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Tips For Turning Your Hobby Into A Career

Experts note that creative professionals may be the best candidates to morph their hobbies into their careers. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.

12 hours ago

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Job Outlook For L.A.’s MRI Techs Gets A Healthy Diagnosis

Julius Wilson, an MRI technologist, says in order for job seekers in Los Angeles to land a lucrative position in this profession, they will need to be computer literate and science-minded.

01/26/2015

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L.A.’s Hospitality Industry Targets Masterful Business Managers

Dr. Angela Young, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, says proficient business managers in L.A. are well-rounded, fine-tuned and multi-skilled.

01/26/2015

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A Two-Year College In L.A. Will Soon Offer Bachelor’s Degrees

By 2016, Santa Monica College will offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program in interaction design, opening many doors of opportunity for educated workers in this top-dollar field.

01/26/2015

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Certificate Programs May Boost Your Skills, Potential Earning Power

If you’re working in a full-time career and don’t have the time or lifestyle that would accommodate returning to graduate school, you may want to consider a certificate program. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger has more.

01/22/2015

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Is Working From Home For You? Expert Weighs In

You’ve seen the ads and been tantalized by the concept but is working from home for you? CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger weighs in.

01/21/2015

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Researchers In L.A. Aim To Mold A New Sustainable Economy

Yvonne Yen Liu, a researcher at Economic Roundtable, says tomorrow’s social science analysts in Los Angeles will need to understand the challenges and opportunities within a service-based economy.

01/19/2015

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L.A. Job Prospects For Well-Trained Security Guards Are Surging

Edmon Muradyan, Owner of Marshall Security and Training Academy, says most businesses in Los Angeles are beefing up their protective forces.

01/19/2015

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Homeschooling Places Students Ahead Of The Class In L.A.

Los Angeles resident Ursula Lucia says her two children will earn their bachelor’s degrees while in their teens because of her and her husband’s unified commitment to homeschool them.

01/19/2015

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New Survey Measures Success Of College Grads Beyond Dollars, Cents

A new survey by Pay Scale measures the success of college graduates beyond dollars and cents, according to CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger.

01/15/2015

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Upcoming Tax Filing Season Is Likely To Be Worst In Decades

The upcoming tax filing season is likely to be the worst in decades due to a combination of IRS agency cuts and a more complicated tax code, according to CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger.

01/13/2015

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Computer Network Architects In L.A. Have Access To Prime Jobs

Scott Spiro, CEO at Computer Solutions Group, Inc., says upwardly-mobile computer network architects in L.A. are dedicated team players that understand how businesses are run.

01/12/2015

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L.A. Job Picture For Echo Techs Is Radiant

Giovanna Velasquez, an echo tech at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, says those interested in helping to diagnose cardiac-related issues must be committed to the vocation.

01/12/2015

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Women-Owned Businesses Thrive In L.A.

Kalika Nacion Yap, owner of a website design and marketing company in Santa Monica, says technology has made it easier for women to become business owners.

01/12/2015

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Need A New Job In 2015? Expert Weighs In

If your New Year’s resolution is to land a job in 2015, where should you start? CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger weighs in.

01/08/2015

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