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Good Reads for a Better You

Posted: January 4, 2017

By: Bonnie Hovel

Looking to advance your career this year? Let go of perfectionism? Or maybe just find more happiness overall? Check out these recommended reads to help you achieve your goals in the new year.

Hot Jobs: Data Scientist

Posted: January 4, 2017

Big data keeps getting bigger. So does the demand for skilled professionals who can make sense of it all. Read on to learn more about data scientists and what it takes to do this hot job.

Four Key LinkedIn Features You’ve Probably Overlooked

Posted: November 30, 2016

By: Matt Youngquist

Kicking off a job hunt in the new year? You’ll want to check out these four often-overlooked LinkedIn features that might make the job (search) easier.

Hot Jobs: Instructional Designer

Posted: November 30, 2016

An onboarding video. A CPR class. A French course. What’s the common denominator? Instructional designers. Learn about these pros behind the scenes who plan, craft and implement learning experiences like these.

Welcome to the Gig Economy

Posted: November 1, 2016

By: Matt Youngquist

Tired of the daily grind? Looking to make a quick buck? In today’s gig economy, it’s easier than ever to find and land freelance and contract work. Even LinkedIn’s getting into it the game — see how you can too.

Hot Jobs: Software Product Manager

Posted: November 1, 2016

Like the captain of a ship, a software product manager steers a product from idea to market. Find out about this key role in getting a product to market and how you can get behind the wheel.

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.