4 Practical Ways to Sharpen Your Online Interview Skills Before Graduation

Getting ready for graduation is an exciting time, but it can also add extra pressure to perform at the next level, especially when it comes to interviewing for your future career. Since the 2020 global pandemic, many job interviews and …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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4 Deeply Impressive Questions Stellar Interviewees Always Ask

When interviewing for a job it is important to remember it is just as much about you interviewing the company as it is you being interviewed. Finding a job that will satisfy and motivate you requires thoughtfulness, intention, and authenticity.

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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The Anatomy of a Perfect “Tell Me About Yourself” Answer for Any Executive

It can be difficult to interpret the common interview question, “Tell me about yourself.” Is it a simple icebreaker meant to make you feel more comfortable? Or is it the most difficult question of all meant to establish the interview’s …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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CSUN Partners With CalCPA to offer complimentary membership to students

CSUN Partners With CalCPA to offer complimentary membership to students

As a CalCPA 100% Membership School, our full-time and part-time students who have never been a licensed CPA, nor achieved a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for free student …

By Kelsey Beisecker
Kelsey Beisecker Programs Coordinator
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Don’t Let These Negotiation Myths Hold You Back—Here’s How to Shake Them

When I was just starting my company Rora—a career and negotiation agency for high performers—a friend received a job offer she was excited about. When I asked her if she planned to negotiate, she said, “Do you think I …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What’s the Number One Skill Employers Seek?

Figuring out how to stand out in a pool of candidates—especially when you are applying without a referral—is one of the most stressful aspects of a job search. So, what do employers really want, especially when hiring new grads? The …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Why Working Across Departments is Important

Ever wonder what your co-workers do all day?

When you’re entrenched in your own responsibilities, it’s easy to forget that other departments not only exist, but that you’re all serving one main goal: fulfilling the mission of your organization. And …

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6 Key Traits You Need to Be a Great Team Player

As the saying goes, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” It's a bit of a cheesy phrase, but there's no denying that there's plenty of truth to it. Working in a team enables us to complete tasks faster, be more effective, …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Allyship at Work | How to Turn Intentions into Actions

Illustrated by Marian Blair

We’ve all heard the term ally, used most often to describe an alignment between those who have shared beliefs and who seek the same goal. Up until about 30 years ago, the term was almost exclusively used …

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