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PMP Certification: The Key to Unlocking Opportunities?

Want to solidify your project management skills, stand out to employers and, yes, earn more money? If you have experience as a project consultant, the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification could be that next step you’re looking for.

The Joint Degree: A Growing Trend for Law Students Seeking to Broaden Legal Career Options

Specialization is a growing trend in legal education, prompting many law students to earn a master's degree in addition to the Juris Doctor (JD). This decision can lead to more professional development opportunities for law students during law school, as well as career advantages after graduation. And many law schools are responding to the demand for specialization by offering joint degrees — the ability to earn two degrees during the same course of study.

Is Your Leadership Development Program Working? 6 Questions to Consider

A strong pool of potential leaders is the lifeblood of any organization. As a manager, developing successful leadership training is – or should be – a very real priority. But what happens if your leadership development efforts are falling short? And how do you even know if they’re in trouble?

Resumania™: Prune the Exclamation Points!!!

We recently wrote a blog post reminding job applicants to minimize the number of questions they pose in a resume or cover letter. But you also need to be judicious in your use of the frequently abused exclamation point, which should be reserved for expressing strong emotion.

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