Why is Continuing Education Right for Me?

Are you thinking about improving your career skills, changing industries, or learning something new, just for the fun of it? Well, you’re in good company! Continuing education is not a new phenomenon. Neway Directions was established in 1994 as a way to help people in the Madison area acquire specific work skills or change career […]

Should I try a career in healthcare and where to start?

From the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others to amazing job security, healthcare is a land of opportunity. When weighing the pros and cons of this career path, consider the following:  Positive Impact on Others and Your Community Through Service Flexible Work Hours Career Growth Potential Diverse Work Environment Continued Learning […]

Quiet Quitting

“Quiet quitting” is quite the term de rigueur as of late. Employees are posting about it via TikTok, using it as a battle cry that legitimizes feelings of being overworked and underpaid. Employers and managers are scoffing at the absurdity of quiet quitting, labeling it as the passive-aggressive avoidance of adult conversations that should be […]

4 Major Ways to Support the Black Community During Black History Month

It is Black History Month, popularly known as the shortest month of the year. Use this time wisely to contribute to the Black community in the many ways that are listed below: 1. Acknowledge the works from Black creators. There is a history of art and works made by Black creators being silenced or tamped […]

4 Ideas for Holiday Cheer at Nursing Care Facilities During COVID-19

At nursing care facilities, the holiday season is typically a time for fun and special activities. It is especially difficult to promote this type of cheerful atmosphere during COVID when many residents are quarantined away from their families.  As a CNA you are often one of the only people seeing residents on a daily basis. […]