Category: Alumni Program Exclusive

Featured Image: 34 Things You Should Remove From Your Résumé Immediately

34 Things You Should Remove From Your Résumé Immediately

April 3, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Jacquelyn Smith and Rachel Gillett Originally Posted on Huffington Post Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial “fit/no fit” decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the […]

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Featured Image: 10 Tips for Managing Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Career

10 Tips for Managing Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Career

April 3, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Lisa Parker Originally Posted on Brazen Blog Want your career to pay dividends? Why not manage it as you would your financial assets? As a responsible young professional, you pay close attention to the management of your financial assets. You put aside a bit of each paycheck towards savings and paying off student loans, […]

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Should You Get an MBA?

April 3, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Ed Batista Originally Posted on Harvard Business Review At least once a month an ambitious and hard-working person in their 20s asks me, “Should I get an MBA?” I earned my MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business in 2000, and since 2007 I’ve been an Instructor and an internal coach back at the GSB, […]

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13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

April 3, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Dr. Travis Bradberry Originally Posted on Forbes.com Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your […]

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6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

April 3, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Vineet Chopra, MD and Sanjay Saint, MD Originally posted on Harvard Business Review As academic physicians, we do a lot of mentoring. Over the course of our careers, and through our formal research on mentoring within and outside of academia, we’ve found that good mentoring is discipline-agnostic. Whether you’re a mentor to a medical […]

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Featured Image: A Professional Photographer’s Guide to Getting the Right LinkedIn Profile Photo

A Professional Photographer’s Guide to Getting the Right LinkedIn Profile Photo

March 16, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Scott Kline, originally posted on LinkedIn Your headshot is one of the most important elements of your LinkedIn profile. A good first impression encourages the viewer to read the rest of your profile. In fact, your profile is 14x more likely to be viewed simply by having a profile picture. As a professional photographer […]

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5 Tips for Professionals Navigating Social Media

March 16, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Tania Yuki, originally posted by Huffington Post Whether you’re looking for a new position, making a career move or just wanting to increase your own value within your existing role, social media such as Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook all provide powerful platforms to gain the visibility, credibility and access required to get to that […]

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8 Tips to Help Grow Your Professional Network

March 8, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

By Jonathan Long Originally posted by The Huffington Post Establishing a strong professional network can benefit your business several ways, from receiving feedback by bouncing ideas off successful entrepreneurs and business owners to opening doors that were once closed — building your professional network should be something you are always working on. You have undoubtedly […]

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Featured Image: Your Best Foot Forward: A Job Interview Strategy Guide

Your Best Foot Forward: A Job Interview Strategy Guide

January 23, 2017 | Alumni Program Exclusive

BY CANDI WEST KNUDSEN AND AARON JOHNSON, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA What’s the purpose of a job interview? First, let’s talk about what it isn’t: The purpose of a job interview is NOT to get the job. It’s also NOT to provide answers to your interviewer’s questions. Your sole purpose in a […]

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