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Check Out LinkedIn’s New Jobs Browsing Experience!

06/26/2018

Have you spent hours, days, or even weeks scrolling through hundreds of job listings trying to identify the "perfect job title" that fits your degree? You're not alone. A challenge WGU students and alumni have is knowing what types of jobs to search for in their job search, or even which jobs exist. LinkedIn has launched new job pages designed with the job seeker in mind.

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The Career Benefits of Online Education

05/09/2018

Any time the topic of education comes up among my staff it quickly moves to the fact that I, the owner of the company and their employer, went to an online university. Most of my team went to traditional four-year schools and naturally have questions related to the comparable value of an online education. I, as the one holding the degree they like to question, find myself engaging in conversations regarding the frequently overlooked benefits of an online degree.

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Influence: It’s Not Just for Managers!

04/11/2018

Ever identify a need for improvement but think, “That’s above my pay grade,” or “I’m not the boss, who will listen to me”? Org Chart Paralysis often prevents us from stepping in and stepping up. We may not think we have the authority to make change happen. Influence is not just about job title, though, and managers do not have a monopoly on great solutions. With a little creativity and persistence, you can showcase your leadership skills while bringing solutions to the table. That’s a win-win career-building opportunity!

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