What Is Professional Development (and Why Does It Matter)?

School may be over, but learning is a lifelong process, especially if you want to move up the career ladder. Professional development plays a huge role in helping you advance in your chosen career. But what is professional development, and …

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Join the 4th Annual Greater Good Challenge 2023

Are you interested in developing a business solution that aims to improve social, economic, political, technological, and environmental conditions of humankind societies and the planet? Join the 4th annual Greater Good Challenge Pitch Competition today! Through the generous support and …

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What Are Critical Thinking Skills?

In the workplace, we’re constantly bombarded with new information to sort through and find solutions. Employers want to hire people who are good at analyzing these facts and coming to rational conclusions — otherwise known as critical thinking skills. Critical …

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Bosses Push Back on WFH Die-Hards: ‘They Will Need to Show Up’

This article from wsj.com written by Gretchen Tarrant analyzed the work from home phenomenon and market trend in the industry. The disadvantage of working from home and the need of working face to face is discussed in detail.

Office attendance …

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How to Be a Good Professional Reference

Throughout your career, you’ll undoubtedly meet some people who will make great professional references for you. You can rely on your professional references whenever you’re looking for a new job, as they can provide potential employers with further details about …

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Building an Executive Brand: Positioning Yourself as a Thought Leader in Your Industry

Lee Cockerell, a former VP of operations for Disney World, has positioned himself as a thought leader by focusing on a ]specific executive brand.

In his podcast, blog, and books, he has positioned himself as an expert in workplace culture …

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Are certifications helpful in your job search or just a scam?

Students, recent graduates, and other early-career job seekers often receive a massive amount of advice from well-meaning friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances. They also, at times, receive some advice that isn’t so well-meaning, from organizations offering services of little to …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Capitalizing on Diversity: Leveraging Next-Generation Advantages in Executive Pipelines

Financial services company DTCC has developed practices that let it capitalize on diversity.

From its entry-level hiring practices onward, the organization has created a pipeline that effectively prepares non-White, non-male, and non-heterosexual candidates for executive roles.

With this goal in …

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CDL podcast—“Rising To The Top: Lessons in Leadership” 1 Year Anniversary

CDL is proud to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of launching the podcast—”Rising To The Top: Lessons in Leadership“. In our podcast we interview senior industry leaders, including SPS alumni, who share the secrets of their success and …

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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

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Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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