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Using Online Platforms to Engage in Your Professional Community

Joining professional communities is vital to career growth. While in-person communities and networking events are beneficial (and worthwhile), make sure you’re not overlooking the many online platforms available to you for professional engagement. These platforms come in all shapes and sizes — from the big, recognizable ones (like LinkedIn) to small-business-focused sites (like Alignable). We’ll …

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The Importance of a Support System

Thank you to my husband Eric for all the love and support you gave me every single step of the way. I truly appreciate it and I couldn’t have done it without you. I would also like to say thank you to my four beautiful daughters. … Allowing me to step back and finish this …

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IT Technologies as a Necessary Component of the Education System

The IT-powered education system has opened new opportunities for students and provided new resources for teachers. Innovative tools and services that we use today significantly facilitate the studying process and boost educational effectiveness.  If you wonder why information technologies are considered as an essential component of the modern education system, keep reading. Education Accessible to …

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The Future of Work: How to Thrive in an Automated World

This blog is the third in a series of four that will discuss the future of work and explore how jobs are designed and individuals adapt through future-facing career education. Automation, AI, and robotics are altering and disrupting the workforce. Economists predict that, by 2022, workplace productivity will increase 40 percent. AI stands to double …

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How to Revolutionize Your To-Do List with Bullet Journaling

Bullet journaling — a method of planning out tasks, important dates, and long-term goals in an easy-to-read bulleted format — has been getting a lot of attention over the past few years. Devotees hail the format as life-changing, citing higher productivity levels, a clearer sense of long-term goals, and reduced levels of stress.  According to …

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