Maximize Your Web Presence with LinkedIn

A thoughtfully managed, carefully crafted Web presence is no longer optional for professional people. It is not merely helpful to have a positive Web reputation; today, most professions and industries expect you to have one. Remember that your Web reputation …

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Free Course: Craft Your Professional Brand

Employers and project funders expect professionals to be able to articulate their value quickly and in a compelling way. Craft your professional brand story and practice delivering it for maximum effect with a new free course from Cornell University, Career Planning: Craft …

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How to Reach Your Professional Tipping Point

Why are certificates on the rise, and degrees in decline?

The proliferation of professional certificate programs is easily explained: As compared to postsecondary degree programs, online certificate programs are more cost-effective, convenient, and take less time to complete. A certificate program …

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Mentorship Redux

Think of the classic mentor/protege relationship. Your mind may conjure up images of the benevolent, caring tutor and the eager, receptive student in a perfect give and take. A friendly, healthy exchange of ideas and wisdom. Sounds idyllic…

But the truth …

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