Starting a New Job Remotely During Coronavirus? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed

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It’s natural to have first-day jitters when you start a new job. But what happens when your first day is remote? What if many days after that are also remote depending on how long the company keeps folks home as …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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5 Effective Habits for Working from Home

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For those of us lucky enough to have work that can be done remotely, the fantasy of working from home doesn’t always shake out when we find ourselves in in our new “office” (read: pajama-ed at the kitchen table which …

By Idealist Careers - Idealist Careers
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Welcome to the International Student Community Page! 

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The International Student Community page was created to serve the career needs of UConn’s international students.  This community supports students exploring careers and navigating work authorization and cultural differences in the U.S. job search process.

FEATURES OF THIS COMMUNITY

Jobs …

By Desiree Martino
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Mentorship as a Tool for Growth, Inclusion, and Equity

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Mentorship has many benefits: it provides access to support in problem-solving, and insights into particular industries and roles. While traditional approaches to mentoring can truly boost someone’s professional development, some models of mentorship can lead to inequitable practices. So how …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How Can I Build a Winning Cover Letter for a Student Job?

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Milinda from New Mexico State University asks:

“What would be an example of a good cover letter for a student job?”

Thanks for your question, Milinda.  Writing a cover letter for a student job is no different than for a …

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I’m a Showrunner’s Assistant—Here’s How I Broke Into the TV Industry

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Ian Olympio is a showrunner’s assistant on a new untitled STARZ drama from playwright Katori Hall. A showrunner, for those of you who aren’t as addicted to TV as me, is the driving force behind the entire journey of a …

By The Muse
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I’m a Full-time Designer Who Tried the Freelance Track

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Jacob Gambino—Design Director at The Muse—is one of those rare (and lucky) individuals who knew what he wanted to do with his career before he even went to college.

“Late in high school,” Gambino explains, “I sorted out that design, …

By The Muse
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Finding a major that is “perfect” for you

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Choosing a major field of study can be a difficult, stressful, and overwhelming decision, and today’s college student is under more pressure to “get it right” than ever before, given the high cost of college tuition. Students have much to …

By Monique Cooper
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How to Improve UX With AI and Machine Learning

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making waves for years now, impacting major industries as varied as retail, healthcare, and security. With each passing year, the rapidly advancing technology reshapes our world in ways that were once just fantasy.

For some, …

By CJ Haughey - Springboard
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Who to Ask for a Reference When You Can’t Ask Your Boss

Who to Ask for a Reference When You Can't Ask Your Boss

References are a common feature of almost any job search, and can present a dilemma especially for those already employed. Current bosses aren’t ideal references unless you’re relocating, or facing a lay-off, downsizing, merger, or other situations.  The bottom line:  …

By Paul Gagnon
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