Tag: Professional Development

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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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A Dual Degree Perspective

By Stephen Lewis  Current student in residential MBA and Data Analytics master’s programs Coming from a small high school in Potsdam, N.Y., and then attending SUNY Potsdam, I was looking for a graduate school with reputable programs, small program sizes and the possibility of joining clubs. Luckily enough for me, I didn’t have to look …

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Your Grad School Options: On-campus, Online or Hybrid

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Today’s grad school students have more options than ever before. There are full- and part-time programs, on-campus and online options, and hybrid or blended programs that offer a combination on-campus and online experience. The bottom line: If you’re interested in getting a graduate degree, chances are there’s a program that meets your needs. Full time …

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Deciding If Grad School Is Right For You

There are lots of reasons to consider getting a master’s degree, including the potential for higher earnings and long-term career growth. In fact, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, having a master’s degree could boost your earning power by hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of your career. That doesn’t …

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Opening Doors With Grad School

More U.S. students are going on to grad school than ever before. In 2016, 9.2 percent of those ages 25 to 29 had a master’s degree or higher. That’s more than double the 4.5 percent in 1996, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Why the increase? It’s all about opportunity. An advanced degree …