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How to Get Involved with Virtual Volunteering

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Want to make a difference from the comfort of your own couch? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, reproductive rights, or alleviating worldwide hunger, there’s probably a virtual volunteer opportunity out there for you.

Many of us are a year …

By Samantha Fredrickson - Idealist Careers
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17 In-Demand Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

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In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment hit rates not seen since the Great Depression. Luckily—finally—the economy has begun to recover. But for people without college degrees, more jobs were lost and the rebound has been slower. But …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Prepare for Common Interview Questions

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Are you looking for a new job? This article will help prepare you for what questions may be asked throughout the recruitment process.

Pre-Interview Questions

Many of the questions you’ll be asked as a job hunter happen before you even …

By Tarek Bouakaz - Vidcruiter
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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

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Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef up …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

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Job interviews can be stressful enough, but the pressure increases when they’re done over video. In today’s remote-work landscape, however, candidates likely won’t have a choice — virtual interviews have essentially become the norm, as many companies plan to maintain a …

By Jacqueline DeMarco - Vault
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

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There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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These Time Management Skills Can Make You a Better Employee—and Improve Your Work-Life Balance

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Time management is one of those important work and life skills that seems to find its way into every job interview and performance review. That’s because recruiters and management teams alike know that an employee’s time management skills can make …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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Here’s What You Need to Know (and Ask) if Your Company’s Considering a Hybrid Work Setup

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You spent so many months adjusting to the new COVID-19 norms that defined your work life, such as suddenly becoming a fully remote employee. But at some point, you’ll likely have to adjust to a whole new set of norms …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

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Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the Pandemic

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Successful networking can open doors to mentorship, professional development, friendship, and career growth.

Of course, things have been different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are many more of us working from home, but professional and industry events of …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
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