Afraid to Talk About Sensitive Topics at Work? Read this Guide First

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Imagine this: you are at a meeting where some colleagues are beginning to talk about a sensitive topic, such as race and racism in higher education. You know that there is a possibility of accidentally offending someone with your thoughts, …

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Like to Help Others and Have an Analytical, Problem Solving Mind? Here Are Some Careers To Consider:

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If you are like me, most of your life you have had very limited knowledge of career options outside of the ones you hear all the time: doctor, lawyer, teacher, artist, and so on! This made it especially difficult for …

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5 (Non-Artistic) Career Paths for Arts Lovers

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Take a look at, “5 (Non-Artistic) Career Paths for Art Lovers” by the Muse Editor and expand your horizons on what professions you can do in the creative field. As they mention, “A career in art or music doesn’t always …

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5 Skills Gained Through Research Experience

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Many students consider getting involved in research during undergrad. Research is a highly valued experience in many fields, and if you’re considering pursuing a graduate degree in the sciences, research experience is crucial. Beyond the skills you gain in your …

By Erica Kryst
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Classical Examples of Supervised vs. Unsupervised Learning in Machine Learning

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Like humans, machines are capable of learning in different ways. When it comes to machine learning, the most common learning strategies are supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning. This post will focus on unsupervised learning and supervised learning algorithms, …

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Who’s Hiring? | 5 Orgs Fighting for Racial Justice

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Though it may still seem far off, the current pandemic will eventually end and many of us will come out of this with more strength and bravery than we may have realized we were capable of. But the stark reality …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Three Reasons Software Engineers Need to Understand UX Design

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In today’s era of omnichannel digital experiences, software engineers and UX design teams work together more closely than ever to design user experiences that are consistent and seamless across web and mobile. 

Here’s how that collaboration works: when building …

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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. 

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Veteran Careers: Positive Traits Veterans Should Stress in Interviews

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By Phil Stott & originally posted to vault in November 2017.

This is the last of three posts on veteran careers, based on the interview conducted with branding expert Lida Citroën that earlier this year. In the two previous posts, …

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5 pieces of career advice, from one woman to another

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The original post was written by Tara-Lynn Hughes on LinkedIn in March 2017.

Imagine if you could travel back in time to when you started your first job? Think about it… What would you do differently? Would you laugh…or would …

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