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Communication as a College Major and a Career (Part I)

Communication is one of the most flexible disciplines of study that students can take in college because no matter what the technology, the need to communicate is constant.

Communication as a College Major and a Career (Part II)

The ability to communicate with others and explain highly complex ideas and issues in an easily understood manner is a skill and a differentiator unto itself.

Communication as a College Major and a Career (Part III)

College graduates with Communication degrees have the knowledge and skills employers need, which means studying in this field is beneficial for students who want to increase their employability.

Is An AI Crisis Coming Soon to Take Away Our Jobs?

An artificial intelligence (AI) crisis is upon us. So what can you do to prepare for the AI crisis in relation to your job? Actually, a lot.

The Professional and Personal Pros and Cons of Using Twitter

Twitter has been around for a while. But because Twitter is not a fair representation of U.S. demographics and its negativity, I don’t recommend using it.

Opportunity Jobs Can Create a Successful and Secure Future

What kind of job should you go for that will keep you employed? Indeed's State of Opportunity report describes what it calls opportunity jobs.

Developing the Leadership Skills Needed for Management

How can a young manager acquire the skills and competencies required to make the transition to leadership? The OPM has excellent resources.

Is Work a Calling, a Misery or Something in Between?

With so much time at work, should our careers be a calling or is what we do to make money an experience in misery? For most, it is somewhere in between.

Lifelong Learning Is Critical for 21st-Century Workers

Lifelong learning, a necessity for the 21st-century worker, acknowledges that not all training and learning will occur in school or at work.