Interview Angst? Here’s What NOT to Say in an Interview

As someone who’s been on both sides of an interview, I’ve heard a lot of things that were better left unsaid. I’m sure the speaker meant well (usually), but nerves just got in the way (guilty as charged!). But sometimes …

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You might be surprised, but there are construction and skilled labor jobs that are remote

When the world of work changed almost completely and almost overnight in the spring of 2000 due to Covid, it suddenly became apparent to many that some workers could fairly easily work remotely while others absolutely could not. But some …

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Turning Setbacks into Success: Leveraging Reference Letters Beyond Job Loss

In the competitive job-hunting landscape, the power of a well-crafted reference letter cannot be overstated. These documents serve as glowing endorsements of your skills, character, and work ethic, often tipping the scales in your favor during the hiring process.

Today, …

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Best gig jobs for those who want to work remotely

When people think of gig jobs, they often think of rideshare workers like those who drive for Uber or those who deliver groceries or even packages for Amazon. There are loads of gig jobs that require the worker to drive …

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Negotiating a Salary in a Career Pivot

What if you have little experience in your new career of choice? Fear not! Here are Ivy Exec’s salary negotiation tips for those with minimal related experience:

Many employers prefer candidates with work experience, but they may sometimes have entry-level …

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Building Your Personal Brand in the Digital Sphere

Now more than ever, with the ever-expanding reach of the internet and social media platforms, personal branding has transitioned from being merely advantageous to utterly indispensable. In this digital age, where information flows ceaselessly and first impressions are formed with …

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Work Values “Matcher” – Assessment

Our values are dear to us and help us feel comfortable in new work environments. Why not take a moment to reassess your values for your next career step?

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Job Search: How to Explain Getting Fired to a Potential Employer

Discussing your termination during a job search can be stressful and quite intimidating. You may worry that no employer wants to hire you after another company lets you go. The thought of explaining the situation may also make you shy …

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So exactly what IS a Growth Mindset, anyway?

Is a Growth Mindset simply a “positive” mindset? Think again.

By UCLA Extension Career Services
UCLA Extension Career Services
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8 strategies for students and recent grads to stand out when applying to jobs

In a highly competitive job market, standing out is crucial. We asked eight professionals, including a Chief Human Resources Officer and a Head of Growth, to share their unique strategies. From harnessing the power of cover letters to telling a …

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