Professional Development

8 Skills You Need to Build to Land a Senior-Level Job

Getting a senior-level job requires hard work and dedication. It also requires certain skills. In fact, to land a senior-level position, there are several key skills you’ll need. And below are eight of the most important of these skills—which you …

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The Value of Multicultural Organization Membership

 

Finding a community to belong to can have a positive impact on your personal and professional identity. Becoming a member of a diverse organization allows you to build community, to establish a strong network, and to gain leadership experience. 

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4 Ways to Get Leadership Experience as a Student

Check out your resume for a second—you see that bullet point you’ve got filed under “Skills” that reads “natural leader” or perhaps “excellent leadership capabilities”? How exactly were you planning to prove it? I’ve had that bullet point on my …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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How to Develop Strong Followership Skills

If you aspire to hold a leadership role one day, you first need to learn how to be a great follower. Today, many organizations are pushing back on leadership-centric structures and instead relying on team-centered approaches—which depend on active followership …

By Meagan Solloway - Vault
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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - Vault
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Start building your professional reputation now

 

Good manners and professionalism go hand in hand.  One of the ways we see students forget this, and damage their own reputation, is when they do not honor the commitments they have made to an employer.  Sounds serious right?  …

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Is HR Certification Right for You?

Have you ever considered pursuing an HR certification? When considering certification, the first step is to evaluate whether the market is calling for you to be certified. While we know that certification in conjunction with a business degree may set …

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4 Ways Successful People Bounce Back from Failure

When one hears the word “failure,” the dictionary definition typically comes to mind: “an act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; lack of success: an effort ending in failure. … nonperformance of something due, required, or expected: a subnormal …

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