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The Career Learning Center encourages an integrative career and professional development process that enhances your skill set.
As an employee, do you find it important to work for a company that values diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)? If your answer is "yes," then the good news is that you are not alone. In a recent CNBC/SurveyMonkey survey, nearly 80% of respondents said they wanted to work for a company that values DEI.
For the first time in history, we have five different generations in the workplace. As more people continue to work as they pass the average retirement age of 65, it will become more common to see this age group in the workplace.
Knowing effective interview practices are crucial in securing top talent for your company. With adequate preparation and a strategic approach, hiring managers can select the candidate with the experience and competencies best suited for the position.
A recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report stated that more than 38 million workers quit their jobs in 2021. Before you begin your next job search, here are five tips to assist you in your efforts.
Being proactive and making new talent feel welcome and set up for success from day one is crucial. Here are some ways you can create a memorable first day on the job for your new staff member.
To set your organization and your future intern(s) up for success, ask yourself the following questions before starting an internship program.
If you have never worked from home, consider the following before applying to a remote position.
Some tips to help you prepare for an online audition.
Why would companies willingly add more to their plate by hiring an intern right now?
Marshall Brown provides tips that can ease the challenges of negotiation.
Marshall Brown outlines the "hook", the "pitch", and the "close" for cover letters.
Identify key steps and follow a suggested action plan to help ensure you have the most effective resume possible.
An outside-the-box look at how the U.S. workplace and job market are changing and what those changes mean for association professionals.
Learn many tactics you can employ to build a truly unique personal brand and leverage it as you pursue career opportunities.
The important role of networking in successful career self-management and how best to use it into a job search and during the business day.
Michelle Riklan is an internationally recognized, award winning resume writer and Certified Employment Interview Consultant (CEIC). She has written hundreds of resumes and coached clients through all phases of the job search.
Marshall Brown is an executive leadership coach. In this 20-minute mini-seminar, he looks at key strategies for developing personal business relationships that help us get things done, make connections and build a strong framework for our personal career success.
Alan De Back is an experienced learning and communications specialist with over 20 years of experience in corporate, academic, and government environments. This presentation is a guide for job seekers with cutting-edge strategies that make you stand out in a behavioral interview.