Professional Advice

5 Ways Using Social Media Can Help You Get a Job

Depending on your age and where you are in life, odds are you use social media for one or two reasons– entertainment purposes, to keep up with your friends and family, or to share moments of your life.

When it …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
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How to Apply Your Problem Solving Skills in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

Problem solving is a “soft skill” valued by just about every employer. And its importance will only grow in the future—the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025 (and beyond), employers will increasingly seek out creative …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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What to do after you make a mistake at work

Making mistakes is part of human nature. It happens to everyone, all the time, and it will happen again. The truth is that some people are better equipped to handle their mistakes than others, and some can push past them …

By Sean Kelly - 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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The Best Questions to Ask at the End of Your Interview

You probably know that most interviews end with the question, “Is there anything you’d like to ask me now?” But you might now know that this question is commonly used by hiring managers to determine how well you’ll fit with …

By Natalie Fisher - 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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5 Ways Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Individuals Can Convey Their Pronouns of Choice at Work

It’s becoming increasingly accepted that gender is a nonbinary spectrum, which means we’re not all relegated to just “male” or “female.” Meanwhile, more and more people are choosing to identify with non-traditional pronouns, gender-neutral pronouns, multiple pronouns, or no pronouns …

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss - Firsthand
Firsthand
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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

“9% of LGBTQ employees have left a job because the environment was unwelcoming, according to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). In a Harvard survey of LGBTQ folks, 20% of respondents reported experiencing discrimination when applying for positions.

LGBTQ workplace discrimination …

By Mary [uConnect]
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6 Things an Accounting Firm CEO Wishes He Knew at 22

As we say farewell to our spring interns and plan for our summer interns, I think back to the time when I was in their shoes. Nearing the end of college and in the process of figuring out my career …

By Matt Snow - Firsthand
Firsthand
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AI in Finance & Banking: 11 Ways It’s Changing the Industry

In 1950, when Alan Turing questioned whether machines could think, no one knew how much capability artificial intelligence would have more than 70 years later. This question alone gave rise to complex concepts like machine learning (ML), robotics, deep learning, expert …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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5 Ways Women of Color Can Prioritize Their Well-Being at Work

When I first started working in corporate America, the idea of getting my next raise, promotion, or bonus motivated me to the point that I sometimes worked 60-80 hour weeks trying to prove my worth. And while I felt validated …

By Latesha Byrd - The Muse
The Muse
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The Idealist Career Advice Guide to Your First 100 Days at a New Job

Between meeting new colleagues, mastering new skills, and tackling new responsibilities, your first three months at a new job can leave you feeling exhausted. To help alleviate some of that stress, we’ve put together a First 100 Days plan that …

By Idealist Careers - Idealist Careers
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