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Resumania™: Score Points By Avoiding Sports References in Your Resume

Got football fever? It’s hard to avoid considering the Super Bowl is right around the corner. But no matter how fervent a fan you are, keep the sports references and metaphors out of your resume and cover letter. Prospective employers may be unfamiliar with certain sports lingo, and you could risk your message being misinterpreted.

How to Hone Your Soft Skills with Personal Development

You've heard of the need for soft skills in finance and accounting, right Discover the four ways to build those skills with a personal development plan that expands your leadership and communication abilities.

5 Career Tips from Famous Graphic Designers

If you read up on the most famous graphic designers of the modern era you'll obviously learn a lot about the creative process. But you'll discover many career management strategies worth emulating, too.

Out of Office: Remote Working on the Rise

If you could work from home or your favorite coffee shop, would you? Research shows more creative professionals are working outside the office during business hours. I'm one of them.