How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

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3 Green Flags You Absolutely Want to Hear In an Interview, According to a Recruiter

I’ve been in many interviews at this point in my career – on both sides of the conversation. As a job seeker, I know the anxiety of trying to read people’s poker faces and figure out if the interview is going …

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5 Business Writing Skills Every Job Applicant Should Master

Your ability to write effectively and convey your ideas will likely play a critical part in your career development. If you’re a good writer, you’re deemed to have critical thinking skills that are key to success in the workplace. Here …

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Dream Job: Political Consultant

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The flight leaves in an hour. One journalist is on the line while another is on hold. Red-eyed from lack of sleep, you put your reading glasses back on as an aide hands you the results of the …

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A Day in the Life: Communications Director/Press Secretary

8:00 AM: Arrive early at the office. Read all the newspapers from the district and scan the national media outlets (Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Washington Times, National Journal’s Congress Daily, etc.) Compile a set of …

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Just Got My Masters in Communications: What Now?

Communication in digital form. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Effective communication is the key to accomplishing goals in every industry. Individuals with an online degree in communications are in high demand because they’ve been trained to execute tasks that help organizations …

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6 Red Flags Job Seekers Need to Watch Out For During the 2022 Hiring Boom

We’re in the middle of a Great Resignation. For job seekers, that means they should have their choice of roles. And in many cases, they do — today’s job market is in the candidate’s favor, not that of the employer.

But …

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What Even Is Business Casual?

You probably have at least a vague idea of what you’re supposed to wear to a job interview—but then, if all goes well, you get the job offer. And at some point, you’re told that the office dress code …

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9 Jobs You Can Get With a Business Degree

Business is one of the most popular college majors in the country. In fact, in the 2017-2018 academic year, 19% of all bachelor’s degrees awarded by U.S. colleges were business degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). …

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Growing Your STEM Career

Guest writer Luciana Amaro, Vice President Talent Development & Strategy, BASF

The STEM workforce is crucial to America’s global competitiveness. STEM graduates have more career opportunities now than any other time in U.S. history. This three-part series from BASF, a …

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