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How to Bounce Back from Burnout, According to 9 Executives Who’ve Done It

We all know employee burnout to be a major problem, with reported rates of burnout up by as much as 34% from pre-pandemic levels. Oftentimes, though, these conversations seem to center on less-senior employees, with millennials earning their own brand …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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Ask Yourself These 6 Questions to Build Your Personal Branding Strategy

For an executive, building a personal brand can sound like another unnecessary task on an already too-long to do list. But, if done right, the process of building a personal brand can be extremely beneficial and even fulfilling.

People want …

By Andjela Milenkovic - Ivy Exec
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Exactly How to Respond to a Job Offer via Email (With Examples)

If that job offer you just got signals a happy end to your search, you might immediately want to text all your friends, pop the bubbly, and cue the imaginary marching band to mark the sheer magnitude of this moment. …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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The Post-Interview Thank-You Email | Template Toolbox

If you’re on the job hunt and are wondering whether you really need to send a post-interview thank-you email, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

Illustration by Marian Blair

Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Ask These Questions at the End of Your Interview to Make an Unforgettable Impression

The process of interviewing for jobs can be daunting. Armed with all the interview preparation in the world, even the most confident interviewees get nervous from time to time. Your future may depend on this interview.

Get empowered by taking …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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Employers Ghosting Applicants | What to Do If You Don’t Hear Back

Illustration by Marian Blair

So, you had a great job interview. You communicated confidence and competence, fielded every weird interview question, and sent a follow-up email thanking your prospective employer for their time.

And then, nothing.

If this sounds familiar, …

By Angel Eduardo - Idealist Careers
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Decline a Job Offer via Email | Template Toolbox

Illustration by Marian Blair

If, after getting a job offer you decide to turn it down, it’s important that you do it in a way that comes across as professional and appreciative. If you’re considering declining an offer via email, …

By Alexis Perrotta - 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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This Is How You Reschedule An Interview Without Ruining Your Chances

So you applied for a job, someone read your resume and you’ve been offered a job interview — congratulations! You’ve accepted that interview and you’re well on your way to hopefully landing the gig. It’s coming up but, suddenly, something else …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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