Why consider graduate school?

Attending graduate school is always a valuable option for your future. Graduating into a difficult economy can make attending graduate school an essential strategy for building a bright future. Rather than being underemployed while waiting for the job market to …

By Eleanor Brillo
Eleanor Brillo Managment Intern, Career Services
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30+ Best Tips on How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Preparing for an interview requires more effort than just Googling a list of common interview questions (though, yes, you should 100% be ready for those). In today’s job market, recruiters are flooded with resumes and applications within hours of a …

By The Muse editors
The Muse editors
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Networking

Welcome, ambitious college students, to a world of boundless possibilities!

Your journey through higher education is not just about academics; it’s also an incredible opportunity to build lasting connections and cultivate a network that will be invaluable throughout your professional …

By Paridhi Saboo
Paridhi Saboo Career Peer
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Thrifting Tips: Elevate Your Professional Style with Second-Hand Shopping

In today’s competitive job market, building a professional wardrobe can be a costly endeavor. However, there’s a hidden treasure trove that can help you dress for success without breaking the bank – thrift shopping. Thrift stores, consignment shops, and online …

By Eleanor Brillo
Eleanor Brillo
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Confidence: Verb or noun?

How confidence affects interviews and how to improve

Few are gifted with Mark Antony’s activism or Brutus’ intimidation skills, feeling overwhelmed before a job interview is normal.

To feel confident while talking to employers, you first need to understand what …

By Paridhi Saboo
Paridhi Saboo Career Peer
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Which national service opportunity is right for me?

National Service opportunities can be a great way to kickstart your career, make connections, gain skills and experience that will apply to any field. On top of all of this, you get the chance to improve a community and meet …

By Claire Michael
Claire Michael
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Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

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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Learning and Growth Opportunities Are #1 Priority for New Grads

The American work climate is changing rapidly—as I write this, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics announced that employment rose by 528,000 jobs in July, defying expectations after some high-profile companies enacted hiring freezes in anticipation of a possible recession. At …

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How to Talk About Your Resume While on an Interview

Job interviews can be pretty tough if you’re underprepared or don’t have a whole lot of experience. Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of an interview is when you’re asked to “walk” the interviewer through your resume, as it’s …

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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Decoding Common Phrases Used in Job Postings

The current job market is flourishing, and candidates are met with a plethora of ads to sift through in their search for positions. With postings ranging from long and overly detailed to short and extremely vague, it can be an …

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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The Perfect Resume Guide From Expert Recruiters

As job-hunting experts, we’ve heard every kind of resume advice you can imagine. We’ve partnered with companies in various industries looking to find candidates for thousands of roles and through this work, we’ve identified the golden standard for resume writing.

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How to Get a Job: Your Ultimate Guide

Finding a job can be nerve-wracking, exciting, frustrating, exhausting, and even anxiety-inducing. Unfortunately, we’re not here to tell you it’s an easy feat to land a job you love. However, there are ways to make the job search easier (and …

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How to Highlight Your Academic Accomplishments on Your Resume

Today, the average job listing gets more than 250 applications. That’s hard to contend with, even if you’re the most seasoned professional. But when you’re a student or recent graduate with little to no experience behind you, this can feel even …

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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Unlock the Power of Networking: How to Build Meaningful Connections

Building a strong professional network can be the key to unlocking valuable opportunities and advancing your career. The question is, where do you start?

For students and early-career professionals, there’s no better time than now to start forging meaningful connections. …

By VidCruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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Industry Experts Reveal 5 Keys to Success In Your First Job

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for your whole life. In addition to weddings, having kids, and graduating, your first job is one of the biggest life milestones. With so much pressure on that first job, or “first grown-up job” …

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