How to Stay Positive When Your Job Search Is Dragging You Down

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by Kat Boogaard

You spend every second of your free time weeding through different job descriptions. You’ve written so many cover letters and polite follow up emails that you literally become nauseous at the thought of having to author another …

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Volunteering Helped Me Figure Out What I Was Actually Passionate About

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When Jennifer Bangoura arrived in Mali in the summer of 2008, she spent three months in Bamako (the capital city) for rigorous language and technical training.

As a Peace Corps environmental volunteer, she needed to become fluent in Bambara, the …

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How to Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation That Works for You

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We all know the benefits of a robust LinkedIn profile. It attracts the right kind of attention from recruiters and hiring managers, it helps you build a strong, reliable network, and it’s a convenient and easy way to showcase …

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4 Thank You Notes for 4 Awkward Interview Situations

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Thank you notes matters. Read that sentence 27 more times.

Under the best of circumstances, a well-crafted thank you note can literally clinch the deal for you. In fact, I once represented a candidate who was running neck-and-neck with another …

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TAKE OFF THOSE HEADPHONES!

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BY JAMIE BELINNE

I was speaking about Gen Z trends to a meeting of real estate executives last week when one announced, “I have a kid I’m probably going to have to fire, even though he’s really sharp because he …

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The Simple Strategy That Helped Me Set Long-Term Career Goals (Plus, a Worksheet!)

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Setting goals always sounds great in theory. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve said, “I’m going to restart my blog this month” or, “I want to be better at exercising this year” or, “I promise …

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IT Consultant

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WHAT DO IT CONSULTANTS DO?

Information Technology (IT) is the broad term for jobs that involve using computer programming, data and analysis. This could be information security analysts, web developers, computer network architects, computer systems analysts, and other jobs that …

By Amanda Ware
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Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Answer Interview Questions With the Right Amount of Detail?

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Dear Recruiter,

How do I know if I’m providing enough detail when answering interview questions?

Signed,
Wary of Being Wordy

Dear Wary of Being Wordy,

An ideal interview answer gives enough information to convey your accomplishments without overloading the interviewer …

By The Muse
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“What Time Should I Get to the Interview?” and 31 Other Job Interview Questions Answered

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Between the 20 or so of us, The Muse team has probably been on several hundred interviews in our day.

(We know. We cringe thinking about it, too.)

In other words, we’ve been through all of those OMG-what-should-I-wear panic attacks …

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Career Fair + App is now available for the Fall 2018 Bauer Career Fair

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The Career Fair + Essentials App is now available for the Fall 2018 Career Fair.

Download the App and search for “Bauer”

 

 

 

 

Don’t have a Smart Device? Download the Career Fair PDF here

By Troy Hopkins
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