Failing into your dream career

How finding out what you don’t want to do can be exactly what leads you to where you never knew you wanted to be

At 17 years old, many of us had big dreams and aspirations for our future. Some …

By Brett N. Axler - College Recruiter
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4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

If you’re an international student in grad school looking to land a great job offer after graduation, know that it won’t be easy. So here are four job search strategies that separate international graduate job seekers who receive U.S. job …

By Marcelo Barros - Vault
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6 Ways Your Resume Should Differ from Your LinkedIn Profile

Although your resume and LinkedIn profile are both important job-search tools, they serve slightly different purposes and are read by slightly different audiences under different conditions. As a result, they should never be identical.

Here, we explore the difference between

By LiveCareer - Vault
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LinkedIn Mistakes to Avoid—Learn from Mine!

LinkedIn is a necessary evil. You need a profile, and it should be pristine. You probably already know this. I myself have often touted the importance of LinkedIn on this blog.

Which is why I’m ashamed to admit that my …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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How to Write a Cover Letter | 10 Tips for Getting Noticed

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The. Dreaded. Cover. Letter.

We all hope to find ways to stand out during our job search, and how best to convey “I’m perfect for this job!” to prospective employers. We also know that taking the …

By Emily Lamia - Idealist Careers
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The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

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Most social impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them …

By Tiffany Woodall - Idealist Careers
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A Step-by-Step Guide For Making Employee Testimonials That Attract Top Talent

Developing effective business strategies includes the implementation of various practices that help with business growth. The future of any business largely depends on the talent it has under its wing. The higher the quality of employees, the greater the chance …

By Sam Shepler - Ivy Exec
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On-Campus Work Can Open the Door to Your Professional Career!

Even entry level positions often require previous experience as part of their requirements for candidates applying. On and off campus jobs offer you the opportunity to expose yourself to experiential learning for the first time and begin building up the …

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Where can I go with a Business Communication Degree?

The world of business communication is vast and diverse. There are a multitude of different industries and functions you can explore with your degree. Gleaning insight into the different career paths available can help you better understand what you can …

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