Top 10 Jobs for Biology Majors

Biology is the study of living things. Given the sheer number of living organisms on the planet, there are a lot of jobs for biology majors across a plethora of sectors. Some biology majors become researchers and run labs, while …

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Networking Effectively During an Internship

A great internship is full of potential for your career. For starters, an internship can provide a direct path to full-time employment, but this isn’t necessarily a guarantee. Something you can always control is the way in which you interact …

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The Power of Informational Interviews: How to Use Them to Your Advantage

If you’ve been searching for a job for a while, you might wonder how to get noticed.

According to executive coaches Jody Michaels Associates, only one in every 200 resumes you send out results in a job offer. The way …

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Job Search Etiquette: Best Practices for Communicating with Recruiters and Hiring Managers

In the last few years, an unfortunate trend from the dating arena has entered the business world: ghosting.

In a recent study, three-quarters of 1,500 workers surveyed from around the world reported that at least one company had simply ignored …

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Networking Strategies for Introverts

Networking as an introvert can be challenging. Introverts typically get their energy from within and need time to recalibrate after hanging out with people, whether socially or professionally. The good news is there are several strategies that introverts can use …

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Attention new grads: 4 mistakes to avoid when networking

As a college senior or new grad, you may think you are totally new to networking. Actually, you’ve been doing it for years: every time you have asked a friend to tell you about a new app they like, every …

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Building a Professional Network in a New Company: Best Practices

You’re new to a company, and you hardly know any of your colleagues.

At your previous organization, you got to know everyone in your department, as well as connected with folks in other sectors, but you feel adrift in your …

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LinkedIn News: How to Leverage Informational Interviews for Job Search Success

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First-generation students should use information interviewing as part of their job search

One of the disadvantages that a first-generational student has when searching for a part-time, seasonal, internship, or entry-level job is a lack of a built-in network. Given that their parents didn’t go to college, it is less likely that they’ll …

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Job Searching 101: Where Do You Start?

Whether you’re a current student, an early career professional, or just someone looking for their next job opportunity, a question you might be asking yourself is, “Where do I start the job-hunting process?”.

With so many different avenues and ways …

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