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4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

There's a lot to learn from the singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe. Here are four lessons from her successful career.

How to Ethically Grow Your Business During the Pandemic

by Matt Diggity | June 23, 2020

Despite COVID-19, it is possible for entrepreneurs to grow their business without compromising their values. See how to ethically do business in this new era.

Maintaining a Focus on Career Readiness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Michelle L. Kyriakides, Ed.D | June 03, 2020

The Director of Hofstra University's Career Center discusses how career services professionals can continue to focus on serving students amidst the pandemic.

I've Been Laid Off, Now What? A Career Coach Discusses How to Dive Back Into Your Job Search

by Carla Isabel Carstens | June 02, 2020

Career coach Carla Carstens discusses how to approach a job search after a layoff and strategies for pivoting to industries doing better during the pandemic.

How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | May 29, 2020

Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.

How Career Services Professionals Can Prepare Students for Uncertainty in the Age of COVID-19

by Matt Cardin | May 19, 2020

Students face a daunting job search during this pandemic. How can career services professionals prepare students for the unexpected in the age of COVID-19?

8 Best Practices for Video Conferencing Etiquette

by Leon Collier | May 12, 2020

Have you acquainted yourself with video conference etiquette yet? Do you know how to prepare? Here are eight best practices for video conferences.

6 Financial Pivots to Make in the Age of Covid-19

by Steve Siebold | May 06, 2020

Given the mounting job losses, stock market volatility, and general economic uncertainty, here are six financial actions to take that can benefit almost anyone.

5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for a Career Boost

by Kaitlin McManus | May 01, 2020

LinkedIn isn't the only way to use social media to your advantage on a job search! Check out these Instagram accounts that can help you on your career journey.

How To Run a Virtual Career Fair or Info Session

by Nico Prins | April 23, 2020

As career fairs and info sessions are canceled due to COVID-19, employers and schools are hosting virtual networking events. Learn how to run a virtual event.

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