How to Give an Awesome Elevator Pitch

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Ah, the elevator speech ­– or pitch – a timeless business networking staple.

It’s the 30-second speech that summarizes who you are, what you do, and why you’d be an ideal candidate. The idea is that you should be able to tell …

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LGBTQ+ Rights at Work

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Half of LGBTQ+ employees remain closeted at work. Many fear that they will face discrimination and mistreatment if they come out. From finding inclusive companies, getting comfortable with the interview process, to coming out at work, here is a resource …

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How to Get and Stay Organized During Your Job Search

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There are a lot of logistics that go into looking for a new job. You have to keep track of not only all the jobs you applied for and which materials you sent in, but also which companies have gotten …

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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

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Why Undergraduate Research Matters in College

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The phrase undergraduate research may prompt images of lab coats and test tubes, but that’s only a narrow slice of the whole experience. Undergraduate research opportunities extend across disciplines, taking many forms and offering benefits regardless of major, experts say, …

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Should You Get Your PhD in Engineering?

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Is it worth it to continue the academic track towards an engineering PhD, or are you be better off going into the industry, paying back those student loans? The answer depends on what you want from your engineering career.

Do You …

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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

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If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

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Finding the Right Fit as a Diverse Candidate

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Hiring managers need candidates who will fit in with the existing culture at their company. Candidates want to find a place that’s welcoming and makes them feel comfortable. Businesses and job seekers both want a rewarding and mutually beneficial exchange. But …

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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job in 2020

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LinkedIn is one of the best tools to find a job right now. In this article, we’ll show you 10 steps for how to use LinkedIn effectively to get more interviews and job offers.

We need to do three things if …

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How To Make Your Entry-Level Engineering Resume Stand Out

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According to Glassdoor, for one job opening, only 2% of applicants will be called in for an interview. Yikes…that sounds intimidating. But don’t stress, I’m here to help you be part of that 2% by letting you know how to …

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