The Idealist Careers Guide to Presenting Yourself on Paper | Resumes and Cover Letters

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Before you can land a job, you’ve got to get an interview. And to do that, you (almost) always will have to demonstrate your value and experience along with a hint of your personality in your cover letter and resume.

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Learn JavaScript in 15 Minutes

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1. Introduction

1.1 JS in the Console

1.2 JS in a Separate File

2. Basics

2.1 Data Types

2.2 Variables (and Constants)

3. Control Flow

3.1 Boolean Logic

3.1.1 Comparison Operators

3.1.2 Logical Operators

3.2 Conditionals

3.3 Loops

3.3.1 for …

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Using the STAR Technique to Answer Interview Questions

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Behavioral interview questions—the ones that usually start with “Tell me about a time when…”—can often be the hardest to answer. You have to recall a relevant experience and explain what happened in a way that shows you’re well-suited for the …

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Interview Q&A | “What’s Your Current Salary?”

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If you’ve been on at least a few interviews (or even if you’ve just filled out a few online applications), then you are most likely familiar with this question: “What’s your current salary?”

And, oh, the agonizing over how to …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How to Answer: Tell Me About a Challenge You Had to Overcome in the Workplace

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This is a tough question because you’re forced to talk about a difficult time with a complete stranger. Fortunately, it’s also a great opportunity …

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Interview Success – from the Eyes of the Recruiter

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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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The Right Way to Follow Up After a Career Fair (Email Template Included!)

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When you show up to a career fair, they just give you a job, right? If only it were that easy. While career fairs serve up great introductions to companies, recruiters, and career paths you may choose to follow, it’s …

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7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great Impression

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Let’s be honest: Walking into a career fair can be incredibly intimidating. Look at all those people who have the power to give you a job one day! Look at all those other people who want some of the very …

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