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Good Looks and Lucrative Business Who’s the Boss? Three Keys to Success in Higher Education Marketing: Let Your Reputation Do the Talking
 

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?

Who’s the Boss?

Some managers aspire to be the ‘cool guy’ that everyone loves and is fighting to work for. Very rarely does this ‘cool’ manager want to be the big bad wolf, forced into situations where he or she is made to have those hard, professional conversations. However, when does this type of attitude and need of being liked cross over into dangerous territory?

Three Keys to Success in Higher Education Marketing: Let Your Reputation Do the Talking

Colleges and universities face challenges every day in driving awareness with prospective students and faculty, let alone with existing students and alumni. And those challenges don’t stop at the enrollment, hiring or fundraising stage.

Tips for the International Job Seeker

By Kristen Carter
Contributor, Career Services

Are you seeking international employment though find yourself at a loss concerning the resume format and guidelines required for certain countries? If so, take solace in the fact that you are not alone! Simply stated: one size does not fit all.

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The Writer’s Bookshelf

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

Reference books are cherished resources for the writers I know, whether their work is academic, fiction, organizational, or another type. Having the right resources at hand can help any writing project go more smoothly and greatly improve the result.

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The Importance of Positivity on the Job

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

It’s understandable to fall in the glass is half-empty category, especially if you have a stressful job or numerous responsibilities at home. Sometimes, it’s easier to focus on the negatives instead of the positives. However, in the workforce, remaining positive is essential to performing your job to the best of your abilities.

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What are the Affordable Care Act Tax Repercussions?

By Dr. William Whitley
Associate Professor, Accounting and Finance at American Public University

Unsure of the hard facts for the tax implications under the Affordable Care Act? Since today is the due date for filing here’s some information to keep you informed.

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The IT Side of Credit Card Fraud: Damage Control for Your Network of Consumers

Interview with Dr. Karen Paullet
Faculty Member, Information Technology at American Public University

With the Target breach still being investigated and repaired it’s no wonder people are skeptical about using their cards for online transactions. There are, however, ways for consumers and businesses to protect themselves from future attacks.

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Do a Skills Match with Your Current Resume

By J. Mason
Online Career Tips Editor

It is a great idea to update your resume, and your LinkedIn profile, when new responsibilities and tasks are earned. This way you’re alerting not only colleagues to the change, but potential employers will have a clear window into your most recent activity.

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The New Telephone Game: Team Building

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

Telecommuting and remote work is on the rise. Among the many implications of this phenomenon is that we meet and collaborate via telephone more frequently. This removes the ability to see the people we are interacting with as well as the opportunity to interpret body language.

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Bad Habits Your Coworkers Are Secretly Seething About

By Adrienne Erin
Online Career Tips Contributor

Have you ever stopped to think what you may be doing to distract your fellow peers? Instead of shifting the blame elsewhere, why not take a moment to look at some bad habits that you may or may not be struggling with?

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