7 Questions To Help You Define Your Purpose

“Everyone tells you to “find your purpose”—but what does this really mean, and how do you actually do it? Although most of the people that I know are relatively satisfied with their current jobs, many are struggling to figure out …

By Brie Escobedo
Brie Escobedo Career Exploration Coach
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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Victorio Duran III - Firsthand
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Should You Use Online Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?

I recently came upon this blog, which raises the question of whether college career counselors should use online personality tests to help students choose their major. I think the author comes down on the side of “yes they should,” with …

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Recognizing and Mitigating Burnout in the New Year

The holidays can bring a mixed bag of emotions for everybody, healthcare professionals alike. The season’s busyness often obscures the overlap of holiday festivities, obligations, and negative feelings.

Physicians are trained to suppress feelings and ignore fatigue. A professional demeanor …

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How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

It isn’t easy to stand out at in-person job fairs, and leaving a lasting impression with employers at virtual job fairs can be just as challenging. However, if you follow the eight tips below, you’ll have no difficulty making meaningful …

By Victorio Duran III - Firsthand
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4 Virtual Networking Tips for Your Job Search

Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building relationships …

By Lisa Dubler - 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 …

By Stacey Perry - Firsthand
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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

When it comes to transitioning from military service to civilian life, many veterans wonder how the experiences and skills they’ve developed will translate to a new career. We’ve explored this topic in-depth, with our series of articles distilled from our …

By Stephan Maldonado - Firsthand
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8 Ways to Create a More Inclusive Hiring Process in 2022

Inclusion is a word thrown around somewhat aimlessly in the world of HR, often confused with terms like diversity and belonging. However, when approached properly and understood for what it actually is, inclusivity is a practice that can be baked …

By Thomas Forstner - Ivy Exec
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