A Quick Guide to Careers in Social Work

A career in social work is one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of life of people around you. And the need for social workers is always on the rise. So if you have the desire to …

By Judy Robinson - Firsthand
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8 tips for beginners in career services

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Beginning a new career is a challenge, no matter the field.  It is logical, then, to view starting a new job in career services as borderline daunting.  Landing a career where you help others develop their …

By Bethany Wallace - College Recruiter
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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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The 4 Kinds of Experience You Need on Your Resume

 

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 …

By Idealist - Idealist Careers
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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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The Fastest Growing Health Care Occupations in 2021 and Beyond

According to a May 2021 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, health care occupations will rise by 15% between 2019 and 2029. The report revealed that health care jobs are growing at a faster rate than any other industry. Approximately 2.4 …

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What’s My “Personal Brand” and Why Do I Need One?

When a complete stranger searches your name, do the results provide a realistic snapshot of who you are and everything you have to offer? The goal of personal branding is to understand your unique qualities—ideally those that will boost your career—and make sure …

By Ron Stefanski - Firsthand
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Tips for Answering Behavioral Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do behavioral interview questions strike fear in your heart? You’re not alone. These questions have a bad rap for catching job candidates off guard—but with enough preparation, they don’t have to! Follow these tips for tackling behavioral questions, and you’ll walk …

By Vault Law Editors - Firsthand
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Firsthand
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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

Job interviews can be stressful enough, but the pressure increases when they’re done over video. In today’s remote-work landscape, however, candidates likely won’t have a choice — virtual interviews have essentially become the norm, as many companies plan to maintain a …

By Jacqueline DeMarco - Firsthand
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Hounds With Purpose- Tracy Baldelli ’15

Hounds with Purpose is a space for alumni to share their stories of purpose and vocational engagement beyond their years at Assumption. This blog is created by the Center for Purpose and Vocation and the Career Development and Internship Center …

By Sydney Huckabee
Sydney Huckabee Marketing Graduate Assistant
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