Develop Your Career Competencies

For soon-to-be or new college graduates, career readiness is key to unlocking your entrance into the workforce. Career readiness is the foundation upon which a successful career is launched and is, quite simply, the new career currency.

Interested in learning more about the NACE Career Competencies and developing your skills?

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Overcoming the Fear of Failure

The fear of failure is a psychological phobia called atychiphobia. Much like any other phobia, the thought of failing can make you anxious, nervous, and put you under extreme pressure. Just the thought of tackling a significant issue can leave …

By Erik Bergman - Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Proven Ways to Demonstrate Your Leadership Skills Without the Experience

For your next position, you’re looking for a management role. You know you could lead a team of people, devising strategy and inspiring them to do their best work.

There’s only one problem: you haven’t actually been a leader before.

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Skill Build with LinkedIn Learning

Professional Networking

Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter You don’t have to be an extrovert to be good at networking, and you don’t have…

How to Succeed in an Internal Job Interview

Jena Viviano
Many candidates and even hiring managers consider internal interviews a formality, but taking the process seriously and preparing appropriately can…

Become a Chief of Staff

Brian Rumao
The chief of staff role has moved beyond politics and into corporations of all sizes. Brian Rumao has been the…

Job Search Strategies

Valerie Sutton
In this course, author Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques to find jobs efficiently and effectively. This course teaches you…

Charlene Li on Digital Leadership

Charlene Li
View Charlene’s LinkedIn Newsletter Today’s most influential leaders have an online presence. But how do you lead “digitally” and engage…

Ryan Holmes on Social Leadership

Ryan Holmes
Social media has redefined the customer journey. As a result, it’s crucial that business leaders understand how to establish and…

Strategy: A History (getAbstract Summary)

Review the history of strategy—the art of creating power—in this audio-only summary of the book by Sir Lawrence Freedman, a…

Interview Tips for Sales Professionals

Jenny Foss
You’ve lined up an interview for a sales position. Curious about what lies ahead? Need some help as you prepare?…

Bill Gardner: A Logo-Led Career

Justin Ahrens
Bill Gardner—the ebullient creator of LogoLounge—has made a career out of helping designers find inspiration and share their ideas with…

Leading Virtually: Vulnerability and Presence when Working from Home

Big Think
The ability to lead virtually is more important than ever. The global economy means many organizations are collaborating with clients…

Career Strategies for Women Re-Entering the Workforce after 2020

Emilie Aries
2020 sidelined many professional women: those who have put their careers on pause to care for family as well as…

Become a Project Management Entrepreneur

Seyi Kukoyi
Do you dream about going out on your own in the project management world and being your own boss? In…

Live Streaming on LinkedIn

Cher Jones
Live streaming video is an incredible way to build an audience, become an industry thought leader, and create new business…

IT Service Desk Careers and Certifications

Sarah Lean
Are you looking for a new role as an IT professional, or just ready to change up your career? This…

Get Promoted Faster: Grow Your Fan Club

William Arruda
Everyone can use a fan club, right? In this course, instructors Ora Shtull and William Arruda offer ways to make…

Digital Body Language

Erica Dhawan
View Erica’s LinkedIn Newsletter People rely on body language and tone to grasp the real meaning of messages. Without these…

Leading Inclusive Teams

Daisy Lovelace
High-performing teams are comprised of employees who feel empowered, valued, and accepted. By taking steps to establish an inclusive team…

Disrupting Yourself

Whitney Johnson
View Whitney’s LinkedIn Newsletter “Disruptors” secure a foothold by coming up with ideas and innovations that eventually upend their entire…

Maria Giudice: Design Leadership in Business

Maria Giudice
Yes, an artist can become a business person, but can’t an artist already be a businessperson? For a long time,…

Boosting Your Team’s Productivity

Lisa Bodell
Many managers unknowingly make things overly complex for their teams-and this can be a drain on productivity. In this course,…

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