Interview Success- from the Eyes of the Recruiter

I have spent over 7 years providing career coaching to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni. Now, I serve as a Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist at a national nonprofit. Being on the other side of the table allows …

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Practice Interviews: Getting Ready for Success

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Congratulations! You’ve scored an interview with an institution you’re really interested in joining. If you’re being interviewed, you’re halfway there; no recruiter wastes his or her time on people who aren’t qualified. You met their needs on paper, now …

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5 Awesome Entry-Level Digital Marketing Jobs and How to Get Hired

So you’re thinking about a career in digital marketing? Awesome, you made a great choice—jobs in this industry are abundant and it’s easier than ever to break in the field. 

In this post, we’ll be exploring the top five entry-level …

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What I’ve Learned First-Hand About Getting Ahead at Work With a Speech Impediment

“Did you forget your name?” someone asked me at a networking event for marketing professionals a few years ago after it took me almost a minute to say it.

“No, I stutter,” I politely replied.

“Oh my gosh. I’m so …

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4 Myths About Networking You Have to Stop Believing

“I hate networking.”

I hear this phrase when working with clients all too frequently, and it’s usually accompanied by the person claiming they’re not good at networking and need to find a way around it, because it’s simply not going …

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Here’s How to Ask for a Full-Time Position After an Internship (Email Template Included!)

When I was a senior in college, I worked as an editorial intern for The Muse. By the time I graduated eight months later, I had a full-time job lined up here as an associate editor, which led me to …

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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to your potential references, …

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Interview Answers Revealed

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The internet is rife with standard interview questions job seekers can prepare for; many even offer the “best” answer you can give. For many recruiters, these generic questions are asked by rote, with little interest in the response …

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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person

Once upon a time, I was a newly crowned master of journalism who used to roll out of bed mid-afternoon, brush my hair, and eat something before I settled in for my “day.” By “day” I mean I’d check in …

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The Email You Have to Send After Interviewing for an Internship

The hunt for a great internship has a lot of moving parts. You’ve got to write a resume, tailor it to each position, and potentially prep for multiple rounds of interviews.

But even if you aced that interview, you’re not …

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