14 Black professionals share their advice for your career journey

Wisdom for navigating your job or internship from people who’ve been there.

There’s nothing quite like receiving a job (or internship) offer. It’s almost always a moment filled with excitement, promise, and much-deserved celebration! But for Black new hires, especially …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell
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Are college career fairs worth it? Employers weigh in.

Employers reveal what they look for at a career fair, and how you can stand out.

Not sure whether to sign up for a career fair? This should convince you! Employers come to career fairs because they genuinely want to …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell
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10 Tips to Succeed on a Telephone Interview

With remote and hybrid work environments in full swing post-pandemic, telephone interviews are more important than ever.

Recruiters and hiring managers find phone interviews to be an effective method for either screening candidates or as a step earlier in the …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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Should I Put My GPA on My Resume?

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Female Professional Associations & Organizations

List of Female Professional Associations & Organizations by Doug Levin

The following List of Female Professional Associations & Organizations is a key resource for those interested in pursuing professional development or connecting with like-minded Female professionals.

Membership in Female Professional Associations …

By Amaya Pryor
Amaya Pryor
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Storytelling. A powerful tool in the international student’s job-search toolkit

What do cortisol, dopamine, and oxytocin, have to do with your job search? I will give you a clue. They are all hormones that our brain releases in response to a good story. They help us stay alert and focused …

By Maribea Merritt
Maribea Merritt Director, Career Education
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Top 15 Hispanic/Latino Professional Associations

Hispanics and Latinos are gaining a foothold in virtually every industry and career sector, reflecting the growing diversity of the US population. While most industries support general professional and trade organizations, a number of groups now focus specifically on issues …

By Dan Woog
Dan Woog
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4 Tips for Salary Negotiations During the Interview Process

Ah, money. We all think about so much of the time, but it can be so uncomfortable to talk about. When it comes to negotiating your salary for a new job, though, it’s critical that you find a way to …

By Rosie Chevalier - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

Advice from a first-generation graduate who made it through the process.

I was about 8 years old when I knew I wanted to pursue writing as a career. The chunky 2003 desktop computer sitting in my living room was the …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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