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Four Ways To Protect Your Career From The Next Economic Downturn

Shutterstock “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” — John F. Kennedy When you consider the market’s reaction to recent economic indicators, the US economy looks favorable for the foreseeable future. Congress passed what some consider significant tax reform, private sector job additions...
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Avoid Derailing Your Own Career: A Q&A With Carter Cast

In 1995, Carter Cast had risen to the title of senior product manager at Frito-Lay Inc. when the carpet was abruptly pulled from under his senior management–ready feet. Blindsided with the worst performance review he had ever received, Cast’s nine-year career was derailed with the descriptors “uncooperative,” “resistant,”...
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5 Ways Volunteering Can Enhance Your Career

Shutterstock In the 2016 Millennial Impact Report, over 77% of Millennials said they would be more likely to volunteer if they could leverage a specific skill or expertise to benefit a cause. But what if I told you that by volunteering, you can gain vital skills to take your...
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When to Earn a Smaller Credential With Your Online Degree

For some students, an online degree alone may not be enough to fully meet their career goals. This was the case for LaShelle Morrison, a fifth-year student pursuing a doctorate in educational psychology partially online at the University of Iowa. “I am most interested in teaching and helping others to teach better,...
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