Those with High-functioning Autism Can Succeed in the Workplace


by Kathy Kirchoff

There are varying degrees of autism. If you have high-functioning autism or an autism spectrum disorder like Asperger's syndrome, you can use your unique talents to have a successful and satisfying career. More companies are seeing the value those with autism can bring to their companies.

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6 Tips To Easy Networking


by Karen Kodzik

For many people, there is nothing easy about networking, especially if you're an introvert. But networking continues to be an important part of professional development, career management as well as the job search. Think of networking not as imposing on others, but as relationship building, and relationships are cultivated through conversation and connection. When you boil it down, networking is about having a mutually beneficial conversation. Here are some tips to make the most out of your networking efforts.

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How May We Help You? A Spotlight on the Leisure and Hospitality Industry


by Rachel Vilsack

Whether you take advantage of a campground near one of our 10,000 lakes, stay at a bed and breakfast in Duluth, dine in a four-star restaurant in Minneapolis, or visit a casino, the leisure and hospitality industry is big business in Minnesota. This sector enjoys $10.5 billion in annual sales and generates 15 percent of Minnesota’s tax revenue.The industry also accounts for one in every 10 private sectors workers in Minnesota.

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