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Dealing With Workplace Tensions about COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in workplaces across the country. As lockdowns begin to be lifted and new policies are implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19, many people have experienced increased tension in the workplace.

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3 Tips for Fighting Interview Fear

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Interview fear is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it’s natural, stemming from the human desire to seek approval and validation. So, first, when trying to deal with your interview fear, it’s important to recognize that interview fear is …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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Keeping the Kids Home? How to Balance Work and Play

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Due to the novel coronavirus many schools are poised to remain closed throughout the winter, and parents are understandably struggling to reach a balance that works for themselves and their children. If you’re one of the

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Living with Chronic Illness or Disability | Know Your Strengths

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The job search is already an anxiety-inducing endeavor, but it can also be demoralizing when you live with chronic illness or disability. You may be unsure of whether or not to disclose your health status from the get-go and, if …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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10 Tips for Finding a Mentor—and Making the Relationship Count

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When Kelly Jackson was a 24-year-old public relations manager at the Philadelphia-based marketing firm Allen & Gerritsen (A&G), she asked three top executives at the firm to be her mentors—to answer her questions, offer advice, and help her navigate the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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How to Balance Postgraduate Studies and Full-Time Work

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Balancing full-time work with any other level of responsibility is difficult enough on its own. Completing full-time work with postgraduate studies is a whole different ball game. A postgraduate degree or diploma is an advanced level of study that builds …

By Richard Conn - Vault
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Resume Writing (But Were Afraid to Ask)

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The importance of your resume can’t be stressed enough. Recruiters and hiring managers use it to assess if they want to continue exploring your candidacy for their open roles. That means without a strong resume, you’ll have little to no chance …

By David Solloway - Vault
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8 Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession, From People Who’ve Been There

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If I could change one thing about my career, it would be my timing. I graduated from college in 2009 and entered the workforce at the height of the 2008-2009 recession, the largest economic upheaval since the Great Depression. That …

By Ilana (Plen) Gordon - The Muse
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Interviewing While Non-Binary | Tips for Job Hunting with Confidence

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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 …

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Introducing Featured Alumni Career Mentors

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The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning and Office of Alumni Engagement are excited to launch a new initiative in the fall of 2020 – Featured Alumni Career Mentors! Many alumni have reached out to Edinboro to express interest …

By Monica Clem
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