Professional Advice

How mentors help first-generation college students get a job and succeed in professional career growth

Resilient first-generation students who graduate with degrees report positive outcomes throughout their college-going years, and upon graduation, throughout their careers, according to Gallup-Poll research. As you approach graduation, continue to persevere as you search for your first job out of …

By Amy Adkins-Dwivedi - 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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Interview Tips For Veterans On The Job Hunt

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistakes that veterans make during interviews, which could keep them from getting a civilian / corporate job they …

By Guest Contributor - WayUp
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8 Benefits of Attending Community College Before a Four-Year University

“Aside from tuition costs, there are many other benefits of attending a community college before transferring to a four-year university. Both recent high school graduates and returning adult students may find community college to be the best fit for reaching …

By Mary [uConnect]
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These Three Steps Will Help Land Your Dream Career

People of Color Careers share tips on how to reach out to recruiters for resume reviews to build your network, kickstart your job search, and reach your career goals!

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By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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How to Talk with Family About Your Job Search During the Holidays

If you are heading home for the holidays, you might be wondering about how to answer questions about your major, your career goals, or, if you’re graduating soon, your job search. Even when these questions, or the unsolicited pieces of …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Networking Emails for the Holiday Season | Template Toolbox

Illustration by Marian Blair

This time of year, your mailbox may be full of notes from friends and family members sharing updates on their lives and wishing you a happy holidays. But it’s important to remember that reconnecting during this …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Common Money Mistakes College Students Can Avoid

If you’re just entering college, then you’re probably about to start managing money on your own for the first time ever. Learning how to handle all of life’s little expenses involves a major learning curve that you should prepare for …

By Sarah Daren - 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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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person (The Muse)

Once upon a time, I was a newly crowned master of journalism who used to roll out of bed mid-afternoon, brush my hair, and eat something before I settled in for my “day.” By “day” I mean I’d check in …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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Finance Experts’ Outlook Softens Amid Supply Chain, Labor Challenges

Learn what the Journal of Accountancy has to say after their interviews with accounting professionals in a variety of industries about current economic trends, including hiring and salary projects as well as supply chain impacts.

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Should You List Your Transfer Colleges on a Resume?

“If you studied at more than one university, you’ll generally need to include only the institution from which you earned your degree. Still, there are some instances in which you might want to include transfer schools as well.”

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By Mary [uConnect]
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