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3 Tips for Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Being successful in an increasingly competitive job market takes hard work and determination. More and more, it also means leveraging social networks like LinkedIn to find opportunities, make connections and gain that ever-important edge over your fellow applicants. Here are three tips for using LinkedIn to put your most professional face forward and potentially get noticed by future employers. 

Master’s Advantage & Doctoral Advantage: Get a Head Start

Picture that you’re a sprinter, fingers on the ground at the starting line. You’re pitted against four other racers, and you’re all just waiting for the starting bell. Then, suddenly, you take off. Before your other competitors are even aware, you’ve already completed a full lap. That’s a head start.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could take that same principle and apply it to your education? With Colorado Technical University Master’s Advantage and Doctoral Advantage, that’s possible.

Overcoming Shyness: Become a Workplace Extrovert

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? In most parts of life, being a quiet introvert, or “shy,” is merely a facet of your personality, and something that doesn’t need changing.  However, shyness or introversion in the workplace might limit your success.

Transfer Credit: Make the Most of What You Know

When moving from one university to another or starting on the path to earning a new degree, transfer credit is something that’s always worth investigating. “Transfer credit” is a blanket term given to any pre-existing education, certifications, or experience that count toward earning a new degree.

Student Success Starts With a Great Attitude

If you’re a student, managing your emotions can go a long way in keeping you on track with your studies. Maintaining a positive attitude while juggling school, work, and family may not be easy, but it’s definitely worth the effort. And when you combine a good mood with good study habits, you’re giving yourself the gift that keeps on giving—a relaxed and motivated you!

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