Madison Taylor

Alumni Career Services Assistant

Madison Taylor is a recent graduate from the Chemical Engineering program at North Carolina State University. She is currently enrolled as a graduate student in the Engineering Management program. Madison serves as the Alumni Career Services Assistant for the Alumni Association.

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5 Job Search Strategies You Need to Know

A recent study found that 80% of executives are open to new opportunities, but only 26% of them are actually successful in finding one. So what’s the problem?

What Are the 5 Ways to Find a Job in 2022?

With …

By Arno Marcus - Ivy Exec
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7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Leaving Your Corporate Job For A Startup

You’ve been in your corporate career for some time now and are craving a change — something more dynamic, less siloed, and with the flashier benefits befitting of today’s job market.

Ultimately, you’re finding yourself wondering: Should I work at a

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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The Career Trajectory of the Future: The Mashup

Many people started down their career paths with the belief they would stay in the same field – or even at the same company – until retirement. Some envisioned their parents’ or even grandparents’ trajectory: choosing a career, landing a …

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Why resume gaps aren’t a big deal anymore

Shanika Puckett has taken six breaks during her nearly 20-year career as a graphic designer.

Most were for a few months, like after the birth of her daughter or after an infection put her in a medically induced coma and …

By Kathryn Vasel
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Active Listening Skills in the Workplace

Have you ever described yourself as a good listener? We expect you’ve likely put that you have great listening skills under the skills section of your resume.

After all, we know that’s what employers are looking for. But it may …

By Amy Dawson
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6 Red Flags Job Seekers Need to Watch Out For During the 2022 Hiring Boom

We’re in the middle of a Great Resignation. For job seekers, that means they should have their choice of roles. And in many cases, they do — today’s job market is in the candidate’s favor, not that of the employer.

But …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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The “Resume-Gap” Stigma Has Diminished – How Can You Use It?

It used to be that resume gaps of several months or longer concerned both job seekers and hiring managers. Some hiring managers believed longer periods of unemployment signaled a candidate wasn’t hirable. Alternatively, they might have been out of touch …

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30 Jobs That Are Seriously in Demand for 2022

It has been a journey, folks. But we’ve arrived at a job market so scorching it could take on a sizzling fajita platter. The number of job openings in the U.S. reached record peaks in late 2021, the highest levels …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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Want To Avoid a Burnout Culture in Your Next Job? Ask These Questions During the Interview

Burnout and job-related stress have never been higher, according to new data from the American Psychological Association. And that’s true across professions.

Responding to APA’s 2021 Work and Well-Being Survey, a full 79% of U.S. workers said they had experienced …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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How to Use a Botched Job Interview to Your Advantage 

There are many reasons job interviews don’t go well. Perhaps the job posting was misleading, and it turns out you don’t have experience necessary for the position. Or maybe you didn’t prepare as fully as you could have beforehand, leading …

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