Apple Procurement Leader Hails from NC State

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Today’s WSJ front page shares the important role of one of Apple’s top senior executives who runs much of the procurement and supply chain activity for Apple – Tony Blevins.  Mr. Blevins studied industrial engineering at North Carolina State, and grew …

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What Is Time Blocking and Why You Should Be Doing it?

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As a full-time college student who also works part-time, I can find it hard to schedule and organize my day. I have found it even harder to prioritize now that all my classes have gone online. After trying various methods …

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Feeling Ignored at Work? Strategies for Making Yourself Heard

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What do you do when your best efforts to contribute in meetings and be proactive at work seem to go unnoticed? For many women, people of color, and even introverts, this can be an all-too-familiar challenge.

This regular (and frustrating) …

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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

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Leading the Way | 7 Executive Directors Share Their Tips for Success

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Do you have your eye on an executive director role for your career future? Good for you! But since “you can’t know what you don’t know,” we asked seven nonprofit executive directors what they wish they knew before they took …

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How to Face Your Fear of Failure—and Come out on Top

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Despite knowing that calculated risk can produce the greatest rewards, many people are terrified of failure. The possibility of not being successful in our every endeavor clouds our judgment—and often holds us back from achieving our most desired goals.

But …

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How to Answer “How Do You Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals?” in an Interview

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Interviews can be fraught with difficult questions. “Tell me about yourself,” which seems simple but can be quite intimidating. “Where do you see yourself in five years?” “How many windows are in the Empire State Building?” You can also add …

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In the “Wrong Job”? You Can Still Be on the Right Career Path

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Are you currently working your dream job? If the answer is “yes,” then we’re thrilled for you! But if you’re like most of us, then chances are, you haven’t yet landed that “perfect” position. You may even feel stuck in …

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“Can You Hear Me Now?” Dealing with Online Meeting Dynamics

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Did he just interrupt me? Or is there a lag in the video…In an online meeting, it’s much more difficult to tell. It’s much easier to blame it on technical difficulties. And beyond being interrupted, it’s much more likely to …

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How to Make Your Virtual Meetings Accessible to All

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Is your organization experienced in handling remote virtual meetings? Or are you still working out some kinks? No matter the case, you’ll want to make sure that attendees with visual, hearing, or mobility impairments can easily understand and participate.

Even …

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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Increase Your Job Security During the Pandemic (and Beyond)

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The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world of work upside down—and with 26 million Americans filing unemployment claims in a matter of five weeks, job security is likely on your mind.

“There’s a lot of uncertainty in a world that’s …

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