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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The Most Important Parts of a Resume—Explained

There are a few things that are part of every resume: your name and contact information, your experience, your skills, and your education. But there are plenty of other optional yet still common components you might choose to include. What …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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8 Great Jobs for Philosophy Majors (and Tips for How to Land One)

As someone with a philosophy degree, you’re probably sick of questions about why you chose that major or what job you’re going to get. And you’ve likely heard all of the super original jokes about philosophy giving you as many …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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When English Majors Earn More Than Engineers

It’s commonly thought that if you major in a so-called STEM area (science, technology, engineering, math), then you’re nearly assured of landing gainful employment upon graduation. And that if you do very well in one these majors, and go to …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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4 ways to have the internship of your dreams this summer

School’s out for summer, and for many of you, that means finding a great internship to build valuable experience for your resume. While a solid history of internships signals that you’re committed to your chosen career path, they’re not the …

By Peter Hubbell - College Recruiter
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How to Improve Emotional Intelligence

Illustration by Marian Blair

So-called “soft skills” are often viewed as less vital and less challenging to acquire than “hard skills” like crunching data and engineering software. While hard skills are important, social-impact work hangs on relationships—which means soft skills …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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