How to Turn Your Internship to a Full-Time Job
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Increasingly, college students and new graduates are using their summer breaks to gain some “real-world” experience that will help them transition from the academic to the professional world. Internships help you identify your strengths, interests, fit (whether an industry or a job profile aligns to your vision or your strengths) and areas where you can
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How To Prove You Can Do The Job, Even Without Direct Experience
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As a career switcher / starter, you may be nervous about getting asked direct questions in an interview about experiences you haven’t had. However, knowing that an interviewer will likely address any obvious gaps in your background, the best thing you can do is prepare in advance. Essentially, hiring managers want to feel confident that
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Personal Brand: Today’s Success Requirement
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No worries if you don’t know the meaning of “personal brand.” This term is not part of the typical Boomer vocabulary. Simply, Your “personal brand” is your reputation. Or, in Jeff Bezos’ famous words — “It’s what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” The term, personal brand, gets bandied about a
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Why An Internship Is Important For Your Career
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You need experience to get experience. This seems to be the biggest issue for young adults transitioning into the workforce these days. Employers in today’s labor market rely heavily on resumes that illustrate a relevant work history, whether that’s from internships, volunteer work, or actual job experience. A practical work background carries a major significance when attempting to
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