Professional Advice

Consulting Careers: How to Change Paths Without Changing Jobs

Daniel Rimm is a consultant in Deloitte’s technology consulting practice. Based in Boston, he serves clients nationwide. A graduate of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, he interned at Deloitte in 2012, and joined Deloitte full-time in 2013. He recently …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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4 Virtual Networking Tips for Your Job Search

Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building relationships …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

Ah, advertisers. They try to suck us in within a matter of seconds. Sound familiar? Hiring managers typically spend less than 30 seconds reviewing a cover letter or resume—unless it grabs their attention enough so that they read on. The …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
Firsthand
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Failing into your dream career

How finding out what you don’t want to do can be exactly what leads you to where you never knew you wanted to be

At 17 years old, many of us had big dreams and aspirations for our future. Some …

By Brett N. Axler - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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6 Ways To Build Business Relationships Through Communication

For entrepreneurs, building relationships is essential for long-term growth, profitability, and sustainability. And to build relationships—with customers, employees, vendors, and investors—good communication is key. So here are six tips on how to communicate better to improve your business partnerships.

1. Overcommunicate

This sounds like …

By Eric Porat - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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7 Things You Should Do the First 7 Weeks of Your New Job

You’ve gone through the application process, aced every interview, and finally gotten an offer for your dream job. Earning a place as a new team member is no small achievement; however, keeping that place and making a good first impression …

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How to quickly clean up your online presence when job/internship seeking

We all know there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a job interview. You spend a lot of time creating the perfect resume. Then you research the company you’re applying to and rehearse your answers to commonly-asked interview questions. …

By Sanja Gardašević - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

Illustration by Marian Blair

Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Exactly How to Respond to a Job Offer via Email (With Examples)

If that job offer you just got signals a happy end to your search, you might immediately want to text all your friends, pop the bubbly, and cue the imaginary marching band to mark the sheer magnitude of this moment. …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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An Executive Resume Writer Shares the Most Common Mistakes

You have worked with an excellent resume template. You have also filled in the template with all your glorious achievements and skills. Now, it’s time to polish your executive resume to perfection with a touch of final editing and proofreading. …

By Lindsay Duston - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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