Among other things, “lifelong learning” is a core value of my alma mater, and what better way is there to learn than to read the personal accounts of today’s preeminent entrepreneurs and businesspeople. Read about Eric Ries’ lean manufacturing approach to managing a startup, Tim Ferriss’ collection of business tips and lessons from other innovators, and more from Adam Grant and the the Gaineses from HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Continue reading 4 Books about Business and Entrepreneurship You Should Read
The summer is a great time to catch up on networking and continued learning opportunities for your career and professional development. We’ve done the hard work for you by sifting through numerous events across the country that would be just right for all of our FI followers. This list contains FI-approved summits, workshops, networking opportunities, job fairs, and courses. Check it out! Continue reading Fireside Insights Summer of Success: Workshops, Career Fairs, Summits, and More!
No matter what job you are seeking or what role you currently have, most employers will expect for you to have some knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Begin exploring Excel today with our introductory guide. Continue reading Introductory Excel Guide: Useful Functions, Capabilities, and Formulas
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are the perfect tool for advancing your skill-set for work, getting help with challenging topics, and becoming an overnight expert. A Harvard Business Review article published in 2015 cites pay increases and promotions as a benefit of completing courses through MOOCs. Here you’ll find a list of resources that we use for continuous learning. Continue reading Where to Learn Online for Free
Searching for an internship can be a job in and of itself. In this day and age, successful applicants reach beyond their computer screens and make use of their professional networks to land the perfect position. However, many searches start on the web. Here we have compiled a list of a few accurate and easy-to-use websites to help you launch your job or internship search: Continue reading Sites to Kickstart Your Job or Internship Search