Why Retail Jobs Should Be On Your Resume

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Most of us have had that one job that we aren’t quite sure how to put on a resume. For me it was Gymboree – a company that actually no longer exists, so talk about feeling old. I worked as a …

By Vianet Garza
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Survival Tips for the New Nurse: You Can Do This!

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Well you made it through nursing school. Congrats! That is a huge accomplishment. Whether your NCLEX exam is behind you or still in progress, you are on your way! Here are some tips to help you be successful

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5 Tips for Prepping for Your Job Search

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Embarking on a job search can be a daunting task, especially if you are just finishing your degree and have never gone through the process. It can seem overwhelming if you are not sure where to start. Here are just …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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5 Self-Reflection Exercises to Start Your Year Off Right

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We’re running all over, getting things done, working toward a noble mission. We take the action, then check it off our list. We get the project done, then move onto the next one. When it comes time to have the …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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Ask Alexis | How to Beat an Applicant Tracking System

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Greetings!

I am a Psychology BS graduate who has been a volunteer victim services sexual assault advocate for five years now and I have basically put my life into making it my career. Unfortunately, the job that I’m pursuing is …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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2019 Hiring Insights | Part 1, Cover Letters

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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The Importance of Practicing Humility at Work

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Every once in awhile, you may say something that unintentionally sounds like a brag. Without meaning to, you can offend colleagues with a perceived lack of humility, or by giving yourself more credit than you might deserve. Or perhaps you …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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4 Lessons On Finding Your Dream Job From Someone Whose Job Is 50% Recruiter, 50% Consultant

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When Brianna graduated with a liberal arts degree, she had a few ideas about what her dream job might be. Working in politics? Covering breaking news as a journalist? After a couple of years in the workforce, she wasn’t sure …

By Liam Berry - WayUp Guide
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My Company’s Affinity Group Helped Me Advance My Career

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If you’re on the hunt for a full-time job, you
might’ve heard of employee resource groups (ERGs) or affinity groups (AGs).
They’re organizations within companies that connect people of all seniority
levels together based on interests or traits so that …

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The Science Of Sales: The Precise Way To Make Life-Changing Money

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It’s not just finance folks and engineering
types who can make a lot of money after graduation. One of the most profitable
fields for high-performing college grads is actually sales.

As a profession, sales is sometimes
misunderstood, largely because of …

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