Professional Advice

How To Translate Veteran Experience To Land A Civilian Job

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about what advice she has for veterans trying to translate their experience serving into the corporate/civilian world when they go …

By Guest Contributor - WayUp
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15 Data Science Careers Worth Pursuing in 2021

In 2021, data scientist is the second-best job in America. A quick search on LinkedIn shows 113,000 data science positions. From Facebook and Amazon to Pfizer and the Ford Motor Company, organizations of all sizes across industries have open data …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Trevor Burgess, first openly gay CEO of public bank: ‘Success is the best revenge’

Read the story of Trevor Burgess and his path through entrepreneurship as a gay man. Trevor shares his story, the good stuff and the tough stuff, as well as his advice for other entrepreneurs!

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By Mary [uConnect]
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Workplace Diversity: Know your Holidays

“This time of year offers a great opportunity for employees to bond over holiday parties and good food, but it can also be a source of conflict when an array of beliefs and cultures are thrown into the mix. During …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Living with Chronic Illness or Disability | Know Your Strengths

The job search is already an anxiety-inducing endeavor, but it can also be demoralizing when you live with chronic illness or disability. You may be unsure of whether or not to disclose your health status from the get-go and, if …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

By Amy Bergen - 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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Four Methods of Combatting Imposter Syndrome

New jobs are rife with challenges—with all kinds of new vocabulary and work expectations to learn and bosses to impress, experiencing a bit of imposter syndrome is perfectly normal. For the uninitiated, imposter syndrome is a pattern of thinking where …

By Kaitlin McManus - Firsthand
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Career Change Advice from One of America’s Most Successful Women

Liz Elting is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who has appeared on Forbes‘ Richest Self-Made Women in America list every year since its inception. Originally, at the beginning of her career, Elting intended to work in finance. But in 1992, with an NYU …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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19 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

On Tuesday, April 14th, we’ll be releasing the new Accounting 50, our annual ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. This year, the rankings are based on a survey of more than 10,000 accounting professionals. This past winter, …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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How Veterans Can Write a Great LinkedIn Profile

We Hire Heroes is a national job board for veterans. Read their advice on how to showcase your skills and experiences as a veteran through your LinkedIn profile!

By Mary [uConnect]
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