Set yourself up for success with the right resumes!

As a business student, you may be thinking, “Why do I need a public resume on Handshake? I thought I was supposed to craft a tailored resume for each job application. Doesn’t that defeat the purpose of tailoring my resume?” …

By W. P. Carey Career Services Center
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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef up …

By Andrew Fennell - 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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Function vs. Industry: What’s the difference?

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 …

By W. P. Carey Career Services Center
W. P. Carey Career Services Center
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Your Guide to Virtual Career Fairs—So You Can Impress From Afar

Have you ever seen that episode of The Office where the Dunder Mifflin crew heads to a local job fair? Just like in any other episode of the show, everything that can go wrong does. The worst part is when …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Ask for a Promotion—and Get It

Asking for a promotion can be anxiety-inducing, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, with the right preparation, asking for a promotion can be relatively stress-free. Also, it’s important to keep in mind that sometimes your manager is too busy to realize …

By Matt Casadona - Firsthand
Firsthand
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Target your career goals by differentiating function from industry

 

Marketing can be found almost everywhere within business, which is exciting but can also be overwhelming when working to target your career goals. For this reason, breaking things down by differentiating between job function and job industry can help …

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These 11 tech companies are hiring veterans right now

While veteran joblessness rose to 7.3% in 2020—versus 8.3% unemployment for the total U.S. population—millions of STEM jobs went unfilled. In 2020, 18.5 million men and women were veterans, comprising 7% of the civilian population.

As the tech industry …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How to Be Persuasive in Video Interviews and Virtual Meetings

Andres Lares is a negotiation and influence expert. He’s the managing partner of Shapiro Negotiations Institute, which provides negotiation, influence, and sales training to top companies like Bank of America, Boeing, Bristol-Myers Squibb, ESPN, and Verizon. He’s also the co-author of

By Derek Loosvelt - 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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How to Improve Your Executive Presence

In professional service industries such as management consulting, it’s important to have “executive presence” and continue to develop it. You won’t be able to grow your career without it.

Typically, executive presence refers to the way you present yourself—how you …

By Vibhu Sinha - Firsthand
Firsthand
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Vault-Firsthand Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair—REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!

On Tuesday, August 24, Vault-Firsthand will be hosting a free Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. The fair will take place between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. EST, and is open to all undergrad and grad students studying science, technology, …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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