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From Talent to Career: 5 Reasons to Get a Degree in Graphic Design

Do you have an artistic side? Maybe it's more than a "side"; maybe you're 100% artist--born to rule the Adobe suite. However, talent and your personality may not be enough to birth a prolific, prodigious career. Obtaining a degree in graphic design can help transform your passion and talent into a real livelihood. ...




How Technology Has Changed 4 Top Career Fields Within the Last Two Decades

Since the advent of the internet and personal computer, almost every industry has changed in some way. As industries change, so do the careers within them. Modern job seekers need skill sets and talents that are very different from their counterparts of 20 or 30 years ago. ...




June is LGBT Pride Month

            President Barack Obama declared June LGBT Pride Month. This month long celebration represents how far we have come as a nation in accepting diversity. To ensure that your company is promoting inclusion and diversity in the workplace, here are some ways to celebrate LGBT Pride Month this June. ...




Six Skills Your Managers Need to be More Successful

Most business owners tend to get overwhelmed by how to choose the right managers to oversee various departments in their companies, especially when it comes to replacing a vacant managerial position. Besides hiring new managers, you can choose and groom one of your employees into a manager through a promotion. ...




How to Hire Employees Who Will Drive Customers to Your Business

Your employees are going to be the foundation of your company, and their skills and traits could make or break your business in the coming years. Spending a little extra time on the hiring process will have an excellent return on investment and reduce your employee turnover rate. ...




Cold emails have worked for me—here are 5 tips to make them work for you

Twice now, cold emails have helped me significantly in my career. The first allowed me to gain valuable advice, which led to freelance opportunities and a summer internship. The second helped me get my current job.And I'm not alone. Entrepreneur Adam Lyons changed his life when he contacted billionaire investor and "Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban. ...




IT Professionals: 5 Tips to Drive Your Career to Success

Seven of LinkedIn's most sought after jobs for 2017 are technology specific - Site Reliability Engineer, Technical Program Manager, Data Engineer, Scrum Master, Software Engineer, Data Architect and Analytics Manager. According to 2016 reports from LinkedIn, Opportunity and Upwork, 27 of the most in demand skills were IT related. ...




Disciplined Time Management: How to Stay Focused & Meet Tough Quotas at Work

In any job role there are constant disruptions such as meetings, breakdowns, special requests, and more. Managing time in the workplace to accomplish everything you that's asked can seem impossible. Before the situation gets too stressful, you should take a step back and plan some ways to get the most done in the time you have. ...




Worth the Paycheck: Tips for Job Hunting After High School

You worked hard to get through high school, taking the most challenging courses, choosing your electives with care, and making good grades. You graduated with honors, and now you are ready to move on to the real world. The transition from high school student to regular worker can be a tough one, especially if you are not prepared. ...




Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

            This May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAH), a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island). ...