Career Advice

The Circle of DECA

As high school DECA members from different states, these alumni members never imagined they would come full circle to work for the same company, AT&T, and pass the baton by mentoring current high school DECA members.

Behind the Scenes at the MDA Telethon

MDA is giving DECA members an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the MDA Telethon from a marketing and communications lens and shares how the show was collaboratively created.

A Conversation with Marriott International

The month of November is an exciting time for DECA members all across the globe. November is not only DECA Month, but also National Career Development Month. What better way to celebrate than to interview a successful HR professional, longtime…

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020

Get involved in Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2020) from November 16-22, 2020. No matter what career you plan on pursuing, entrepreneurship skills and knowledge can take you a long way! Participating in GEW will help you discover new ideas, techniques and methods to turn your dreams into reality.

Level Up Your Entrepreneurship Skills with Intuit Innovation Challenge

DECA is excited to announce the Intuit Innovation Challenge. A premier DECA event during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the Intuit Innovation Challenge is a hands-on design thinking project, daring students around the globe to innovate for impact to help reverse the effect of global warming.

Watch Now: Executive Mentor Roundtable on De-stressing

Check out DECA’s Executive Mentor Roundtable on “De-stressing." Two executives share how stress—good and bad—plays a role in their everyday lives and offer tips and tricks to help you manage your stress in your personal and professional life.

Managing Stress as a Small Business Owner

After six years as a small business owner and entrepreneur, I’ve adapted a few habits and philosophies that have helped me along the way. Here’s what I’ve learned.

Five Ways to Dazzle Your Customers and Create Raving Fans

Before your customers become your biggest fan, you need to be theirs. The people who support your business are the ones that are pushing your business forward. Taking them for granted is probably the worst thing you can do in your business. It’s time to vamp up your customer service with these 5 tips.

Ten Tip for Your Social Media and How to Apply It to Your SBE

Social media has become an essential tool in business. It is how businesses are building their brand and their online communities. The root goal behind why businesses build their online presence? The main goal is to make sales and build a customer base. So how do you get started to apply this to your own business or school-based enterprise? Here are 10 tips to get you started.

Teach Real-world Marketing Skills with Facebook Blueprint

As a global leader in marketing, Facebook Blueprint is committed to connecting educators with real-world marketing education resources. To help navigate the back-to-school transition to hybrid/in-person learning, Facebook Blueprint is offering free, digital marketing education content to the DECA educator…

Establishing Your Target Market

The target market of your business is your ideal customer based on the product or services you are offering. Depending on the business, there may be more than one target market but it is important to establish your primary target market. In a School-based Enterprise, it might have teachers, parents, and students as your target market.

Five Tips to Take Your LinkedIn to the Next Level

Are you new to the LinkedIn life, or maybe you're a highly experienced user? Either way, you can never know too many tips and tricks to guide you along the way. Read on for five tips that will help you make the most out of your experience and take your LinkedIn profile to the #NextLevel.

Four Tips for Summer Job and Internship Success

For many students, finding a summer job, career-defining internship or even a well-paid career can be challenging, and the current job market does not make it any easier. Additionally, some students are enduring the nightmare of having their internship or a job offer revoked, while others are shifting to working remotely.

Mastering Virtual Interviews

While a virtual interview often follows the style of a traditional, in-person interview, there are a few key considerations to keep in mind to help you look and sound your best. Watch this video to help you master your next virtual interview.

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