Professional Advice

7 Things You Should Do the First 7 Weeks of Your New Job

You’ve gone through the application process, aced every interview, and finally gotten an offer for your dream job. Earning a place as a new team member is no small achievement; however, keeping that place and making a good first impression …

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How to quickly clean up your online presence when job/internship seeking

We all know there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a job interview. You spend a lot of time creating the perfect resume. Then you research the company you’re applying to and rehearse your answers to commonly-asked interview questions. …

By Sanja Gardašević - 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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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

Illustration by Marian Blair

Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - 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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Exactly How to Respond to a Job Offer via Email (With Examples)

If that job offer you just got signals a happy end to your search, you might immediately want to text all your friends, pop the bubbly, and cue the imaginary marching band to mark the sheer magnitude of this moment. …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Conflict Resolution Strategies for the Workplace

It’s often said that you can’t choose your family—and for the vast majority of us, this is true of our co-workers too. We will always find ourselves among colleagues who have different ways of working, collaborating, and communicating, and tensions …

By Angel Eduardo - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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An Executive Resume Writer Shares the Most Common Mistakes

You have worked with an excellent resume template. You have also filled in the template with all your glorious achievements and skills. Now, it’s time to polish your executive resume to perfection with a touch of final editing and proofreading. …

By Lindsay Duston - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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How to Keep Networking Even After You’ve Got the Job

People often think of networking as something you do as part of a job search—it’s a way to meet more people and get your name out there. But networking can be a valuable tool in other situations as well, and …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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What’s In Your Quiver? Leadership Skills for the Future of Work

We often hear about the “toolbelt” of skills, where we apply our know-how and experience to a variety of workplace contexts. But Rhonda Joy McLean, President and CEO of RJMLEADS LLC, a New York City leadership consulting firm, envisions this …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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“What Are Your Strengths and Weaknesses?” | Interview Q&A

As an interviewee, you’d probably be thrilled to never have to respond to the “What are your strengths and weaknesses” question ever again, but alas, it’s almost definitely here to stay. So rather than wing it when one of these …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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What’s Slack Doing to Your Mental Health? 5 Ways To Protect Yourself From Emotional Contagion at Work

This might have been one thing we thought we gained in a forced work-from-home environment: that you’re less likely to spread your bad mood or have your colleague’s spread to you if you were working at home, alone, not seeing …

By McKenna Sweazy - Ivy Exec
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