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Securing His Future

Posted: October 11, 2016

Switching from film studies to the real-life drama of information security is a big change, to say the least. Read how Justin Brecese made the move with the help of the Certificate in Information Security & Risk Management.

Not Sure You Should Apply for the Job?

Posted: September 23, 2016

By: Michelle Goodman

Ever see a job posting and think, “I should apply! Or, wait, maybe I shouldn’t.” You’re not alone. We all second-guess ourselves at times. Here’s how to push past the doubt and nip self-defeating behavior in the bud.

Hot Jobs: Paralegal

Posted: September 22, 2016

The Swiss Army knife of any legal team, a paralegal is known for being a versatile and indispensable team player. Learn about this in-demand role and how to get started in the field.

Refreshing Her Skills and Revitalizing Her Career

Posted: September 22, 2016

How we do business is constantly changing. And employers expect you to keep up. Read how Niyati Desai used the Certificate in Marketing Management to get up to speed — and land a new job — after a taking a career break.

Going Back to School as a Parent: Tips for Success

Posted: September 1, 2016

By: Natalie Singer-Velush

Parenting is a big job. So is being a student. So how do you make both work? That’s just what guest writer Natalie Singer-Velush wondered when she went back to school as a parent. Benefit from her experience with these tips.

Five Ways to Use Your Emotional Intelligence at Work

Posted: August 2, 2016

By: Bonnie Hovel

Too much to do at the office? Information overload? Stressors like these can test even the most emotionally resilient among us. Get ready to rise to the challenge and thrive at work with these five tips.

Explore a Career in Marketing

Posted: August 1, 2016

Social media manager, marketing manager, digital marketing analyst — these are three of the most in-demand roles in marketing today. Learn about these hot jobs and how you can get started in each.

Making a Global Transition in Work and in Life

Posted: July 14, 2016

When Lorie Tais moved to the U.S., she already had a strong background in PR. Still, she knew landing a good job in a new country could be tough. See how taking the Certificate in Public Relations & Strategic Communications helped her make the transition.

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.

Hot Jobs: Digital Marketing Analyst

Posted: June 30, 2016

These analysts use data to help organizations figure out the right message, moment and method to communicate with customers. Learn about this key role and the skills needed for the job.

Hot Jobs: Marketing Manager

Posted: June 23, 2016

Now seen as a revenue driver, marketing is coming into its own. Not surprisingly, marketing managers, the linchpin of the marketing team, are in demand. Find out about this hot job and how to get into it.

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.

10 Tips for Supercharging Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted: June 21, 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.

Hot Jobs: Social Media Manager

Posted: June 21, 2016

A social media post might be brief, but the effects can be huge. Viral. Incendiary. Explore the nuances behind being in charge of an organization’s social media and learn how to break into the field.