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A Perfect Fit? How to Know if a Job is Right for You

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s not what you expected. Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters, but as time passes, you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture. Perhaps you’re used to more approachable leadership, you miss your old job’s social outings, or maybe you’ve noticed […]

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Bilingual at Work | How Your Language Skills Can Get You Hired

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Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled in five years. And this demand is projected to increase, especially for Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, […]

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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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Job Search Jitters? Tips for Recognizing and Coping with Anxiety

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Years ago, in his research on learning and socialization, Edward Schein, now Professor Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, made an important distinction between two kinds of anxiety: “learning anxiety” and “survival anxiety.” It turns out these concepts, which he applied to organizational change and growth throughout the course of his career, can […]

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