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Success Stories of the Week: Demin Yu

The Career Design Lab is thrilled to celebrate the successes of all of our Columbia University School of Professional Studies students and alumni.
This week we highlight an alumni from the Enterprise Risk Management program. Congratulations, Demin Yu!

Congratulations to …

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7 Ways to Educate Employees on Diversity and Create a Truly Inclusive Workplace

Companies across the globe are talking about removing bias, giving everyone equal opportunities, and creating healthy, diversity-friendly work environments. However, diversity is too often just a buzzword. Creating an inclusive culture is a bit more complex than merely saying your …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Nonprofit Salaries | How to Deal When Your Heart and Budget Collide

Those of us who are drawn to social-impact careers care deeply about the causes our work supports. At the same time, like everyone else, we have bills to pay.

So what do we do when there’s a gap between what …

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Navigating the Ethical Landscape of Private Equity Investments in Tech

Recent McKinsey and Company article shows how private equity investments work today. We see their focus being transferred to technology rather than software or other industries. This opinion is backed by statistics – the article mentions that currently, tech assets …

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Achieving Work/Life Synergy in Healthcare

 

According to the Mayo Clinic, poor work-life balance can lead to fatigue, poor health, and missed time with family and friends. Unfortunately, poor work-life balance is an issue that many healthcare providers struggle with.

In extreme cases, poor work-life balance …

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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A Day in the Life: Fashion Product Manager

Vault Day in the Life: Noverto Gonzalez
Assistant Product Manager,
Federated Merchandising Group

Noverto Gonzales graduated from the University of North Texas with a BA in Merchandising in 1999. His first summer internship was at J.C Penney in Texas. It …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Red Bull Internships Guide: How to Get Your Professional Wings

Red Bull internships are opportunities to work at an iconic energy drink brand in departments like marketing and sales. Whether you’re interested in helping supply restaurants with Red Bull cans, working on Red Bull media events, or even becoming a …

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A Day in the Life: Insurance Claim Representative, Major Insurance Company

An insurance claim representative provides services for a product that people find necessary to purchase, but, typically, never want to use. Claim representatives need to possess expert knowledge of insurance rules and regulations, as well as any differences in policies, …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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13 Careers in Law (Without Being a Lawyer)

Interested in the legal industry but unsure about wanting to attend law school? Some of the best careers in law allow you to explore different areas of the legal sector without becoming an attorney. Legal careers like paralegal and electronic …

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Standing Out in a Crowded Healthcare Job Market

 

In today’s healthcare landscape, the competition is intense. In the best locations, it can seem that countless qualified professionals are vying for highly coveted positions. How do you make your application stand out? Here, we’ll explore key strategies to differentiate …

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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15 Jobs of the Future (and the Skills You Need to Land Them Now)

Some people have known what they wanted to be when they grew up since they were nine years old. Other people get to their junior year of college and are still considering options. While there’s no one “right way” to …

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8 Things You Need to Know About Gen Z in the Workplace, According to Gen Zers

I’ve been told I fit a lot of the stereotypes of Gen Z in the workplace. I love my work-life balance and enjoy completely logging off when I finish my daily tasks. Like many other Gen Zers, I don’t value …

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Career Change: Landing Executive Jobs After 45

It is difficult to overstate the relevance of mature professionals in executive positions in this era of rapid change. Their wealth of experience, honed skills, and seasoned judgment provide a distinctive dimension to leadership. However, this transition is not without …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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What Is a Strategy Consultant?

If you have a business background and love working on complicated business and management strategies, a job as a strategy consultant may be the perfect fit. These consultants help companies and organizations develop strategic plans for specific goals.

Ready to …

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How to Use ChatGPT in Your Job Search

ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that’s taking all corners of the internet by storm. Some use it to dispute medical claims or help them solve complex coding problems. Others have already banned it from schools, worried the bot …

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What Jobs Will AI Replace and What Can You Do About It?

Though machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have been around a long time and have replaced some jobs, it’s only recently that many people started asking, “What jobs will AI replace, and is one of them mine?” And with good …

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Cultivating Your Unique Edge: Three Strategies to Shine in the Job Search Crowd

Today’s job market is extremely competitive, with every position posting receiving an average of 118 applications. Out of this pool, just 21 percent of candidates, on average, secure an interview opportunity.

This data underscores the fierce competition in the job …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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What Is a Management Consultant?

What is a management consultant? In general, a management consultant provides organizations with strategic advice and project management consulting to help them resolve a variety of complex business issues.

Ready to learn if management consulting is the right career for …

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Top 10 glamorous skilled construction jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

When we think of the construction industry, glamour might not be the first word that comes to mind. However, this field offers a variety of roles that are not only skilled and well-paying but also hold a certain allure, especially …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Bank of America Internships Guide: Programs and Application Tips

Bank of America internships allow students to explore career options and build real-world skills at one of the world’s most prominent retail, corporate, and investment banks. Bank of America offers over 15 different internship programs, providing a range of options …

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When Personal Ethics and Work Assignments Conflict

I hung up the phone from our weekly conference call and immediately thought, “I’m gonna lose my job over this.”  After several years of sticking with a company that I loved through staffing shortages, technological changes, and various other rough …

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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15 Environmentally Friendly Companies for Gen Z on the Job Hunt

It’s clear that Generation Z is passionate about the environment and ensuring a sustainable planet. In fact, 67% of Gen Z respondents in a Pew Research Center survey said the climate should be a top priority.

But what about in the …

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Mastering 7 Key Skills for a Successful Data Science Career

Mastering 7 Key Skills for a Successful Data Science Career was originally published on Sigmoid.

With data scientist jobs projected to surge by 36% between 2021 and 2031, as projected by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the significance of …

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🎉 Happy Lunar New Year 2024! 🧧

Wishing you all a year filled with joy, prosperity, and good fortune! ✨ May the Year of the Dragon bring success, happiness, and endless possibilities, especially in your career. Let’s celebrate the traditions, cherish the moments, and embrace new beginnings together! ~ …

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Why Wall Street Loves Military Veterans

Although work-life balance is getting better on Wall Street, entry-level investment banking positions are still incredibly grueling. Working 100 hours a week for several weeks in a row is not uncommon. Nor is feeling immense pressure to turn something around …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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A Brief History of LGBTQ Equality in the Workplace

We all spend a considerable amount of time in our lives in the workplace. It stands to reason, then, that many social and cultural movements over the years have stemmed from discrimination in the workplace, or from work environments that …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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CVs versus Resumes: What’s the Difference?

One point of confusion for job seekers can be the difference between a CV and a resume when applying for new opportunities. The terms can seem to be used interchangeably; however, there are some subtle differences between the two. 

Both …

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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2 Email Templates for Networking | Template Toolbox

When it comes to introducing yourself to other social-impact professionals, learning about organizations, and ultimately landing your next job, writing a strong networking email is an incredibly useful skill. Even if you aren’t currently job searching, networking is an important …

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Resume Writing: Tips and Tricks for Your Career Service Resource Library

Resumes serve as the gateway to career opportunities, making it essential for job seekers, especially college students, to craft compelling and effective resumes. Career service professionals play a crucial role in guiding students through this process. In this blog post, …

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Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in The Workplace

If you’ve been looking for a job, you might have noticed that more and more organizations are providing information about their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives on their websites. Similarly, your employer might be starting to engage in their …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Top 10 glamorous human resources jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

Human Resources (HR) might not be the first field that comes to mind when thinking of glamour, but this crucial sector of business operations offers some surprisingly exciting and prestigious roles. For students, recent graduates, and those at the beginning …

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Experiential Recruiting: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment

This article from collegerecruiter.com written by Anita Jobb, provides guidance for individuals actively seeking employment following the completion of their education.

Employers are constantly seeking new ways to identify and hire college and university students and recent graduates along with …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Success Stories of the Week: Keyi Jiang

The Career Design Lab is thrilled to celebrate the successes of all of our Columbia University School of Professional Studies students and alumni.
This week we highlight an alumni from the Enterprise Risk Management program. Congratulations, Keyi Jiang!

Congratulations to …

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What Is Agile Methodology? A Guide for Beginners

When you’re trying to get something done at work that requires various teams, goals, resources, and demands, everyone has to get on the same page — not only about what needs to get done, but how it should get done. This …

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Celebrate Pride All Year Long

As a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community and an employee at Freddie Mac, Colleen Stanton’s creativity and ability to bring her unique self to work every day have helped propel her career. Colleen serves as the operational risk senior …

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Being Black in the Workplace

Join Dr. Des on the Young Black and Professional podcast as she takes a dive into some of her past experiences of microagressions and racism in the workplace. She’ll discuss how she navigated situations and give advice that she heard …

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