A Day (or a Year, or a Career) of Service

Illustration by Marian Blair

Since 1986, the third Monday of the year has been the day on which we commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And in 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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5 Things You Can Do This Winter Break to Get Career Ready

Winter break is a great time to keep your career prep moving so that you are ready for spring recruiting, summer internships, on-campus jobs, whatever is next for you! And the good news is that there are some key actions …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Apply to Get Free Rides to Job Interviews, Job Training Sites, and/or a Job with Lyft!

Lyft has a new program to help you get to your job, interviews, even trainings, all completely free. The program is available in New Jersey, so if you think you might need some help finding a ride, get started now!

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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6 IRL Networking Tips for Introverts

The country is reopening, with more and more in-person events being held each day. This means that in-real-life networking will soon return. While this might be a welcome development to some, to others, including many introverts, this might be daunting. …

By Andi Croft - Vault
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Following up with and thanking someone who introduced you

In this post, we’re excited to be following up on something we discussed in a prior post. We previously suggested that at the end of an informational interview/networking call that goes well, you should consider asking the other person if …

By Chuck Isgar - Intern From Home
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Helping students from 600+ colleges learn about how to find and get an internship/job, use LinkedIn, prepare for interviews, write a cover letter/resume, make the most of their role, and more.
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How to build a professional network while in college

Starting your career after college can seem like a daunting task. Oftentimes, having a degree alone may not get you your dream job and you may feel like you need to work harder to get where you want and need …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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How to Find and Reach Out to Recruiters on LinkedIn

While recruiters work to help companies fill their open roles, they can also help you — the job seeker — connect with roles you might be interested in and a good fit for. According to Jobscan, 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Reach Your Professional Goals and Build Your Skills…Right from Your Laptop!

LinkedIn Learning is the perfect way to take your professional development to the next level. And the best part is, you don’t have to enroll in a semester-long course or invest in a pricey program. It’s completely free for Rutgers-Newark …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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How to expand your professional network with a great direct message

Networking has evolved rapidly in the past few years. Whether you’re a college student or you’ve been in the workforce for years, you’ve seen and experienced the drastic shift in popularity from in-person networking to virtual networking.

Even further, we’ve …

By Luke Strauss - College Recruiter
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A Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn

Even if you don’t use it, you’ve probably heard of LinkedIn. With over 830 million members in more than 200 countries, it’s easily the place for professionals around the world to meet and interact.

LinkedIn can help you reach your …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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How to Upload or Add Your Resume to LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile supports and enhances your job application. You can go more in-depth about your skills, abilities, and accomplishments than on your resume. And because of this, you might not see the point of adding your resume to LinkedIn.

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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I’m a Career Coach – Here Is How Often You Should Actually Be Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

Often we put off the arduous task of updating our resume until it’s absolutely necessary – usually when you’re about to start the job hunt or that dream role at your company just opened.

But LinkedIn has shifted our mindset …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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How to Give a Great Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

Though people are complex and so much more than just their jobs, in a new social situation you’re often asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you majoring in?” While you probably have a stock answer ready to …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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