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Backpacks and Briefcases

Backpacks and Briefcases is a collection of curated content designed to keep the job seeker and the career-oriented professional in the know. So, whether you are fresh off of the college campus, navigating through your corporate journey, or looking to make a switch in career paths all together, Backpacks and Briefcases has something for everyone.

Career Development

You are on your way

How companies can use career development programs to attract and retain top talent

Insider

Four areas to recognize your worth in your career


Thrive Global

What is a Career Development Center?


CO

How to thrive when you're working from home permanently


Real Simple

You must consider 5 things before making a career change

Ladders

How to Change Careers Successfully

U.S. News

6 companies interested in you


Ladders

How to Professionally Handle Uncomfortable Situations at Work

U.S. News

What Great Mentorship Looks Like in a Hybrid Workplace

Harvard Business Review

14 Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back After a Job Interview

Yahoo Finance

Saying Yes to the Imperfect Job


Thrive Global

9 Signs You’re Not Taking 

Control of  Your Career

Forbes

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Inc.

People who have amazing relationships with their boss do these 5 things

Ladders

Tackling your productivity fatigue


Fast company

9 mistakes that will instantly destroy a first impression

CNBC

3 often overlooked essentials for landing a job promotion

Ladders

How To Negotiate When You’re At A Disadvantage

Fast Company

 Become the Most Productive Employee 


Inc.

The Three Key Ingredients of Leadership You Need

Forbes

How to Get a Job by Targeting the Companies You Want to Work For

Life Hacker

12 things you should look for in a startup internship

Mashable

Tips to Help Graduates Succeed 


Entrepreneur 

How To Be A Confident, Concise Communicator

Forbes

How to lead change and get people to follow you, regardless of your role

Ladders

5 Career Errors New Graduates Make

Inc.

3 Ways to Fast-Track Your Career


The Muse

Transition from Freelance Work to a Full Time Position

Life Hacker

7 People Who Will Help You Grow Your Career

Inc.

How To Deal With Your Inner Critic & Show More Confidence At Work

Your Tango

Reasons you fail at communication 


Ladders

How to Disagree With Your Coworkers Without Getting Into an Argument

Life Hacker

Knowledge and Skills

Stretching beyond your perceived limitations

How to Hire Someone You’ve Never Met in Person

Harvard Business Review 

How To Take Your Resume To The Next Level

Forbes

Negotiating salary? Here's a simple yet powerful trick  

Huffpost

9 mind tricks you need to use to make the hiring manager like you

Ladders

Avoid Making These Online Job Interview Nonverbal Mistakes

Forbes

How To Explain A Job Gap On Your Resume

Work It Daily

How to Get Your Resume Noticed by Employers?

Thrive Global

How To Interview For a Job Over Zoom

Yahoo Finance

Job interview mistakes to avoid


GANT News

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Phone Screen Interviews

Huffpost

7 Do’s And Don’ts For Acing Your Next Video Job Interview

Forbes

Always be ready to answer the question "Why should we hire you?"

CNBC Make it

Beware of these 6 trap exit interview questions

Ladders

5 Communication Mistakes To Avoid In A Job Interview

Forbes

10 Tips To Improve Your Interviewing Skills


Society 19

Landmines to watch out for when interviewing for a new job

Forbes

Master the Art of Small Talk in 7 Steps

Inc.

Ways Leaders Can Reduce Burnout of Their Employees

Forbes

How to impress anyone, anywhere, anytime and boost your career

Ladders 

6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

The Muse

Infographic: How to show your soft skills on your resume

Tech Republic

20 Professional Skills You Can Learn for $30 or Less

Entrepreneur 

The 1 Thing You Should Never Say in a Job Interview

Inc.

Understand Your Offer Letter (Before You Sign)

U.S. News