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How Long Should Your Resume Actually Be? Here’s an Easy Guide to Follow

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“How long should my resume be?”

Between my experience as a career coach and running a college career services department, this is a question I’ve heard a lot. And as a recruiter, I’ve seen resumes that run the gamut in …

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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

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Interior Design Student Event with Sherwin-Williams

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*** Posted on behalf of ASID Pasadena Student Chapter.  This is an External Event, not hosted by UCLA Extension ***

Design School Student Event (Virtual)
Date: 7/24/2020
Start Time: 12:00pm
Session will be lead by a Designer Account Executive. Learn about Sherwin-Williams …

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Job Hunting During COVID-19? 6 Things You Need to Know About Remote Hiring Right Now

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Just when you thought that you might be getting the hang of this whole interviewing for a new job thing, the world went sideways. Interviewing (let alone interviewing well) is already challenging enough on a good day. So how, exactly, …

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How to Make the Most of a Career Break

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There are a lot of reasons why you may need to step away from your career for a while. Becoming a parent, looking after a relative, or dealing with health issues can all lead you to need a break from …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Working from Home? How to Create Stronger Work-Life Boundaries

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Thanks to the internet and our mobile phones, we have a 24/7 connection to the office. Most of us don’t want to be in the office all day long—but this level of connectivity means it can be difficult to escape …

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New Free Career Resource Courses at UCLA Extension

New Free Career Resource Courses at UCLA Extension

Did  you know that UCLA Extension Career Services is offering FREE non-credit courses via Canvas?

MGMT 753 – Free Online Career Resources Open to the Community
MGMT 754 – Free Online Career Resources Open to Certificate Students

These online courses …

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What Is a Resume Headline? Tips and Examples to Help You Write Your Own

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What prompts you to click into an article when you’re browsing online? I’ll bet I know your answer: the headline. As consumers of media—all types of media—we gravitate toward a compelling headline. That’s what prompts us to give something our …

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Interview Q&A | “What Did You Do During Quarantine?”

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As some of us begin to inch into the next phase of the pandemic, slowly figuring out how we may move forward once we’re able, new questions have started to bubble up. Google searches like “how to set up a …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

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