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Soft Abilities 101: A Guide for every single Task Browse

You know all about soft skills but how do you really convey them? Whoever reads your application or conducts your interview needs more than just “I’m a fast learner” to believe you. Besides, why would an interviewer just take your word for it? You need to give them the juicy stuff. Don’t know how? You…

10 Medical Majors You Can Avoid Med-School For

Remember the Great Recession, when jobs were dropping like flies and people occupied Wall Street? Well, amid all the crisis and consternation, there was one industry that was relatively safe from all that: healthcare. Not only is it considered relatively “recession-proof,” but the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics even projects it growing in the coming decades.…

How to End Up Being a Doctor Assistant

Have you ever wanted all the thrill and authority of being a doctor but less liability and more people asking, “So, what are you again?” What if I told you that you could find a job right out of school in an industry expected to grow in the coming years? Do I have you hooked?…

How to Self-Promote Without Sounding Conceited

Maybe you don’t like self-promoting. It might make you uncomfortable, and that’s okay. It’s better to feel hesitant about the situation than over-confident in yourself. But when push comes to shove, part of getting hired is selling yourself well. You’re their ideal “product,” so to speak, and you need to let them know that (humbly,…

No Degree Required: A revolutionary change in hiring practices that will...

A move towards skills-based hiring opens the door for a more diverse workforce, while keeping the door open for those pursuing traditional degrees. You may have seen an article recently, entitled “Google, Apple And 13 Other Companies That No Longer Require Employees To Have A College Degree.” If you didn’t see that particular one, you’ve…

How to Barter Your Way to Career Success

In a world where hiring and career advancement aren’t just about salary anymore, you need to know exactly what you’re offering, and exactly what you’re getting. The barter system offers a way to understand how to make the right choice for your career. When it comes to modern hiring, we’re not that far off from…

Commercial Acumen and Intrapreneurship: What they are, and why they’re critical...

In June of this year, an article from human resource consulting firm Robert Half posed an intriguing question: Why is commercial acumen so important for a finance career? The article was published as Udacity was en route to launching our Artificial Intelligence for Trading Nanodegree program, so we were of course curious to explore the…

How to Become a Blockchain Developer

Let me introduce you to Aaron Brown. Aaron is VP of Engineering at MadHive, a company building cutting-edge advertising solutions running on blockchain technology. We’re thrilled to have him contributing his expertise to our Blockchain Developer Nanodegree program. Aaron is a passionate blockchain advocate who envisions using this emerging technology to balance privacy, security, and…

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