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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
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If Your Interviewer Doesn’t Say These 11 Things, That’s a Problem

You know about which red-flag interview questions to watch out for, including the questions that are downright illegal to be asked. But sometimes, what an interviewer doesn’t ask you can be just as revealing, whether the absence of these questions …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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How to Write a Cover Letter | 10 Tips for Getting Noticed

Illustration by Marian Blair

The. Dreaded. Cover. Letter.

We all hope to find ways to stand out during our job search, and how best to convey “I’m perfect for this job!” to prospective employers. We also know that taking the …

By Emily Lamia - Idealist Careers
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How to quickly clean up your online presence when job/internship seeking

We all know there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a job interview. You spend a lot of time creating the perfect resume. Then you research the company you’re applying to and rehearse your answers to commonly-asked interview questions. …

By Sanja Gardašević - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
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9 Essential Tips for Virtual Interview Success

Even before the pandemic, virtual interviews began replacing in-person interviews, in part because they’re cheaper and more efficient. Now, post-pandemic, virtual interviews are the norm. This means candidates need to specifically know how to prepare for these types of interviews. And, as …

By Adam Bennett - Firsthand
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