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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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Ways to Train for Your Forensic Career.

I love lists--checklists, directions, road maps. Perhaps it's because I'm an instructor and scientist or perhaps it's because I simply NEED to see what the steps are to accomplish the task at hand--for me it shows progression toward that goal. If you're like me, then you'll appreciate this...

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Where Do Fingerprints Come From?

Where do fingerprints come from? By the 17th week of pregnancy, the fingerprints of a fetus are set in stone, observations show. The uniqueness of fingerprints has been recognized for some two millennia and studied scientifically for two centuries...

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Online Training vs. Hands-On Training. Which is Better?

Online classes vs. Hands-On training. Which one is better? Both online and on-site training have their places in preparation for your forensic career and both can give you the professional proof that is needed, especially when you have little to no work experience. Online Classes Believe...

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Preparing for a Forensic Job Interview. What Should You Expect?

Preparing for a Forensic Job Interview. What Should You Expect? Job interviews are nerve racking. Sweaty palms, face, hands, and other parts of your body come alive with the realization you are being interviewed. YIKES!! No matter what the specialty, no matter the job title, no matter the...

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Professional Profile. Who Cares?

Professional Profile. Who Cares? Do you have a LinkedIn account? Heck, do you know what LinkedIn is all about? LinkedIn is a professional networking platform that allows you to create an account, develop your professional profile, and build your professional network. But why is this...

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Membership: The International Association for Identification

I just spent a week in Arizona, training for my current position. The training wasn't a required one but one that "looks" good for my career, my CV, and adds to my professional proof as an expert in my field. One of the biggest "calling cards" I had when networking with others during this...

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What You Need to Become a Forensic Professional

There are many different types of resources which providing forensic training yet I have many students that simply do not know where to start. Never fear...forensic training is here (I know it's goofy but I sorta like it). There is no one simple way to becoming a forensic professional....

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