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How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by definition a selfless act—be leveraged for further personal or professional development? Here, we propose ways […]

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What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Offer Professional Development

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Jobs with plentiful professional development opportunities are highly sought after. According to a Gallup study, 87% of millennials (and 69% of other respondents) rate “professional or career growth and development opportunities” as being an important part of a job. After all, most people would love to be offered the chance to learn new skills, network, […]

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Take Our Quiz | Looking for a New Book? Find Your Next Professional Read

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Whether you’re looking to up your in-the-boardroom communication game or hoping to dig deep for the inspiration (and the nerve) to take a big career-related risk, there’s a professional development book for that. Take our quiz to determine your next, best professional development read!

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Template Toolbox | Out-of-Office Email When You’re Going to a Conference

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When you’re out of the office on vacation, the most important part is letting colleagues, clients, and contacts know when you’ll be back and who they can connect with in your absence. But if you’re off to a conference or professional development event, there are other things to highlight in addition to the basics. Take […]

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