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How to Maximize Your SummerJob or Internship Experience
From bagging groceries to working with your dream company, many students choose to use their free time during the summer to get a job. Using these tips, you’ll be able to maximize the experience you receive from holding such a position.
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset
What do you think Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and Beats Electronics founder Dr. Dre have in common?
6 Tips to Take Your Networking Skills to the Next Level
LinkedIn profile? Check. Solid handshake? Check. You’ve got the basics down, but what else should you be doing to take your networking to the #NextLevel? Check out these networking tips known only to the pros and start building new connections!
Tips from the Pros: Career Advice from Former DECA Executive Officers
We caught up with some of DECA's former Executive Officers and asked them to share their top piece of advice for DECA members to succeed in their future careers. Here’s what they had to say.
Maximizing a Telethon Moment for Brand Awareness, Partner Activation and Cause Raising
MDA shares a special look at how a moment like the MDA Telethon can help lift up a brand, bolster fundraising and cause raising, and the importance that partners like DECA play in the success of MDA’s mission.
Super Bowl Ads: Is It Worth It?
The stage is set, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs will square off in Super Bowl LV, hosted at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. But enough about the game already... It's time for the real excitement—the commercials!
DECA Direct Magazine: Marketing Trends
The world of marketing is diverse and ever-changing. Keep up with the latest industry trends to stay at the top of your game, learn to market your chapter like a pro and get a behind-the-scenes look at careers in this exciting field.
6 Things to Start Doing Now to Land Your Marketing "Dream Job"
Do you have your sights set on a dream job in marketing? Read on for some must-do and next level actions you can take to build your network, skills and brand and start making your dream job a reality.
Explore Holiday Trends: Consumers Shop Sooner, Spend More
The National Retail Federation says this holiday season will have consumers shopping sooner and spending more – emphasizing the deep impact that retail has on the overall economy and highlighting the career opportunities in the industry.
How to Land a Dream Career in the Apartment Industry
Don't roll the dice when it comes to discovering a dynamic and rewarding career! Once considered a best-kept career secret, DECA has helped increase awareness and promote the apartment industry as one that offers a “career of choice”, not of chance.
4 Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your Next Networking Event
DECA members know the importance of networking. It can be exciting and nerve-racking, but networking is an exciting opportunity to showcase your talents to recruiters. Here are four tips to help you get started.
Improving the Employee Experience
This year's Business Operations Research topic focuses on ways to improve the employee experience. We visited with Intuit, Men's Wearhouse and Marriott International to learn how they are charting a course for the future of their workplace culture based on their experiences from the past year.
Marketing, Communications, PR and Advertising: What's the Difference?
The terms marketing, communications, public relations and advertising are commonly confused. So, how are they similar and how are they different?
How to Dominate with Color Psychology in Marketing
Color psychology is the study of how colors affect perceptions and behaviors in marketing and branding. If you have never heard of color psychology and how to best utilize it in marketing, read on!
First Impressions in 7 Seconds
People often have a precise judgment of you in the first seven seconds after meeting you. Whether it's meeting a new classmate, a job interview or even interacting with your competitive event judge, find out how to make the most of your seven seconds!