Author Archives: Career Development Center

6 Steps to Beginning a Career in SEO

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Search engine optimization has grown from a minor web development skill into a full-time position. Today, if a web user can’t find a company online, it’s toast. This fact has given rise to specialists who have mastered navigating the chaotic …

By Stephanie Jones - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Emerging Medical Technologies That Will Improve Healthcare

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As the sad chapter of 2020 closes, it is with hope and optimism that we can all look forward to the creative endeavors rolling out in the new year. The destruction of society as we knew it has opened …

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The Dark Side of Productivity

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I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that productivity is a main goal of our current era. There are few things that feel quite so good as a productive day, and companies and individuals alike spend a lot of …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

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There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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What to look for when considering a new job – the basics and beyond

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Whether it’s your first job fresh from college or making a company change, it’s important to make sure where you land is where you want to be. Finding the right fit with a company is as important as …

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3 Social-Impact Lessons from Past Presidents

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Many of us strive to be good role models in our careers, but few of our jobs come with the public spotlight of the United States presidency. The president’s views on social justice can influence the beliefs of an entire …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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No, Analytical Skills Aren’t Just for Analysts—Here’s How to Show Yours Off in a Job Search

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You know that your skills are important when you’re looking for a job. You know you need some combination of hard skills and soft skills, and likely some technical skills as well. But when you hear the phrase “analytical skills,” …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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15 Kinds of Jobs That Are In Demand—and Growing—Heading Into 2021

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, it quickly disrupted every aspect of work. Offices shut down. Those lucky enough to keep their jobs found themselves working from home, clicking into video meeting after video meeting, some while caring …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Get Focused | Pay Better Attention in Your Online Meetings

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A few weeks ago, a co-worker asked me what I thought about an idea another colleague proposed in an online meeting. I was embarrassed to admit that I couldn’t answer—not because I hadn’t thought it over enough, but rather because …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How Can We Fix the Data Science Talent Shortage?

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Data science might just be the most buzzed-about job in tech right now, but its pop culture sheen conceals some of the harsh realities of being a fresh graduate in the industry.

The job topped LinkedIn’s yearly Emerging Jobs Report from …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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