Tips for a Job Application Refresh

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Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

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For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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10 Remote Job Interview Questions You’ve Got to Be Ready to Answer

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Ask anyone who’s transitioned from working in an office to working from home and they’ll tell you: It’s not the same. While working from home comes with some undeniable luxuries (like no commute and the ability to work in your …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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How a Targeted Employer List Can Aid Your Job Search

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There’s a lot to keep in mind when searching for a new job. Salary, benefits, location, job function, and issue area are often our main points of focus, and many of us tend to target our search around at least …

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Put Your Best Foot Forward and Prepare for a Career Fair!

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Are you planning to attend a career fair?

Prepare for the fairs by reviewing these resources shared by the Employer Connections team. We can’t wait to see you at an event!

Tips on Resumes/Cover Letters
Interview Prep Help
Make an …

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4 Ways to Build a Meaningful Second Act, Even During a Crisis

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In many ways, now seems like a crazy time to talk about your second act. The devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis on our economy, health and psyche has been staggering.

At this juncture, when even simple tasks like taking …

By Nancy Collamer, Author and Founder of MyLifeStyleCareer.com
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How Older Job Seekers Can Increase Their Tech Savvy

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As organizations switch to work-from-home models in the wake of COVID-19 and interviews, on-boarding, and professional development all continue to go virtual, technology has become an even more important piece of the job search puzzle.

While job seekers of all …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Feeling Distracted By Current Events? How to Stay Focused and Productive at Work

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Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the national unrest of the past couple of months, many people are feeling overwhelmed and distracted by the news cycle.  And with your news feed vying for your attention at all times, it can feel …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Apply Online Successfully: Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems

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Have you ever wondered what happens when you apply to jobs online? Does it feel like your resume falls into a black hole, never to return? Have you submitted lots of applications online with no responses? Keep reading to learn …

By Megan Pritchett
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Afraid to Talk About Sensitive Topics at Work? Read this Guide First

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Imagine this: you are at a meeting where some colleagues are beginning to talk about a sensitive topic, such as race and racism in higher education. You know that there is a possibility of accidentally offending someone with your thoughts, …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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