How to Apply Your Problem Solving Skills in the Workplace

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Problem solving is a “soft skill” valued by just about every employer. And its importance will only grow in the future—the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025 (and beyond), employers will increasingly seek out creative …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Top Three Things You Can Do to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

There are over 673 million users on LinkedIn, yet many job seekers wonder if the social media platform is worth their time. Is LinkedIn necessary to win a new job? Do you need a robust profile to land that new …

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130+ Resume Buzzwords + Resume Power Words—What to Use and What to Avoid

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By Maribea Merritt
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Ask These Questions at the End of Your Interview to Make an Unforgettable Impression

The process of interviewing for jobs can be daunting. Armed with all the interview preparation in the world, even the most confident interviewees get nervous from time to time. Your future may depend on this interview.

Get empowered by taking …

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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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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile That Gets You Noticed

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

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Interview Tips for New Healthcare Providers

Even with a fancy degree like MD, PA, NP, RN, or DO, and despite a lot of evidence that shows the world you’re a competent, learned, responsible person, interviewing for a potential job can still be anxiety-provoking. It can be …

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15 Phone Interview Tips That Have Nothing to Do with What You Say (And Everything to Do With Making a Good Impression)

Phone interviews are a common job screening tactic. Many candidates have to undergo a phone interview before they’re invited to a virtual or in-person second-round interview.

There are many things to keep in mind if you’re invited for a phone …

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15 Data Science Careers Worth Pursuing in 2021

In 2021, data scientist is the second-best job in America. A quick search on LinkedIn shows 113,000 data science positions. From Facebook and Amazon to Pfizer and the Ford Motor Company, organizations of all sizes across industries have open data …

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Professional Presentation | How to Build and Share Your Story

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Professional presentation—how you choose to build and share your professional story—is a major factor that can shape your career in the social-impact sector. Whether you are exploring pathways for growth at your current organization or seeking new …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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