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Professional Development

How to negotiate a raise or promotion


Asking for a raise or promotion at work can be an intimidating process. It can be hard to know when you’re being underpaid, and understand your market value in a culture that still treats talking about salaries as “taboo.” Self-advocating for your worth can have huge personal and professional benefits, despite potential high stakes. Even […]

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Digital Marketing

Digital marketing job skills


Digital marketing is a broad field that is constantly growing and changing, with new developments such as the Internet of Things (IoT) creating even more possibilities. Moreover, BLS projects a 10% increase in digital marketing job openings between 2020 and 2030. As the world of digital marketing continues to evolve, employers are seeking employees who […]

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Professional Development

How to set Professional Development goals and create a Professional Development plan


Professional development is the process of setting goals, continuing education and undertaking additional education to further one’s career and professional prospects. When done right, this process can be used throughout one’s career — a proverbial, perpetual sharpening of the sword — and it all starts with a plan. A professional development (PD) plan is a […]

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Professional Development

How to improve your job skills and grow professionally


If you want to grow your career, improving your job skills is an important step. Investing in your career by developing new skills and abilities can lead to additional opportunities.   1.   Review your goals Before you can effectively decide what job skills you should pursue, it is important to review your professional goals. Having […]

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What is professional development and why is it important?


If you need career-relevant skills that you can quickly apply in your current or future job, skills-based professional development courses can help. Short, skill-based online courses can boost your resumé. They can also help you build a toolkit of in-demand skills and get you job-ready.