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Your Next Step

Chris Oliver

Women don’t always get the most important career advice: How to be an effective leader. One solution from the Mink Center for Business & Leadership is a new initiative called the Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance, which helps women improve their management and leadership skills. Board members at the center knew local companies wanted training Read the full article…

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5 Steps to Protect Your Personal Brand

Monchalee Steiger

You may think primarily of your company’s brand, but, if you are online, you also have a personal brand. Monchalee Steiger, marketing manager of The Queen’s Health Systems, offers these steps for professionals who want to protect their personal brand. 1. OWN YOUR NAME “Owning” your name or handle across your digital accounts helps establish Read the full article…

Careers , February 2017 , Marketing
February, 2017
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My Job: NSA’s “Mission Never Sleeps”

Jackie M. Young

START: While still a Marine, Dan Radford began his intelligence career as an electronics intelligence operator in 1996. “I broke into the computer network operations field in 2010, after recognizing that cyber was a tremendous growth area. It’s a never-ending, constantly evolving fight. The mission never sleeps. Our enemies never grow tired. “Being in Hawaii Read the full article…

Careers , February 2017 , Technology
February, 2017
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Smart Path to Success

David Heenan

“Oh, no!” was Reuben Chong’s street name – as in “Oh, no! Here he comes!” For a decade, the homeless ex-convict prowled Honolulu’s Chinatown in search of money to support his drug habit. Who could imagine that this 34-year-old, street-smart thug would eventually find his footing at Leeward Community College, where he graduated as a Read the full article…

Careers , Education , January 2017
January, 2017