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Colorado State University Spring 2013 Graduation Luncheon

Congratulations to the Colorado State University Class of 2013! This afternoon, CSU’s online students enjoyed a graduation luncheon with family and faculty before heading off to turn their tassels in the official Colorado State graduation ceremonies. The luncheon also featured the inaugural OnlinePlus Innovative Educator (OPIE) Award, given to Gena Sandberg, Human Development and Family …

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Social media and the job search: Your first impression is made long before the interview

Social media and the job search: Your first impression is made long before the interview

In today’s social media saturated world, the likes of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook can both help you and hurt you if you’re not careful. On one hand, you can use social media and the web as a job search and networking tool that is becoming more robust by the second. However, just as you have …

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Top Ten Most Overused Words on LinkedIn Profiles

LinkedIn recently released their list of the top ten most overused professional buzzwords people are using in their profiles. Although the social networking site has added more than 50 million users since the 2011 list was released, 2012’s top word remains “creative.” Are you a culprit? Check out the info graphic below that shows buzzwords …

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Seven Online Learning Tips to Make Your Experience More Personal

There are several advantages of online learning, including cost, commute (or lack thereof), and flexibility, not to mention the fact that you can attend class in your pjs. However, online learning can create a feeling of isolation – if you let it. Check out this list of online learning tips for things that CSU OnlinePlus is doing and things you can do to make your online learning experience more personal.

What Is PHR Certification and What Can It Do for You?

Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification is like a stamp of approval within the human resources profession. It shows any organization considering candidates for hire that you are competent in your field, making you more attractive in the job market and creating high-level employment opportunities. Certification inevitably will have a positive impact on your salary, both in base salary and the increased possibility of promotion.

Three Seemingly Obvious but Often Forgotten Tips for Going Back to School

A Comprehensive Guide to What Networking Really Is, Not What You Think It Is

The Associate Provost here at OnlinePlus, Hunt Lambert, recently gave our blog team an article that he’d read about networking, saying, and I quote, “This is the best guide to networking I’ve ever read.” For those of you who might not know Hunt, he’s an extremely accomplished business man, and even teaches a few of our MBA courses – so when he says something like that, you take note.

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