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Manufacturing CAN Rock

Paul Harter

There are 5,900 manufacturing companies in Colorado, according to the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade. These companies employ 120,000 people and account for $16.3 billion in economic output. As employees retire or move on, where will new workers come from? This question is answered by two goals of the Northern Colorado Manufacturing

What Can I Do with an Architectural Engineering Degree?

The construction industry changes frequently and rapidly, so an Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Engineering and Building Science from Front Range Community College builds skills that can be applied universally throughout the industry. It’s all about creativity. You won’t be put in a cubbyhole, ready for just one thing. A wide variety of

What’s the Hidden Job Market?

I think we should have a contest for the job search term most likely to terrify new job seekers, and I think the winner would be “Hidden Job Market.” Say these words to a new college graduate or high school student looking for his/her first summer job, and watch their eyes widen in horror. “You’re

What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Pharmacy technicians prepare the prescription medications that are dispensed to patients after pharmacist review. The job involves measuring, mixing, counting out, labeling, and recording amounts and dosages according to prescription orders. The medications could be the pills pharmaceutical companies supply to pharmacies, or they could be medications that the pharmacy technician prepares – that’s called

How to Prepare for College Final Exams

Final exams are just around the corner, and whether this is your first semester or you are a seasoned pro, college finals can be the most challenging time of the semester. This means managing your time, using effective study strategies, and handling stress by taking care of yourself is on the agenda. Managing your time:

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