Tips for Job Hunting During COVID-19

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It’s undoubtedly a dire time for job hunters. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to record unemployment claims in the US and an uncertain job market that analysts say will take years to bounce back.

Despite this, career experts are advising …

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What is the Agile Methodology in Software Development?

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The agile methodology is a process for designing, delivering and testing high-quality software at the lowest cost and in the shortest possible time. The heart of the process centers around iterative development — namely, enabling teams to deliver faster with a …

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Creating Big Change Through Micro-Experiences

Creating Big Change Through Micro-Experiences

Riipen, is an organization that connects students with companies to work on real projects, for course credit.  In a recent Riipen blog post by Michelle Wong, she outlines the benefits of real projects, or micro-experiences for students. In the blog …

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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

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Employees seeking career success need ‘political knowledge’

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Steve Granger, PhD candidate at the Haskayne School of Business, has co-authored a paper which was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. The paper was co-authored with Dr. Nick Turner, PhD, a professor at Haskayne, and …

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Levi’s Director of Data Science on the 5 Principles to be Successful

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We recently interviewed Levi’s Director of Data Science, Pallav Agrawal, to discuss how he hires DS candidates and the 5 mindsets aspiring Data Scientists need to master to get a job in the field. Here are the key takeaways.

We’ve …

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The START Formula | 5 Steps to Feeling Calm and Capable

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Entrepreneur, coach, and author Marie Forleo has dominated the world of small and internet business for over a decade. This fall, she published her second book called “Everything Is Figureoutable”—based on her talk for Oprah’s SuperSoul Sessions—in which …

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3 Ways to Build Up Your Emotional Intelligence

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So-called “soft skills” are often viewed as less vital and less challenging to acquire than “hard skills” like crunching data and engineering software. While hard skills are important, social-impact work hangs on relationships—which means soft skills are often the secret …

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Want to Pursue a Learning Opportunity Outside Your Field? Here’s How You Can Get Your Boss on Board

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Sometimes in your career, you’ll find that you’re interested in learning about something that doesn’t align perfectly with your current job. For example, at a previous job, I worked in nonprofit communications, and while I enjoyed what I did, I …

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The Best Python Books to Get You Coding Like a Pro

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If you’re thinking about getting into programming or expanding your skill set, Python is a fantastic language to learn. The best Python books, as listed in this article, will help you quickly put your newfound skills to good use. 

Python …

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