Develop Professional & Leadership Skills

Develop Professional & Leadership Skills

Professional development and leadership skills can sound vague due to the broad scope of what they entail, but it’s important to find opportunities to grow and develop skills and qualifications, whether applying for jobs, internships, fellowships, graduate school, or other forms of continuing education.

In Support of the Junk Drawer CV

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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How to Create an Online Portfolio (Even When You Don’t Have Work Experience)

You don’t need professional work experience to have a great online portfolio. If you’ve written articles for the school newspaper, conducted research for a class, developed a video game in an extracurricular, or did some graphic design on your own …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Navigating Career Crossroads

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Broadening PhD Experiences to Enhance Your Career

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Teaching as a Transferable Skill

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Career Resources

LinkedIn Learning

Mindfulness: A Critical Skill for Project Managers

Ruth Pearce
View Ruth’s LinkedIn Newsletter In the field of project management, there has been heightened attention on the value of interpersonal…

Project Management Skills for Leaders

Dana Brownlee
It’s easy to think of project management as some specialized magic that only certified project managers possess, but the truth…

Creative Collaboration

Denise Jacobs
Despite the prevalent myth of the lone creative genius, many of the most innovative contributions spring from the creative chemistry…

Leading through Chaos

Madecraft
Feeling like everything is out of control is incredibly frustrating, and the problem only intensifies when you’re in a position…

Inside the Mind of an Aspiring Data Scientist

Khaulat Abdulhakeem
Are you the type of person who never stops asking questions? Do you find yourself wondering why systems work the…

Removing Noise and Bias from Strategic Decision-Making

Becki Saltzman
Life is full of hard decisions. From your job to your personal life, every strategic decision you make has a…

Business Leadership, Social Change, and Movements

Leslie Crutchfield
Social movements matter. They matter to your customers, your workers, and to members of the communities where you operate and…

Brainstorming Tools

Jamie Champagne
Using the right tool in the right manner can dramatically improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your brainstorming sessions. In…

Boost Emotional Intelligence with Mindfulness

Tara Brach
While your skills, training, and education are all key factors in how well you perform at your job, emotional intelligence…

Coaching Your Team to Think and Act Strategically

Nina Bowman
If you’ve ever wished your team could be more strategic, you’re definitely not alone. Strategic thinking is essential in nearly…

Office 365 for Educators

Oliver Schinkten
Microsoft Office is a staple set of tools for educators, and now includes education-specific functionality such as classroom notebooks in…

Overcoming Complexity

Richard Gerver
Critical thinking and problem-solving are among the foundational skills needed in the modern workplace. They help you break down complex…

Machine Learning with Python: Decision Trees

Frederick Nwanganga
Decision trees are one of the most common approaches used in supervised machine learning. Building a decision tree allows you…

Managing Anxiety in the Workplace

Srini Pillay
We all get anxious every now and then. But what should you do if your anxiety begins to disrupt your…

How to Write a Press Release

Andrea Holland
Learn how to write press releases: formal, official announcements regarding something new or significant about you or your business. Done…

The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More

Brant Pinvidic
Want to deliver a pitch or presentation that grabs your audience and makes an impression? You can do it. But…

Writing Articles

Starshine Roshell
Articles are an effective tool for communicating complex ideas and stories in a friendly, credible, and easy-to-follow way. In this…

Practicing Diversity and Inclusion in Media and Entertainment

Ashley Kennedy
We can talk all day about diversity and inclusion, but that doesn’t come close to implementing it in practice. This…

Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees

Rhodes Perry
Have you ever felt there was an aspect of yourself that you needed to hide at work? Have you ever…

Succeeding as an LGBT Professional

Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Even in places where discrimination is illegal, there are still nuances and complexities involved in being…

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