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Table number card.
A party can be a lot of fun and if it’s a good one, it goes off without a hitch. But organizing an event to make sure everything from food, to music, to decorations is perfect is no small feat. The difference between a good event and a great one often comes down to the details, and that’s where an event planner usually steps in.
Graduate of the Year De Janiera Thomas.
De Janiera Thomas never imagined she’d accomplish as much as she has. In what she describes as a dark time in her life, De Janiera found Penn Foster and began pursuing her education. Now, she credits the school with her confidence and career. Since earning the title Graduate of the Year in 2013, De Janiera has advanced her education and found a career path she loves. Catch up with De Janiera and learn how education helped her succeed.
Woman working with lab equipment.
If you’re thinking about healthcare careers, a few positions might first come to mind: doctors, nurses, medical assistants, physical therapists. These are obvious because we see and interact with them regularly. There are other jobs in the medical field, though, with which we’re not as familiar. A sterile processing technician has one of the most important jobs in medicine, even though we might not easily recognize their role.
Bronze statue of Lady Justice holding scales.
Criminal justice is a worthy field to work in, having an impact on our daily lives and society, though it can be challenging both mentally and physically. There are jobs to be found at every level, whether it be private, local, state, or federal. A degree in criminal justice can open a lot of doors to potential careers, but if you want to be successful, a well-rounded curriculum is essential to preparing you for what you face in the real world.
calculator and payroll paperwork.
Payroll clerks play a vital role in human resources and accounting departments, ensuring employees are paid on time and accurately. Becoming one involves education, on-the-job training, and optional certification. If you’re interested in taking the next steps toward starting a new career, here’s what you should know about the job.

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