Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. We even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, it …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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CS Radio – Episode 99: “Entertainment Week”

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Michael returns from the Austin Film Festival and Writer’s Conference with unique industry insights from the world of film, television, podcasting and new media. Plus, Mylene recaps an event held while Michael was on the road about careers in talent …

By Michael DeAngelis
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Trick or Treat

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Author’s note: This has become my traditional Halloween blog.  I think that the contents are as relevant today as when I first wrote them. Happy haunting!

When I was little, I had what I think was the greatest record collection a four …

By Michael DeAngelis
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Should You Resend Your Application If You Notice A Mistake?

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Today’s question is inspired by a reader who made a formatting blunder on his resume:

Last week I applied for a job and this week noticed a formatting error on the document I sent. Bullet points in one section were not …

By Victoria Crispo - Idealist Careers
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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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You Left a Job on Bad Terms, Now What? What to Say to a Potential Employer

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I have written before about reasons not to leave your job and why job hopping could be a bad thing. However, the reality is that sometimes leaving is unavoidable. Sometimes, it isn’t your decision. And even worse, sometimes you know …

By Ashley Putnam - Idealist Careers
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Balancing Wellness and a Job Search for PhD Students/Postdocs

Balancing Wellness and a Job Search for PhD Students/Postdocs

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
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CS Radio – Episode 98: “Scares and Surprises”

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It’s Halloween, but CS Radio is here to make things a little less scary with resources in some surprising places.

Enjoy!

By Michael DeAngelis
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The Importance of Effective Communication in Healthcare

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Anyone who has ever had to look for a job is very familiar with the phrase “applicant must have good communication skills.” In fact, most organizations would likely list effective communication as one of the biggest challenges they face. …

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The art of the thank you note

The art of the thank you note

So you’ve prepped for your interview, scoured Glassdoor for tips, put on your best suit and nailed the interview day. Now what? Interviews are a nerve-wracking experience and often we are so wrapped up in getting ready for it and …

By Jingy Yen
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