All Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work—Answered!

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You’re searching through a job board, scanning postings for positions that might be right for you, and in the requirements section you see: “strong communication skills” or “team player” or “skilled multitasker.” Do your eyes just jump over these? Or …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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8 Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession, From People Who’ve Been There

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If I could change one thing about my career, it would be my timing. I graduated from college in 2009 and entered the workforce at the height of the 2008-2009 recession, the largest economic upheaval since the Great Depression. That …

By Ilana (Plen) Gordon - The Muse
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Student Success Story: Tara Jackson

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My experience with Fred Moore Day Nursery Preschool began when I took one of my Child Development courses here at TWU and I learned about how with several of those courses, I would need between 15-75 hours of observing 2-9 years …
By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

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As you start thinking about life after college, you may hear that internships are the most important stepping stones to your first job. And they are often the simplest and most traditional way to build up your resume so you …

By Tiffany Waddell Tate - The Muse
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“Thanks” Giving: Writing Thank You Notes After An Interview

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Woo hoo! You finished that interview you were stressing over for weeks. You are feeling good, but are wondering if you should send a thank you email or note…

YES. SEND THE THANK YOU.

It is such good practice to …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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Jobs, Employers, Organizing Oh My! CareerShift is The Way To Go!

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Who loves scouring through tons of websites to find jobs? *Crickets* Yeah, me neither…

Who knows a tool that will help search jobs and employers and then organize it all? *Crickets* Oh! I know this one!

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By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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What Is A Cover Letter and Should I Write One?

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Dear Career Consultant…

I am applying for a job and it has an optional document section that includes a cover letter. What exactly is a cover letter and should I include one with the application if it says optional? 

Dear …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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Come Sit With Us! Cultural Fit and Job Satisfaction

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Cultural fit is something more and more people are paying attention to when actively job seeking and going on interviews. So, what is cultural fit and what makes it so important?

What is Cultural Fit?

You know how we have …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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How to Tell if a Hospital’s Culture is a Good Fit for You

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Job interviews are like speed dates that result in marriage.

Both sides spend the interview trying to develop enough insight to make an informed decision. Everyone shows off his/her best attributes while tactfully unveiling the other person’s …

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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 …

By Idealist Careers - Idealist Careers
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