Professional Advice

Gender Bias in Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Gender bias in interview is nothing new, or particularly shocking–while it’s technically illegal to treat job interviewees differently based on gender, it’s hard for individual job seekers to make any comparisons, since they only ever see their own interview. And …

By Vault Careers - 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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In 2022, Being Active On LinkedIn Is As Important As Having a Resume

When it comes to LinkedIn, a lot of my clients have it backwards.

I recently spoke to a Project Manager who didn’t get a job that she was a great fit for because of her LinkedIn profile. When I asked …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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30 Jobs That Are Seriously in Demand for 2022

It has been a journey, folks. But we’ve arrived at a job market so scorching it could take on a sizzling fajita platter. The number of job openings in the U.S. reached record peaks in late 2021, the highest levels …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
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How to Use a Botched Job Interview to Your Advantage 

There are many reasons job interviews don’t go well. Perhaps the job posting was misleading, and it turns out you don’t have experience necessary for the position. Or maybe you didn’t prepare as fully as you could have beforehand, leading …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
The Muse
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6 Mental Health Tips for International Students

“International students have access to U.S. university support services to help them adjust and maintain balance.”

Read advice from U.S. News & World Report to help international students take care of themselves while at school in the United States.

By Mary [uConnect]
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3 ways to work towards your dream career

Everyone wants to have their dream career, Some people have grand ambitions of an executive-level job, others want to own their own business, and some just want a job that affords them the freedom and flexibility to do more of …

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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Should I Transfer Schools?: An Insider’s Perspective

As we enter into the new year, it’s only natural that we start taking stock of where we find ourselves. We ask ourselves if the past year was a good one for us, if this coming one will be better, …

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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11 Skills Every Forward-Looking Executive is Developing in 2022

The concept of VUCA, well before the pandemic entered our lives, was coined in the managerial lexicon as shorthand for “volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.” And today, the need to learn how to lead in a world defined by those …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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How to build a professional network while in college

Starting your career after college can seem like a daunting task. Oftentimes, having a degree alone may not get you your dream job and you may feel like you need to work harder to get where you want and need …

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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