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Why Cross-cultural Fluency Is Among Today’s Most Sought-after Workplace Skills

December 1, 2022

As Head of Career Services at the international hospitality school Les Roches, Stephanie Ruiz has conversations every day with potential employers for Les Roches students. She explains why these employers now place cross-cultural fluency among their most in-demand skills.

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Turn Your Business Idea Into a Reality

November 14, 2022

So, you’ve got an idea for a business. What next? Whether you want to start a technology company or a restaurant, there are 5 practical steps you can take to bring your idea to life and figure out the next steps.

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Building Deep Customer Empathy to Solve Any Problem

November 14, 2022

Deep Customer Empathy creates shared understanding, insights and motivation to improve the lives of our customers. How do we gain this empathy? By observing people, their behaviors, patterns and environment first-hand, with a keen eye to their pain points and barriers to achieving their goal. 

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Opportunities that Arose from the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 14, 2022

Out of the box, creative thinking arose because of COVID. For the live events industry and specifically for EDGE, it meant shifting to remote filming kits and establishing health and safety protocols. It strengthened our client relationships and our team’s cohesiveness.

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4 Videos to Help Discover What Kind of Work You Want to Do

November 7, 2022

Need help deciding on a potential career path or college major? Check out these helpful videos with concrete steps and reflection questions to help you discover what kind of work you want to do.

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NSHSS Prepares You for Internships and Careers

October 31, 2022

Most people don't just wake up one day and know what they want to do with their lives, it takes time and effort to determine what you're interested in and good at. Finding a career that's a good fit for your personality, interests and aptitude is essential.

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From a Handshake to a Helping Hand: Connecting with Community Professionals

October 26, 2022

Stepping into a conversation with a professional can be intimidating, but with five key steps, you can create a connection that goes from an introductory handshake to a long-term career helping hand.

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Spotlight on Customer Service

October 17, 2022

What is customer service and why does it matter to your future career? Experts from Chick-fil-A, Men's Wearhouse, Publix and Walgreens share their thoughts.

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From Service Clerk to District Manager, the Walgreens Way

May 1, 2022

It was supposed to be a typical day in the life of then-teenager Mario Figueroa, a Walgreens district manager in the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove, IL.

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Residential Property Management: Success Starts Here

March 1, 2022

With a career in the residential property management industry, you’ll get to learn on the job, earn bonuses, work your way up, receive training, and enjoy benefits such as consistent hours, health insurance, rent discounts, and more!

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Advertising: Generating Ideas

January 15, 2022

Learn creative thinking skills through an ideation process. Explore simple, fun, creative thinking techniques designed that can be used to generate ideas for paintings, photography, films, animations, graphic design, sculptures, fabric design, fashion design, industrial design or any special creative interest.

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6 Steps to Create an Integrated Marketing Campaign

January 15, 2022

With so much competition in the marketplace, brands need to do everything they can to stand out to their customers. An integrated marketing campaign is not only effective, but it can boost brand awareness, build loyalty, and improve revenue. Here are six tips for creating an integrated marketing campaign.

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Why Cross-cultural Fluency Is Among Today’s Most Sought-after Workplace Skills

December 1, 2022

As Head of Career Services at the international hospitality school Les Roches, Stephanie Ruiz has conversations every day with potential employers for Les Roches students. She explains why these employers now place cross-cultural fluency among their most in-demand skills.

Career Insights

Turn Your Business Idea Into a Reality

November 14, 2022

So, you’ve got an idea for a business. What next? Whether you want to start a technology company or a restaurant, there are 5 practical steps you can take to bring your idea to life and figure out the next steps.

Career Insights

Building Deep Customer Empathy to Solve Any Problem

November 14, 2022

Deep Customer Empathy creates shared understanding, insights and motivation to improve the lives of our customers. How do we gain this empathy? By observing people, their behaviors, patterns and environment first-hand, with a keen eye to their pain points and barriers to achieving their goal. 

Career Insights

Opportunities that Arose from the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 14, 2022

Out of the box, creative thinking arose because of COVID. For the live events industry and specifically for EDGE, it meant shifting to remote filming kits and establishing health and safety protocols. It strengthened our client relationships and our team’s cohesiveness.

Career Insights

4 Videos to Help Discover What Kind of Work You Want to Do

November 7, 2022

Need help deciding on a potential career path or college major? Check out these helpful videos with concrete steps and reflection questions to help you discover what kind of work you want to do.

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You Nailed the Final Interview... Now What?

November 1, 2022

You’ve received a job offer and now it’s time to discuss salary. Don’t skip the important step of negotiating for your best compensation package or you may be getting paid less than you’re worth!

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Selling You: How to Maximize Your Bargaining Power in Job Salary Negotiations

October 31, 2022

Getting the most out of salary negotiations can be daunting when you’re new to the working world. While salaries across the country vary from region to region, there are some general tactics everyone can keep in mind to bring their best to the negotiating table.

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From a Handshake to a Helping Hand: Connecting with Community Professionals

October 26, 2022

Stepping into a conversation with a professional can be intimidating, but with five key steps, you can create a connection that goes from an introductory handshake to a long-term career helping hand.

Career Insights

Spotlight on Customer Service

October 17, 2022

What is customer service and why does it matter to your future career? Experts from Chick-fil-A, Men's Wearhouse, Publix and Walgreens share their thoughts.

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Accelerate Your Future Retail Career

September 22, 2022

Starting this week through early November, the NRF Foundation is offering a free virtual event series designed to help students find their next job opportunity, enhance their knowledge of the retail industry and expand their professional networks.

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From Service Clerk to District Manager, the Walgreens Way

May 1, 2022

It was supposed to be a typical day in the life of then-teenager Mario Figueroa, a Walgreens district manager in the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove, IL.

Career Insights

Residential Property Management: Success Starts Here

March 1, 2022

With a career in the residential property management industry, you’ll get to learn on the job, earn bonuses, work your way up, receive training, and enjoy benefits such as consistent hours, health insurance, rent discounts, and more!