6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Making the Most of a Temp Job

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We take temporary jobs for a number of reasons—a job loss, a move to a new town, the desire for a more flexible schedule in order to pursue a side gig, or just a much-needed paycheck. If you’re lucky, your …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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The No. 1 Mistake Job Seekers Are Making During COVID-19, According to Recruiters

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by Liv McConnell

It’s a fraught time to be job searching. As of mid-April, the number of Americans who’ve lost their jobs as a result of the pandemic had already reached a staggering 22 million, bringing the total unemployment rate …

By Troy Hopkins
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Working from Home? How to Create Stronger Work-Life Boundaries

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Thanks to the internet and our mobile phones, we have a 24/7 connection to the office. Most of us don’t want to be in the office all day long—but this level of connectivity means it can be difficult to escape …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

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You hear some of the same advice wherever you turn when looking for a job: “Go network!” , “Make sure to have your resume handy!” “Follow up with a thank you email after the interview!” All of these are fantastic pieces …

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5 Tips for being a Useful Online Volunteer – Guest Blog by Willy Oppenheim, Omprakash.org

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By Willy Oppenheim, Co-Director at Omprakash.org

What does it mean to be a ‘useful’ online volunteer — particularly in this moment of tremendous global disruption and uncertainty? In this post, we take a holistic, human-centered approach towards answering this question. Rather …

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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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The Idealist Careers Guide to Understanding Employee Benefits

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Here is a shortlist of some common benefits currently being offered at many organizations across the sector. Take a read through to understand what each benefit may include as well as what questions to ask (and what you may want …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Starting a New Job Remotely During Coronavirus? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed

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It’s natural to have first-day jitters when you start a new job. But what happens when your first day is remote? What if many days after that are also remote depending on how long the company keeps folks home as …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Virtual Work Programs with InsideSherpa

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InsideSherpa is a Virtual Work Experience Program that is free for students.

What is a Virtual Work Experience Program?

In the Virtual Work Experience Program, you will complete a simulation of the work done at some of the world’s top …

By Amanda Ware
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