Management & General Business

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This guide is a starting point for exploring business careers and developing the skills commonly needed for related roles.

What’s Your Story? Interview Tips

Storytelling is crucial to interview success

Interviews hinge on storytelling. Interviewers often begin with a prompt to, “Tell me about yourself,” followed by behavioral questions that start with, “Give me an example of a time when…”

Why do they ask …

By Pauline Thaler
Pauline Thaler Career Advisor
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Should I try to negotiate?

It’s exciting to receive an offer from an employer you want to work for, but don’t let your excitement prevent you from evaluating the offer with an objective eye. Negotiating can seem daunting, but it’s important to remember that it’s …

By Jessica Best (she/her)
Jessica Best (she/her) Director, Career Strategy
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Students Made Great Connections at the 2nd Annual Spring Accounting Expo!

Over 40 exhibitors and 200+ students from 14 universities and community colleges attended the Spring Accounting Expo, held at Portland State University on April 25th. Students met and networked with employers looking to hire for jobs in accounting, finance, hospitality, …

By Josh Pritchett
Josh Pritchett Client Services Manager
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How To Demonstrate 5 Different Management Styles In An Interview

You’re interviewing for a leadership role, and you know that the question “what’s your management style?” is coming.

Beyond this one very specific window of opportunity, though, you’re wondering how else to position yourself as the style of leader you …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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DEI: An Essential Value!

Insider Advice: Show your DEI values alignment during the job search and beyond!

Mohr Career Connections team recently hosted alumnus Anetra Brown Senior Program Manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Salesforce to share some thoughts with the MGMT 311 class. …

By Sara Mason
Sara Mason Assistant Director, Industry and Alumni Engagement
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LinkedIn Learning

First Five Things You Have to Do to Start a Business as a Creator

Are you ready to turn your creative interests into your next career move? This brief course gives you an overview…

How to Use Data Visualization to Make Better Decisions—Faster

Steve Wexler
Most organizations are drowning in data but are thirsty for understanding. An abundance of information doesn’t do you any good…

Increase Your Flexible Thinking Skills

Andrea Bonior
The ability to switch mental gears quickly and efficiently isn’t just a boon for workers needing to pivot after a…

Extreme Focus for Effective Performance

How good are you at staying focused? From top athletes to famous musicians, from movie stars to successful entrepreneurs, a…

Managing Your Personal Finances

Jane Barratt
For many of us who are not financial professionals, worrying about money and saving for the future can be a…

Planning for Retirement

Are you ready for retirement? If you’re like most people, saving for retirement can seem daunting and can easily be…

Sharing Your Best Self at Work

Carolyn Goerner
One of the key aspects to success at work—besides the actual work you do—is how you present yourself. What you…

Microsoft Certifications: Exams, Paths, Certifications, and Resources

David Elfassy
The Microsoft Certification program has helped countless individuals enhance their careers in technology. With different levels of certifications, hundreds of…

Understanding the Leadership Behaviors That Can Sabotage Your Success

Sara Canaday
View Sara’s LinkedIn Newsletter If you’re a current leader in a career rut or someone who keeps getting passed over…

Compassionate Leadership

One of the most underrated skills a leader can demonstrate is compassion. Compassionate leaders are proven to foster more trust…

How to Overcome a Sales Slump

Miles Croft
Success in sales is all about results, and usually the most successful salespeople are making the most noise. This makes…

Habits to Win Every Day

Do you want to find ways to build more alignment, manage your energy more effectively, and increase your motivation levels?…

Leading with Empathy

Maria Ross
Leaders often have misconceptions about what empathy at work looks like in practice, yet it is an essential skill for…

Be an Effective Hybrid or Virtual Employee

Paula Rizzo
Remote work offers greater flexibility and an unbeatable commute. But by leaving behind the physical office—even if it’s just for…

Change Management Tips for Leaders

Change can be complicated and nuanced, but the best way to manage it is with simple and straightforward leadership. When…

PowerShell for Microsoft 365 Administration

Liam Cleary
As a task automation and configuration management program, PowerShell is useful for a variety of applications. Knowing how to create…

How to Find and Use Your Strengths

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
In this audio-only course from How to Be Awesome at Your Job, psychologist Lea Waters talks about the tools you…

Focus on What Matters and Minimize Distraction

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Chris Bailey explores how distractions affect productivity, as well as what you can do ahead of time to keep yourself…

Virtual and Hybrid Meeting Essentials

Lorraine Lee
Working from home isn’t going anywhere—and neither are meetings. There’s always going to be a need for teams to gather…

Exceptional (Blinkist Summary)

We all have strengths, but sometimes social norms can prevent us from discovering them. How can you get around that…

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