Professional Advice

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]
Mary [uConnect]
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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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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]
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]
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
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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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
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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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
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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