Job Hunting? How to Make the Most of Your Search During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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If you’re a job seeker, you’re probably wondering (or worrying) what the current pandemic means for your search. While there are still many unknowns, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself to forge ahead. Start by setting …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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4 Unique Podcasts to Inspire Social Innovation

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It’s safe to say that many of us could use a bit of inspiration these days—and podcasts are a great way to stay informed and entertained from home. Whether you need a new podcast obsession or just want to know …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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An Unpredictable Semester

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As classes end for the Spring 2020 semester, it is hard to believe how much things have changed since the semester began just a few short months ago.  No one predicted that we would all be learning and working remotely, …

By Barbara Hewitt
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My Classes Are Now Virtual, Here’s How I’m Staying Mentally Healthy

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Being a college student is tough; you have to leave your home and move away, leave your childhood friends behind and make new ones and be on your own, and now our entire lives have been flipped upside down with …

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CS Radio – Episode 112: The Pandemic, Career Services, and the Job Search

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Michael and Mylene check in to talk about how the pandemic has effected jobs and internships, and how Career Services is continuing to provide help to students and alumni.  Plus, a fond farewell to our producer and editor of the …

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Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

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Job Hunting During COVID-19? 6 Things You Need to Know About Remote Hiring Right Now

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Just when you thought that you might be getting the hang of this whole interviewing for a new job thing, the world went sideways. Interviewing (let alone interviewing well) is already challenging enough on a good day. So how, exactly, …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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How to Be a Social-Impact Storyteller

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As social-impact professionals, the ability to tell a good story can be the difference between engaging our community with the work we do and learning too late that no one truly understands our organization’s mission.

And now more than ever, …

By Jeannette Eaton, Idealist - Idealist Careers
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Be Bold | How to Pitch Yourself for a Job That Doesn’t Exist (Yet!)

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Over the course of your career, you will likely encounter certain people, organizations, or causes you want to work for. But what if there aren’t any available job opportunities?

You may think there’s nothing to be done—but there is. Why …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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5 easy, career-relevant tasks you can complete at your computer right now

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OK, since you are all at your computers all of the time now, let’s give you 5 easy tasks that you can check off your career-related projects list so that you can feel that you have made some progress today. …

By Joseph Barber
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