Feeling Scattered? Try these 4 Organization-Building Habits

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Anyone can get organized. It’s true: while some people genuinely enjoy color-coding every file and others don’t mind a more haphazard system, organization is a set of behaviors—not a personality trait. If you’re struggling to stay on top of the …

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Making the World a Better Place

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Usually in January I write a blog that is forward thinking – a new month, a new year, even a whole new decade this January!  However, as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed recently I came upon a post that …

By Barbara Hewitt
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2019 Hiring Insights | Part 3, What Job Seekers Get Wrong

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

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Ghosting an Employer is Bad For Your Professional Reputation – And Also Just Plain Bad Manners

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We get it….. between classes, extracurricular activities, and part-time campus jobs, students have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to get everything done.  However, one thing you should definitely make time to do is maintain your professional reputation as it …

By Barbara Hewitt
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Is Your Online Presence Hurting Your Career?

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For many of us, social media is an integral part of everyday life—and for many employers, a prospective hire’s online presence can be a major factor in determining employability. In addition to reading through resumes and cover letters, hiring managers …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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CS Radio – Episode 103: “7 Things To Do Before College is Over”

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Have an adventure. Find your “five.” Learn a new skill. What are the seven things you should do before you leave college? Michael and Mylene discuss and debate advice from Penn alumna Liz Wessell, founder of WayUp.

Enjoy!

Show Notes:

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Using the STAR Technique to Answer Interview Questions

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Behavioral interview questions—the ones that usually start with “Tell me about a time when…”—can often be the hardest to answer. You have to recall a relevant experience and explain what happened in a way that shows you’re well-suited for the …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
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The 2 Musts for Advancing Your STEM Career, From 2 Latinx Leaders

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Raquel Rivera and Raquel Tamez have more in common than just their names — they’re also successful Latinx leaders in the STEM field.

A lifelong lover of science and math, Rivera grew her career to Vice President of Product Delivery Center …

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Iterative Design – of a resume

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The term iterative design is commonly used in professional circles; defined as “a methodology based on a cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analyzing, and refining a product or process.”  (Thanks, Wikipedia!)

The iterative design process also has great value …

By Jamie Grant
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An Environment Like No Other

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2019 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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