Professional Advice

Combatting imposter syndrome in the workplace

Imposter syndrome is an all-too-common affliction that can present itself in many different aspects of life. The feeling of being inadequate and unable to do something or fit in somewhere despite being undoubtedly qualified can be really overwhelming and can …

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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Want to Stay in the US? Transition from OPT to H-1B

When an international student’s optional practical training (OPT) begins to wind down, making the switch to an H-1B or Green Card is a common idea that comes up.

While it is possible to remain in the U.S. on the OPT …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Exec Roundtable #9

Exec Roundtable #9 – “Money – what’s new in revenue generation in your world”

Participating were: Karina Herold (Sr VP, L.A. Sports & Entertainment Commission), Christy Grady (Executive VP, Business Development at SportsDigita), Howie Nuchow (Co-President, CAA), Declan Bolger (Sr VP …

By Becca Smith
Becca Smith McCormack Career Peer
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How One Woman Rewrote the Script on How to Hire More Women

In recent years, in male-dominated industries like finance and technology, there’s been a big push to hire and retain more women. On Wall Street, most top banks now have female affinity networks aimed at encouraging women to join the banking …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
Vault
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How First-Generation College Students Can Find Internships And Entry-Level Jobs Upon Graduation

By Diana Brush

In a good economy, the average entry-level job search can take from three to six months.  In a poor economy, it takes even longer.  First-generation students who are searching for internships or entry-level jobs need to make …

By Steven Rothberg - 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 Start an Affinity Group at Work, According to Real People Who Did It

An affinity group is defined in Merriam Webster as “a group of people having a common interest or goal or acting together for a specific purpose.” In the workplace, you may also refer to it by its more common corporate …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Remote Work Finally Let Me Focus on My Job, Not My Invisible Disability

I’d always wanted to work in an office. Growing up, I envisioned a life for myself that had me running off to sophisticated work events, typing away on a Blackberry (because it was the ’90s and those were the hot …

By Sarah Hartman - The Muse
The Muse
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9 Things International Students Can Do to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Conferences

International students often feel like career fairs are a waste of time and money. The reason for such disappointment is that, historically, the majority of companies participating at these events don’t sponsor international students and therefore aren’t willing to speak …

By Marcelo Barros - Vault
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Supporting Neurodiverse Candidates’ Job Interview Success

It is estimated that about one in eight people in the world are neurodiverse. While the term encompasses anyone who thinks differently than those in the mainstream, it typically describes individuals with autism and autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, ADD or …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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Gender Diversity in the Workplace | How to Welcome Non-Binary Staff

Illustration by Marian Blair

Being inclusive of gender diverse staff in the workplace is a meaningful way to ensure non-binary people feel supported and content in their professional environment. Whether there are non-binary people already on your team or you’re …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - 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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