New UCLA Extension Courses to Strengthen Your Written Communication Skills

Verbal and written communication skills are fundamental to career success.  According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2021 Spring Update, communication continues to be highly ranked as a key attribute employers seek on a candidate’s …

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CFP Certification Scholarships – Deadline to Apply 10/10/21

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is excited to tell you about six CFP® certification scholarships that are now accepting applications. These scholarships are designed to provide you with financial assistance as you pursue the education requirement for CFP® …

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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 Top Jobs, Remote Roles, Industries, and Cities for Entry-Level Candidates in 2021

It’s never easy to transition from school to the working world. You have to figure out where you want to live and what you want to do and then find and land a job—all while dealing with a slew of …

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Should You Quit Your Job During the “Great Resignation”? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

As a decision coach, I help people choose to quit (or not) all the time. People call me when they’re trying to figure out whether to leave a job, a location, even a relationship. Quitting is hard. People have a …

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6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Role in a Post-Pandemic Job Market (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)

The pandemic changed so much about how we work that it probably inspired you to rethink your work-life priorities. Maybe you realized that you’re burnt out, that working from home is your ideal setup, or that you just dislike your …

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You Left a Job on Bad Terms, Now What? What to Say to a Potential Employer

While job hopping can sometimes be a bad thing, the reality is that sometimes leaving is unavoidable. Sometimes, it isn’t your decision. And even worse, sometimes you know you could have left on better terms.

There are many less-than-favorable ways …

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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

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Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, …

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What Does a Copywriter Do and How Do You Become One? Everything You Need to Know

Copy is the text used to sell products in advertising and marketing and copywriters are the professionals who create this copy. Copywriting is a centuries-old craft. One of the oldest surviving advertisements in English was printed on a small sheet …

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