Be the light for those who are afraid of the dark

Be the light for those afraid of the dark

For those that need to hear this. Rise up. You have already been knocked down. Rinse and repeat.

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Online Portfolio Tips & Tricks

Professional Pathways - Online Portfolio

Online portfolios remain a hot topic – especially among upper division students ready for internships, as well as professionals poised to market themselves better and demonstrate core competencies. Here are some tips and tricks on what to feature and creating write-ups for context. #keepgoing #keepgrowing

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Forging through #COVID19 setbacks: Planning your next move [infographic]

Professional Pathways - Career Advancement

As many students and alumni have been deeply impacted by job and internship loss during #COVID19, I wanted to share a 10-step pathway toward career advancement for those interested in having a framework for moving forward. #keepgoing #keepgrowing

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The self-publishing debate: Online portfolio vs. personal blog vs. professional blog

Professional Pathways - showcase best work

The self-publishing debate: online portfolio vs. blogs vs. self-publishing. Here is a look at the various ways professionals can showcase their work and writing talents to attract the right kind of attention. #selfadvocacy #keepgrowing

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Thank you. It means a lot.

Professional Pathways - thank you

Giving thanks is easy. Ideally, it is also automatic. Everyone is busy – but we are not too busy to take a few minutes to show appreciation to those who give us their time, treasure, or talent. Here are 5 low-cost, low-impact ways to show gratitude. #givethanks #keepgrowing

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Your LinkedIn Profile: 10 Essentials for Students & New Grads

Professional Pathways - LinkedIn

Students and recent grads – you MUST be on LinkedIn. It’s not optional. It will take you less than 2 hours to set it up or update it. I’ve streamlined the noise. Here are 10 essentials for your profile backed up by experts. Don’t overthink it. Do it now! #KeepGoing #KeepGrowing.

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Showcase your brand in Instagram using the PhotoSplit App & Canva

Showcase your brand on your Instagram landing page by creating a cool 3×5 block-grid layout using the PhotoSplit app and Canva. 10 steps with examples and specs. #keepgoing #keepgrowing

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Social Media: Personal? Professional? Both? (with examples)

Personal brand and the dilemma – do I need to have both a personal and professional social media presence? The answer is both-ish. Explore best practices in the use of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. #personalbrand #keepgoing #keepgrowing

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Introducing the Professional Pathways Series: Never Stop Learning

Professional Pathways… a microblog series for faculty, students, and alumni as they navigate their future and evolve professionally. #LifelongLearning #KeepGoing #KeepGrowing

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Students: You finished spring classes. Now what?

You made it. You survived spring semester 2020 with all of your classes delivered online. You deserve a break but then get back to it. Here are 5 ways you can move forward and get ahead. #KeepGoing #KeepGrowing #WSUTogether

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