How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to succeed in your first virtual interview

No matter how many you’ve done, interviews are always daunting. This can be particularly difficult with your first interview or if you’ve not had one in a while. Preparation is key to succeeding. Everyone has different strategies to get in …

By Jessica Day - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
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The most LGBTQ+ friendly industries, and what that means for job seeking

Thankfully, there are many industries that have been found in recent years to be inclusive and welcoming towards members of the LGBTQ+ communities. As the world becomes more accepting, so does the workforce. That doesn’t mean there isn’t discrimination, though—and …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Disclosing Your Immigration Status as a DACA Recipient

When it comes to job applications and interviews with potential employers, it can be challenging for Dreamers to know when, how or if to disclose their immigration status. Ultimately, deciding whether to disclose your DACA status is up to you. …

By Paula Mora - Symba
Symba
Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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How to Tell if a Prospective Employer Shares Your Values

“It’s nearly impossible to bring your best to an organization that conflicts with your values. But when it comes to the job interviewing process, we rarely discuss how to make sure a company’s values align with our own. The author …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Job Hunters over 50 – Prepare Yourself Mentally and Emotionally for Your Job Search

These days, workers are staying in the labor force longer than ever before. Employees over 65 are the fastest-growing age demographic, a number that’s predicted to grow around 10 percent in the next 40 years.

What’s clear here is that …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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Should You Apply to Positions You Are Under-Qualified For?

Should you apply for positions that you are not completely qualified for? This is a question that many job seekers struggle with. On the one hand, you do not want to sell yourself short and miss an opportunity to advance …

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13 Virtual Networking Event Best Practices For 2022

It’s no news that when it comes to virtual networking events, audience engagement is the biggest challenge. The next big challenge is getting people to interact. The aim of a networking event is to connect people together. But how do …

By Agnes Gaddis - Ivy Exec
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Career Advice from Former Student-Athletes

“According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), fewer than two percent of student-athletes become professional athletes. The remaining 98% start looking for their new passion, which is often their career. When you are used to a strict regiment, taking …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Proven Ways to Demonstrate Your Leadership Skills Without the Experience

For your next position, you’re looking for a management role. You know you could lead a team of people, devising strategy and inspiring them to do their best work.

There’s only one problem: you haven’t actually been a leader before.

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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