MIS Résumé Tips

Make it Technical

While employers are looking for soft skills like teamwork and communication, they are hiring MIS majors for their technical abilities. Make sure you include your technical skills in the skills section on your résumé. It is even …

By Amanda Ware
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How to Know if a Job is the Right Fit—Before Accepting the Offer

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s nothing like you expected. Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters. But as time goes by you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture.

Perhaps you’re …

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What is a Purchasing Agent?

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BY ALISON DOYLE, Updated September 10, 2019

Are in you interested in business operations and process? Do you also enjoy shopping and comparing prices? If so, you might enjoy the world of purchasing. Any business that depends upon smart purchases …

By Hayden Duplechain
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Career Insight – Training Manager

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What Does A Training Manager Do
Training and development managers plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization’s employees. They also oversee a staff of training and development specialists.

Training and development managers typically …

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I Tried to Network With 30 People in 30 Days and This Is What I Learned

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I work from home, and I’ve learned the hard way that remote life isn’t exactly ripe with opportunities to network and make connections. And for someone like me—who leans heavily toward the extroverted side of the spectrum and craves human …

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Nonprofit Development, Fundraising, and Marketing | What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve spent any length of time in the nonprofit world, you’ve almost certainly heard the terms “development,” “fundraising,” and “marketing.” You probably know each job has to do with raising money and awareness. But while some people use the …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by …

By Imani Darden - Idealist Careers
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How Leadership Development Programs Can Help New Grads—Especially Women—Get On The Management Track

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When you’re thinking about your career, it’s easy to picture the beginning and the end. Yet reaching the management level is harder than just putting in your time at a company.

Ideal candidates for senior leadership roles have a wide …

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I Turned My Internship Into A Full-Time Job Offer—Here’s How You Can Too

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Congrats, you started your internship! But
once you’ve logged that accomplishment, another equally important question
arises: How can you turn your internship into a full-time job offer?

To find out how to make the leap from intern
to fully employed …

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Career Insight – Human Resources Specialist

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What Does A Human Resource Specialist Do
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.

Human resources specialists typically do the following:

Consult with employers to …

By Hayden Duplechain
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