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The Reason You’re Not Getting Interviews

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“I’ve been looking for a job for months now. I’ve probably submitted more than 100 resumes, and I haven’t gotten a single interview. I know I’m qualified, too.” As a career coach, I hear variations of this sentiment almost daily. The frustration in my clients’ voices rings alongside their worry and pleading. I also hear […]


3 Ways to Land the Job Even If You Lack Some Qualifications

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In my last post, I discussed how to determine whether it’s a lack of qualifications or confidence that’s holding you back from applying for a position that sparked your interest. If you determine that it’s a confidence issue or perhaps, that some of the qualifications you lack may be flexible, use these tips to land the job. Land the Job Tip […]


Gimme the Dirt: Ask These 4 Questions to Find out What it’s Really Like to Work Somewhere

What you really might want to ask is, “Could you just be honest and open and tell me what it’s really like to work here?


Idealist Careers Halloween Edition: 4 Ways To Tackle Fear In Your Career

If you’ve been exercising your fight-or-flight response with all the haunted houses, guts and gore, and psychological thrillers of the season, you’re bound to love our Halloween-themed video, which we created with our job seekers in mind.