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Repeat Steps to Success

This is the last of the series. If you've been following this blog (as you should be), I've been outlining the basic steps of how to learn about your career by marketing it, you, and your resume. For a successful pathway to your career--and to make sure you are current with new forensic...

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10 Questions You Should Ask Before Enrolling in a Training Course

Forensic training can take on different types of formats: courses, webinars, modules, classes, seminars, workshops, and online classes. With so many ways to connect students with forensic training content, you may be wondering how to choose the best one? Here's a list of questions that may...

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Using Professional Groups to Market Your Career

This is part 3 of a 4 part series focusing upon learning about your career choice. Learning about your career means getting exposed---exposed to others interested in the same forensic career choice as you! Exposure also includes getting your name and experience out to others. But...

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Do You Need a Career Coach (Mentor)?

Baseball Coach. Basketball Coach. Career Coach? These days it's important to have the right set of people in your 'corner' to help you train better, hit better, jump better. But what about having a career coach/mentor? Your career is important but how important? I know when I started my...

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Digital Evidence Found on VHS Tapes

(I came across this great article while searching for info about digital evidence. Some of you may not remember VHS tapes, but for some of us--me included--this was a great way to store tv shows, videos, and movies. In a forensic setting, the use of VHS tapes as a storage media may not be in...

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Behind The Scenes: Fingerprint Workshop

A few weeks ago, we offered a Fingerprint Workshop--a two day, 16 hour, hands-on training event. It was such a wonderful experience for the students. I always enjoying meeting new students and showing them the 'tools' needed to succeed in fingerprints is one of the highlights of my day! Our...

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Reading To Market Your Career. What's On Your Shelf?

This is the second in a series of tips of how to market your forensic career. So how does reading help you market your forensic career? Reading industry related articles and professional journals helps to pave the way in establishing professional proof, which in turn leads to marketing...

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Why Aren't You Learning About Your Career?

This is the first in a series of tips of how to market your forensic career. Are you learning about your forensic career? I mean do you know EVERYTHING you need to know about (fill in the blank with your forensic career goal)? Knowing what you want to do, knowing the educational...

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Making a Murderer--Netflix Style

IS HE GUILTY OF MURDER OR WAS HE SET UP? I've been watching Making A Murderer, the Netflix original documentary that was launched last year. The series chronicles Steven Avery, a convicted murderer currently serving a life sentence for the murder of Teresa Halbach. He previously served 18...

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New Forensic Training Classes for 2016

WELCOME TO 2016 (ALMOST) Well, the New Year is almost here and like most I like to reflect upon all the great things that will be happening in the training programs in 2016. First off, we are launching several new online courses. The courses reflect more of the career side of forensic...

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