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What Does It Take To Be Your Own Boss?

By Megan Ritter
Online Career Tips, Guest Contributor

Going to the office is sometimes a great way of relieving stress at home and vice versa. You may feel trapped at home with no outlet. Make sure that you take some time for yourself and continue relationships with others outside the traditional workplace.

Management in Higher Education

By Dr. Marie Harper
Program Director, Management at American Public University

Most of the time when you hear a conversation about higher education, the focus is on the academics and the importance of education. We seldom talk about the running of an education institution, treating that job as if it is a negligible task.

Likeability vs. Ability Hypothesis, Part 2

By Shun McGhee Contributor, Career Services Discovering the reason you are liked may be an easier feat than you think. When attempting to identify what your colleagues and supervisors like about you, you should listen to the compliments you receive. For example, if people are often saying how nicely you dress or how thoughtful you are consider those compliments part of your likeable profile. Be careful, one or two compliments do not necessarily warrant serious consideration but several compliments in a particular area should catch your attention.

Marketing Yourself: The Importance of Specialization

By Nicholas Bergan Faculty Member, Marketing at American Public University Marketing yourself means being able to discuss your exemplary qualities as well as what differentiates you from others. Whether you are interviewing for a job, seeking a promotion, or trying to land the next client, you need to be able to advocate for yourself. A key component of marketing yourself is focusing on specialization.