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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

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Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

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If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

By Julie Anne Russell - The Muse
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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They and How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job Search?

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There’s no way around it. In your job hunt, your skills matter. They tell potential employers not only what you can do, but how you can do it and even who you are. All your skills can generally be divided …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How a Targeted Employer List Can Aid Your Job Search

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There’s a lot to keep in mind when searching for a new job. Salary, benefits, location, job function, and issue area are often our main points of focus, and many of us tend to target our search around at least …

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Job and Internships in Sustainability

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There are wide-ranging career opportunities in the field of sustainability.
Visit the UCLA Sustainability Website to view a video on careers in sustainability and a list of helpful job sites.

In addition to our the featured jobs posted on our …

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16 Tips for Having a Successful Remote Performance Review

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If you’re preparing for a remote performance review, you probably have a lot of questions, especially if you’re working remotely for the first time. You might be wondering what the differences between remote and in-person reviews are, or if there …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Free Career Resource Courses at UCLA Extension

Free Career Resource Courses at UCLA Extension

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

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

These online courses …

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Should You Relocate? What to Consider if You’re Thinking of Moving (More than Temporarily) During the Pandemic

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling a little stir-crazy lately. Staring at the same four walls for more consecutive days than I care to count has me longing to be somewhere (anywhere!) else.

If months of being …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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Your New Job Search Secret Weapon: A Resume Outline

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Writing a resume can be one of the biggest hurdles to actually getting started with your job search. A resume is a document that summarizes who you are, what you’ve done, and what skills you have in a way that …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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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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