General Professional Development

How Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Rebounds From Career Setbacks

Recently Fuqua School of Business Dean Bill Boulding interview serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban for a Fuqua Alumni event. Over a lifetime of entrepreneurship and taking risks, billionaire and NBA owner Mark Cuban has rebounded from more than a few setbacks – getting fired …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Getting On-the-Spot Feedback from Your Audience: Science Communication Workshop for Scientists who Engage with the Public

WHEN: Weds Oct 27, 9:30 am – 4 pm

WHERE: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (the workshop will occur virtually if required by the local COVID situation)

APPLY: https://forms.gle/e6XVYQA8v7Q4eWst9

Join us for a free day-long workshop for scientists who engage …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Project Management Reinvented for Non-Project Managers

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
View Antonio’s LinkedIn Newsletter Over the past few years, organizations have seen a significant increase in the number of projects,…

Concept Visualization

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If you want to convey abstract ideas and more straightforward concepts quickly and effectively, concept visualization is here to help.…

Ten Habits of Mentally Strong People

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View Scott’s LinkedIn Newsletter It’s a well-established fact that much like we can increase our physical strength, we can increase…

Establishing Your Leadership Brand

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Microsoft Certifications: Exams, Paths, Certifications, and Resources

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Team Collaboration in Microsoft 365

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Microsoft 365 tools like Teams, Planner, and OneDrive are designed with collaboration in mind, yet many users aren’t leveraging all…

The Nine Best Ways to Invest in Yourself

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View Scott’s LinkedIn Newsletter   The best investment you can make is in yourself. You can’t put a price on…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales Essential Training

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 empowers users to manage leads, contacts, and data to create streamlined workflows for sales, customer service, and…

Lifelong Learning as a Tool for Building Your Career

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Tailoring Project Delivery

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As technology and market demands evolve, so do project delivery methods. With a variety of methodologies on the market, knowing…

How Design Makes Us Think

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Great design does something extraordinary. But it isn’t easy to qualify. The most impactful designs and solutions can elicit a…

Six Sigma: White Belt

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Six Sigma is a highly effective and easy-to-use approach to quality improvement. If you’re looking to learn more about the…

Transitioning into Machine Learning Engineering

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Machine learning engineers are increasingly in high demand, which bodes well if you’re a data scientist or software developer who’s…

Build a Successful Career in Project Management

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Do you want to get into project management? Maybe you’re already in project management, but you want to grow. Either…

Project Resource Management

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Resource management can make or break your project. Secure an insufficient amount of money, equipment, or, most importantly, staff, and…

Digital Transformation: A Toolkit for Non-Programmers

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Digital transformation is never straightforward, and if you’re not a programmer, it can be quite a slog. But with new…

The Data Science of Healthcare, Medicine, and Public Health

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Data analytics plays an increasingly pivotal role in how we go about managing our healthcare systems and personal health. This…

Business Analysis Foundations: Planning

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Your business analysis plan is a fundamental step in your BA journey. Business analysis planning and monitoring is one of…

You Need a Career Development Plan

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You can’t navigate your way to career success without first plotting a course. Having a career development strategy can be…

Coping with Impostor Syndrome to Build Career Confidence

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If you’ve ever found yourself feeling unworthy of promotions, opportunities, or accolades; constantly worried about being discovered as a fraud…
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