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Help! Information Technology (IT) Experience Required?

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Help! Information Technology (IT) Experience Required? by Holly Nash, Career Services Department Like many of your fellow students, you chose to attend Laurus College, and decided that a career in Information Technologies (IT) & Network Systems was the best path for your future. When you begin searching for a position in your field, whether you […]

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How Volunteering Can Help With Your Career

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How Volunteering Can Help With Your Career by the Career Services Department Volunteering has an enormous impact on the communities we live in. We highly encourage our Laurus College students to get involved in their communities and make a difference. It gives students the opportunity to gain new experiences, give back, connect in the community, […]

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Are You on LinkedIn?

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Are you on LinkedIn? by the Professional Business Systems Department LinkedIn might not be as popular as Facebook or Twitter, but don’t underestimate the power it gives you as a Laurus College student. It’s a great way to get noticed and create strong connections with industry professionals who can help you get ahead in your […]

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5 Tips to Connect with Customers…Socially

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5 Tips to Connect with Customers…Socially by the Professional Business Systems Department Technology is at the forefront of our education system, and social media platforms are a key part of the technology that we embrace and teach to our students here at Laurus College. This knowledge builds on the base of business principles learned in […]

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Study Skills

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Study Skills by the Career Services Department At Laurus College, students are assigned only one class per five-week term, giving them the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the course material. While this learning approach helps students to stay focused and engaged, developing good study skills is another critical piece to succeeding in your program. […]

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Medical Billing & Coding Spotlight: ICD-10

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Medical Billing & Coding Spotlight: ICD-10 by the Medical Billing & Coding Department After nearly 30 years of development and planning, the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 in the Health Care Industry is finally underway. Fortunately, students at Laurus College have been preparing for this change, and upon graduation, will be ready to enter the […]

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How to Answer “Tell Me about Yourself” in an Interview

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How to Answer ‘Tell Me about Yourself’ in an Interview by the Career Services Department “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common questions asked in an interview. By preparing ahead of time you’ll show employers you’re confident, you can think quickly on your feet, and you know exactly what they’re looking for. […]

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Career Chat: Strengths & Weaknesses

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Career Chat: Strengths & Weaknesses by the Career Services Department at Laurus College “Career Chat” brings you the latest topics from the Career Chat forum in Purple Briefcase, the exciting new Job Search Portal provided to all Laurus College students and alumni. Have you checked your Purple Score lately? Login to Purple Briefcase Q: How […]

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Now’s the Time to “Get Reel”

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Now’s the Time to “Get Reel” by the 3D Animation Department at Laurus College The Digital Arts and Computer Animation Program at Laurus College is designed to teach students the essential skills needed in order to find a job in the competitive 3D Animation Industry. Our students in the Digital Arts and Computer Animation program […]

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Three Misconceptions of the 3D Animation Industry

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Three Misconceptions of the 3D Animation Industry by the 3D Animation Department at Laurus College The Digital Arts and Computer Animation Program at Laurus College is designed to teach students the essential skills needed in order to find a job in the competitive 3D Animation Industry. What is the Digital Arts and Computer Animation program […]

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