Career and Professional Development Advice

6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Role in a Post-Pandemic Job Market (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)

The pandemic changed so much about how we work that it probably inspired you to rethink your work-life priorities. Maybe you realized that you’re burnt out, that working from home is your ideal setup, or that you just dislike your …

By Erica Sweeney - The Muse
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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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Why Having a Mentor Is Important for Career Growth

The days of getting a degree and working in one field into retirement are long gone. While there’s no clear consensus as to the number, recent reports suggest that people now change careers several times throughout their professional lives. Such a …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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6 IRL Networking Tips for Introverts

The country is reopening, with more and more in-person events being held each day. This means that in-real-life networking will soon return. While this might be a welcome development to some, to others, including many introverts, this might be daunting. …

By Andi Croft - Vault
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The 30-60-90 Rule is a New Leader’s Most Powerful Tool for Success

When entering a new job, the energy, excitement, and environment should fire you up and have you ready to roll your sleeves up and get to work. However, being driven solely by that energy and not taking a step back …

By Jeff Clark - Ivy Exec
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Is Your Online Presence Hurting Your Career?

For many of us, social media is an integral part of everyday life—and for many employers, a prospective hire’s online presence can be a major factor in determining employability. In addition to reading through resumes and cover letters, 90% of …

By Connor Smith
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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

1. Expand …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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How to Keep Your Team Happy and Engaged

A happy and engaged employee is a productive employee. Here are eight inexpensive ways to keep your team engaged, motivated, happy, and productive.

1. Recognize and appreciate your team

Employees who feel recognized and appreciated will typically be more engaged …

By Matt Casadona - Vault
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How to Stay Focused and Mentally Healthy at Work

Rasmus Hougaard is on a mission to humanize the workplace. Hougaard is the founder and CEO of the Potential Project, which helps leaders at Accenture, Cisco, Lego, and other top companies manage their minds to stay focused, reduce stress, boost …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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