Professional Advice

4 Tips for Managing Social Anxiety Disorder at Work

Work can be stressful no matter if you suffer from a mental health disorder or not. But if you’re someone who does deal with a mental health issue—such as social anxiety disorder—working can be extremely difficult, to say the least.

By Chris Harley - 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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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Buying Professional Attire on a Budget

Read Study in the USA’s tips on how to update your professional wardrobe without overspending. It’s easier than you may think!

Click here to read their advice.

By Mary [uConnect]
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Transfer Student Resources

Did you know that UMass has resources just for transfer students?

“One of our goals at UMass Amherst is providing transfer students with the information and support necessary to make campus feel like home. We understand that the transfer student …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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National Transfer Student Week

A variety of offices and departments across campus are planning engaging events and initiatives in honor of National Transfer Student Week. We hope you will join us in celebrating transfer students across campus – and nationally!

By Dave Wells
Dave Wells Career Coach
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Did you know that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month? Visit the Campaign for Disability Employment’s website where you can read blogs about trends in disability inclusion in the workplace, get access so social media and posters for the …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Networking: The Most Important Thing Women Should Do for Their Careers — But Aren’t

Networking is a great way to meet mentors, learn what’s happening in your industry, and ultimately to expand your business opportunities! But many women might be missing out on opportunities to make the most of networking by not showcasing their …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Content Maven Media: Building Strong Relationships

Read the story of Kristy Ramsey, who started her media-services business during the pandemic and whose goal is to make her company “a household name as an LGBT and minority-owned media business.”

Click here to read more about Kristy’s business …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

Identifying a company’s social responsibility can be a difficult endeavor. Of course, you want to work for a sustainable and profitable company that contributes positively to society and the surrounding environment. But, this can be difficult to find. To that end, …

By Richard Conn - Firsthand
Firsthand
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How to Answer “Why Did You Choose Your Major?” in a Job Interview (Plus Example Answers)

If you’re a recent college graduate heading into a job interview, you might have prepared to answer questions about how what you did in college will translate to the world of work along with other common interview questions such as “

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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