Author Archives: Career Development Center

From Veteran to Civilian: How to Navigate Re-Entry Effectively

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Military life is one that must be lived to be understood. No movie, book or story can possibly give an accurate representation of the experience because so much of it is felt in the soul. But, once …

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You Asked, They Answered: Non-Traditional Students

Posted by Michele Aymold on Mar 10, 2021 11:40 AM

At Parker Dewey, we love connecting college students and recent grads with companies offering short-term, paid, professional projects! We also love when we can help bring these two groups, along with career …

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Chronically Capable | Tips for Job Hunting While Living with Chronic Illness or Disability

Chronic illness and disability are more ubiquitous than you may realize: more than 40% of the U.S. population lives with at least one chronic illness and that number is expected to increase to more than 50% this year. And 26% …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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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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Interviewing While Non-Binary | Tips for Job Hunting with Confidence

Interviewing for a job can be scary. Despite the preparation you’ve put in and the research you’ve done on the organization, when you walk (or Zoom) into the interview room, many unknowns still remain.

You don’t know how you’ll connect …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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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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Your Guide to Resume Margins—No, You Shouldn’t Make Them Tiny Just to Cram Everything In

Even if you feel like you have the content of your resume down, you might still have questions about resume formatting—including everything to do with the margins of your document. You might be wondering about the standard size for resume …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Questions to Ask About COVID-19 in Your Next Interview—During the Pandemic and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world in many ways—including how we think about our careers and workplaces. A lot of people began rethinking their priorities in life, and asking themselves what they want from a career. Multiple surveys have predicted …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What Can You Do With a Communications Major? 10 Jobs to Consider

Being able to communicate well is one of the most important skills that humans need—both at work and outside of it. Good communication skills allow us to share information with others, form lasting and meaningful relationships, and be active and …

By Molly Ritvo - The Muse
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
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Four Strategies for Building and Maintaining Resilient Healthcare Teams

Having resilient healthcare teams is essential for the immediate and long-term success of healthcare organizations. Resiliency is crucial and challenging now, considering the current epidemic, financial constraints, rapidly changing technology, and fluctuations within healthcare delivery systems. Even typically resilient workers …

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Perks and Benefits 101: Explanations and Questions to Ask Before You Take the Job

Once you’ve found a job and company that you’re really excited about, salary might top your list of priorities. But while salary is important, it’s only part of the overall offer. To get the full scope of what you’ll really …

By Erica Sweeney - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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