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Professional Skills

The Foreign Language Requirement

Kassandra Fotiadis | Posted 04.28.2015 | College
Kassandra Fotiadis

There is no denying that there has been a significant drop in foreign language study both in high schools and at the undergraduate level. Enrollment has dropped by 6.7 percent since 2009. Furthermore, about 100,000 fewer students took college language classes in 2013.

Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

Secrets to Continuously Improving Your Business

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

To succeed over the long term, your company needs to keep asking how it can better serve your customers. Reinvention and innovation are never optional.

My Daughter's Summer Internship

Myra Evans | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Myra Evans

Sadly, the skills that are required to be successful in the workplace today are not taught in high school or college. It is necessary that my daughter focus on navigating the maze of work because she will not learn needed professional skills in school.