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Networking Emails for the Holiday Season | Template Toolbox

Illustration by Marian Blair

This time of year, your mailbox may be full of notes from friends and family members sharing updates on their lives and wishing you a happy holidays. But it’s important to remember that reconnecting during this …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Add Online Courses to Your Resume

Recruiters search for candidates who can add value to organizations. As an applicant, your job is to help recruiters see that you can add this value. You do this through our resume, showcasing the education, experience, and training that sets you apart from the competition. When …

By Dimitar Karamarinov - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Tips for Answering Behavioral Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do behavioral interview questions strike fear in your heart? You’re not alone. These questions have a bad rap for catching job candidates off guard—but with enough preparation, they don’t have to! Follow these tips for tackling behavioral questions, and you’ll walk …

By Vault Law Editors - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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To Ace Your Next Interview for a Management Position, Be Ready to Answer These 10 Questions

Interviewing for a management position? Even if you’ve never been a manager before, you’ll want to clearly demonstrate to the interviewers your managerial skills and leadership philosophy.

This article will reveal 10 questions you should reflect on and be prepared …

By Blair Glaser - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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
Stay up to date on the latest trends in digital marketing. In this biweekly series, marketing and social media expert…

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
Unhappy with your current job? Thinking about changing roles or industries? Learn how to make a career change that leads…

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
Business analysis may seem like a broad term, but it fulfills a very specific demand within a company’s operations. A…

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
UMass Amherst Libraries Business Research Guide

Gain access to a wide variety of  business cases, news and trade journals, academic articles and business resources. Contact Business …

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 …

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