How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

Problem-solving skills are critical for any career path—no matter where you work or what job you have, you’ll face problems big and small all the time. If you want to succeed in your career, being able to effectively navigate (and …

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Day in the Life: Process Manager, Environmental Sustainability

9 AM: Arrive at the office to check emails and voicemails from my team and partners. With a meeting set for next week with our buildings and procurement partners, we must determine this week what we want to achieve as …

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A Day in the Life: Product Manager

Below is a typical day in the life for Henry Leon, 24, a product manager at L’Oreal. Henry manages the production of Revitalift and Age Perfect creams.

9:00 AM: I tend to get in around nine and get my computer …

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A Day in the Life: Fashion Buyer (Dress Buyer)

Sylvia Dundon, Dress Buyer, Victoria’s Secret Catalog

Sylvia Dundon graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BA in Marketing (concentration Merchandising Management) and an AAS. Buying and Merchandising in December 1998. It took two years to obtain her …

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6 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

There is some truth to the old adage, “a mistake is just an opportunity for growth and learning.” A minor error can usually be seen as a lesson on what not to do, so don’t be afraid to mess up now and …

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A Day in the Life: Assistant Brand Manager

Interested in brand management? Take a look at a typical day in the life of an assistant brand management… and get ready for a lot of meetings.

8:30 AM: Get into work. Listen to voice mails. Check e-mails. Look over …

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Data Professionals Are in High Demand—Here Are 8 Jobs You Should Consider

Are you looking for a career with a significant amount of potential and opportunity in 2021 (and beyond)? If so, one career path you’ll definitely want to explore is data and analytics.

According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future …

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A Day in the Life: Senior Associate, Real Estate Investments & Transactions

Sally N. Davis is an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. She practices in the firm’s real estate investments & transactions group. Here, Sally shares a day in her life.

5:30 a.m. – Wake up. Check and respond to emails from night before …

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The Ins and Outs of Practicing Real Estate Law

From financings to joint ventures to land use issues, and more, real estate lawyers tackle myriad areas, making the practice both challenging and exciting. For many, working in real estate law is exhilarating because they can see their efforts directly …

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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

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