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January 2016 CTU Doctoral Symposium

Colorado Technical University hosted its quarterly Doctoral Symposium at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Denver on January 13-16, 2016. Doctoral candidates from across the country assembled to participate in workshops and make valuable connections with faculty, peers and alumni. The Doctoral Symposium’s 112 participants had the opportunity to meet and listen to guest speaker Dr. David Levy, a professor of management at the United States Air Force Academy.

5 Ways to Pump up Your Passion for Your Next Session

At the end of a session, after juggling work, school, family, and other responsibilities, chances are you’re ready to take a break—and you deserve it! But when your break is over and you need to reset for a new session, what’s the best way to get back in the groove? Even the most motivated student can struggle to find his or her academic mojo after a break. Here are some tips to get recharged.

Business Analytics vs. Data Analytics: What You Need to Know

In the modern corporate workplace, analytics and data are playing a larger role than ever before.  With the advent of “big data” and easily accessible tools like Google Analytics, employers are on the lookout for analytical thinkers who can make a real, measurable impact on an organization’s success. However, there’s more than one type of analytics; an increasing focus is being placed on two branches of the analyst career path: business analysts and data analysts.

Mapping Success: Use Mind Maps to Get The Most Out of Note Taking

Taking notes isn’t just about hurriedly transcribing lectures or course materials so you can study them later. It should be an active part of the learning process--a chance to take important ideas and concepts and organize them in a way that makes the most sense to you. In reality, note taking is your brain’s first opportunity to size up new information and decide what to do with it.

7 Constructive Tips for Handling Job Search Rejection

Searching for a new job is a difficult task, especially when it comes to dealing with rejection. The scenario where a person applies for a single job and receives an offer is incredibly rare; there’s a reason it’s called a job hunt and not a job find. Because of that, it’s important to be prepared for rejection during a job search. Handling rejection constructively is important for professional and personal growth, and a key factor in a continuing job hunt.

Here are 7 tips for taking job rejection and making it a net positive in your hunt for a better career.

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