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CTU’s LinkedIn Program Offers Exciting Opportunities for Alumni

Colorado Technical University is offering graduates a complimentary subscription to Premium Access on LinkedIn, and specifically, the Job Seeker Premium Account. You’ll find this will help you springboard career searches and networking abilities to new heights, providing you with more opportunities for career buoyancy.

See it to Achieve it - Visualize Career Success

We all travel diverse pathways to career success. Some of us strive to climb the corporate ladder within an organization; others blaze new paths and become entrepreneurs. Whatever your course, one thing remains constant in obtaining career success: setting goals.

Who’s in Your Network?

“I just reached 500 connections on LinkedIn.” “That person must be somebody – she’s got 3,500 Facebook friends.” You may have had these thoughts as you looked at someone’s online profile connections, or saw your own connection numbers ranking higher. Most people form an opinion about the strength of someone’s social network based on the numbers they see. However, when evaluating a social network, it’s more important to consider the nature of the connections rather than the numbers.

5 Tips to Prepare for a Job Search

With graduation just around the corner, students need to ensure their resume and interview skills are in top shape. That’s why the Colorado Technical University (CTU) Sioux Falls campus is hosting a Career Boot Camp on Friday, April 26 for the Sioux Falls community. This free event will feature a LinkedIn training session, hands-on cover letter and resume writing seminar and a panel discussion with local HR leaders and CTU alumni. For job seekers outside of the Sioux Falls area, here are a few tips to help you prepare for your job search and get ready for important interviews.

Quiz - How is a Cover Letter Like a Bad Handshake?

Handshakes are another form of introduction, so think of your cover letter as handshake. While you may think you’re offering a warm handshake, your cover letter actually could be strong-arming you out of a job. Take this quiz to find out what type of handshake your cover letter is most associated with and the impression it’s giving to potential employers.

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