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Industry Advice

When it comes to understanding your preferred industry of interest, it’s important to learn the trends and guidelines from current and former industry professionals. At Northeastern, faculty members regularly answer the question: How do I find industry advice? With real-world experience and expertise, Northeastern faculty members weave real-world experience into the classroom. Here, we’ve compiled advice, articles, and how-to-guides to help guide your path toward learning more about your industry.

What Does an Instructional Designer Do? photo

May 20, 2020

What Does an Instructional Designer Do?

Explore the key responsibilities, skill sets, and careers for an instructional designer.

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7 Professional Skills All Scientists Need photo

May 20, 2020

7 Professional Skills All Scientists Need

While technical skills are important, employers are placing more value on biotechnology candidates with strong soft skills.

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May 19, 2020

4 Ways to Get Instructional Design Experience

Instructional design experience is essential to your professional growth. Here’s how to find it.

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May 18, 2020

15 Tips for Managing a Software Project

Software project managers are in high demand and earn a high salary. If you’re looking to move into the field, these 15 tips will help set you up for success.

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May 15, 2020

How Educators are Making a Difference During a Global Pandemic

The emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in late 2019, and its subsequent development into a global pandemic, has had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of American life.  In an effort to flatten the curve of infection and...

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May 14, 2020

11 Top Instructional Design Skills

Instructional designers looking to break into or advance in the field should work on honing a specific combination of soft and practical skills.

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May 7, 2020

How to Create a Project Communication Plan

Communication can make or break a project. Learn why you need a project communication plan, and what steps you can take to create one.

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May 6, 2020

Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning: What’s the Difference?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two buzzwords that are often used interchangeably but require different training and skills.

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May 4, 2020

A Guide to IoT Careers

As the Internet of Things expands, professionals who understand the ins and outs of connectivity will be in high demand.

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May 2, 2020

Business Model Innovation: What It Is And Why It’s Important

Here's a look at how business model innovation can enable a company to meet a disruptive threat head-on, embrace change, and succeed long term.

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