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In 2022, Being Active On LinkedIn Is As Important As Having a Resume

When it comes to LinkedIn, a lot of my clients have it backwards.

I recently spoke to a Project Manager who didn’t get a job that she was a great fit for because of her LinkedIn profile. When I asked …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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3 Green Flags You Absolutely Want to Hear In an Interview, According to a Recruiter

I’ve been in many interviews at this point in my career – on both sides of the conversation. As a job seeker, I know the anxiety of trying to read people’s poker faces and figure out if the interview is going …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Professional Presentation | How to Build and Share Your Story

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Professional presentation—how you choose to build and share your professional story—is a major factor that can shape your career in the social-impact sector. Whether you are exploring pathways for growth at your current organization or seeking new …

By Lisa Dubler - 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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How to Develop Strong Followership Skills

If you aspire to hold a leadership role one day, you first need to learn how to be a great follower. Today, many organizations are pushing back on leadership-centric structures and instead relying on team-centered approaches—which depend on active followership …

By Meagan Solloway - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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When, Why, and How to Use Personal References in a Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into your ideal company, tell them about yourself, and score your dream job right on the spot? Unfortunately, a job search takes a bit more effort than that, and employers want to …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Fall 2021 Conferences – Sign up today!

Grace Hopper —    Sept 27-1st  —  VIRTUAL
SWE — October 21-23rd  — In person
Indianapolis
SHPE –November 10th-14th– In person
Orlando
By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels Career Services Fellow
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Your Guide to Virtual Career Fairs—So You Can Impress From Afar

Have you ever seen that episode of The Office where the Dunder Mifflin crew heads to a local job fair? Just like in any other episode of the show, everything that can go wrong does. The worst part is when …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
The Muse
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