Every year thousands of students from across the country compete for a coveted spot at DECA’s International Career Development Conference. Four days of competition, networking and an experience that will transform a high school student into a young adult ready to take on college and their future career with veracity. How does one even prepare for such an event and how can you be sure to get the most out of a whirlwind event like ICDC?
Author: Vector Marketing
Your competitive advantage is your involvement in DECA! If I meet a candidate who has been involved in DECA, and, even better, took a leadership role in their chapter or competed at the State or International level, I feel confident that this is a person I want to get to know.
Limited internship openings, higher post-secondary program enrollment requirements, a shortage of scholarship opportunities… it seems that everything is growing more and more competitive. So, I’m often asked by students, “How can I stand out? Isn’t that what we all want—to…
Interviewing can be downright intimidating, especially when you don’t have a lot of experience with it. But the truth is, interviews are simply about selling yourself. Luckily, your DECA activities can be a real asset. Read on for 3 ways to tap into your DECA experience and make it your best interview yet.
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ENTHUSIASM is the word that comes to mind when I think about the new school year and DECA. I love seeing all the photos of first meetings and events on social media this time of the year. One of the first things I learned at Vector Marketing is that enthusiasm sells.
Showing appreciation goes a long way, both personally and professionally.
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