A Few Tips for Introverts Trying to Make Friends at Work (According to Fellow Introverts)

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You’re about to start a new role. It’s exciting because yay, fresh start, but it’s also incredibly intimidating.

You’re not anti-social or shy, but you are an introvert and it takes you a little bit longer to become friends with …

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The 9 Highest-Rated Career Books of 2018, According to Goodreads

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Imagine getting to spend a few hours with a career expert—just you two—and learning all their secrets to success.

That’s exactly what you can do by reading a great career book! (Sure, it’s not exactly the same thing, but it’s …

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10 Questions to Ask in Your Next Job Interview to Avoid (Another) Toxic Boss

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If you’re reading this, chances are you’re finally getting out of an unhealthy work environment. Good for you! You deserve to work with someone who treats you well.

That said, you certainly don’t want to make the same mistake …

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15 Quick Tips for Working with Recruiters and Headhunters

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Article by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.

If you’re engaged in a full-blown job search, you may wonder if you should work with a recruiter. Or perhaps you find that recruiters are seeking you out, whether you are …

By Megan Bauml
Megan Bauml Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Megan Bauml
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CNBC: Amazon is hiring more than 200 people to work from home — here are tips to land a job

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Working from home can give you flexibility, independence and even save you money over time on things like transportation and food. And some work-from-home gigs pay as much as six figures.

Now at Amazon, there is no shortage of …

By Raji Aiyer
Raji Aiyer Director, Recruitment/Employer Services Raji Aiyer
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Anatomy of a Job Scam Email

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From: Christensen [Redacted] <[redacted]@gmail.com>

Dear Student,

We got your contact through your school database and I’m happy to inform you that our reputable company [Legitimate Company] is currently running a student empowerment programme. This programme is to help loyal and hardworking …

By Troy Hopkins
Troy Hopkins Director, Undergraduate Career Counseling Troy Hopkins
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8 Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Social Media (Because Hiring Managers Really Do Look at It)

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What if I told you that we all have two resumes?

The first is the crisp white sheet sprinkled with bullet points and carefully-chosen verbs. On it are descriptions of our education, the positions we’ve held, and acquired skills. …

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Ask an HR Professional: How Do I Re-apply for a Position I Didn’t Get the First Time?

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Dear HR Professional,

Am I allowed to re-apply for a position I didn’t get the first time? If so, how do I go about doing this?

Signed,
Still Interested

Dear Still Interested,

This is a great question!

I’d encourage you …

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Why You Need to Take Full Control of Your Career Development

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The workplace of today has seen significant changes if you compare it to that of a few decades or a few years ago. This can clearly be seen through the increasing attrition rates, changing work structures, and the lesser importance …

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Ask a Credible Career Coach: How Can I Prove My Value When Changing Industries?

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Dear Career Coach,

I’m a long-time freelancer with a fairly diverse background, and it’s time for a change in careers. How do I maintain my value in a new industry?

Signed,
Hungry for Value

Dear Hungry for Value,

That’s a …

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