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  • 3 Ways to Promote Your Soft Skills

    August 28, 2019

    Writing, problem-solving, adaptability, work ethic, time management, communication, leadership, are just a few of the many skills commonly referred to as “soft skills” and historically viewed as less important than more technical skills. These are now considered essential skills and last week, Marina D’souza – a Drexel BS in Environmental Engineering student ’20 and President of Drexel’s chapter of the Society of Civil Engineers asked me how to best promote these essential skills on LinkedIn or on one’s resume.

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  • Personal Reflections on the Mandela Washington Fellowship

    August 21, 2019

    Learn about the impact the Fellows had on the Drexel community and what they're up to today!

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  • The Power of Connection: 3 Ways to Build Relations

    August 15, 2019

    I don’t know anyone who has been able to succeed in their career without making and developing strong connections and relationships. Sure, we all know someone who has been promoted, maybe more than once, despite being terrible at relationship building. However, in the end, those folks usually don’t rise to the top, they don’t build a coalition of folks under and around them, they often reside on their personal island. It is the process of building connections and forging relationships that helps us succeed and grow in our careers.

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  • Learning from Failure

    August 7, 2019

    In developing a failure résumé, the intent is not simply to list the failures but to focus on what lessons you learned from those failures.

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  • 6 Tips to Unlock the Benefits of Active Listening

    August 1, 2019

    Being an active listener is an important communication skill to master, especially in the workplace. Discover the benefits & unlock the power of listening. 

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