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Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

Originally published 18 August 2017 by Lindsey Pollak

Have you ever worked for someone with exceptional communication skills? Whether they have a knack for simplifying a complex topic or inspiring a team with just the right message, gifted communicators are able to instantly win over their audience in any setting — from a large conference audience to a one-on-one meeting. 591 more words

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Elsevier Publishing Campus Offers Dozens of Free Courses on Research Skills

Elsevier Publishing Campus offers a variety of free courses on publishing, peer review, writing, funding, open science, ethics, data management, and strategies for getting noticed in the scientific community. 27 more words

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"Why You?" Selling Yourself in an Interview

After creating an impressive resume, performing well in the interview is the next critical step towards securing your target opportunity. Chances are, you will be asked, “Why should we hire you?” at some point in the hiring process, so it is critical that you consider your answers to questions such as: 769 more words


So, You Want to Work for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, UMUC Career Services welcomed several officers from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to the UMUC Academic Center in Largo, MD. These officers represented departments from across the Agency and were recruiting for a wide variety of positions. 932 more words


Federal Government Internships for Students with Disabilities

In 2017, UMUC is pleased to once again participate in the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities for summer or permanent jobs. 1,071 more words


Five Important Steps to Writing a Federal Resume

Federal job searching can be confusing if you are new to the Federal Government. It is important to understand the steps that you will need to take in order to move ahead in the process. 523 more words


How to Write a Results-Driven Resume

A captivating resume tells a story of your achievements rather than simply providing a summary of your responsibilities. Writing a results-driven resume may come easy for career professionals who have jobs where there are clear, quantifiable key performance indicators. 500 more words