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Portraying Santa Claus Is Big Business In L.A.

Ed Taylor, one of Los Angeles’ busiest Santa actors, says there are many business opportunities in L.A. for performers that resemble the jolly ol’ elf.

12/08/2014

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Jobs For L.A.’s Surgical Technologists Are Rolling In

Encino Hospital Medical Center’s Caretta M. James says qualified surgical technologists who are more marketable in Los Angeles are multi-skilled, personable and technologically-adaptable.

12/08/2014

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Street Vendors Help Nourish L.A.’s Economic Gain

According to the research team at Economic Roundtable, more than 10,000 street vendors work in Los Angeles, generating more than $100 million in annual revenue.

12/08/2014

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The Job Outlook For L.A.’s Meteorologists Is Partly Sunny

Pierce College’s Jason Finley says today’s meteorologists in Los Angeles must understand the prominence of social media and excel in the areas of math, science and computer technology.

12/01/2014

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L.A.’s Marketing Students Prepare For A Projected Employment Boon

Dr. Tye W. Jackson says CSULA is getting prospective marketing managers ready for an anticipated spike in the number of upcoming job opportunities by teaching them powerful techniques that work.

12/01/2014

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Criminal Justice System Offers A Plethora Of New Jobs In L.A.

Dr. James David Ballard, a professor at California State University, Northridge, says CSUN is updating its curriculum to help its students secure rewarding jobs within L.A.’s criminal justice system.

12/01/2014

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Big Theaters In Metro L.A. Keep Business-Minded Artisans Working

Talena Mara, an executive at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, says struggling actors in greater Los Angeles should consider donning their business caps and pursuing life in the theater, beyond the stage.

11/24/2014

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Radiation Therapy Jobs Are Targeted For Growth In L.A.

Kaiser Permanente’s Howard Tsujimoto says in order for radiation therapists to uphold an effective edge in this ballooning medical field, they’ll need to maintain their clinical skill sets.

11/24/2014

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Job Market For Computer Support Specialists In L.A. Is Highly Favorable

Computer expert Scott Spiro says in order for computer support specialists to benefit from a projected blast of new job opportunities in Los Angeles, they must stay on top of cloud-computing technology.

11/24/2014

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O.C. Parents At Common Core Meeting Seek Greater Local Control

Parents showed up in force Monday to give a panel of experts an earful regarding controversy over the common core education program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2014

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L.A.’s Sports Industry Energizes Local Economic Growth

If the NFL moves back into Los Angeles in 2015 or 2016, thousands of new jobs could be created in a town where the sports industry thrives.

11/17/2014

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School Psychologists In L.A. Are Urged To Strengthen Their Skills

Dr. Wilda Laija-Rodriguez, a CSUN professor, says school psychologists will need to increase their levels of proficiency in coming years to better serve L.A.’s bilingual students.

11/17/2014

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The Digital Age Opens More Doors For L.A.’s Legal Secretaries

UCLA Extension’s Deborah Deutsch says legal secretaries that are keeping pace with technological advancements are the ones securing sustainable careers.

11/17/2014

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Java Developers Sit At Apex Of New Tech Revolution In L.A.

Software engineer Amir Hallajpour says future computer programmers in Los Angeles are preparing for an expansive Java development marketplace by learning directly from industry professionals.

11/10/2014

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L.A.’s Mathematical Science Teaching Jobs Equate To Profitable Careers

CSULA’s Dr. Debasree Raychaudhuri says post-secondary institutions throughout Los Angeles are always in need of mathematical science instructors, especially part-timers.

11/10/2014

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