Who Knew THIS Could Help You Prepare For The Job Search Process

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You are probably very curious about what the “this” is in the title…well it’s a work or school journal! Yes, a journal can help in the job search process!

Don’t worry this is actually a very real technique and isn’t …

By Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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Emotional Intelligence at Work | 5 Reasons Why it Matters

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Our lives are pretty of full these days. We move quickly, juggling competing demands from work and home, all the while wondering if we are managing well enough to do a good job.

But with all of our lists and …

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Student Success Story: Amber Gaudet

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My experience with the Urban Fellows Scholarship program has been amazing! With my family being affected financially by COVID-19, I was worried I might have to get a second summer job and would not be able to devote all of …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Alexandria Hernandez-Greene

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As a senior at Texas Woman’s University majoring in Health Studies, it was important for me to land an internship for my degree requirement and I also felt this was a great chance for me to gain professional experience before …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Kerrigan Hightower

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Going into my summer internship while in a global pandemic was certainly daunting. At the end of the spring semester, I had been admitted into my graduate program at TWU. While I should be ecstatic, the thought of tuition and …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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How to Write A Compelling Summary

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A summary is an optional first section of your resume that highlights your skills, achievements, and/or professional goals as a glimpse into what the employer will get in the rest of the resume. It is a good way to get …

By Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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How to Ace Your Virtual Interview

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As market conditions shift the way we hire, more companies are moving to virtual, online interviewing over face-to-face connections. The practice helps healthcare providers meet with candidates more quickly, especially those who are not nearby geographically, but even …

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What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Accessibility (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of this series, we talked about how experiencing a global pandemic can open our eyes to some of the challenges people with disabilities face in a world that isn’t accommodating or inclusive. In Part 2, we’ll talk …

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How Long Should Your Resume Actually Be? Here’s an Easy Guide to Follow

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“How long should my resume be?”

Between my experience as a career coach and running a college career services department, this is a question I’ve heard a lot. And as a recruiter, I’ve seen resumes that run the gamut in …

By Angela Smith, MBA - The Muse
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Resources for Job Seeking in Difficult Times

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A Note from the Editor: Recently, many of us have shifted our attention from the fear, grief, anger, and uncertainty related to the current pandemic, to many of those same emotions as they relate to the state of our country. 

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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