Author Archives: Career Development Center

Bringing the Office Home | Design Tips for Successful Remote Work

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According to a March 2020 survey by Nonprofit HR, 69% of nonprofits are contemplating remote work as a longer-term option beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. But for many of us, it has become increasingly clear that our current …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Exactly When, Where, and How to List Certifications on Your Resume (Because You’ve Earned Them)

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As you write your resume, many of the things you need to include may have an obvious place: Your past jobs go in your work experience section, your education goes in your education section, and your skills go in your

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Contract Negotiation Tips for Resident Physicians

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Little to no time is devoted to helping resident physicians understand the complexity and tactics of negotiating their first job. As resident doctors, the salary is etched in stone, and there is nothing to negotiate.

Don’t expect your residency …

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Hispanic Heritage Month | What it Means to “Bring My Whole Self” to Work

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National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic Americans—those with roots in the Caribbean, Spain, Mexico, and Central and South America. It’s a time in the Hispanic community when we celebrate heroes, remember …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Online Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses for Mission-Driven Careers

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are becoming increasingly popular for social-impact professionals. And because these courses are often free of charge, open to all and flexible enough to work with the most complicated of schedules, they also provide a prime …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

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For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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How to Use Remote Learning to Cultivate Community

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Maybe you’re one of the many students who recently swapped the hustle and bustle of a physical campus for a solo room and a laptop. Or perhaps you’ve started a program without setting foot on campus at all. In either …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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12 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in a Financial Analyst Interview (Plus Examples!)

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Are you applying for a position as a financial analyst? Interviewing for a job can be stressful, but being prepared for the experience can go a long way toward making you feel confident and on top of your game. That …

By Kate Ashford - The Muse
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How to Tell if a Hospital’s Culture is a Good Fit for You

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Job interviews are like speed dates that result in marriage.

Both sides spend the interview trying to develop enough insight to make an informed decision. Everyone shows off his/her best attributes while tactfully unveiling the other person’s …

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6 Steps to Making a Financial Analyst Resume That Will Stand Out From the Competition

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Financial analyst is a very common first job in finance, and the position can have a range of duties depending on the industry or company. Many financial analysts work in the investment world, analyzing potential or current investments and reporting …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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