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How Would You Categorize Your Career

To quote the R&B group the O’Jays, “I love music.” Though unlike the O’Jay’s, I do not love just any kind of music, but prefer anything that can be considered funky. Typically, this includes Rock, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Caribbean, roots Reggae, some Classical, R&B, and Rap. Music is a huge part of my life. When I am working, I usually listen to some type of music. I sing when I run, and when I am quiet, music is going through my mind.

Resume Lifecycle: Process Guidance for the Right Career Perception

By J. Mason Online Career Tips Editor Here, at Online Career Tips, we are focused on providing intellectually stimulating content in the realm of the professional sphere, as well as tips to help push you in the right direction. I have compiled a list below that will help you flow through the resume lifecycle with a little less turbulence.

Careers in Real Estate – You’re Not Just Showing Houses

A licensed real estate agent with over 30 years experience, Pat Watson, shares all the different careers available to real estate professionals.

Good Looks and Lucrative Business – What You Should Know

What is a main element that interacts with physical appearance to give some people an attractive leg up? And more importantly, what are some traditional and not-so-traditional things can you do about it, no matter who you are when you step out the door in the morning?

Women In Aerospace: Challenges And Opportunities

By Bonnie Marcus

There has been much discussion and attention paid recently to women and STEM careers. Rather than continue this conversation in general terms, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at specific STEM industries in which women are underrepresented to highlight some of the opportunities for women and as well as the challenges. Aerospace is the first industry I’m exploring relative to these issues.

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MMS spacecraft

NASA as a Public Relations Machine

By Rachel A. Adler
Online Career Tips Contributor

Recently I was one of 25 people selected to attend NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Media Day at their location in Goddard, Maryland.  Aside from learning about the MMS, I also got to look at how NASA cultivates public relations and provides professional development for their scientist and engineers. Attention big companies – take a page from NASA on how to run a successful and informative media day.

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How Hashtags Can Boost Your Social Sharing

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

The power of hashtags is that they aggregate related conversations. This can help you to track what people are saying about you as well as to find people who are talking about your topic who may not yet know you.

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Should Your Social Media Marketing Rely On Organic Reach?

By Angela Everitt

To me, it seems that the question at the moment for us and other companies to consider is no longer ‘should we be using social media for marketing?’ but ‘should we be putting some ad budget behind our social media marketing?’ Something we’re currently talking to several of our clients about is the issue of paid versus earned media – sponsored updates versus organic, free reach.

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Three Content Sharing Wins for the Non-Writer

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

You know that providing content is a way to establish your expertise and get visibility online. Great concept, but what if you really don’t like to write? You don’t have to be a writer to be a thought leader online.

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How to Quantify Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

No prospective employer wants to read a dry, detailed-yet-vague laundry list of job duties from your recent employment. Chances are that you find your job duties as boring to list as employers find them useless to read. If you’ve never been taught to quantify your accomplishments on resumes, it may seem a confusing and daunting task. Luckily, it’s really quite straightforward.

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Mentoring Millennial Teachers to Best Serve Their Students

By William M. Gillum, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, School of Education at American Public University

The once heated debate about the merit of technology in the classroom has switched from should we use technology to how do we best utilize technology in today’s rapidly changing classrooms. The good news is that the latest generation of teachers is poised to help with this change and, with the right support, can have a great impact on the nation’s classrooms.

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How to Get Noticed During a Virtual Career Fair

Cathy Francois
Contributor, Career Services

Have you ever been to a virtual career fair and felt like one in a swarm of bees competing for employers’ attention? And then, when you finally get to a chat session, you’re just referred to the company’s website? Don’t give up! Next time, try these tips to gain the attention of employers and maximize the opportunity that a virtual career fair (VCF) offers.

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