Diversify Your Talent Pipeline

Texas has added over half a million jobs in the past year and unemployment is at 3.5% in Odessa and 2.6% in Midland, so recruiting in the Permian Basin has its challenges. Many companies are looking for ways to expand …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Executive Director
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5 Tips for Following Up With a Hiring Manager

The minutes, days, and sometimes even weeks after a job interview may bring a flurry of excitement and, also, questions. Did I touch on all of the topics I wanted to bring up? Did I effectively answer this or that …

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2 Email Templates for Networking | Template Toolbox

When it comes to introducing yourself to other social-impact professionals, learning about organizations, and ultimately landing your next job, writing a strong networking email is an incredibly useful skill. Even if you aren’t currently job searching, networking is an important …

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10 Top Remote Jobs for College Students

The college student who survives on pizza and ramen isn’t necessarily a stereotype. For some students, loans and scholarships aren’t always enough. And while working part-time throughout the college years is fairly common, you may not have reliable transportation to …

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What Are Critical Thinking Skills?

In the workplace, we’re constantly bombarded with new information to sort through and find solutions. Employers want to hire people who are good at analyzing these facts and coming to rational conclusions — otherwise known as critical thinking skills. Critical …

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The Common Mistakes Executives Make During Negotiations: How To Avoid the Pitfalls and Secure Your Future

When you’ve landed a job you’ve been wanting, it can be difficult to be discerning during negotiations.

But this is still an important last step before you accept an offer. If you don’t come prepared to negotiate, you might discover …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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4 Great Strategies for Networking in a Remote Setting

With hybrid and remote roles becoming more sought after, many workers are finding themselves spending a lot more time at home. Of course, there are various benefits to working from home; however, there are fewer opportunities for in-person networking. Lucky …

By 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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How a Remote Internship Can Improve Your Resume

If you’re a student or a recent graduate and you’re ready to take on an internship in your field, you’ll want to keep your options open. In today’s professional world, there are many opportunities for hybrid or remote work, which …

By 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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Level Up Your Virtual Communication Skills

Nearly five million Americans work remotely at least half of the time. While remote work has many benefits, including increased flexibility, employees who work from home may feel disconnected from their colleagues, managers, and companies. 

One of the reasons for …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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