Business

Welcome to the Business Career Community! Find resources and opportunities to launch your career in business and learn about the many different areas students can pursue in the field. Browse this Community for career advice blogs, available career opportunities, and explore the resources to help you build your career and beyond.

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Do You Know the Essential Job Skills For a Resume?

Your resume is where you get to show employers all you’ve done and can do, including work experience, education, internships, volunteering, certifications and awards, and your skills. Understanding the right job skills for a resume requires a mix of pulling …

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Exciting Careers in Accounting

Accounting may be one of the most versatile degrees a college graduate can attain. Those who enter the job market with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting have a multitude of potential career paths at their fingertips. Many of …

By Mike Whitmire
Mike Whitmire Co-founder and CEO
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Communicating with Emotional Intelligence

Taught by Brenda Bailey-Hughes
Developing your emotional intelligence can help you succeed at any stage of your life or career. It can also help…

Tips for More Inclusive Language

Taught by Cory Wade
In this course, DEI educator and activist Cory Wade presents quick, practical strategies to communicate with inclusive language at work.…

How to Set Goals When Everything Feels Like a Priority

Taught by Dorie Clark
Sometimes it can feel like you’re working on everyone’s else’s to-do list instead of your own. How can you make…

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Taught by Madecraft
As a leader, your team and organization rely on you to have good judgement and make the right decision with…

Finding a Job on LinkedIn

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Harness the power of LinkedIn to find and land a job. LinkedIn is the world’s #1 professional network—not just for…

Creating a Business Plan

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
Looking to build a business or expand one you’re already running? You’ll need to build a business plan before you…

Shane Snow on Storytelling

Taught by Shane Snow
Storytelling is a powerful way to make people care about products, brands, and causes. It can facilitate sales, marketing, presentations,…

LinkedIn Premium Quick Tips (2021)

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Find your next job, or simply get ahead in your field, with LinkedIn Premium. In this course, instructor Oliver Schinkten…

Creativity at Work: A Short Course from Seth Godin

Taught by Seth Godin
You are a creative person. Despite what your inner critic may have told you, you absolutely can solve complex business…

Leading with a Heavy Heart

Taught by Kat Cole
Leaders, like everyone else, are humans first. Your humanity makes you a better leader, but it can be difficult to…

Think Like a Lawyer to Make Decisions and Solve Problems

Taught by Kim Wehle
Why would any non-lawyer want to think like a lawyer? What’s the benefit of thinking like a lawyer? In this…

Advice for Leaders during a Crisis

Taught by Madecraft
Moments of crisis change the way we work, live, and lead. The way you respond to uncertainty has a direct…

The Six Biases of Decision-Making

Taught by Drew Boyd
Want to make better decisions at work? In this short course, author, innovation expert, and professor Drew Boyd discusses ways…

Decision-Making Strategies

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
Learn the art and science of business decision-making from leadership trainer and coach Mike Figliuolo. Mike outlines the four styles…

How to Become a Thought Leader and Advance Your Career

Taught by Jenny Foss
Building thought leadership can provide a crucial advantage for active job seekers and those looking to advance their careers. What…

The Secret to Better Decisions: Stop Hoarding Chips

Taught by Seth Godin
All day, we make decisions—from what to have for lunch to whether or not to shut down a product line.…

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

Taught by Lauren Jolda
Explore how to create a LinkedIn profile that brings your personal career story to life, whether you’re just starting out,…

Skills for Inclusive Conversations

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Organizations reap the benefits of diversity—when employees bring their whole, authentic selves to work. Diverse teams are more productive, innovative,…

Dan Ariely on Making Decisions

Taught by Dan Ariely
What happens in your brain when you make a decision? When should you use your intuition? How do you make…

Use Your Strengths for Impact and Influence at Work

Taught by Marielle Legair
Your ability to make an impact and influence those around you is crucial to your career. We all have friends…