Distance Degree Can Demonstrate Hustle to Employers

“There are a lot of organizations that appreciate the ability of someone to work and attend school at the same time,” says Grant Tufts, co-founder and president of Impact Recruitment in Vancouver.

As universities catch up to technology, it’s still early days for degrees that can be completed fully or mostly online. But they are becoming increasingly prevalent. In doing so, they are making post-secondary education available to a wider swath of people than ever, allowing them to complete degrees without leaving the work force.

The number of schools offering online or mostly-online degrees has risen so much, particularly for business education, British education network Quacquarelli Symonds has begun ranking the world’s top online and distance MBAs. The firm also conducts annual surveys of worldwide MBA applicants, and has found that the appetite for part-time and online MBAs is growing.

To read the full article on The Globe and Mail: Click here.

Gentlemen, Put Down Your Razors for Movember!

Impact Recruitment is taking action and participating in Movember for men’s health! If you wish to add a donation please click here. Your support is much appreciated. If growing a mustache is not an option (for the ladies out there), you can also opt to “Move for Movember” by exercising for an hour every day for the month of November.

 

The Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $677 million and funding over 1,000 programs focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.

 

To read more about the foundation: Click here.