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12 Types of Workplace Discrimination | An Employee Guide

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In 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that over 80,000 workplace discrimination charges were filed, resulting in a staggering $400 million in compensation for victims. The Commission defines and prohibits 12 types of discrimination that affect any …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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A Worthwhile Question to Ponder on your Career Journey

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Recently, a well respected leader within my organization said something very, very simple and yet quite impactful:  “Who do we want to BE, versus what do we want to DO?”  I find this so relevant to my work as a …

By Jamie Grant
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Accomplish the Things That Matter

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why

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You’re all set to refresh your resume (or write a brand new one) as you kick off your job search. As you click around the web searching for a great new resume template, you start noticing that some of them …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

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Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Five Simple Things to Ease Into 2021

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Career Services welcomes you to 2021! We resume operations today with our regular hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST. New appointment slots will be added into Handshake today for the coming weeks and drop-ins will be resuming. Career Services programs, as well …

By Michael DeAngelis
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Get a GRIP!

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You did it! Finals are over, the semester has ended, see ya, 2020! I sincerely hope you take the advice from our Executive Director Barbara Hewitt, and use this break to relax and unwind. However, if you’re interested in the

By Mylène Kerschner
Mylène Kerschner Associate Director, The College Mylène Kerschner
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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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3 Holiday Networking Pivots in the Age of Covid-19

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Many rituals and habits have changed due to the pandemic, and this holiday season is sure to be a difficult one, as holiday rituals and habits must drastically change due to Covid-19. In-person gatherings will be limited, parties will be …

By Lisa Rangel - Vault
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