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5 Must Learn Career Lessons from Game of Thrones

It’s begun. The Sunday ritual of sitting on the edge of your couch, hoping that your favorite character doesn’t have their head …

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Social Media is an Actual Skill

Social media is much more than tweeting your feelings, posting an Instagram picture of you and your friends going out, and wishing …

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The Art of Casual Networking

‘Networking’ is a word that, for some, is extremely daunting. For all of the workshops and classes we can take, books we …

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How Technical Does a Product Manager Really Have to Be?

There’s a strong trend in Product Management circles to insist that a good Product Manager must be strongly technical in addition to having strong marketing and communication skills.  And while this approach is well-meaning, it often results in a weak Product Management role that merely supports Development rather than challenge it. Now, that’s not to say that a Product Manager can be successful without some basic level of technical competency — in order to have honest discussi ...

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The Difference an Internship Makes

The Difference an Internship Makes

I was clueless about why I needed an internship to finish my professional writing degree. I mean, I got that an internship …

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: Nonprofit Internships

If you are a business major, it’s easy to get drawn into imagining yourself as an intern at Google or with a …

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Mastering the Career Fair: A Quick Guide

Career fairs are an opportunity to network, to find out what companies are looking for, to see who is hiring and to …

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