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There’s no doubt about it, technology has changed the way we communicate and receive information. And because of this change, businesses have had to adapt how they communicate and build relationships with their customers. Today, consumers are in information overload and look to the Internet, email or mobile devices to receive information about their favorite brands and companies. As a result, over the past few...

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Do you have an idea for a new business and need help getting started? Or have you always wanted to launch a business but need help generating ideas? EdX has exciting new entrepreneurship courses designed to help you tackle the key challenges of launching a startup, covering everything from idea creation and market research to developing a pitch and obtaining venture capital. Check out the upcoming...

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Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...

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We’ve taken 6 key employability skills and matched them with free online courses to help you build your resume and further your career. No matter what job you are applying for, possessing excellent skills in these 6 areas will help you stand out from the crowd and get hired. 1. Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount to getting a job. Reading...

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Having trouble determining which career is right for you?  That’s normal. Choosing a career is difficult, and choosing a new one can be even harder. For many, the hard part is finding a field that actually piques their interest. For others, the real challenge is deciding between multiple careers that are equally as appealing. When making any career decision, it’s important to have an up-to-date knowledge of the most...

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All season long we will be sharing summer learning tips and news. To follow along on Twitter, join us with #summerofedX! Making plans to relax and recharge this summer? Why not recharge your resume, too! While the world seems to slow down during the summer months, many hiring initiatives kick off in September. With this timing in mind, we area encouraging you to make 2016...

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Online courses are growing in popularity and changing lives. A recent survey from the PewResearch Centre found that nearly 73% of  adults consider themselves lifelong learners. Outside of just life-long learning, nearly 63% of working adults have taken a class or received extra training to improve job skills, to get a raise or promotion or to find a new job or career. For this group of “Professional...

Read More about Online Courses Starting in April – Start Learning To Set Yourself Up For Success

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Having a true passion for the business you are managing is very important for your success. But passion alone is not enough. You also need core business skills to properly launch your organization and survive over the long term. You need to understand business planning, strategy, finance, and marketing. If you plan to hire people to help run things, you need communication skills, leadership skills and...

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