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November 25, 2015
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November 20, 2015
12 Career Skills Employers Look for in Management
Moving into a management position requires polished job and career skills. See our list of what 12 skills employers are looking for when hiring managers.
November 16, 2015
How to Identify Job Scams
If you come across job postings that seem too good to be true, chances are that it is. These are job scams. Here's how to avoid them.
November 13, 2015
5 Benefits of Working While in College
Working while in college has its benefits. Learn how successfully balancing school and job responsibilities can help you reach your goal.
November 11, 2015
How to Find a Mentor as an Online Student
Networking in college is important. Learn how to find a mentor while going to college online, and see how it can help your education and career goals.
October 30, 2015
Finding a Job in a New City: 6 Tips for Success
Finding a job in a new city presents unique challenges but also a few potential obstacles. These 6 tips can help you best position yourself for success.
October 13, 2015
AIU's 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Rolanda White Fought Adversity to Keep Moving Forward
Personal tragedy and challenges didn't keep AIU MBA alumna Rolanda White from pursuing - and achieving - her educational goals.
September 30, 2015
AIU Business Graduate Jeff Walters Doesn't Let Cancer Slow Him Down
AIU business alumnus Jeff Walters didn't let cancer stop him from earning his degree - or starting a business to leave as a legacy for his family.
September 28, 2015
Leadership vs. Management: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between leadership vs. management, and how these two invaluable career skills can be used in your job or professional career.
September 25, 2015
6 Steps to Choosing Your Career Path
Research and analysis of your goals and interests can help you decide the best career path to pursue.
September 21, 2015
Making LinkedIn Connections: The Do's and Don'ts
You may dread the notion of approaching your LinkedIn connections for networking opportunities. AIU Career Coach Consiglia Intile offers these tips to help.
September 18, 2015
5 Benefits of Pursuing Entry-Level Positions
Starting off pursuing entry-level positions doesn't have to be a bad thing. In fact, we've got five reasons this can help you get ahead on your career path
September 08, 2015
How to Stand Out In a Group Interview
To set yourself apart from the crowd, you need to know how to stand out in a group interview. Start with these three tips.
August 26, 2015
When to Start Career Planning: 3 Steps for Students
College students often wonder when to start career planning. The answer? Now. We've got three steps to get you started.
August 24, 2015
5 Ways to Get Out of Your Job Search Rut
In a job search rut? Here are five strategies to use in your search to help you stay motivated and ultimately land your next position.
August 07, 2015
10 Essential Employability Skills for Today's Job Market
Understanding your employability is more important than ever. See what 10 essential skills employers are looking for in today's job market.
August 05, 2015
Commencement Speaker Blair Underwood Shares Advice, Inspiration for AIU Students
Noted actor Blair Underwood, our 2015 graduation guest speaker, talks to AIU about the value of a degree and his advice for this year's graduates.
July 31, 2015
What to Do at a Job Fair: 7 Tips to Help You Take Charge
If you're wondering what to do at a job fair, start with these 7 tips that can help you get the most out of the experience.
July 24, 2015
3 Tactics to Stand Out to Employers
Follow these 3 simple tactics to make your interviews more effective and be more memorable to hiring managers.
July 16, 2015
Did My Interview Go Well?
Look at these five signs when you ask yourself, "Did my interview go well?" Also, get tips on post-interview etiquette with the company's hiring manager.
July 15, 2015
The 1 Thing You Need to Do to Move Forward in Your Career and Life: AIU Provost Dr. Robert Manzer's Advice
AIU Provost Dr. Robert Manzer shares his perspective on a key ingredient to help you move forward in school AND in life.
July 10, 2015
How Long Should a Resume Be?
How long should a resume be? Avoid information overload by following these tips from AIU Career Coach Brian Solar.
July 02, 2015
Meet First-Generation College Graduate and AIU Alumna Latesha McComas
First-Generation college graduate Latesha McComas earned her bachelor's degree in business and her MBA at AIU.
June 26, 2015
5 Job Search Strategies for Moms Returning to Work
These five tips can help moms returning to work get back on their career path of choice - with confidence.
June 01, 2015
4 Questions to Ask if Your Job Search is Taking Longer Than Expected
There are a number of factors that can contribute to a longer-than-expected job search. Ask yourself these question if this is happening to you.
May 26, 2015
Changing Careers at 30: 5 Steps to Get Started
Changing careers at 30 can be overwhelming. Get tips on how networking, research and education can help you prepare you for the career path you want.
May 18, 2015
4 Tips for Job Searching as a Single Parent
When you're job searching as a single parent, there are unique challenges to consider and prepare for. We've got 4 tips that can help.
May 15, 2015
4 Top Ways to Market Your Skills on Your Resume
It's essential to make sure you're marketing your skills effectively on your resume. Start with these four tips.
May 11, 2015
This Basic Thing Could Be One of the Most Important Resume Tips You Haven't Seen
It sounds basic, but this may be among the most important resume tips you haven't seen.
April 18, 2015
Going to College on Active Duty: AIU Alumnus Justin Kloppe's Story
With dedication and a little creativity, Justin Kloppe earned two degrees online at AIU while on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps.
April 17, 2015
The One Word You Should Never Say in a Job Interview
If you want to appear confident and professional to a prospective employer, which word should you eliminate from your vocabulary during an interview?
April 08, 2015
Do What You Love: AIU Information Technology Alumnus David Maxwell's Story
AIU information technology alum David Maxwell was recently named Leader of Information Security Practice for an IT consulting firm in Dallas.
April 06, 2015
Don't Burn Bridges: How to Leave Your Job with Dignity
Learn how to leave your job with dignity, without burning bridges and preserving future relationships with potential reference providers and coworkers.
April 01, 2015
The One Thing Your Job Search is Missing: Practice
Fine tune your personal elevator pitch, learn how to make a great first impression, and rehearse your interview skills to help make your job search pay off.
March 25, 2015
Job vs. Career: Which One Are You Pursuing?
Though most careers still require specialized training and higher education, the guidelines that define a job vs. career have evolved.
March 19, 2015
The SIMPLE Strategy for Career Success
Career success can be within your reach if you have a strategy! Learn how to achieve your career goals by seizing opportunities and developing goals & expectations.
March 14, 2015
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Job
After reading a job description and requirements, ask yourself these questions before applying for a job you find interesting.
March 10, 2015
What Exactly Is an Elevator Pitch?
Learn what to include in your elevator pitch, a 60-90 second sales pitch by about you as a business professional and candidate for a job.
March 05, 2015
How to Answer 'What is Your Greatest Weakness?' in a Job Interview
You will probably be asked to talk about your strengths and weaknesses at a job interview. Learn the best approach for answering these dreaded topics.
February 13, 2015
3 Ways Your Personal Branding Might Be Missing the Mark
Personal branding isn't just about what you're saying - it's about how you say it. Make sure you're covering these three key bases.
February 09, 2015
The Biggest Mistake College Students Make in Their Job Search
There's one thing many college students do that can impact their success in the job market - and it's not what you think.
February 03, 2015
5 Ways to Be Proactive and Climb the Career Ladder
Dr. Judy Bullock, Dean for the AIU School of Business, offers tips on taking a proactive approach to career development.
January 23, 2015
Behavioral Interviewing: What It Is and How to Prepare
Behavioral interviewing is an up-and-coming job interview technique. Learn how to anticipate potential questions and what makes the best answers.
January 22, 2015
AIU Announces 2015 Graduation Ceremony Dates
Find out when we'll be celebrating our newest graduates with ground ceremonies in Houston, Atlanta, Florida and Chicago.
January 19, 2015
The 3 Questions Not to Ask in a Job Interview
Good, insightful questions can help you stand out to prospective employers, but what SHOULDN'T you should ask during a job interview?
January 10, 2015
5 Tips on Finding Civilian Success After the Military: Veteran and AIU Alumnus Jason Gateas' Advice
Making the transition to a civilian role can be a big change, but knowing how to best use the skills you acquired in the service and the resources available to you can help you stay on track.
January 06, 2015
Top 10 Career Resolutions for 2015
Reset and re-evaluate your career goals for 2015. Take action with these tips for effective New Year's resolutions for your career.
January 02, 2015
Education vs. Experience: How to Leverage Your Degree in a Job Interview
What's more important, education vs. experience? The key is learning how to leverage both to your advantage.
December 09, 2014
7 Things to Stop Doing in Interviews in 2015
This is the year to set yourself up for success. Master your interviews by knowing what common interview mistakes to avoid.
December 05, 2014
5 Tips on Making a New Year's Resolution for 2015
See why making your educational or professional New Year's resolution now could help you help you follow through and accomplish your 2015 goals.
November 21, 2014
The 3 Questions Interviewers Want You to Ask
Be prepared for your next job interview by knowing what question can help you stand out and make the best impression.
November 12, 2014
3 Ways Job Applicants Should Act Like Salespeople
If you treat every interview like a sales call for yourself, you can help show employers how you're a perfect fit for their company.
November 05, 2014
Meet AIU Master of Information Technology Graduate David Gilligan
Master of Information Technology alumnus David Gilligan shares his story of thanks, inspiration and advice for fellow AIU students and alumni.
November 04, 2014
AIU Online Career Coaches Earn CPRW Certification
CPRW certification, provided by the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, affirms the quality of resume services provided by AIU Career Services.
October 22, 2014
Working Mom Beats Cancer, Earns Business Degree: Meet AIU Alumna Eugenia Capobianco
She's a stage IV cancer survivor, a working mother and the first in her family to graduate college. Hear AIU alumna Eugenia Capobianco's amazing story.
October 20, 2014
3 Strategies to Stand Out in a Job Interview
These three simple yet effective strategies can help you make a positive impression on interviewers.
October 08, 2014
From Homeless to College Graduate: AIU Online Alumna Heather McKinney's Story
No obstacle is too great and no lifestyle too difficult to prevent you from pursuing your degree. AIU Online alumna Heather McKinney is proof of that.
October 07, 2014
5 Resume Mistakes That Can Take You out of the Running
Learn how to get your resume noticed and what mistakes to avoid before applying for your next job.
October 03, 2014
Earning an Online Degree at Age 40 as a Single Father: AIU Alumnus Carl Aulet's Story
Meet AIU Online alumnus Carl Aulet, a veteran and single father of two. Learn about his career and how he earned his degree at age 40.
September 30, 2014
3 Reasons to Pursue A Promotion Before Looking for a New Job
Sometimes, pursuing a promotion at your current company might be a better option than looking for a new job elsewhere. Learn how staying put can benefit your career.
September 29, 2014
How Your Job Search is Like a Marathon
Like a marathon, a successful job search takes preparation. Learn what strategies can help you find the best career path for you and your goals.
September 26, 2014
7 Ways to Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed by Recruiters
Most recruiters today use LinkedIn to research candidates. What will make your profile stand out?
September 24, 2014
Military To Civilian: How To Translate Your Skills Onto A Resume
The skills you gained in the military can help position you for success in the civilian world - you just have to know how to position them.
September 11, 2014
Meet AIU Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Coralanne Griffith-Hunte
Meet AIU alumna Coralanne Griffith-Hunte and see how furthering her education with an online Master of Education helped her pursue her goals and dreams.
September 10, 2014
3 Ways to Make the Most of the Ups and Downs of Your Job Search
A job search is a lot like riding a roller coaster, and optimism can quickly be followed by disappointment. Be ready for the ride by knowing how to cope.
September 03, 2014
5 Things To Do While Unemployed
See how you can continue to build your skills and experience while you're unemployed.
August 25, 2014
3 Ways a LinkedIn Recommendation Helps Your Career Search
August 13, 2014
What is Cyber Security?
Thinking about earning a cyber security degree? Learn what a cyber security career involves, and what information security job might be right for you.
August 11, 2014
Husband and Wife Skip and Candy Edie Achieve Their AIU Online Degrees Together
Date nights over DBs? See how husband and wife Skip and Candy Edie helped support each other as they each earned their bachelor's and master's degrees at AIU.
August 08, 2014
Professional References: Knowing Who to Use & How to List Them on Your Resume
Knowing how to list professional references on your resume is important. Learn how to choose who to list and get other tips from an AIU career coach.
August 07, 2014
AIU Online Celebrates Its 2014 Chicago Graduation Ceremony
On Saturday, Aug. 2, American InterContinental University celebrated its 2014 graduation ceremony in the Grand Ballroom at the historic Navy Pier in Chicago. Read about our graduates' inspiring day.
August 01, 2014
How to Change Careers: 4 Tips from AIU BBA Graduate Carlos Morgan
Learn how to change careers from AIU graduate Carlos Morgan, and get real advice on how you can go from just having a job to having the career you want.
July 30, 2014
8 Questions with Tatyana Ali, AIU Online’s 2014 Graduation Speaker
This Saturday, actress and singer Tatyana Ali will deliver commencement address at AIU's graduation ceremony in Chicago. We asked Tatyana eight questions about her experiences with higher education.
July 25, 2014
How to Spot Bad Interview Signs and Questions
Not all job interviews will go perfectly. Be prepared for your next interview by learning how to spot misleading questions and bad interviewers.
July 17, 2014
From GED to Ph.D.: AIU Online Alumnus Stephen Murphy’s Story
Three events occurred in AIU Online Alumnus Stephen Murphy’s life that brought him to where he is today—pursuing his Ph.D. in General Psychology. Read how he went from GED to Ph.D.
July 16, 2014
These 3 Small Details Can Have a Big Impact on How Employers Perceive You
When you are searching for a new position, small details can impact how employers perceive you. Here are three simple ways to maintain your professionalism.
July 14, 2014
Misleading Job Descriptions: When to Reject an Offer
Know when to reject a job offer, spot misleading job descriptions, and protect yourself from fake job postings by looking for these 7 warnings signs.
July 04, 2014
AIU Atlanta Celebrates Graduation 2014
American InterContinental University’s Atlanta campus celebrated its 2014 AIU graduation June 27 with more than 285 graduates and their families.
June 27, 2014
How to Answer Open-Ended Interview Questions
Does it feel like you're hearing a lot more behavioral or situational questions in your interviews? Here are some tips on how to answer open-ended interview questions.
June 25, 2014
Starting a Business: How to Write a Vision Statement
Learn how to write a vision statement to provide a management-level view of your company’s future and the rationale as to why this direction makes good business sense.
June 23, 2014
AIU Online Alumnus and Washington State Representative Graham Hunt Lives to Serve
Learn how AIU Online alumnus and Washington State Representative Graham Hunt transformed his life from a high school drop-out to a successful life of public service.