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
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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
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A Mental Health in Careers Moment: Recognizing and Acknowledging Our Collective Sense of “Languish”

Jamie Grant, C’98, MSEd’99

I know many exceptional faculty members at Penn, but one who stands out in the broadest sense, given his reach and impact through his work and advocacy, is Dr. Adam Grant – and no, we’re not related, …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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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
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Lessons Learned from Virtual OCI

For many law firms, on campus interviewing (aka OCI, EIP, EIW, etc.) is the main recruiting tool for hiring summer associates. Generally, firms travel all over the country to meet with students in back-to-back screener interviews—and determine which candidates to …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Vault
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AAMC: Questions Your Pre-Health Advisor Wishes You Would Ask

“So, what do people usually ask during these appointments?”  Pre-health advisors answer a lot of questions about grades, required courses and MCAT scores, which are important.  The AAMC’s Advisor Corner asked advisors, “What question do you wish your advisees would …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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The Paradox Of Career Choice

The Big Question

When I first began mentoring college students, I thought it was simply a coincidence that the students I was meeting happened to be consumed by the same nagging question. As more and more students shared the same …

By Dr. Yosef Lynn - WayUp
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3 Remote Work Rules You’re Free to Break

It’s likely that you’ve been working remotely (and from home) for more than a year. It’s also likely that, for more than a year, you’ve been reading article after article telling you how to work more effectively and productively while working …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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9 High-Paying Writing Jobs for the Word-Obsessed (You Know Who You Are)

Most people don’t consider writing a lucrative career path—that is, outside of the few writers who make it big with a New York Times bestseller or an award-winning screenplay. And thanks to the “starving artist” stereotype, many people think they …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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Looking Back…. And Forward

Whew… we’ve almost made it through this incredibly strange 2020-2021 academic year.  Congrats to all of you, especially graduating students. We’ve muddled through zoom fatigue, social distancing, and have been faced with significant challenges throughout the pandemic.  For many, there …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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