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How to Survive Your First Week as a Software Engineer

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So you’ve landed your first role as a software engineer—congrats! Now that you’ve signed your employment agreement and gone through any onboarding, you’re ready to dive into your first week on the job.

Use this handy guide to help you …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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Seven Reasons to be Thankful for Your Healthcare Career This Holiday Season

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As we approach the holidays, they may be a bit different this year, but it’s a good time to reflect on the people in our lives and what we are thankful for.

The year 2020 may be remembered for …

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How Lisa Transitioned at Work, Making It Safer for Others to do the Same

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Note from the editor: This post is a republication of a story that we shared with our community in 2014

From as early as preschool, Lisa Richardson always felt more comfortable being grouped with girls and women, even though she …

By Celeste Hamilton Dennis - Idealist Careers
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10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them

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It’s happening! You’re finally invited to interview for that accounting role you’ve been searching for. You’re not sure what to expect, but you know you want to put your best foot forward by getting prepared and knocking this interview out …

By Latesha Byrd - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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Interviews are perhaps the most important part of a job application process. When interviewing, there are several questions that are commonly encountered. Knowing how to answer these questions can significantly enhance your chances of being successful in the …

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How to Succeed in a Difficult Job Market After Graduation

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Completing a degree in healthcare is quite an accomplishment. Years of rigorous courses, studying and memorizing large amounts of information, and attending countless hours of clinical experience can feel like climbing Mt. Everest, but the excitement and anticipation …

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Braven Accelerator course

Braven Accelerator course

Rising sophomores and juniors: In partnership with Rutgers-Newark, Braven exists to empower promising college students from all backgrounds with the professional skills, confidence, networks and experiences needed to land strong first jobs after college graduation. The “HLLC Special Topics II …

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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Increase Your Job Security During the Pandemic (and Beyond)

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The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world of work upside down—and with 26 million Americans filing unemployment claims in a matter of five weeks, job security is likely on your mind.

“There’s a lot of uncertainty in a world that’s …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What Is a Furlough? All Your Questions Answered

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With most of the United States under orders to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many employers have pressed pause on workers’ jobs through layoffs or furloughs, a form of temporary layoff. (More than 26 million Americans filed …

By Jane Hodges - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What an Organization’s COVID-19 Response Reveals About its Culture

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As the days go by, the myriad of negative consequences of the current pandemic are surfacing, one after the other. One that is on many people’s minds, especially in our community, is the impact that COVID-19 will have on the …

By Emily Lamia - 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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