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Want to Appear Confident? Stop Doing These 3 Things

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Stand up tall. Give a firm handshake. Maintain eye contact. These are age-old tips given to job seekers in order to appear more confident. While it’s not bad advice, poor posture isn’t the only thing that can have a negative effect on first impressions. New research from Fairygodboss found that 41% of hiring professionals list […]

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You’re Not Faking It: Don’t Let Imposter Syndrome Hold You Back

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Are you holding yourself back from going after that amazing job you just saw posted on Idealist? Do you worry that you aren’t qualified, intelligent, or experienced enough? Do you assume that it’s a position suitable for “other” people—you know, the ones who are better, smarter, or more talented than you? Chances are, you’ve probably […]

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Trust Yourself: Your Inner Voice is Your Career Expert

As children, we depend on other people to keep us safe, comfortable, healthy, and well. For a time we don’t realize all the decisions being made on our behalf and that’s okay… until it’s not okay. As we grow, we become more independent and our interests develop more fully, but if we’re not careful, we […]

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Tips For Staying Cool and Confident During Your Summer Job Search

While keeping your confidence up throughout your job search can be challenging, is also essential to your success! If you’re not feeling good about yourself, it’s likely that you will have more difficulty in presenting yourself as a strong candidate to an employer during your interview.

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