Professional Advice

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
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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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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Bad interview questions and how to handle them

Whether you are looking for a part-time job in college or you’re going after
your first full-time job after graduation, inevitably you’ll have to take part
in a few interviews as part of the hiring process.

The interview process is …

By Josiah Kennedy - Vidcruiter
Vidcruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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How to Handle Job Rejection Letdown

By leszekglasner

It takes a lot of time, patience, and courage to submit a job application, especially for a job you’re really excited about. But what happens when you receive a call or email from the job you thought you …

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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7 Things Empathetic Coworkers Do Every Day That Emotionally Unintelligent Coworkers Don’t

“People do business with people. Building authentic connections is what makes people want to follow you.” —Dr. Carole Robin, author of Connect.

Today’s workplace is rife with challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the nature of how people work and …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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10 Qualities to Emphasize Instead of Passion in a Job Interview

Passion has been sold, particularly to millennials and those in generations younger, as the hallmark of a successful career. And in a lot of ways, it’s been oversold.

Finding a sense of fulfillment — a sense of purpose, even — in what you …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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30 Genius Cover Letter Openers Recruiters Will LOVE (The Muse)

Your cover letter is the best way to introduce yourself to a hiring manager—who you are, what you have to offer, and why you want the job—but you have an extremely limited amount of space to do it. So if you really …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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The “Resume-Gap” Stigma Has Diminished – How Can You Use It?

It used to be that resume gaps of several months or longer concerned both job seekers and hiring managers. Some hiring managers believed longer periods of unemployment signaled a candidate wasn’t hirable. Alternatively, they might have been out of touch …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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