How to Balance Postgraduate Studies and Full-Time Work

Balancing full-time work with any other level of responsibility is difficult enough on its own. Completing full-time work with postgraduate studies is a whole different ball game. A postgraduate degree or diploma is an advanced level of study that builds …

By Milo Orr
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Here’s Why You Should Not Include a Picture on Your Resume

Our communications—even corporate communications—are highly visual. We commonly speak in memes, GIFs, and emojis, so attaching a picture to your resume may seem like a good idea. But not so fast…

There are several reasons why a picture on your resume …

By Milo Orr
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search was originally published on The Muse, a great place to research companies and careers. Click here to search for great jobs and companies near you.

When …

By Milo Orr
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!) was originally published on The Muse, a great place to research companies and careers. Click here to search for great jobs and companies near you.

If you’ve completed a project you’re …

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3 Things To Do When You’re Ghosted Post-Job Interview

3 Things To Do When You’re Ghosted Post-Job Interview was originally published on Firsthand.

Being ‘ghosted’ is a new and unpleasant way of ending a relationship in the digital age. It happens when someone stops responding to your communications. And, …

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What It Really Means When Companies Say ‘Pay Is Competitive’ In Job Listings

By Monica Torres

07/23/2021 05:45am EDT | Updated August 9, 2021

If you look for a job long enough, you’re bound to run into the phrase “pay is competitive.”

This vaguely promising but subjective line appeared in more than 500 job …

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Average Salary by Education Level: The Value of a College Degree

By Tim Stobierski published June 2, 2020

If you’re considering going back to college, you may be considering the various arguments for and against the value of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Many professionals cite “the ability to make more money” as …

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First-Generation College Grads Face More Hurdles in the Job Market

CHRISTELLE LOUIS’ SINGLE mother, a Haitian immigrant and certified nursing assistant at a nursing home, never went to college. But she always pushed her daughter to get the education she needed for a good job—maybe as a doctor or an engineer.

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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3 Ways to Retain Essential Information During the Job Search

Organization is key when you’re on the job search, especially if you’re holding out for the right role and may be on the hunt for months. It’s easy to lose track of important details about job postings when you’re applying …

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Internship Experience the Most Influential Factor in Tough Hiring Decisions

When choosing between two otherwise equally qualified candidates, employers deem having an internship with its organization or within its industry to be the most influential factors, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2022 report.

Those attributes, however, were the only two …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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