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 …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni
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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 …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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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, …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job

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By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But with more and more employers …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Starting a New Job Remotely During Coronavirus? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed

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It’s natural to have first-day jitters when you start a new job. But what happens when your first day is remote? What if many days after that are also remote depending on how long the company keeps folks home as …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Laid Off Due to Coronavirus? Here’s What You Can Do Now

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During an economic downturn, one of the first things companies do to cut costs is reduce staff. The financial impact of the new coronavirus is being felt globally across industries as many companies and small businesses are forced to close …

By Elizabeth Alterman - The Muse
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What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for Your Job Search?

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As companies move to remote work to fight the coronavirus pandemic and an increasing number of workers are being laid off or furloughed, you might be wondering if you should continue to send out resumes or just assume that no …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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