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25 Transferable Skills Employers Look For

What Are Transferable Skills?

Transferable skills combine competencies, knowledge and skills that you have gained from the workplace during your career path, from school, internships or elsewhere and take with you to your next employment or career change.

General skills …

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Featured in the Field: Working as a Consultant in Enterprise Intelligence

Eli is a Senior Consultant at Morgan Franklin, a leading consulting firm based out of McLean, VA. His job revolves around financial management and performance improvement for his clients, both government and private.

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What Does it Mean to be a “Partner”? Hear from Penn State Alum

Dan is a Partner with Aon, a professional services firm based out of Philadelphia, PA. Working within the payment and compensation branch, Dan and his team work with companies’ executives and Board of Directors to create agreeable compensation packages that …

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What is it Like to Work at JP Morgan?

Joe is a Managing Director with financial giant JP Morgan in Philadelphia, PA. As a private banker, Joe handles the asset management for both individuals and family offices. For those looking to enter this industry, Joe recommends not only building …

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Interesting in Pursuing a Career in Brand Design? Hear Advice From This Marketer

Susan is the Managing Director and founding partner of Ready366, a strategy and design company in New York City. Along with cutting-edge design and breathing new life into products, Susan’s company also has a large focus on sustainability. Being “green” …

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Featured in the Field: Cyber Threat Intelligence Operations Chief at Booz Allen Hamilton

Mokhtar is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Operations Chief at Booz Allen Hamilton. His team is responsible for investigating virtually everything on the internet from Twitter and press releases to the dark web. They then analyze the intel to decide what …

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What is it like to be an Executive Director?

Aniyia is the Executive Director of Black and Brown Founders, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that assists Black and Latinx entrepreneurs with launching and growing a successful tech company. Not only does Aniyia’s nonprofit guide its clients through the challenging start-up …

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A Day in the Life of a Senior Manager, Audit at KPMG

Susan is a senior manager with the audit practice of KPMG’s financial services group. Although a lot of Susan day is spent managing her audit team, interacting with clients is always a priority. She must be able to react quickly …

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Candid Career: 8,000+ interview-driven videos with industry professionals

Curious about what it would be like to work in a certain industry or field? Be sure to take advantage of our newest resource, Candid Career! Candid Career is a video library that houses more than 8,000 interview-driven videos highlighting …

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Who Should You Use as a Professional Reference?

By Rachel Pelta

A job offer is usually contingent on having positive professional references. And whether you
need one or three, figuring out who to use as a professional reference can be difficult if you
don’t have a lot of …

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Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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