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What exactly is “business casual”?

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Dear Career Consultant…

I just got a job interview and the dress code is “business casual” – what exactly is business casual?

Dear student…

Business casual can be tricky to figure out, but we got you. It can range from …

By Vianet Garza
Vianet Garza Career Consultant, Denton Campus Vianet Garza
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I don’t technically meet all the requirements listed in the job description. Should I skip out on the application?

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Dear Career Consultant…

I don’t technically meet all the requirements listed in the job description. Should I skip out on the application?

Dear student…

Always, always, always apply for a job even if you do not meet all of the …

By Vianet Garza
Vianet Garza Career Consultant, Denton Campus Vianet Garza
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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
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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 …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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4 Tips for an Active Commute

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Changemakers can often be found navigating complex social and bureaucratic systems, packed schedules, and office politics. But they’re also navigating city streets and scenic roadways in an effort to maximize their use of time with an active morning commute.

Whether …

By Jill Nawrocki - Idealist Careers
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You Don’t Have To Be A Genius To Write An Effective Resume

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The year is 1482, and a determined Leonardo da Vinci writes a letter highlighting his experience and sends it to his potential employer. This is the birth of the 500-year old exercise of writing a resume.

Today, resumes are still …

By Jim Leahy - WayUp
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How to Advance in Your Social-Impact Career—Without Changing Jobs

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The potential to learn and grow at work is one of the primary drivers of job satisfaction. Sure, getting a raise doesn’t hurt either, but what do you if you don’t see a way forward in your career? You might …

By Idealist Guest - Idealist Careers
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Who’s Hiring | 7 Orgs Recruiting for Back-to-School Season

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With summer coming to an end, it’s time for scarves and all things pumpkin-scented. But perhaps most importantly, it’s back-to-school season! Whether you’re looking for a teaching job or want to spend some time volunteering in the education sector, here …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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If A Company Has These 4 Things, You Can Know You’ll Be Happy There

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Finding the right first job or internship is a monumental task. Finding a company that checks all your boxes can be almost as hard as qualifying for the role in the first place.

In order to cut down on some …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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