Michael DeAngelis

Senior Digital Resources Manager

Michael DeAngelis

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Michael began working in Career Services in 2004 and has served in his current position since 2011, focusing on technology, communication and innovation within Career Services. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts from Muhlenberg College and studied performance and theater criticism at Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Outside of Career Services, Michael is a professional podcaster, actor, director and playwright. He is the managing director of The Porch Room film and theater company. His award winning plays are available from Samuel French, Inc. He puts those talents to use as the co-host of the weekly CS Radio Podcast and has wrangled more than one of his co-workers into playing ridiculous parts on his show Mission: Rejected.

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An In-Depth Report on Virtual Recruiting. (Spoiler: It’s Here to Stay)

The past year and a half has seen tremendous change in the way recruiting is conducted. The pandemic may have forced everything to go online in spring of 2020, but those of us in Career Services know that this was …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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6 Strategies For Gaining Perspective

The ability to focus closely on a pressing issue is an invaluable skill, especially at work. But what happens when everything seems urgent?

If you find yourself barely able to come up for air during a busy week, some perspective …

By Caroline Contillo - Idealist Careers
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What Is an Exempt Employee—and How Do You Know if You Should Be Paid Overtime?

When you’re looking at a job offer or just looking at your paycheck, you might come across the terms “exempt” or “nonexempt” to describe your employment status. But what do these terms mean, and how is your exempt or nonexempt …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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Why Celebrate Juneteenth?

Illustration by Marian Blair

Alongside a growing number of employers across the country, the Idealist office is closed on Friday June 18 in celebration of Juneteenth (which falls on a Saturday this year), in commemoration of the official ending of slavery …

By Elyse Franko-Filipasic - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Lead to a More Pet-Friendly Workplace

For many people, working from home during the pandemic meant getting accustomed to working alongside their pets. Not only did pets provide comic relief on Zoom calls, but being close to our animals has also offered some much-needed stress relief.

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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20 HR Podcasts for Human Resources Professionals

Introduction

Podcasts can provide listeners with the chance to easily digest information while on the go. Whether you’re on your morning commute, cleaning the house on a Saturday afternoon, or on your evening walk, podcasts are readily available during your …

By Tarek Bouakaz - Vidcruiter
Vidcruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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A Note to Incoming Students About Handshake

We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

Incoming students served by our office …

By Michael DeAngelis
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Trying to Find the Right Career and Job for You? Use This Hierarchy of Needs Approach

Finding a good fit between your personality and your career happens when there’s synchronicity between your tasks, the environment you’re in, and the value you both provide and receive from your responsibilities.

Research backs up the theory that personality-job fit …

By Melody J. Wilding - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

1. Expand …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Part-Time Jobs: How Many Hours a Week, What Benefits You Get, and More

When you’re looking for work, there are a number of reasons you might not want to or be able to commit to working full-time hours. And if you want to have more stability than freelance or contract work usually brings, …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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