Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How to Use ‘Deliberate Practice’ to Become an Expert and Boost Your Career

We all know the saying “practice makes perfect,” but what we all don’t know is the specific type of practice needed to reach perfection—and that’s called “deliberate practice.”

In 1993, Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson concluded that 10,000 hours of deliberate …

By Vibhu Sinha - Firsthand
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6 Best Digital Marketing Jobs (Including Skill Requirements and Salary Ranges)

Since the onset of the global pandemic, remote work has been surging. Meanwhile, digital marketing has also been surging, as many industries continue to embrace e-commerce and digitization. As a result, now is a great time to take advantage of …

By David Eason - Firsthand
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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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9 Tips for Writing an Engaging Resume

Your resumé is the single most important document for getting noticed by a potential employer. Studies show that, on average, most hiring managers only spend about 6-7 seconds reading resumés, which makes creating an engaging resumé absolutely essential. While every …

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How Career Planning Can Help You Get Ahead

Are you feeling stuck in a boring and unfulfilling job? Or maybe you’re looking for a job but you’re not clear on which career direction you should pursue? No matter what stage of your career you find yourself in, career …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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What Does a Marketing Manager Do? Key Job Duties, Salary, Skills Needed, and More

Marketing managers are ubiquitous in the professional world; they can be found across nearly every industry and in every size and type of company. Though their job descriptions and years of professional experience may differ, marketing managers serve as the …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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7 Benefits of Technical Skill Development

From the moment we wake up to the time we turn in for the day, we’re using technology in some form or another. Its permeation is so widespread that we can’t think of a life without gadgets and tools. Developing technical …

By Shane Barker - Firsthand
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What Does a Copywriter Do and How Do You Become One? Everything You Need to Know

Copy is the text used to sell products in advertising and marketing and copywriters are the professionals who create this copy. Copywriting is a centuries-old craft. One of the oldest surviving advertisements in English was printed on a small sheet …

By Sondra Wolfer - The Muse
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