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Utilizing Your Strengths and Your Weaknesses
You may be asked about your greatest strength and weakness in many job interviews. It’s easy to know what we’re good at, but how do we portray our weaknesses positively and compellingly? Use this information to help boost your interview skills!
Super Bowl Commercials: Spiraling Towards the End Zone or Spiraling Out of Control
Costing an astounding $7 million for 30 seconds, Super Bowl commercials either fascinate or flop in front of over 113 million viewers. These commercials are the epitome of strategic marketing.
The Magic of Next: 5-Word Motivation from Iconic Super Bowl Slogan
In the sports and entertainment world, it does not get any bigger than winning the Super Bowl in front of thousands in person and by millions around the world via television and radio.
10 Business, Marketing and Hospitality Trends to Watch in 2023
Are you looking to get the edge in your next DECA role-play? Brush up on the top business, marketing and hospitality trends that companies will be watching in 2023.
Preparing for Your Future Career Starts Today
During the Ultimate DECA Power Trip, the Executive Officer Team attended the first ever DECA Workforce Development Summit. Members of DECA’s National Advisory Board gathered to discuss the future of employment and industry across the business world.
Why Cross-cultural Fluency Is Among Today’s Most Sought-after Workplace Skills
As Head of Career Services at the international hospitality school Les Roches, Stephanie Ruiz has conversations every day with potential employers for students. She explains why these employers now place cross-cultural fluency among their most in-demand skills.
Building Deep Customer Empathy to Solve Any Problem
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.
Opportunities that Arose from the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
4 Videos to Help Discover What Kind of Work You Want to Do
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.
From a Handshake to a Helping Hand: Connecting with Community Professionals
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.
Using Generative AI to Power Student Entrepreneurship
This article provides an overview of how Generative AI technologies like ChatGPT can be leveraged by student entrepreneurs while offering a balanced guide for navigating the entrepreneurial landscape with AI.
Cracking the Code on Black Friday Marketing Strategies
One of the biggest holiday sales is coming up, but what makes it such a big event and even an American tradition? The key is all in how it’s marketed. Explore some of the top marketing strategies for Black Friday and explore how you can apply them to your brand.
Elevate Your DECA Journey: Mastering the Art of LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for DECA members to elevate their professional journey. By following these best practices and networking strategies, you'll be well on your way to success within DECA and beyond.
Exploring Non-Profit Careers
In this article, Cassidy Creighton, the Development Coordinator with NPCF, explains her college experience, navigating the job market and her first career in the non-profit sector.
Size Up Your Future Employer to Boost Your Career Opportunities
Finding a match with a prospective employer is complicated and takes time. Job seekers will want to prioritize organizations that invest in their employees and provide professional development opportunities, mentorship and other benefits!
NRF Opportunities for Collegiate DECA Members
Prepare for your retail career with the National Retail Federation Foundation with these virtual events and scholarship opportunities.
Increase Sales and Cultivate Customers with a Successful Marketing Campaign
In today's fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, a successful marketing campaign can boost brand awareness, generate leads, increase sales and cultivate a loyal customer base. However, achieving such success requires careful planning, strategic thinking and a deep understanding of your target audience.
4 Ways to Use Collegiate DECA in Your Job Search
Collegiate DECA can be a powerful tool for building your skills and experience and for making valuable connections with industry leaders. By using your experience, you'll give yourself a competitive advantage and set yourself up for long-term success in the business world.
6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer Jobs and Internships
Summer is a great way to prepare for your future! In this article, check out six key strategies to keep in mind if you're looking to maximize the benefits of your summer jobs and internships.