9 Skills You Already Learned in College That Employers Love to See

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Transitioning between college and your first “real” job can be daunting. After so many years in an academic environment, you might even feel like …

By Lily Zhang
Lily Zhang
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A Step By Step Guide to Starting (And Growing) Your Career At Capital Group

There is no one set path on the road to employment. Depending on the industry and company you’re applying to, the application processes are bound to differ. So what should you do? How are you supposed to prepare for the …

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How to Improve Your Executive Presence

In professional service industries such as management consulting, it’s important to have “executive presence” and continue to develop it. You won’t be able to grow your career without it.

Typically, executive presence refers to the way you present yourself—how you …

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Grant Opportunities for Minority Owned Small Businesses

Small businesses are vital to economic prosperity for countless reasons, but often the journey to business ownership requires an influx of capital when you’re starting out, when you’re scaling up, or when you’re simply weathering an economic shift.

Unfortunately, many …

By Alyssa Gregory
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9 Companies That Let Your Creative Side Run Wild

If you're looking to join a company that lets you be yourself and cultivates creativity, here are nine great organizations you need to check out. They all prioritize the free flow of ideas and allow your creative side to run wild.

1. …

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How to Effectively Pitch Your Ideas

Whether you need to convince a hiring manager you're the right candidate for the job or an investor to fund your startup, you need to know how to sell your ideas so decision makers understand and appreciate your point of …

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How to Answer the ‘Failure’ and ‘Success’ Interview Questions

When you tell compelling stories in interviews, you create connections with your interviewers in ways that just listing your accomplishments (no matter how extraordinary) can never do. Stories connect people to each other because our brains love to follow stories. …

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How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter can be inconvenient, and some people wonder if writing a cover letter is even important when applying online. A cover letter is an important part of applying for a professional position, even when you are just …

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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you'll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn't say they're diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

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6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Job During the “Great Resignation” (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)

The pandemic changed so much about how we work that it probably inspired you to rethink your work-life priorities. Maybe you realized that you’re burnt out, that working from home is your ideal setup, or that you just dislike your …

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