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Running A Family-Owned Business In L.A. Takes Dedication

Angela Johnson, co-owner of The Serving Spoon restaurant, says most family-owned businesses in Los Angeles are generational, with a focus on long-term goals.

06/15/2015

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Animal Control Officers Must Be Educated To Work In L.A.

Local agencies in Los Angeles are tightening the reins on animal control officers by requiring them to further their education before applying for a job.

06/15/2015

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LAUSD’s School-Based Health Centers Are Major Safety Nets

Dr. Rosina Franco, a physician who works for the Los Angeles Unified School District, says she expects to see school-based health centers to further expand in the coming years.

06/15/2015

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Technology Ignites Job Chances For Digital Directors In L.A.

Joshua Nafman says as expertise in Internet-based media becomes more of a requirement in the marketing field in the coming years, the titles and roles of digital directors may be affected.

06/11/2015

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L.A.’s Elementary School Teachers Work In Teams

Maria Sanchez, a teacher at Western Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, says teamwork benefits a student’s learning curve directly.

06/08/2015

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Summer Creates More Jobs For L.A.’s Security Guards

Dennis Riera, Security Director at Noble-LA Events, says summertime work for trained guards is both rewarding and challenging.

06/08/2015

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Professor Prepares L.A.’s Next Wave Of Urban Planners

Dr. Richard Willson, a professor at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, says many factors are increasing job opportunities for urban and regional planners in greater Los Angeles.

06/08/2015

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L.A. Job Prospects For Pediatric Nurses Look Healthy

Andrée Mulia, a nurse recruiter at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, says medical centers are currently seeking qualified nurses to work in such specialized areas as neonatal and pediatric oncology.

06/01/2015

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L.A. Communications Manager Enhances Business Relations

Erin Schanke says wise communications specialists know how to incorporate the benefits of advertising, promotions and marketing to help companies grow and prosper in Los Angeles.

06/01/2015

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Information Security Becomes Desirable Career Path In L.A.

UCLA Extension’s Dr. Varaz Shahmirian says earning a certificate in an information technology area helps applicants seek and secure high-end tech jobs in Los Angeles.

05/25/2015

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Educating Patients Is Important To Pharmacists In L.A.

Kristine McGill, a drug education coordinator, says all patients in Los Angeles could have a primary care pharmacist in place by 2022 to help them receive better and safer medical care.

05/25/2015

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School Psychologists In L.A. Help Foster Student Growth

As a demand for school psychologists increases in Los Angeles, Carol Goodkind says a number of factors are influencing the manner in which they are helping students with special needs to succeed.

05/25/2015

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L.A.’s Psychologists Aim To Prevent School Violence

California Lutheran University’s Jennifer Twyford says the number of mental health services is increasing within Los Angeles’ school system to help ward off incidents of possible violence.

05/25/2015

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Practicums Help Interpreters Land Jobs In L.A.’s Justice System

With job prospects for interpreters in ample supply, Fernando Becerra, Jr., says the practicum program he created at UCLA Extension is designed to help legal-minded students in Los Angeles reach success.

05/25/2015

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L.A.’s Pediatricians Are Devoted Advocates For Children

After dedicating a minimum of 11 years of intense training to become practicing pediatricians in Los Angeles, these healers of children take their expertise far beyond their medical settings.

05/25/2015

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