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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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Answers from Career Advisors … How can I increase the chances that potential employers will read my cover letter?

It’s frustrating to spend time writing a cover letter without if anyone will read it. We get it! That being said, we always encourage applicants to write strong, tailored letters. After all, you never know when that stellar doc will be …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They & How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job or Internship Search?

There’s no way around it. In your job or internship search, your skills matter. They tell potential employers not only what you can do, but how you can do it and even who you are. All your skills can generally …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

By Julie Anne Russell - The Muse
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Staying Organized During a Job or Internship Search

Many students tell me that it’s challenging to keep track of applications they have submitted to employers. It’s an understandable concern; there’s the date you initially send your email or submit your documents on a website, the response you receive …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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3 Strategies for Answering “What Are Your Salary Expectations?” in an Interview

When you’re in the middle of a job interview, a question like “What are your salary expectations?” can make you panic. You don’t want to say something too high and price yourself out of a job you want or need, …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Virtual work experiences are a great way to set yourself apart, build your skills and your resume, and explore what …