How to Ask for a Promotion—and Get It

Asking for a promotion can be anxiety-inducing, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, with the right preparation, asking for a promotion can be relatively stress-free. Also, it's important to keep in mind that sometimes your manager is too busy to realize …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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A Day in the Life: Physical Therapist

Generally speaking, there is no “typical day” for a physical therapist, since career paths and daily routines vary so widely. After two or three years of general practice, a physical therapist may find a special area of interest and devote …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 Ways to Reinvent Your Career at 40

The average age of a respondent to an Indeed.com career change survey was 39. Of those surveyed, nearly half have made a dramatic career change. Almost two-thirds said they were thinking about a career switch. 

By the time most professionals …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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8 Reasons Students Need Technology in the Classroom

Technology continues to have a profound impact on today's students, allowing students across the globe to compete on equal footing and to broaden their horizons like never before. With the help of technology, the ever-changing needs of modern learners are …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What’s My “Personal Brand” and Why Do I Need One?

When a complete stranger searches your name, do the results provide a realistic snapshot of who you are and everything you have to offer? The goal of personal branding is to understand your unique qualities—ideally those that will boost your career—and make sure …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Start Your Career Planning Now

Welcome Lions!

I am excited for another school year!  As you are beginning this year, please remember that is never too early to start your career planning.  What does “Life After Langston” look like for you?  The Office of Career …

By Leonelle Thompson
Leonelle Thompson Director
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The Top Jobs, Remote Roles, Industries, and Cities for Entry-Level Candidates in 2021

It’s never easy to transition from school to the working world. You have to figure out where you want to live and what you want to do and then find and land a job—all while dealing with a slew of …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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