Entries by Mariah Handy

11 Ways to Brag About Yourself in an Interview

Interviews are some of the most intimidating parts of the job searching process, especially when you are caught off-guard by an unexpected question. Here are some fool-proof ways to rock your next interview even when you do not know what questions to expect.    #1 Share a Story Instead of giving straight facts about your […]

Could a Remote Team Be the Key to Building Your Business?

This week, we have the pleasure of posting a guest blog post by Tina Martin. Learn more about Tina at the end of the article.   New technologies are always changing the dynamics of how we work, and for today’s business owners, digital tools have made remote work easier and more popular than ever. For […]

Top 25 Must Read Business Books

Some of the greatest industry leaders are also known as some of the greatest learners. Industry leaders like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are known to be extensive readers. Why? Because with so much information being published daily, there are endless opportunities to learn from experts with a wide variety of experiences. You can never […]

Know the Laws: What Employers Can’t Ask in an Interview

Interviews are scary enough without worrying about whether or not the questions the interviewer is asking are legal. This can especially be a concern if you are worried about discrimination based on your age, gender or ethnicity. This is a brief overview of some of the questions employers cannot ask in an interview and where […]

Entrepreneurial Support Center (ESC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Entrepreneurial Support Center (ESC)? The Entrepreneurial Support Center (ESC) is a new program at the Research and Business Development Center that focuses on helping small business owners, who have completed the Self-Reliance Services Starting and Growing My Business course, move the needle for their business. New clients work with three to four […]

Spring 2019 Project Excellence Awards

The Research and Business Development Center is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Spring Semester President’s, Director’s, and Project Excellence awards. These students and project managers have gone above and beyond to present their clients with excellent work and proven their skills in the workplace. Please join us in congratulating these students on […]

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is the largest professional social media platform. It is a great place to connect with other professionals and businesses. Just like any social media profile, it is important that your profile is complete and looks good. This is a quick step-by-step guide for how to have a great LinkedIn profile. Customize Your LinkedIn URL […]

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

Cover letters are a great way to expound your experience, answer questions for the recruiter before they meet you, and give you another way to brag about yourself. Although many jobs do not require a cover letter, many still do, and many give you the option to submit one. So how do you write a […]