Job Search Depression | How to Cope and Keep the Faith

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Looking for a job can be a challenge, even in the best circumstances. When you put in a lot of time and effort and don’t immediately see the results you hoped for, you may start to …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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3 Green Flags You Absolutely Want to Hear In an Interview, According to a Recruiter

I’ve been in many interviews at this point in my career – on both sides of the conversation. As a job seeker, I know the anxiety of trying to read people’s poker faces and figure out if the interview is going …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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Top Tips for Searching for an Out-of-State Job

When searching for a job, there are many factors to consider in your decision-making process like: the salary, the new role you would take on, the additional benefits, the environment at your job, and how this progresses your career. There …

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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

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Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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How to Decline a Job Interview Without Being the Worst

When a recruiter emails and invites you to interview for a job, your split-second reaction can range from “YESSSSS” to “ugh.” The “YESSSSS” next steps are pretty straightforward: You respond, schedule it, prepare for it, and shine bright like a …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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The Post-Interview Thank-You Email | Template Toolbox

If you’re on the job hunt and are wondering whether you really need to send a post-interview thank-you email, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them

Job searching is a grind. And the longer you’re at it, the worse it seems to get. It can be so discouraging to put yourself out there and get rejected over and over again or be met with radio silence.

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Now Offering ‘Returnships’ to Fight Off the Great Resignation

Springboard alum Sarah Ganihar is among a growing contingent of tech workers with employment gaps who are benefiting from return-to-work programs. Ganihar worked as a software developer in Bengaluru before moving to the US, where she took a four-year break …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Why Hiring Managers Ask About Your Career Goals

I constantly make hiring decisions. One of the critical questions I ask as the closure of the interview is – “What are your career goals?”

The answer to this question reveals a lot about a candidate. For example, one time …

By Raman Attri - Ivy Exec
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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