Humanities & Communication

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How Can “A Summer Internship” Turn Into the “The Best Summer of Your Life”?

Are internships meant to be purely transactional, professional activities, or are they supposed to leave an indelible mark on shaping a future professional? This article tries to map the journey of a simple summer internship becoming the best summer of …

By 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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So you didn’t land a summer internship or summer job, here’s what you should do instead

With any job or internship application, there’s the chance that you may not get an offer for the position. The reasons can vary, and sometimes it can come down to not being the right person for the job. Those looking …

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Skill Build with LinkedIn Learning

Effective Listening

Brenda Bailey-Hughes
Listening is a critical competency, whether you are interviewing for your first job or leading a Fortune 500 company. Surprisingly,…

Writing to Be Heard on LinkedIn

Daniel Roth
View Daniel’s LinkedIn Newsletter LinkedIn is the one of the world’s largest long-form publishing platforms. Writing on LinkedIn allows you…

Creating Personal Connections

John Ullmen
Learn how to create personal connections—that sense of chemistry, comfort, and confidence—even with new people, in unfamiliar situations, and under…

Finding Your Idea Hook

Stefan Mumaw
Creatives are asked to invent all kinds of things: ideas for ads, campaigns, logos, brochures, videos, social content, emails—you name…

The Eight Essential People Skills for Project Management (Blinkist Summary)

The Eight Essential People Skills for Project Management is a hands-on guide designed to help team leaders diagnose and solve…

Disagreeing with Someone Senior to You

Amy Gallo
Your boss is excited about a new initiative that you think is doomed to fail. Your senior colleague proposes a…

Essential French in Two Hours with Paul Noble

No grammar tests, no memory drills, and no chance of failure. It sounds like the perfect way to learn a…

Technical Writing: Quick Start Guides

Leslie O'Flahavan
A quickstart guide is a short, getting-started document that usually accompanies a product or software. In this course, writing instructor…

Strategic Negotiation

Mike Figliuolo
View Mike’s LinkedIn Newsletter Learn negotiation skills to help you get what you want while also building better relationships with…

Handling an Unruly Audience

Deirdre Breakenridge
Learn how to create a better rapport with your audience and handle negative interactions with unruly audience members. PR expert…

Social Interactions for Multinational Teams

Luna Checchini
If a fear of unknown differences causes you to shy away from international collaborations, you can overcome such concerns by…

Tech Career Skills: Communication for Developers

Tom Geller
The work of developers doesn’t stop when code is committed. You need to help others understand the value of what…

Business Writing Principles

Judy Steiner-Williams
Discover the secrets to effective business writing and crafting messages that others want to read and act on. Judy Steiner-Williams,…

Having Powerful, Advanced Conversations

Is there anything better than having a meaningful, real conversation with another person? Conversations can open minds, change opinions, and…

Essential Mandarin in Two Hours with Paul Noble

No grammar tests, no memory drills, and no chance of failure. It sounds like the perfect way to learn a…

Improving Your Listening Skills

Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Just as public speaking is a skill that you can hone through practice, good listeners aren’t…

How to Talk to Anyone (Blinkist Summary)

For better or for worse, first impressions matter, and when you meet someone for the first time, the way you…

Managing Generation Z

Jonah Stillman
Today’s managers understand the importance of bridging generation gaps—uniting traditionalists, baby boomers, Generation X, and millennials. But many fail to…

Fred Kofman on Making Commitments

Fred Kofman
Getting things done right hinges on our ability to keep commitments to others. Neglecting to follow up on decisions and…

Project Management: International Projects

Sam Yankelevitch
Excellent collaboration and communication are key ingredients that help project teams reach successful outcomes. This is particularly true when team…