The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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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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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 …

By W. P. Carey Career Services Center
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Do you care about sustainability? How to determine if a company does too.

Environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility are hot topics in today’s market. We know that many students truly value one or both of these ideas, and many are looking for positions with organizations that share these values. Unfortunately, some organizations …

By W. P. Carey Career Services Center
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Case Interviews: What are they and do you need to prepare?

As a business student, you may have heard of a case interview. Simply put, a case interview asks that you communicate a solution to a complex business problem. At a high level, case interviews allow firms to evaluate how you …

By W. P. Carey Career Services Center
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5 Reasons To Attend the Next Networking Event Near You

It is so easy to search and apply for jobs these days: You can simply log on to a job search provider and apply within a few clicks. The issue is that there are hundreds of people doing the same, …

By Amelia Morgan - Firsthand
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Professional Presentation | How to Build and Share Your Story

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Professional presentation—how you choose to build and share your professional story—is a major factor that can shape your career in the social-impact sector. Whether you are exploring pathways for growth at your current organization or seeking new …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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13 Best Things You Can Do for Your Career Before the Year’s End

There are 36 days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. This end-of-year stretch can feel like a black hole for your job search and career. But like an actual black hole, it only seems empty. In fact, it’s packed with …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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How to quickly clean up your online presence when job/internship seeking

We all know there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a job interview. You spend a lot of time creating the perfect resume. Then you research the company you’re applying to and rehearse your answers to commonly-asked interview questions. …

By Sanja Gardašević - College Recruiter
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4 Virtual Networking Tips for Your Job Search

Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building relationships …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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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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