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August 14, 2018

How to Make a Sizzlin’ LinkedIn Profile [Webinar]

If you’re like the millions of working professionals who use social media, you are acutely aware of the vast amount of content that’s shared, liked, posted and commented on every day. Creating a social media profile that stands out from the crowd is especially important for those who are using social media as a tool to facilitate their next career move. Join Columbia Southern University Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at 1 p.m. CST for a webinar discussion and Q&A session on “How to Make a Sizzlin’ LinkedIn Profile.”

August 9, 2018

How to Improve Your Writing Skills Before You Head Back to College

“I’m not a good writer.” “It’s been a long time since I’ve had to write anything. I can’t remember all of the rules!” “I don’t even know what to write. This is so frustrating.” If any of these statements sound familiar, you aren’t alone. Many people who are returning to school after an absence are concerned about the writing aspect of it. When it’s been a few years (or longer than that) since you’ve written anything more than a grocery list, the idea of writing research papers can be enough to give you hives.
 

August 7, 2018

What Does Your Cover Letter Say About You?

If your resume is the conversation, then your cover letter is your handshake. A lot can be communicated by a handshake, right? The same is true of your cover letter. When applying for a job, the thing people most often fret over is the resume. Yes, it should be perfect and tailored to the job to which you are applying, but it is only a piece of your application puzzle. In order to really give a sense of who you are and the value you will add to the department or company you wish to work for, your cover letter needs to be thorough and specific.

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