What Is an Actuary?

In your search for a major or career path, you may have come across the actuary field and wondered, what is an actuary and what do they do?

Actuaries help companies identify and manage risks to their business. And while …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors

As you get ready to graduate with a degree in economics—or maybe as you’re choosing your major—you’re bound to be wondering what sort of jobs you’re qualified for. You likely know that you can go into investment banking or management …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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14 Great Jobs for College Students That Give You “Real World” Skills

There’s a lot going on during your undergraduate years—and not all of it is directly tied to your future career. But at least part of going to college is about getting the skills you need to land your first job …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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Is Programming Hard? A Guide To Getting Started in 2022

Programming forms the basis of many day-to-day tech activities. From the app, you use to order a pizza to the speech recognition that lets you dictate a text, many of the services we use every day have been created by …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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5 Tips for a Career Change | How to Stay Realistic and Positive

Illustration by Marian Blair

Trying to transition to the social-impact sector, or maybe you’re just looking for a career change in general? First of all, congratulations. The choice to do something meaningful to you is a brave one. If it’s …

By Rosie Chevalier - Idealist Careers
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Working at Home with a Pet

Illustration by Marian Blair

Many people who work from home also have pets to take care of. Some people had these pets before the massive shift to remote work, while some acquired pets during the pandemic to have company while …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - Idealist Careers
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How To Take Your Career Mindset To The Next Level

How to create the winning mindset for success?

New research teaches us how to become better managers of our own minds.

Most career veterans with a track record of success will tell you that success is impossible to achieve without …

By Mark Travers - Ivy Exec
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How to Prepare for Virtual Job Interviews

Health care organizations are rapidly transitioning to virtual video interviews when evaluating candidates to hire. Candidates must know what to expect when being interviewed virtually. Let’s look at common types of virtual interviews, common types of questions asked, and how …

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Combating Imposter Syndrome | You Are Who You Know Yourself to Be

Should I apply for this job?

Am I even qualified?

Will they call me back?

These are just some of the questions you may ask yourself when you start reviewing the “qualifications” section of a job listing you’re excited about. …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Data Science vs Data Analytics vs. Machine learning vs. Artificial Intelligence

While the data science vs data analytics vs machine learning vs artificial intelligence debate is creating revolutions across industries, there’s still a considerable amount of doubt that hovers over the two terms. The two are interconnected but have different scopes, …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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