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In 2022, Being Active On LinkedIn Is As Important As Having a Resume

When it comes to LinkedIn, a lot of my clients have it backwards.

I recently spoke to a Project Manager who didn’t get a job that she was a great fit for because of her LinkedIn profile. When I asked …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
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How to Use a Botched Job Interview to Your Advantage 

There are many reasons job interviews don’t go well. Perhaps the job posting was misleading, and it turns out you don’t have experience necessary for the position. Or maybe you didn’t prepare as fully as you could have beforehand, leading …

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10 Qualities to Emphasize Instead of Passion in a Job Interview

Passion has been sold, particularly to millennials and those in generations younger, as the hallmark of a successful career. And in a lot of ways, it’s been oversold.

Finding a sense of fulfillment — a sense of purpose, even — in what you …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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The “Resume-Gap” Stigma Has Diminished – How Can You Use It?

It used to be that resume gaps of several months or longer concerned both job seekers and hiring managers. Some hiring managers believed longer periods of unemployment signaled a candidate wasn’t hirable. Alternatively, they might have been out of touch …

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6 Red Flags Job Seekers Need to Watch Out For During the 2022 Hiring Boom

We’re in the middle of a Great Resignation. For job seekers, that means they should have their choice of roles. And in many cases, they do — today’s job market is in the candidate’s favor, not that of the employer.

But …

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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

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Data Analytics for Business Professionals

John Johnson
What can data analytics do for your business? Take a lesson from companies like Xerox and UPS. Data analytics can…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Inclusive Leadership

Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

Learning Personal Branding

Chelsea Krost
You are the most powerful marketing tool at your disposal. If you are starting a business, establishing your thought leadership,…

Managing Projects with Microsoft Teams (2020)

Heather Severino
Microsoft Teams is the communication and teamwork hub of Office 365. Teams brings together the conversations, files, and meetings that…

Planning Your Career and Your Life

Chris Croft
View Chris’s LinkedIn Newsletter Determining what you want for yourself, both professionally and personally, is an ongoing challenge. This course…

Design Thinking: Implementing the Process

Chris Nodder
You, or someone in your management chain, thinks that design thinking is the answer to all your problems. Now it’s…

Business Analysis for Project Managers

Greta Blash
View Greta’s LinkedIn Newsletter Business analysis may seem like a broad term, but it fulfills a very specific demand within…

Business Development: Strategic Planning

Meridith Powell
Strategic planning is key to successful business development. If you plunge forward without clearly defining your goals and how you’ll…

Human Resources: Strategic Workforce Planning

Wayne Cascio
No company can achieve sustained success without a strong, capable leader at the helm. But what happens when a key…

Human Resources: Using Metrics to Drive HR Strategy

Catherine Mattice Zundel
Become a strategic HR partner in the success of your organization. Metrics can help you assess the cost and impact…

Marketing Foundations: Competitive Market Analysis

Deirdre Breakenridge
By compiling a competitive analysis, you gain insight into your competitors to identify your own advantage and edge in the…

Featured Resources

Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

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School of Public Policy (SPP): Job & Internship Bulletin

Looking for a job or internship in the nonprofit, government, or public affairs field? Check out the School of Public …

School of Public Policy (SPP): Career & Internship Search Resources

Looking for a job or internship in nonprofits, government, the private sector, higher education, or another public service field?

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Your Cover Letter’s Story (MBA)

Your cover letter is a story about you, your brand, and how you add value. Learn how to write a …

Writing Cover Letters: Making a Professional Transition (MBA)

Career transitions can be challenging. Learn how a cover letter with impact and influence can help your reader not only …

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