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Is your favorite TV show the clue to your career? [Infographic]
By     |    Dec 2, 2013
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Is your favorite TV show the clue to your career? [Infographic]

I know one thing to be true: Which is why I was beyond geeked to help put together an infographic on behalf of Semester Online titled “Is Your Favorite TV Show the Clue to Your Career?” In it, current college students can check out a list of today’s top TV shows — think: The Walking Dead House of Cards Scandal The Big Bang Theory Breaking Bad Mad Men Game of [...]

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10 more questions with Andrew Hermalyn, EVP/GM of Semester Online
By     |    Nov 4, 2013
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10 more questions with Andrew Hermalyn, EVP/GM of Semester Online

This Q&A is part of an ongoing series on my blog. What’s the criteria, you ask? I think you’re cool and want to ask you questions. We first got to know Andrew in his original appearance on ericajmoss.com, but I decided to bring him back for another edition because, y’all, we have a lot to learn from him. PROFESSIONAL At Lehigh University, you majored in sociology — what made you [...]

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Guest post: ‘Just the facts’ is not going to cut it
By     |    Jul 23, 2013
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Guest post: ‘Just the facts’ is not going to cut it

This post is written by Jen Marsik Friess, a buddy of mine from metro Detroit who now hangs her hat in Flower Mound, Texas. I’ve been impressed by Jen’s go-getter attitude since the first day I met her, and after she recently started her own blog, I asked her to share some of her wisdom on mine. Throughout your career (and your personal life), you’re going to run into lots [...]

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10 questions with Laurie Davis, founder of eFlirtExpert, author of ‘Love @ First Click’
By     |    Apr 10, 2013
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10 questions with Laurie Davis, founder of eFlirtExpert, author of ‘Love @ First Click’

This Q&A is the 20th in a series of profiles on my blog. What’s the criteria, you ask? I think you’re cool and want to ask you questions. I was fortunate enough to meet Laurie through a mutual friend, the one-and-only Alexa Scordato, and have always been impressed with her genuine nature and incredible work ethic — not to mention that beautiful smile! Here, she talks about being a published [...]

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Guest post: Four career paths for communications majors in 2013
By     |    Mar 13, 2013
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Guest post: Four career paths for communications majors in 2013

Candidates with excellent written and verbal communication skills will always be in demand. And it is these very characteristics that make communication majors desirable to companies, especially those that are looking to rebuild and strengthen after the recession. Why do companies need communication majors, you ask? Because companies need people who know how to effectively reach their target audiences and increase brand exposure. For those of you who have recently [...]

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Guest post: Five tips to become a successful social media specialist
By     |    Mar 10, 2013
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Guest post: Five tips to become a successful social media specialist

If you love using social networks, you might have considered making it your career. The benefits of using sites such as Facebook and Twitter can be massive for brands, and more and more job opportunities are appearing for individuals who know how to use them to boost sales and increase business awareness. As you might imagine though, it’s a competitive industry and involves so much more than just chatting to [...]

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Guest post: Evaluate your online persona to boost your career prospects
By     |    Dec 6, 2012
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Guest post: Evaluate your online persona to boost your career prospects

It’s a tricky employment landscape nowadays. People are still constantly challenged to find permanent employment so they can enjoy some career stability. One tool that many are using in order to fire up their career pathways is social media. Social media isn’t just about networking with your friends or previous teachers in order to get the professional connections you need to get ahead; very often, it’s also about making the [...]

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10 questions with James Sims, digital content editor for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
By     |    Nov 19, 2012
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10 questions with James Sims, digital content editor for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

This Q&A is the 19th in a series of profiles on my blog. What’s the criteria, you ask? I think you’re cool and want to ask you questions. James and I have shared a few tweets back and forth, and when I found out he was in charge of digital content for one of the most iconic brands in New York City, I knew I had to find out more. [...]

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10 questions with Andrew Hermalyn, 2U EVP of university relations
By     |    Nov 5, 2012
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10 questions with Andrew Hermalyn, 2U EVP of university relations

This Q&A is the 18th in a series of profiles on my blog. What’s the criteria, you ask? I think you’re cool and want to ask you questions. Andrew was the very first person I interacted with when I showed up at Chelsea Piers to interview at a company called 2tor more than a year ago. The more I’ve gotten to know him, the more I’ve realized just how impressive [...]

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The who, how and why of managing Gen Y [Infographic]
By     |    Jul 6, 2012
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The who, how and why of managing Gen Y [Infographic]

Wikipedia defines a Millennial, in part, as a generation marked by an “increased use and familiarity with communications, media and digital technologies.” But we’re so much more than that. We’re diverse, we’re social and we’re wildly ambitious. The infographic below presents some amazing statistics about my generation, and how our attitudes toward work and career vary greatly from those that came before us. Hat tip to my co-worker, Harrison Kratz, [...]

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