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CAREER PLANNINGOctober 28, 2022
How to Get a Job at Microsoft 

Microsoft is renowned as one of the biggest tech companies in the world. As such, it is something of a matter of prestige to be hired. Getting a position with Microsoft means you beat out potential thousands of other candidates for a single position. The process can be extensive, with several rounds of interviews between …

CAREER PLANNINGOctober 28, 2022
How to Get a Job at Google

So, you want to get a job at Google. That ambition is admirable on its own. Now it’s only a matter of making your ambition a reality. Getting hired at Google means you’re going to have to show the recruiters how you stand out against the other 2 million candidates that apply every year.  That’s …

CAREER PLANNINGJuly 27, 2022
7 Best Careers After Having a Baby: Reinvent Yourself Today

Congratulations on your baby!  Motherhood is a life-changing experience. You’re now stronger, have developed immense patience, time management, and other skills, and your priorities have shifted tremendously.  Perhaps you feel it’s time to begin working towards a career or you want to seek a change in your current career path. Whatever your situation, you know …

MBAJune 27, 2022
MBA Mom Ultimate Guide – Practical Advice for Moms Pursuing MBA

More than half a century after women began pouring into the American workplace, only a handful have made it to the C-suite. In 2021, only 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. The number translates to 41 women running Fortune 500 businesses.  Considering that 47% of the US workforce is female, the number of women …

CAREER PLANNINGJune 27, 2022
The Future of Project Management and the 4 Skills You’ll Need

Management technology is massively disrupting project management. In fact, Jon Broome, Chair of APM (Association for Project Management), suggested that advancements in technology will automate most administrative functions of project management. For instance, schedules and risk registers will be generated by artificial intelligence using hard data. Meanwhile, Michael DePrisco, vice president of PMI (Project Management …

OUR FACULTYMay 16, 2022
Quantic Live: A Conversation with Director of Quantic & Valar Career Services, Lisa Thomson

Enjoy our conversation with Director of Career Services for Quantic and Valar Institute, Lisa Thomson, Ed.D.. Lisa discussed everything from Quantic’s career services resources, common misconceptions about networking, and how to enhance your presence on LinkedIn. Lisa is a career coach and connector, specializing in helping people discover and realize their potential, regardless of industry, life stage, …

CAREER PLANNINGJanuary 24, 2022
Disruptive Corporate Learning and Development Trends // 2022

Corporate training programs are no longer optional, and here’s why. By 2022, 54% of all workers will need re-skilling and up-skilling. This is according to the 2018 World Economic Forum report. Opportunity for personal development is now a major reason for accepting a job offer. This is due to technological advancements and the fear of …

CAREER PLANNINGJanuary 24, 2022
Rise of the Chief Learning Officer — The Future of Talent?

In 1989, Jack Welch, CEO at General Electric, endorsed Steve Kerr to the position of Chief Learning Officer. His job was to ensure employees were content, developed, engaged, and retained. Three decades later, businesses worldwide have faced unimagined learning disruption.  Many organizations have embraced “on the job” learning that uses instructor-led training technology to empower …

CAREER PLANNINGJanuary 24, 2022
How to Write a Training Request Letter [Sample Inside]

Hiring employees is one thing but getting them to yield desirable results is the sum of many factors, including training. Proper training and professional development are indispensable to forward-thinking firms but are often left to HR—who might be already overwhelmed. A company needs to understand that employees are an invaluable resource and invest in employee …

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