Tag: Career Advancement

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Making Your Case for Tuition Assistance

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More than half of U.S. employers offer tuition reimbursement as an employee benefit, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 Employee Benefits Survey. If your employer is in this group, this is a great way for you to advance your education and career, often at considerable savings. It’s an excellent opportunity that, if …

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Time for a Change? How to Make a Career Pivot

You’ve given it a lot of thought and you’ve reached a decision: You’re ready for a career change. But how do you make that happen? First, take some time to reflect on where you’ve been, where you’re headed and why you’re looking to make a change. Begin by identifying the source(s) of your dissatisfaction: Are …

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Capitalizing on Your Strengths at Every Stage of Your Career

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What are your strengths? It’s a question you can expect during almost any job interview. It’s also something you should ask yourself periodically, even if you’re not considering a job or career change. By identifying the types of tasks you excel at and enjoy doing, you’ll have an easier time building a successful, fulfilling career. …

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6 Ways to Position Yourself for a Promotion

No matter how much you like your job, chances are a time will come when you want more. Adding responsibilities, challenges, and the accompanying income and stature is the natural next step in your career. But how do you make it happen? Here are six tips to position yourself for a promotion. Be a team …

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Navigating Your Career Path

Whether you’re in business or engineering, healthcare or education, or virtually any other field, the landscape is constantly changing. The good news is that change can be exciting. In fact, it often brings the types of opportunities that Clarkson graduates have a reputation for seizing and solving. Change also often prompts some self-reflection about your …

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Career and Graduate School Fair

At some point in your academic career, you will most likely have the opportunity to attend a career and graduate school fair. And even though that may seem a bit overwhelming or intimidating, remember that it is just that — a great opportunity for you to network and learn about companies, positions and programs you …

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How to Build Your Professional Network

Hi everyone! My name is Kyaw Myo, and I am a rising sophomore with an engineering and management major at Clarkson University. If you are reading this, I assume you are someone who wants to start building your professional network or to take it to the next level. First, a little bit about me. I …

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Why I Chose to Live in a Nursing Home During Grad School & How I Did It

It has been six months since I have begun graduate school, pursuing my master’s in occupational therapy. It has been six months since I packed up my belongings and left my hometown of Kingwood, New Jersey. It has been six months since I moved into a nursing home, sharing my new home with over one …

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How a Supportive Staff Impacted My MBA Experience

By Isaac Beckstead Student in residential MBA program Since I have started Clarkson University’s MBA program, I have found that the staff is what truly makes the program great. There is no doubt: The one-year MBA is tough. Graduate school is a huge step in your life. It gets very stressful and puts students to …

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Where My Degree Took Me, Thanks to Clarkson

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By Peter Cannellos Bachelor of Science in Global Supply Chain Management ’10 Master of Business Administration ’11 I started my career in supply chain management after earning two degrees from Clarkson University — a Bachelor of Science in Global Supply Chain Management in 2010 and a Master of Business Administration in 2011. My time and …