Career Insights

Looking for ways to keep your career moving in the right direction? You're in the right place. Browse our relevant career tips, as well as information about hot jobs and how our programs can help fuel your progress.

Browse Articles

Favorite Things: Storytelling & Content Strategy

Posted: July 1, 2016

Ever wonder where the pros go for insights? What tools they turn to when they need inspiration on the job? Check out these go-to picks from instructors in our Certificate in Storytelling & Content Strategy.

10 Tips for Supercharging Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted: June 23, 2016

By: Matt Youngquist

You're on LinkedIn — but so are 400+ million other professionals. Stand out from the crowd with career coach Matt Younquist’s top 10 tips for doing LinkedIn right.

Favorite Things From a Storytelling Instructor

Posted: June 22, 2016

We asked Tizzy Asher, an instructor in our Certificate in Storytelling & Content Strategy, to share a few of her favorite professional resources with us. Here’s what she had to say what resources she’s loving right now and why.

How to Leapfrog Your Competition in Today's Job Market

Posted: May 31, 2016

By: Matt Youngquist

Get ready to leapfrog your competition in today’s job market with this straightforward advice on prepping for what’s next from career coach Matt Youngquist.

Hot Jobs: Business Intelligence Analyst

Posted: May 31, 2016

Like a good detective, business intelligence analysts pull together and examine data, looking to reveal the story it has to tell. Find out about this hot job and how to get started in the field.

Favorite Things From a Content Strategy Instructor

Posted: May 30, 2016

We asked Peter Luyckx, an instructor in our Certificate in Storytelling & Content Strategy, to share a few of his favorite professional resources with us. Here’s what he had to say about what he’s loving right now and why.

Pick a New Career in Six Manageable Steps

Posted: April 27, 2016

By: Michelle Goodman

Changing careers doesn’t need to be daunting. Discover what’s next with some practical advice from guest writer Michelle Goodman.

Favorite Things From a Content Science Instructor

Posted: April 26, 2016

We asked Rodrigo Nunes, an instructor in our Certificate in Storytelling & Content Strategy, to share a few of his favorite professional resources with us. Here’s what he had to say about what he’s loving right now and why.

Five Ways to Go From Survive to Thrive at Work

Posted: March 25, 2016

By: Bonnie Hovel

Feel like you’ve slipped into survival mode on the job? Get yourself out of the rut and start reshaping your career with these five tips from local leadership coach Bonnie Hovel.

Hot Jobs: Human Resources Manager

Posted: March 24, 2016

Part relationship builder, part business leader, an HR manager helps set the stage for employees and employers to succeed. Learn more about this key role and how to get started in the field.

Hot Jobs: Business Analyst

Posted: March 20, 2016

Business analysts are more in demand than ever. But what exactly do they do? A good business analyst combines strong technical abilities with stellar communication skills to act as a liaison between IT and other business units. Find out what else makes a successful analyst.

Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Resume

Posted: March 1, 2016

By: Matt Youngquist

Feeling the urge to freshen things up? Run with it! And take your resume with you — along with these tips from career coach Matt Youngquist on how to get this crucial doc in shape for today’s market.

Get More Bang for Your Conference Buck

Posted: January 22, 2016

By: Michelle Goodman

Time, energy, money. You put a lot into every industry event you attend. Get ready to make the most of your investment with these 10 tips from author Michelle Goodman.

Turn Big Data Into Action

Posted: December 30, 2015

Calling all current and aspiring data professionals! We have a new degree for you. The UW has a new master’s in data science coming this fall – designed with working professionals like you in mind.