Career Advice & Advancement

Every professional’s career path follows a unique trajectory, depending on a slew of factors: your background, education, interests, aspirations, experience, and more. Whether you want to advance in your current career or pursue a new one, we’ve gathered together some of the best career advice to help you reach your goals. Use these articles, tips, interviews, how-to guides, and other resources to reach the next step in your career.

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July 19, 2019

Advance Your Career with a Master’s Degree in Human Resources

HR jobs are expected to grow 12% by 2027. Learn how earning a master's degree in human resources management can give you a competitive advantage and help you meet the demand.

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July 15, 2019

How an ePortfolio Captures your Professional Brand

Learn more about creating a strong ePortfolio that makes a statement about your professional brand—who you are, what you value, and the skills you possess.

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July 10, 2019

Curiosity is the Key to Professional Growth

Gizem Weggemans, global head of the human resources and communication practice at Egon Zehnder, shares her tips for professional growth in the industry.

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July 8, 2019

How One Alum's Networking Strategy Paid Dividends

Learn how Pablo Cateriano, Northeastern alum and Director of Strategy for a South American PR firm, leveraged his networking strategy to advance his career.

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June 24, 2019

Finding a Job in San Francisco: 3 Strategic Tips to Help You Stand Out

Applying for jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area? These tips can help you stand out from the competition and increase your chances of landing your dream role.

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May 14, 2019

Workplace Etiquette: 24 Dos and Don'ts of the Workplace

Workplace etiquette is all about striking balance. Here, we discuss the dos and don’ts of working in a professional setting like, like an office.

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April 10, 2019

The Highest-Paying, Most In-Demand Jobs in Seattle in 2019

These are the highest-paying, most in-demand jobs and industries in the Seattle area right now, along with tips to help you land your dream job.

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March 28, 2019

7 Career-Focused Reasons to Pursue a Graduate Degree

From building your professional network to increased salary potential, a graduate degree can have a significant impact on your career.

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January 14, 2019

10 Tips for Building a Personal Brand That Can Boost Your Career

Branding doesn’t just apply to companies. Here’s how you can develop a personal brand that will help you stand out to employers and advance your career.

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November 29, 2018

Education vs. Experience: Which Do Employers Value More?

Northeastern's Charles Kilfoye reveals the benefits of combining education and experience to compete for today's top jobs.

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