Say This Instead | Words and Phrases to Stop Using

Whether at home or at work, an accessible way to start the conversation about race and racism is by considering the language we use. One of the most important ways to adopt and promote an anti-racist, inclusive, and equitable philosophy …

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25 Data Science Interview Questions—With Answers From Experts

No matter the industry or the role, interviewing for a job can be stressful and awkward. Through fairly limited interactions, you’re trying to convince a bunch of strangers to hire you—to spend eight hours a day with you—instead of the …

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Demystifying Employment Basics: Offer Letters, Relocation, ‘At-Will’ Employment

Securing a job is daunting enough, and in a global pandemic, it can be downright painful.  Unemployment is at one of the highest levels many of us have ever experienced, the stock market is a rollercoaster, and every day, the …

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How Far Back Should Your Resume Go? Here’s How to Decide

The struggle is real. After lots of thought, deliberation, and “aha” moments, you’ve decided to start looking for a new job. But before beginning this journey, you’ll have to face the job seeker’s rite of passage: writing or updating your …

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How to Nurture Diversity & Inclusion at the Team Level

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has led more of us to question how we can break down the racial barriers that prevent us from including and engaging with diversity. This is a big question and there is no single …

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Work-From-Home Burnout Is Real—Here’s How to Recover

Kat, a communications consultant and freelance writer based in Chicago, says she’s been struggling with burnout since she began sheltering in place in March. She’s constantly “frazzled and sleep-deprived” and feels worried and exhausted. Her husband works during the day, …

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How to Exit an Organization Gracefully and Why It Matters

The global pandemic has transformed our world of work. Millions of highly skilled nonprofit professionals are moving forward from the organizations that they once called their professional home. For some, the decision to exit is strategic and may have been …

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Should You Relocate? What to Consider if You’re Thinking of Moving (More than Temporarily) During the Pandemic

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling a little stir-crazy lately. Staring at the same four walls for more consecutive days than I care to count has me longing to be somewhere (anywhere!) else.

If months of being …

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Don’t Let Student Debt Keep You From Your Dream Job

The average graduate of the college class of 2018 owed $29,200 in student debt at the time they finished their degree. For grad students, that number can soar up to $160,000. That’s a lot of money, but increasing debt shouldn’t …

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

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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