A Year of Growth | Celebrating What You Achieved in 2020

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Happy new year, dear readers! It’s safe to say that 2020 was a challenging year for just about everyone, both professionally and personally. And now that we’re safely into 2021, it might be easy to live under the philosophy of …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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3 Tips for Successfully Dealing with a Layoff

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Getting laid off can be one of the most difficult situations you'll ever have to deal with in your career. But it doesn't have to be. In fact, it can be one of the best things that ever happened to your …

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Virtual Training in the Post-COVID Era: Complete Guide

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced learning and training providers to shift to online mediums to deliver their content. Given health and safety concerns, this is likely to remain the norm for some time.

According to Stella Mikraki at LearnWorlds, …

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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

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Planning for Employment After the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people in every area of life across the country and around the world. Initially, many in the healthcare industry assumed that jobs in healthcare would be unaffected. Most healthcare jobs typically continue without disruptions, …

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Sidley Recruiters Share the Top Eight Questions You Should Ask in Your Law Firm Interview

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Any interview can be nerve-racking, but in a virtual environment, it is especially important to approach interviews with a good attitude and to be prepared for anything! After putting together detailed and compelling answers about your background and experience, now …

By Jenny Connelly and Lauryn Bronstein—Sidley Austin LLP - Vault
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The Dark Side of Productivity

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I don't think it's a stretch to say that productivity is a main goal of our current era. There are few things that feel quite so good as a productive day, and companies and individuals alike spend a lot of …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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Building a “Personal Board of Directors” Can Transform Your Career—Here’s How to Do It

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When Suzy Nicoletti, a successful account manager, was passed over for a promotion, it didn’t make sense to her. “It didn’t fit with the stories I was telling myself,” she says.

Nicoletti sought input from a former colleague, someone more …

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Why You Should Show Off Your Awards on Your Resume (and the Right Way to Do It)

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When you’re writing your resume, it’s all about standing out from the pack. Sure, you have the experience and skills you need for the job, but so do many other applicants. How do you really hammer home that you’re the …

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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

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There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

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Practice Management Challenges of Covid-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic is confronting medical practices with unique operational challenges. Some practices have turned to telemedicine. Some providers are finding it difficult to continue operating at all, with sweeping cancellations of elective procedures and discouragement of in-person …

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How to Write a Compelling Marketing Resume (Hint: Get Ready to Sell Yourself)

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Marketing is a large, exciting field that’s growing and evolving. Whether you’re a digital marketer, brand manager, copywriter, analyst, or in any other marketing career, you’re constantly part of new and emerging trends, and you get to think outside the …

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

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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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51 Essential Machine Learning Interview Questions

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Machine learning interview questions are an integral part of the data science interview and the path to becoming a data scientist, machine learning engineer, or data engineer.

Springboard has created a free guide to data science interviews, where we learned exactly …

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

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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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How to Make Career Decision: Flip the Script

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Three of the most important decisions young adults will make involve their major, their college, and their career. How should students make those decisions and, more importantly, in what order? Some students may pick the college they’d like to attend …

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What Education Can Learn From Uber? Technology

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Technology gives our generation the opportunity to revolutionize industries. Ridesharing apps such as Uber became the future of public transportation. So what can the education industry learn from Uber?

Disruption and evolution best describe the future state of education in …

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16 Work-From-Home Accessories and Other Things That Make Life a Little Easier (Because We Could All Use Some Help)

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As is true for so many, the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic marked a huge change in my day-to-day life: My tiny 400-square-foot apartment, which had just enough room for a loveseat, a small table, and a folding chair‚ suddenly …

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COVID-19 Reduces In-Person Site Visits for Resident Physicians

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In December 2019, a prominent physician recruiting firm reported on final-year residents’ employment opportunities. The survey administered showed that 66% of residents in their last year of training received 51 or more potential …

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What Interviewers Really Want to Hear When They Ask “What Can You Bring to the Company?”

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“What can you bring to the company?” is an interview question that cuts to the core of what you’re doing in any job interview. The goal is simple: convince your interviewer that they want you to work there. And why …

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A Learning Environment | Implementing Universal Design Learning at Work

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If you work in education, you are likely already aware of universal design learning (UDL), a framework that is integral in the creation of inclusive classrooms. Rooted in learning science, UDL is about providing multiple entry points for people to …

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No, Analytical Skills Aren’t Just for Analysts—Here’s How to Show Yours Off in a Job Search

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You know that your skills are important when you’re looking for a job. You know you need some combination of hard skills and soft skills, and likely some technical skills as well. But when you hear the phrase “analytical skills,” …

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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

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During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

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Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

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