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So you want to be a…Human Resources Specialist


What They Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. Typical duties include the following:

Consult with employers to identify employment needs
Interview applicants about …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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What is Consulting?


To put it simply, consulting is the business of providing expert advice to a specific group of people. Organizations hire outside firms to come in, conduct various analyses and offer a solution to the company’s problem. These problems range anywhere …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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How To Prevent Burnout During Your Job Search


With some good time management, self-discipline, and a lot of self-care, you can get through your job search without experiencing burnout.

Burnout isn’t only for professionals who feel overworked. People who are on the job hunt can also find themselves …

By Troy Hopkins
Troy Hopkins Director, Undergraduate Career Counseling Troy Hopkins
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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important


Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. Sometimes, we even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Demystifying Employment Basics: Offer Letters, Relocation, ‘At-Will’ Employment


Securing a job is daunting enough, and in a global pandemic, it can be downright painful.  Unemployment is at one of the highest levels many of us have ever experienced, the stock market is a rollercoaster, and every day, the …

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