Project Management

Cultivating Interpersonal and Leadership Skills is a Real-World Imperative.

In today’s dynamic job market, the conversation around the importance of vocational/job-related skills versus soft skills is a subject of ongoing debate. This debate reflects a shift in the way…

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Practice These Habits to Improve Your Career.

Work burnout is real and concerning. The juggling act of hybrid work is difficult because some of us are more efficient working from home, while others are more focused at…

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The Rise of the Project Manager in 2023

Inflation, supply chain issues, the Great Resignation, and quiet quitting impacted the market in significant ways this past year. Project managers are in the center of righting the ship, creating…

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The Best Career Path Isn’t Always a Straight Line

Although headlines are warning of a looming recession, experts are not sure that a significant downturn is going to happen in 2023. The Great Resignation is expected to continue. Bloomberg notes that…

Who Do You Want to Be?

Who do you want to be? This is a pretty simple question. However, whether you realize it or not, it can determine your professional success. Question yourself—how do you want to…

Write a Captivating Bio in 10 Easy Steps

Your professional biography is the most important copy that you will ever write. Today, more than ever, a compelling and aggressive biography (formerly the cover letter) must accompany your resume.…

Career Launch Stories – International Students in America, 2 of 3

Two weeks ago we announced that we would be sharing stories about three of our international accelerated certificate program (ACP) students. This is the second in the series of three.…

New Career Readiness Classes

UC Irvine was among several leading universities joining with technology platform Coursera to announce the launch of a series of career-focused courses. Called specializations, these classes are grouped in short series, developed…

The Root of Persuasion: How to understand and overcome emotional resistance to be a more effective communicator

From the article, “Communication Isn’t Always Enough,” by Jerry Jellison, Ph.D. Imagine that someone is trying to convince you to try a new food – for example, a tofu sausage…