How I Recruit | A Conversation with Stephen Ostendorff about Grad School Admissions

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A few years back, Idealist sat down with Stephen Ostendorff, Director of Graduate Admissions at Bank Street Graduate School of Education. And while times have certainly changed, his advice still rings true!

Read on for Stephen’s tips for evaluating whether …

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3 Easy Resume Tips And Tricks From An Entry-Level Recruiting Expert

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“Whenever I get a stack of resumes, I throw half of them in the trash. I sure don’t want unlucky people on my team,” said no hiring manager ever…but sometimes it can feel that way when you’re hunting for jobs.

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How to Diversify Your Professional Network (Because Your Connections Shouldn’t All Be Just Like You)

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Be honest: Do all of your professional contacts look and sound the same? Did your boss and all your work friends go to the same kind of school as you? Did everyone in your network take similar paths to get …

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How Can Organizations Prevent Ageism in the Workplace?

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Ageism is a bias—so much so that age discrimination is sometimes referred to as a second-class civil rights issue.

In the workplace, both older and younger employees may face biases based on their age, yet age discrimination is usually not …

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10 Tips to Help You Land Your First Marketing Job

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So you want to get into marketing. Perhaps you studied marketing in college and are ready to apply what you’ve learned in the real world. Or you had a different major but have been leaning toward marketing as a career …

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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

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As the quality and reliability of affordable video conferencing software and hardware increases by the day, video interviews have become commonplace for candidates and recruiting companies alike.

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken something that was viewed as more niche and …

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Here’s How to Write a Resume for Your Very First Job (Plus, an Example!)

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So you’re applying to your first job and you’ve gotten to the portion of the job application that reads, “Upload resume here” or “Email your resume to…” Now what?

Don’t sweat it. Literally every single person who has ever submitted …

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Want a Job in Tech? Here Are 4 Tips to Get Started

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Pursuing a career in tech is an exciting, ever-evolving journey with a myriad of benefits and opportunities for growth. The tech industry today spans more niches than ever before. From pet-tech to agriculture-tech to data-heavy warehouses, the impact software has …

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In a Work Rut? Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Opportunities

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Do you feel like you’re being passed up for jobs, or that your co-workers keep getting amazing professional development opportunities while you’re stuck in a rut? It might be time to change your approach from “wait for them to notice …

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Dear Recent College Grads, Here’s How to Write a Great Cover Letter

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A job search can quickly become a full-time job on its own. As a recent graduate looking for your next step, you might be tempted to attach your resume and click apply without bothering to send an accompanying cover letter. …

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