Author: Shannon Hodge

Everything You Need To Know About Sports Massage

TOUCHdown! Everything You Need to Know About Sports Massage The world of sports is highly competitive, and as athletes push themselves to the limit, they increasingly suffer aches, pains, strains and injuries. Anyone who’s been through a recognized massage therapy program, will be well positioned to begin a career in sports massage and help athletes, […]

Medical Records Specialist: The Person Behind Your Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Nowhere is record-keeping more critical and life-saving than in the medical arena.  As a result, the person entrusted with the accuracy and orderly maintenance of those records, the Medical Records Specialist, has tremendous responsibility placed on his/her shoulders. In an increasingly digital world, Electronic Health Records (EHR) have acquired prominence at par with other vital […]

Tame Those Tresses : Tips for Managing Thick, Curly Hair

Thick and curly hair can be both a blessing and a curse. When it’s healthy and cooperating, a full head of curly hair is stunning, but damage can leave it looking ragged and humidity turns a regal head of curls into a frizzy mess. Learn some of the best techniques for managing curly hair and […]

Thumbtack School-To-Skills Scholarship

Scholarship details We’re transforming local services and empowering the small businesses and independent professionals that are the economic engines of our communities. We’re dedicated to their success and to building opportunities for more individuals to become independent professionals and entrepreneurs – as well as to helping consumers hire the best professionals for things they want […]

September 17th is Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. In honor of this historic event, September 16 through September 23 is Constitution Week. Visit or for more information.

Data driven: Health information management careers

January 01, 2013 | By Jason Lee | Tribune Media Services The growth of electronic medical records combined with technological advances in health care analytics has made health information management (HIM) one of today’s most in-demand health care fields. Working behind the scenes, HIM experts maintain, collect and analyze the mounds of medical data relied […]

Massage therapy leaps in popularity as a treatment and a career

February 28, 2011 12:00 am  |  By Angela Shawn-Chi Lu, Medill News Service Sitting in a hallway of the Cortiva Massage Therapy Center in downtown Chicago, Jennifer Kaminski appeared ebullient-ready to take on anything in fact. Few would guess she had just spent an hour in a dimly lit room, relaxing on her back, in […]

10 fastest-growing jobs in the USA

The past 10 years, the number of nonfarm workers rose by just 5%. But despite past decade’s painful recession and the slow job growth that has followed, several occupations have more than doubled the number of workers employed. 24/7 Wall St. compared employment figures published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for hundreds of […]

Massage Therapist

Want a job that aims, above all else, to make people feel better? Consider becoming a massage therapist. Employing their unique set of tools – “magic hands” and a “magic touch” – massage therapists relieve pain, reduce stress, unwind bound-up muscles and just plain make people feel better. With more than 80 types of treatments, […]