Business 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.

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.

Livestream: Emerging Professional Conversations

Engage in a conversation with former DECA Inc. executive officers turned emerging professionals. Learn how they leveraged their DECA experience to earn success in college and their careers. Watch now.

Entrepreneurship Advice

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.

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.

Finance Career Advice

Take Part in the Stock Market Game

To help celebrate Financial Literacy Month in April, The Stock Market Game is offering a free DECA Stock Market Game running now through June 5, 2020 (nine weeks). 

The Best Apps for Your 2020 #FinanceGoals

A new year means new resolutions, and there’s no better way to kick-off the new decade than taking charge of your financial future. Whether your financial goals this year include getting started with investing or simply creating your first budget, there’s an app for that!

Personal Finance 101

I’ll be honest… Money management is a skill that took me a long time to acquire. I used to be the type of person that would get lunch money from my parents and spend it all on Gushers from the cafeteria...

Don't Spend Your Money Before You Earn It

Are you interested in learning more about personal budgeting? Boosting your credit score? Investing for the first time? Well, then you'll want to check out the Finance Issue of DECA Direct the Magazine!

Hospitality Career Advice

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…

DECA Announces 2020-2021 Hotel Curriculum Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the chapters selected to receive the VBC-DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation. The curriculum grant will begin with the 2020-2021 school year and will continue for three years.

DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant Winners

Congratulations to the following chapters who will receive the Virtual Business Challenge – DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by a grant from the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation.

Marketing Career Advice

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.

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.

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