Job Search Etiquette: Best Practices for Communicating with Recruiters and Hiring Managers

In the last few years, an unfortunate trend from the dating arena has entered the business world: ghosting.

In a recent study, three-quarters of 1,500 workers surveyed from around the world reported that at least one company had simply ignored …

By Ivy Exec
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Who’s Hiring? 9 Organizations Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Community

June is widely-recognized as Pride Month, kicking off a series of events and parades to recognize the LGBTQ+ community. But before Pride became a worldwide celebration, it was a protest.

In 1969, the Stonewall Riots initiated a major turning point …

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No summer vacation for job searches

By: Rachel Loock

It may be the start of summer, but that doesn’t mean your job search should take a vacation. While others are relaxing at the pool and hitting the beach, use this time to get ahead. The hiring …

By Sandra Staub
Sandra Staub Director, Career Services Technology and Data Analytics (she/her)
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Avoiding a Bad Boss – and Joining the Right Team

by: Rachel Loock

When interviewing for a new job, remember that you’re assessing the company and the team you’ll be working with as much as they’re interviewing you. Start by researching the company and key players through their website, LinkedIn, online news …

By Sandra Staub
Sandra Staub Director, Career Services Technology and Data Analytics (she/her)
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The remote work scam that’s blowing up in the recruiting industry

By Jeff Stoltzfus
Jeff Stoltzfus Associate Director of Career Services Technology and Data Integration
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6 Social Media Mistakes That May Hurt Your Chances of Getting Hired

Take time to reflect on what you have posted online to understand what mistakes you may have made with your social media accounts. Far too often candidates make mistakes on their profiles that end up hurting their chances of employment. …

By Jeff Stoltzfus
Jeff Stoltzfus Associate Director of Career Services Technology and Data Integration
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How to ask for what you want before taking a job

by: Rellie Derfler-Rozin

Are you looking through the details of a new job offer or planning to ask for a raise with your current employer? The labor shortage and need for good employees means you still have some leverage….click …

By Sandra Staub
Sandra Staub Director, Career Services Technology and Data Analytics (she/her)
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Does Your Organization Promote Gender Equality at Work?

Many of us enter the social-impact sector with the goal of creating a fairer world that offers equal opportunities for all. But when it comes to gender equality, you may feel that your own workplace isn’t walking the walk.

If …

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9 Tips for Young Women Entering the Workforce

College graduations are coming up, and a whole new breed of young women will be entering the real world. More opportunities exist for women in today's workplace, but securing that first real job can take a lot of work and …

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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that's about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

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