DIY Career Prep

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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Organize And Prioritize Resume Keywords in 2022

I talk to many clients on a daily basis. And one question pops up more often than others, and that is – What keywords do I need to include in my resume in order to get an XY role? What …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

By Ashley Kemper - 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 Job Search Strategies You Need to Know

A recent study found that 80% of executives are open to new opportunities, but only 26% of them are actually successful in finding one. So what’s the problem?

What Are the 5 Ways to Find a Job in 2022?

With …

By Arno Marcus - Ivy Exec
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The Career Trajectory of the Future: The Mashup

Many people started down their career paths with the belief they would stay in the same field – or even at the same company – until retirement. Some envisioned their parents’ or even grandparents’ trajectory: choosing a career, landing a …

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Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Undergraduate Students
The Isenberg Cover Letter: A How-to Guide for Undergraduate Students
The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Specialized Masters Students
Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
Networking & LinkedIn Guide

Learn the ins and outs of networking and how to use LinkedIn to build your network!

Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

10 Ways to Stay Motivated While Job Hunting

Careercake
The job market is competitive. The process of looking for jobs, applying for jobs, and interviewing for jobs is exhausting.…

Job Hunters’ Networking Masterclass

Careercake
Networking is all about building high-quality relationships with people who can impact your career. No matter what profession you are…

Business Writing Principles

Judy Steiner-Williams
Discover the secrets to effective business writing and crafting messages that others want to read and act on. Judy Steiner-Williams,…

Digital Networking Strategies

Chris Taylor
Cultivating a professional network online is a key component of career advancement and landing new job opportunities. In this course,…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

Jenny Foss
Job seekers typically understand that there’s some sort of digital barrier standing between them and the jobs they see advertised…

Business Etiquette: Phone, Email, and Text

Suzanna Kaye
Phone, email, or text? Learn what communication method to use when. Suzanna Kaye starts with email, explaining everything from setting…

Using Job Data to Find Jobs

Jason Schenker
A job search can be challenging, but there are resources to improve your chances of finding a new role. Instructor…

Critical Thinking

Mike Figliuolo
View Mike’s LinkedIn Newsletter Critical thinking is the ability to think reflectively and independently in order to make thoughtful decisions.…

Managing Your Job Seeker Mindset

Susan Rietano Davey
In a job search, your mindset can be your biggest asset or your most glaring liability. A negative mindset can…

Taking Charge of Your Career

Christine DiDonato
There is no predictable career ladder in today’s workplace. Most people no longer have the security of staying in one…

You Need a Career Development Plan

Macmillan Publishers
You can’t navigate your way to career success without first plotting a course. Having a career development strategy can be…

Resume Makeover

Jenny Foss
If you’re looking for your dream job, you have to be prepared to act quickly. That means having an incredible,…

Project Management Skills for Leaders

Dana Brownlee
It’s easy to think of project management as some specialized magic that only certified project managers possess, but the truth…

Business Collaboration in the Modern Workplace

Phil Gold
The modern workplace is an exciting place. The digital revolution has provided new tools and ways of working that are…

Becoming an Inspiring Mentor

Madecraft
Learning from a mentor is an invaluable professional experience. Your mentor guides you, shares perspective, and serves as an important…

How to Develop your Career Plan

Careercake
Creating a career plan is vital. Wherever you’re going, you’ll arrive faster—and encounter less stress along the way—if you have…

Developing Organizational Awareness

Lindsey Pollak
Organizational awareness, a key component of emotional intelligence, is a heightened level of consciousness about your organization and your role.…

Interview Master Class

Careercake
You’ve reached the final stage of the recruitment process. Now, all that stands between you and that job offer is…

A Toolkit for Giving and Receiving Better Feedback

Big Think
At every stage of your career and in every professional role, feedback is tricky. Giving it in such a way…

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