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How Specialized Spanish Language Skills Advance Legal Careers

According to Forbes, 13% of the U.S. population speaks Spanish at home. However, according to the American Bar Association, only 5% of lawyers in the United States speak Spanish. That leaves a large number of Spanish speakers without access to legal representation in their preferred language. If you are a legal professional, you can increase […]

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What is UX Design and Is It the Right Industry for You?

UX Design: What is all the buzz about? The UX Design field has attracted a lot of attention recently. The salaries are high and the rapid job growth in the industry is expected to continue. Want to take advantage of this blossoming job market? Are you a creative individual? Do you have technical/software development skills? […]

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Influential Women in History: Healthcare, Tech, Media & Science

Learn about some of the influential women in history who paved the way for future generations in the fields of healthcare, technology, media, and science.

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Skills That Benefit Women in Leadership Roles

Explore several leadership skills that aspiring women leaders can use to thrive in diverse environments and increase their career possibilities.

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Three Steps to Demystifying Graphic Design

Demystifying Design  Are you considering becoming a graphic designer? Or maybe you are in a creative field and want to build your skills? Getting started in the design industry can be confusing, and you may have a lot of questions. Read on for a broad outline of the steps necessary to become a designer for […]

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A Few Ways to Fall in Love with Learning All Over Again

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate and cherish the relationships in our lives that bring us joy. At SMU CAPE, we celebrate our love of learning as well as our wonderful instructors and students who inspire us every day. If your relationship with learning is feeling lackluster, we can help you fall in love […]

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Project Management Skills Create Career Opportunities

With the increase in layoffs and the looming threat of a recession, you may be looking for ways to increase your job opportunities and earning potential. If your work involves managing projects, earning a project management certification may be an excellent way to accomplish both of these goals. According to the Project Management Insitute, certified […]

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Strategies for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Discover effective strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome and boosting self-confidence. Learn how to conquer self-doubt and thrive.

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How data changed Black Friday 2022

We saw significant changes with Black Friday this year: Holiday sales began in October. Black Friday is now a week, not just a day. Stores vow to remain closed on Thanksgiving. Texts are the new Black Friday email. Consumers often have mixed reactions to such trends. It might seem like there’s a hidden puppet master […]

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Unique SMU Programs Help Veterans Transition to the Classroom and Workplace

DALLAS (SMU) – While serving as an amphibious assault vehicle operator in far-flung locations ranging from Jordan to Haiti to Somalia, Victor Acosta ensured that his fellow Marines made safe transitions from ship to shore. Inspired to enlist in the Marines by his older sister, a veteran of both the U.S. Army and Air Force, […]

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Invest in Your Future with SMU CAPE Instructor James Wigen

Instructor Spotlight: James Wigen  Investing is one of the best ways to grow your wealth, protect your earnings from inflation and save for retirement. Unfortunately, investing can be confusing and you may not know where to start or what investments to pursue to reach your financial goals. According to Nerd Wallet, only 43% of Americans […]

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Unlock Efficiency with Value Stream Mapping

Discover the essence of value stream mapping – a powerful tool for business optimization. Learn what it is and how it can revolutionize your process flows.