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All the latest information, news and stories to inspire and inform Phi Theta Kappa members

7 Ways PTK Boosts Your Resume

7 Ways PTK Boosts Your Resume

When you become a member of PTK, you might wonder whether you should get involved or just be satisfied with the recognition. Here are seven resume-building strategies that prove putting yourself out there pays off.
Find Your Competitive Edge at PTK Catalyst

Find Your Competitive Edge at PTK Catalyst

PTK Catalyst 2018 is just around the corner — here’s what you need to do to get ready.
Why Soft Skills are Essential to a Successful Career

Why Soft Skills are Essential to a Successful Career

Your college education may help you land a job, but you’ll need soft skills to truly excel. Five Star member Stephen Twum Barimah explains.
Don’t Miss These PTK Catalyst 2017 Special Events

Don’t Miss These PTK Catalyst 2017 Special Events

Expand your knowledge at PTK Catalyst 2017 with educational forums, the PTK Academy and a members-only event for those engaged in Competitive Edge!
People of PTK: Jonelle Joiner & Her Competitive Edge

People of PTK: Jonelle Joiner & Her Competitive Edge

When Texas member Jonelle Joiner wanted to do more with her good grades, she turned to Five Star Competitive Edge. She’s now training both her fellow members and coworkers on the skills she gained.
Why You Should Study Abroad & How You Can Get There

Why You Should Study Abroad & How You Can Get There

It’s more than a stamp on your passport; it’s an opportunity for you to expand your academic, personal and professional life. And it’s absolutely within reach.
How PTK Gave Me a Competitive Edge

How PTK Gave Me a Competitive Edge

For Texas member Veronica Sanders, Phi Theta Kappa was simply the first step toward gaining the confidence to lead and the courage to succeed.
Welder Finds Skills, Family in Phi Theta Kappa

Welder Finds Skills, Family in Phi Theta Kappa

Kegan Forrester joined Phi Theta Kappa to become more involved on campus; he didn’t realize he would also be gaining skills he could use in his future career as a welder.
400 Million People are on LinkedIn — Are You?

400 Million People are on LinkedIn — Are You?

Join LinkedIn guru and Career Strategist Coach Ron Nash for a webinar series as he outlines what LinkedIn can do for you — and why you should get started now.
Communication 101

Communication 101

A few simple steps can greatly improve your communication skills, setting you up for success in a world where this soft skill continues to grow more and more important.