Career articles

The Careers section of Phoenix Forward features job-hunting tips, lessons in leadership and insights into entrepreneurship. Learn about emerging fields and positions, as well as how technology is changing the way we work.


How to become a CPA

While accounting careers range from clerical positions to chief financial officers, in most states only a certified public accountant may audit financial statements any company releases to the public, says Judy Thomas, MBA, a CPA who teaches in the accounting program at the University of Phoenix® Colorado Campus. “Every type of business can benefit from the ...

7 job interview questions you should ask

It’s a common situation: The job interview is wrapping up, and you’re confident you’ve done well. But then the hiring manager ...

Special education teacher

What it takes to become a special education teacher

Working in special education requires more than a bachelor’s degree and state certification and licensing. You’ll also need ...

Career change

How you can tell it’s time for a career change

If work is no longer fulfilling, and you’re thinking about making a move, how do you decide whether you should start a ...

More Careers

How to build job experience in your career field

While federal statistics show that earning a bachelor’s degree can lead to ...

Manage stress at work

Need to manage stress at work? Try these 4 tips

If you’re among the more than one-third of U.S. employees who drag themselves ...

Perfecting your elevator pitch

What’s an elevator pitch, and why do you need one?...

Police officer advancement

5 ways to advance your career as a police officer

You made it through the police academy and are working as a patrol officer. But ...

Online branding

How to protect your online personal brand

Corporate brands like Coca-Cola® beverages and Apple® devices convey an ...

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