Google Study Highlights the Importance of Soft Skills

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It is a common belief these days that hard skills (like those learned in STEM majors) are more critical for workplace success than soft skills (like communication and listening skills). Many studies have refuted this belief, but one of the …

By Justin Zuschlag
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Get SMART Before Spring Semester!

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No, I’m not talking about the movie Get Smart, either.  I’m talking about SMART goals!  SMART goals stand for: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Winter break is a particularly wonderful time for goal-setting because you have time to …

By Kaitlynn Cull
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Employer Spotlight: Success Academy Charter Schools

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Founded in 2006, Success Academy Charter Schools is the largest and highest-performing free, public charter school network in New York City.

From the moment scholars join Success Academy in elementary school, the staff is committed to their success in college …

By Courtney Stapleton
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Employer Spotlight: Project Lead The Way

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Project Lead The Way is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S.

PLTW creates an engaging classroom environment unlike any other. They empower students to develop and apply in-demand, transportable …

By Courtney Stapleton
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Employer Spotlight: Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

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“Our mission is to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive.”

KIB is woven into the fabric of the city, and truly thousands of volunteers could tell the story in a myriad of ways. While much …

By Courtney Stapleton
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