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Professional Advice

17 Websites You Should Know If You’re Searching For A Job In The Social Enterprise or Nonprofit Sector

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Looking for a job can be an overwhelming process, especially when looking for something that matches your passion for meaning, ethics and sustainability across diverse industries. Below is a list of resources that help take the guesswork out of the …

By The Good Trade
The Good Trade
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The 4 Kinds of Experience You Need on Your Resume

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Job postings by social-impact employers often come with a big list of must-have skills. After all, these employers are looking for people who can solve some pretty tough challenges.

But other than soft skills, what kind of experience and technical …

By Lisa Yee-Litzenberg - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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10 Jobs That Are Fantastic for Political Science Majors (You Don’t Have to Work in Politics!)

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It might seem like a political science undergraduate degree would prepare you primarily for a career in politics. However, there are four million professionals with poli sci degrees—and their jobs range from attorneys to social workers to financial analysts. If …

By Katherine J. Igoe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Pieces of Bad Career Advice Women Should Ignore by Cindy Gallop and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

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With so much advice being thrown at young women, it’s hard to know what to follow and what to ignore. Organizational psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and CEO of IfWeRanTheWord Cindy Gallop provide a list of popular suggestions that they believe are …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

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So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Top Jobs in the Real Estate Industry

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Do you love looking at real estate, to the point where you understand the local market better than anyone else you know? If you combine this passion with a salesperson’s drive, an administrator’s attention to detail, and a genuine …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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10 Best Entry-Level Finance Jobs for Graduates

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Are you fascinated by money and the inner workings of financial markets? Are you someone who thinks in numbers? If so, a career in finance may be perfect for you.

The best jobs in finance offer higher-than-average salaries for college …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Find Out if a Sales Job is Right for You

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There are many out there who may be wondering if a career in sales is right for them. Those who ask this question to themselves are often filled with apprehensions caused, in large part, by their personal experience with sales …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Getting Started in a Film or Television Career

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One of the hardest things about starting a film or television career is getting that first job—but it doesn’t have to be that difficult, especially if you’re armed with the right information. Here you’ll find various articles and reference materials …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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10 Hot Legal Careers for Non-Lawyers

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Most people think of lawyers when they consider a career in the legal field, but there are a number of other satisfying, lucrative law careers that don’t require an expensive, time-consuming education.

The legal market is thriving. Added regulations, economic …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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