How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions in any job search. But …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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The 10 Types of People You Need In Your Mentorship Circle

Do you know who’s on your personal board of directors?

As a successful executive, whether you’re conscious of it or not, you likely have one. Your personal board of directors is the circle of mentors who’ve helped shape and guide …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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6 Times It’s Better To Negotiate in Writing

So much of work-life is a negotiation, deciding timelines for a project, allocating budget, choosing who works on what projects, the list goes on and on.  And since many of us are looking at a hybrid or virtual work situation

By McKenna Sweazy - Ivy Exec
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The Fight Against Academic Burnout

Academic burnout has long been a problem for students and made much worse by the global pandemic. In fact, 40% of college students reported feeling burnout in 2020 as the pandemic was starting. By that same time in 2021, that …

By Josiah Kennedy - Vidcruiter
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How to Decline a Job Offer via Email | Template Toolbox

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If, after getting a job offer you decide to turn it down, it’s important that you do it in a way that comes across as professional and appreciative. If you’re considering declining an offer via email, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How To Become a Data Analyst with No Experience: 2021 Guide

If you’re looking to become a data analyst but lack experience, then you’re in the right place. With the demand for data specialists growing, it’s never been a better time to start your career path in data analysis.

Think of …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist: What to Expect

Every IT job has an air of mystery to its roles and responsibilities. If you’re beginning a career in data science, you may be wondering what a day in the life of a data scientist looks like. There are several …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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A Guide to Entry Level Data Analyst Salary And How to Negotiate

If you have considered becoming a data analyst, you’ve most likely thought about what you can expect in terms of entry level data analyst salary. Will your data analyst salary increase considerably over time? Will you be able to make …

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Professional Presentation | How to Build and Share Your Story

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Professional presentation—how you choose to build and share your professional story—is a major factor that can shape your career in the social-impact sector. Whether you are exploring pathways for growth at your current organization or seeking new …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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