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    Background Checks? These 7 Guidelines Can Help You Overcome Anxiety

    Right now, failing background checks is a major concern for many. Last year’s pandemic has so many people out looking for work, many with lingering financial issues.

    Let’s face it…2020 was a year of tumult, boredom, and hysteria. It was a time of great uncertainty. Millions went through layoffs or applied for unemployment benefits. Others …

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    Best Practices When Writing a Personal Statement

    It’s time to start the process of applying to grad school and you’ve been asked to submit an MBA personal statement. You recall that you had to do the same thing years ago when you applied to your undergraduate institution. So you’ve noticed, right off the bat, that most educational institutions require a personal statement …

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    Resume Mistakes College Grads Should Avoid Making

    Creating a resume that sets you up for success in the job market is more complicated than it seems. Inexperienced job seekers who have no practice writing a resume could easily make many mistakes that will lead to fewer opportunities. Hiring managers won’t explain why a slip-up made you unsuccessful in receiving an interview, so …

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    7 Careers to Pursue with Your Communications Degree

    It’s an old, well-worn joke by now: “A communications degree? What can you do with that?” Well, as it turns out…a lot. There has never been a better time to pursue a degree in communications.

    Why? Because our interconnected society relies on communication more than ever.

    Today’s world relies on information from big data to …

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    6 Steps to Personal Branding for Managers

    When you think of businesspeople who have built memorable personal brands, CEOs like Elon Musk and Oprah Winfrey come to mind. However, CEOs aren’t the only ones who can benefit from personal branding. Any manager can boost their career through effective personal branding.

    If you haven’t already successfully built your own personal brand, consider trying …

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    5 Steps to Become a Digital Marketing Freelancer

    Launching a new career can be daunting. However, if you’re good with people and words, digital marketing freelancing may be a good option. Small businesses need a tech-savvy marketer who can handle advertising and communication while they focus on their core mission.

    Digital marketing includes any advertising that happens online. This includes making social media …

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    4 Tips to Enhance Your Career in Media

    Building a career in the media industry can be satisfying and rewarding. It can also be an enduring option in an age where other areas of the job market are impacted by a lot of uncertainty.

    However, this is also an incredibly competitive field. You need to go above and beyond if you want to …

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    6 Ways Fear of Feedback is Holding You Back in Your Career

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. Clark once said: “Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” Yet, the reality is that listening to others as they point out our weaknesses is not always easy. In fact, an upcoming evaluation in your career can sometimes feel more like an …

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    10 Tips for Self-Development During COVID-19

    One of the toughest things about the coronavirus pandemic is the huge adjustment we’ve all had to make in our personal and professional lives. Lots of people have lost their jobs, and the majority of those that didn’t had to adjust to working from home. In fact, 64% of U.S. employees are working from home …

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    6 Key Suggestions to Build a Successful Mentor Relationship

    If you’ve ever had a mentor in the workplace, you know that they can be an invaluable resource throughout your career. They can help you with a variety of situations like making difficult decisions in the workplace and providing long-term career advice. They are there to teach and guide you through your professional life. Anyone …

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