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Five Ways to Virtually Network from Home

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Virtual Networking

As people continue working from home and refrain from attending in-person events, it can be hard to stay connected and build your network. Thankfully, we live in a virtual world where millions of great connections are just a click away! Here are five ways to effectively network and stay connected through a virtual platform. Build Your Online Brand Establish yourself by setting up a strong web presence. Use social networking tools like LinkedIn or career services platforms like GradLeaders to create a profile with a professional photo and complete profile explaining who you are, what you’ve done, and where you … / Read more »




How Can I Break into the Human Resources Field with Only a Bachelor’s Degree and No Experience?

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Renee from Harrison College asks: “How can I get my foot in the door in Human Resources with my Bachelors and no experience in this area?  I have been searching now for over a year after being informed by my college that if I switched to Bachelors I would not need experience to get a job in this field.” Thanks for your question, Renee.  Getting your career starting in any field can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t possess any industry experience.  I’m sure you’ve put in lots of work during the last year to move your career … / Read more »




How Can I Break into Management Consulting?

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Rodrigo from ITESM asks: “I graduated 2 years ago with an International Business bachelor’s degree, and I’m trying to switch into management consulting. What can I do?” Thanks for your question, Rodrigo.  So, you are interested in management consulting?  Great news!  I’m sure by now you already know about the long hours, incredibly tight project deadlines, constant priority and strategy shifting, extreme client focus, and extensive travel that management consultants endure. It can be a rewarding field in terms of skill development and compensation.  It truly takes a special kind of professional to succeed in this field, and it isn’t … / Read more »




How Can I Launch a Career in Project Management?

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Crystal from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University asks: “My career started as an Avionics Technician in the Air Force. Most of my career has been in the IT industry. I recently switched career fields back to defense and space within an aeronautics civilian division in a program management office (there is not project management here). I am now in emergency management. I have a BS in Technical Management – Project Management. I still want to pursue project management but am unsure on how to find the right job for this, and how to write the right resume for this. How do I … / Read more »




How to Set Up a Career in Real Estate While You’re Still in College

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. When you’re in college, it is the time to focus on planning and preparing for your future. Your education will help you to earn the income you’d like and prepare you for the career of your dreams. If you are interested in real estate, it’s important to take steps to get informed about real estate investing, selling, and marketing. Understand that you can make all of these things happen while you’re still in college. To achieve monumental success, consider these five ways you can set yourself up for your future career in real estate. … / Read more »