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How long does it take to get a job? New LinkedIn survey ranks time to hire for 10 job functions

A new U.S. analysis by LinkedIn data scientists finds that it takes an average of 61.7 days from the time that a finance job is posted on LinkedIn to the moment when the hirer reports it as filled. The median …

By Carla Coury
Carla Coury Executive Director, Career Management Center
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Maximizing Your Summer Associate Experience: Insights from Paul, Weiss Corporate Attorneys

Curious how you can make the most of your time as a summer associate? From hands-on training to the chance to work with industry leaders, a typical day in the Paul, Weiss summer program is packed with opportunities. In this …

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The Ins and Outs of Practicing Real Estate Law

From financings to joint ventures to land use issues, and more, real estate lawyers tackle myriad areas, making the practice both challenging and exciting. For many, working in real estate law is exhilarating because they can see their efforts directly …

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Skill Building Courses

Business Law for Managers

Taught by Jo-Ná Williams
Did you know that you have legal responsibilities as a manager? Even if you work with a corporation, you can…

The Importance of Biodiversity to Business

Taught by David Bennell
Biodiversity—all of life and its interdependencies across the natural world at the ecosystem, species, and genetic levels—is being destroyed at…

CIPP/US Cert Prep: 3 Government and Court Access to Information

Taught by Mike Chapple
The United States restricts government and court access to private sector information. These regulations protect citizens from unfair prosecution and…

Tech Ethics: Avoiding Unintended Consequences

Taught by Raina Kumra
Both users and creators of technology are starting to notice projects with a troubling lack of ethical considerations. News headlines…

The Employee’s Guide to Sustainability

Taught by Elizabeth Bagley, PhD
Companies around the world view sustainability as a strategic imperative. This course is for employees who want to support that…

Developing a Fundraising Video for Nonprofits

Taught by CreatorUp
Creating an effective fundraising video is a powerful way to engage your members and grow your reach. Learn how to…

Project Management Foundations: Ethics (2019)

Taught by Bob McGannon
Your overall success as a project manager depends upon your ability to identify and manage ethical issues. Ethical behavior is…

Business Ethics

Taught by Bob McGannon
Ethical behavior is critical to the success of your career and your company. But ethics are not always black and…

Debiasing AI Using Amazon SageMaker

Taught by Kesha Williams
Artificial intelligence (AI) can have deeply embedded bias. It’s the job of data scientists and developers to ensure their algorithms…

Ethics and Law in Data Analytics

Taught by Microsoft General Technical Skills
With big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), corporations, governments, and individuals have access to powerful tools that can have…

The Data Science of Nonprofit Service Organizations, with Barton Poulson

Taught by Barton Poulson
Learn how to use data science to do good. Data science can be a huge help to nonprofits that are…

Understanding Intellectual Property (2014)

Taught by Dana Robinson
How are you protecting your work? Author and attorney Dana Robinson gives you a high-level overview of intellectual property (IP),…

Copyright for Creatives: Protecting Your Work

Taught by Von Glitschka
Many creative people are familiar with the frustrating experience of discovering that their work is being used online without their…

Business Ethics for Sales Professionals

Taught by Dean Karrel
Regardless of your profession, the subject of ethics is an important one to review. That said, it’s particularly critical for…

Sustainability Strategies (2016)

Taught by David Bennell
A changing climate compels us to change the way we do business. Incorporating sustainability into your business can help your…

Understanding Patents: A Deeper Dive

Taught by Dana Robinson
Want to patent your invention or technology—or avoid infringing on someone else’s? Learn the defining characteristics of successful patents, including…

Understanding Trademarks: A Deeper Dive

Taught by Dana Robinson
Your trademark is your brand. Learn how to protect it! In this course, lawyer and author Dana Robinson provides a…

Nonprofit Management Foundations

Taught by Leslie Crutchfield
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

Music Law: Copyrighting a Song

Taught by Richard Stim
Registering a copyright to a song is not the easiest process, but it’s helpful for songwriters. It preserves your legal…

Copyright for Photographers: Rights and Releases

Taught by Carolyn E. Wright
The intersection of photography and law is a complex place. What are your rights as a photographer? Where and what…