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Preparing, Strengthening the Future’s Professionals

Jun 14, 2024

Jackson Albee and Sadie Steinbach, two Wausau West DECA members, recently found themselves in the spotlight – taking home first place in the School-Based Enterprise category at DECA ICDC in Anaheim, California.

DECA News

Congrats to the Members that Achieved School-based Enterprise Individual Certification

Jun 3, 2024

Congratulations to the members who have earned individual certification through DECA's School-based Enterprise (SBE) Individual Certification Exam!

Career Insights

Taking Advantage of Summer Experiences

Jun 1, 2024

Taking on an internship, job or volunteer opportunity this summer? This endeavor can be challenging but very rewarding. Here are ways to leverage your skills as a DECA member to make the most out of your break.

Chapter Strategy

2024 DECA Summer Bucket List

Jun 1, 2024

Summer is the perfect time to gain new experiences, take exciting opportunities and prepare for the 2024-2025 DECA year. Challenge yourself by checking off YOUR 2024 DECA Summer Bucket List!

Conferences

3 Reasons to Attend DECA ELS

Jun 1, 2024

Explore the reasons to attend DECA ELS this summer and learn about what both programs have to offer! Whichever route you choose, ELS promises to be an enriching experience filled with learning, networking and personal growth.

Chapter Strategy

Building Your DECA Brand on Social Media

Jun 1, 2024

In the fast-paced world of DECA, the summer months are the perfect time to strengthen your personal brand. Here's how to make the most of your summer by establishing your own DECA brand on Social Media.

Chapter Strategy

How to Hack Leadership Team Building

Jun 1, 2024

As the school year comes to a close, it’s time for your chapter or association to choose their new officer team. Use one (or more) of the following ideas to build your team up so that YOU can lead your members effectively.

DECA News

DECA Earns Gold Circle Award for Excellence in Association Communications from ASAE

May 30, 2024

DECA Inc. earned recognition by ASAE with a 2024 Gold Circle Award in the Video category. The Gold Circle Awards competition is the premier association marketing, membership and communications award.

DECA News

Learn More About Your 2024-2025 High School Executive Officers

May 28, 2024

During this year's DECA ICDC in Anaheim, DECA members selected the leaders that will serve during the upcoming school year. As they prepare for the next year, discover more about who they are and where they come from.

Case Study of the Week

Case Study of the Week: From Hire Date to Start Date

May 27, 2024

Step into the role of the director of human resources for Fun Time. The vice president wants you to create a welcome package for new employees that will keep them engaged from hire date to start date.

Chapter Strategy

2024-2025 SBE Chapter Certification Guidelines Available Now

May 21, 2024

The SBE chapter certification guidelines and competition guidelines for the 2024-2025 school year are now available.

Case Study of the Week

Case Study of the Week: Promoting "New" Merchandise

May 20, 2024

Step into the role of the marketing manager for Gold Mine. The owner of the chain wants you to develop a plan to promote the stores’ new venture into formalwear and its need for merchandise.

Spotlights

Pride Month with Jewel Shier

Jun 1, 2024

Pride Month presents us with an invaluable opportunity to showcase inclusivity further and demonstrate support for our LGBTQ+ members and allies in the community. Here is the story of one of our members.

Conferences

CDECA ICDC: First Time Experiences

Jun 1, 2024

Have you ever thought about whether Collegiate DECA is worth joining? Hear from Collegiate DECA members who attended the CDECA International Career Development Conference for the first time this year in Austin, TX.

Career Insights

Maximizing Your Summer Internship: 5 Strategies for Securing a Full-Time Position

Jun 1, 2024

By following these five tips, you can leverage your internship experience to position yourself for long-term career success and increase your chances of securing full-time employment opportunities!

Chapter Strategy

Engaging With Collegiate DECA: Summer Edition

Jun 1, 2024

The weather is hot, and homework is non-existent, so we can sometimes slip away from our commitment to the DECA Diamond. But fear not! I am here to provide ways your chapter and association teams can stay engaged with members over the summer months.

DECA News

DECA Earns Gold Circle Award for Excellence in Association Communications from ASAE

May 30, 2024

DECA Inc. earned recognition by ASAE with a 2024 Gold Circle Award in the Video category. The Gold Circle Awards competition is the premier association marketing, membership and communications award.

DECA News

Learn More About Your 2024-2025 Collegiate DECA Executive Officers

May 28, 2024

During this year's Collegiate DECA ICDC in Austin, DECA members selected the leaders that will serve during the upcoming school year. As they prepare for the next year, discover more about who they are and where they come from.

Case Study of the Week

Case Study of the Week: From Hire Date to Start Date

May 27, 2024

Step into the role of the director of human resources for Fun Time. The vice president wants you to create a welcome package for new employees that will keep them engaged from hire date to start date.

Chapter Strategy

Summer of Collegiate DECA: Recruitment

May 21, 2024

Are you ready to be the one…with the largest Collegiate DECA membership growth in the next academic year? Here are some ideas to help you set your chapter up for success for the upcoming semester.

Case Study of the Week

Case Study of the Week: Promoting "New" Merchandise

May 20, 2024

Step into the role of the marketing manager for Gold Mine. The owner of the chain wants you to develop a plan to promote the stores’ new venture into formalwear and its need for merchandise.

Career Insights

Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

May 15, 2024

Summer internships are not just about earning a paycheck or padding your resume; they're an opportunity to learn, grow, and pave the way for your future career. But how do you make the most of these brief months?

Conferences

Download ICDC 2024 Certificates and Competitor Transcripts

May 14, 2024

Learn how to download certificates and competitive event transcripts from DECA's 2024 Collegiate and High School International Career Development Conferences.

Compete

Your Guide to Understanding DECA ICDC's Competitive Event Process and Transcripts

May 14, 2024

If you're looking for more information on DECA's International Career Development Conference competitive events process and transcripts, look no further! Explore these frequently asked questions and answers.