African-Americans and Hispanics are workers, but hardly ever bosses. Where does this problem start? Adolescence.  Read more…

A Woman’s Job

We Can Still Do It!

For a long time, men ruled the workforce. A woman’s place was in the home with her children, taking care of the house. This was true until World War Two, when women stepped up to the plate and took over the technical jobs back home. In today’s society, women are accepted as being a major part of the work force. However, many male-dominated occupations remain, especially those in technical career fields. Needless to say, despite continual efforts to reverse this, women still face professional barriers. Read more…

Technical Careers Offer Job Security in Tough Times

Saving money, clipping coupons, cutting up credit cards; these are all ways to help yourself during an economic crisis. How is the job industry saving money? Cutting jobs. Read more…

Wind Energy Careers on the Rise

Every time you turn on a light, open your fridge, charge your cell phone or play a video game, you don’t think of where the electricity that powers it comes from. Electricity is like oxygen: life sustaining, all around and at the same time, invisible.

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