How To: Market Research

Tips For Interpreting Civilian Job Descriptions

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how a veteran should look through the qualifications in a job description and assess whether they are qualified. Here’s what …

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Everything You Need to Know About Being (and Becoming) a Software Engineer

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Software engineering is one of the hot careers that everyone seems to be talking about, but it can be a bit opaque from the outside. I’ve spent 15 years in various software engineering and engineering manager roles. Over that time, …

By Joy Ebertz - The Muse
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What Does a Marketing Manager Do? Key Job Duties, Salary, Skills Needed, and More

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Marketing managers are ubiquitous in the professional world; they can be found across nearly every industry and in every size and type of company. Though their job descriptions and years of professional experience may differ, marketing managers serve as the …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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10 of the Very Best Jobs for Introverts (That Won’t Leave You Drained)

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Not every job is the right fit for every person—so it makes sense that you’d be looking to find a job and career path that feels well-suited to your personality.

While some folks might thrive in a role where they’re …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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9 Jobs You Can Get With a Business Degree

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Business is one of the most popular college majors in the country. In fact, in the 2017-2018 academic year, 19% of all bachelor’s degrees awarded by U.S. colleges were business degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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The Perfect Fit | How Do I Know if a Job is Right for Me?

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A new year brings a renewed sense of energy and hope for those on the job hunt, and 2021 is certainly no exception. While the economic implications of the COVID-19 crisis are out of our control, organizations are taking action …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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How to Recognize & Conquer Unconscious Bias

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Everyone has some form of implicit or unconscious bias; we absorb received notions about race, class, gender, ability, ethnicity, and sexuality from a very young age. Implicit bias shows up in deep-down prejudices and stereotypical assumptions we don’t know we …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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How to be effective at on-campus events

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If you are currently pursuing an internship or full-time job search, you need to know how to best prepare and engage employers at these events for W. P. Carey Students. There are a variety of events that make up on-campus …

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Make a great first impression at on-campus events

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What we know is that students sometimes show up for events ill prepared and are then disappointed in themselves because they didn’t put their best foot forward.  First impressions matter.  

While we know that organizations come to campus to find …

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Function vs. Industry: What’s the difference?

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Many students often confuse the differences between job function and job industry. We know that the ability to differentiate between the two is instrumental in targeting your search as well as positioning yourself in the market. 

A job function refers …

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