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How to Turn Your Summer Internship Into a Full-Time Job

So you landed a summer internship – congratulations! Now that you’ve made the obligatory Facebook/LinkedIn post and changed that status to employed, you may be thinking about what you can do to make a lasting impression at one of your first …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
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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 …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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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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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Digital Marketing Trends

Martin Waxman
View Martin’s LinkedIn Newsletter Stay up to date on the latest trends in digital marketing. In this biweekly series, marketing…

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…

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…

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…

Making a Career Change

Stacey Gordon
View Stacey’s LinkedIn Newsletter Unhappy with your current job? Thinking about changing roles or industries? Learn how to make a…

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,…

Switching Your Career

Dawn Graham
You’ve finally identified your dream job—in another industry or profession. How do you get that job and stand out from…

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…

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…

Featured Resources

Big Interview

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

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
How to pitch yourself in 2 minutes or less—and nail your dream job

The ability to tell your “career story” effectively while networking and recruiting is critical to your job search success. Read …

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 …

Writing Cover Letters: Advancing Your Career (MBA)

Explore strategies to help you write cover letters with both impact and influence so you may generate the results you …

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