How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

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7 In-Demand Green Skills Right Now

Every major change in the world impacts the labor market, and climate change is no exception. As environmental crises escalate and new challenges emerge—like meeting the 2030 emission reduction target—companies are pushed to invest in sustainable practices. To navigate …

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Remote Work Finally Let Me Focus on My Job, Not My Invisible Disability

I’d always wanted to work in an office. Growing up, I envisioned a life for myself that had me running off to sophisticated work events, typing away on a Blackberry (because it was the ’90s and those were the hot …

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Is Consumer Services a Good Career Path? Weighing the Pros and Cons in a Rapidly Growing Industry

Are you considering a career in the consumer services industry? With the industry growing rapidly, there are many factors to consider when deciding if it is the right career path for you. Here, we will discuss an overview of the …

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What Companies Can Do to Support LGBTQ Employees

Larger companies, such as multinational corporations, exist not only to provide a product or a service, or to drive profits for their investors, but they also have a role to play on the world stage. Large corporations can influence public …

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How to Get Into a Top MBA Program as an International Applicant

International applicants bring a wealth of diversity and unique perspectives to MBA programs. But, the path to a top-tier U.S. business school requires a thorough understanding of certain key elements. Here are five main areas international applicants should focus on:

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What Is Entertainment Law?

Companies, creative artists, and others who work in the entertainment industry — such as film, television, music, and publishing — use entertainment law services to protect their interests. 

Entertainment law is a dynamic field with a broad scope of work incorporating negotiating, …

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Great remote job opportunities in education

The world of work has certainly changed over the years. One of the biggest changes began before Covid but really took off during the years of the pandemic. That change was remote work. Every industry and many, many occupational fields …

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A Day in the Life of a McKinsey Management Consultant

Hi, I’m Jeremy H., an MBA, Consulting, Undergrad, and VC coach on Leland. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, I worked as a business analyst (pre-MBA entry-level position) at an MBB firm for three years. Even though …

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Want a Career that Matters? Discover Tata Consultancy Services and its Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses for the past 50 years. TCS believes innovation and collective knowledge can transform the future with …

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Crafting Engaging Job Posts for Specialty Job Boards

Attracting top-tier talent is essential in the healthcare sector, where the demand for skilled professionals greatly exceeds supply. Healthcare employers must do more than fill positions; they must attract individuals who enhance patient care, innovate, and create a competitive advantage. …

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Q&A with ScottMadden Consultants and Veterans Rob Smith and Holly Thompson

Vault: Can you tell us a bit about the kind of work you do at ScottMadden?

Rob Smith: I work primarily within ScottMadden’s Corporate & Shared Services practice, specifically focused on advising our clients in the areas of finance and …

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Thoughtful Questions to Ask as an Interviewee

Interviewing for a new position is a stressful engagement, particularly if you’re the interviewee. It’s easy to get caught up in focusing on your appearance and how you’re communicating your skills and completely forget that while the company is interviewing …

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The Perfect Resume Guide From Expert Recruiters

As job-hunting experts, we’ve heard every kind of resume advice you can imagine. We’ve partnered with companies in various industries looking to find candidates for thousands of roles and through this work, we’ve identified the golden standard for resume writing.

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What Are Software Engineering Recruiters Looking For on Applications?

As you will begin to notice in your job-hunting adventures, no two application processes are the same. When you’re preparing to apply to more than one company it is important to adjust your strategy accordingly.

Application processes tend to vary …

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Building a Career at Capital One

When first starting out, you’re going to want to look for an employer that enables you to perform and gives you the tools you need to grow. For Chesdin, a product manager at Capital One, these were the very same …

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8 Ways to Promote Sustainability From the Career Services Center

In today’s fast-paced world, sustainability is no longer just a buzzword; it’s a way of life. As the global community rallies to combat climate change and preserve our planet for future generations, every sector must play its part. 

The Career …

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What Is Predictive Analytics?

Organizations rely on Big Data to make sense of the data they take in from business processes. Predictive analytics helps companies make better decisions and find new opportunities for growth. 

If you have a head for figures and a desire …

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How This Former Nurse Recalibrated Her Skills to Pursue a Tech Career with Spectrum

Before starting her journey into the tech world, Grace Thompson’s career was on a very different path. For nearly two years, she worked in a pediatric emergency department, all while juggling the demands of nursing school, and then she spent …

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Employer Branding and Recruitment

Recruiting healthcare candidates in today’s market is more than just a shotgun blast of email marketing – it requires strategic use of social media, strong employer branding, and a streamlined application process. Candidates are looking for roles that offer professional …

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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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Unlocking Career Potential with AI: Enhance Your Professional Value

The inclusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the modern professional landscape is an exciting development that offers immense potential for growth and innovation.

It’s a tool shaping the future of work. By harnessing the power of AI, you can take …

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35+ Free Resources to Break Into Investment Banking

Investment Banking is one of the most prestigious and competitive career paths for ambitious young professionals. Investment bankers provide merger and acquisition advisory and capital raising services. While notorious for requiring long hours, investment banking jobs offer strong compensation packages …

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A Day in the Life: Newly Hired Insurance Actuary

8:30 AM: I usually roll in the door right about now. We don’t have to be there until 9 a.m., but I need the time to check my e-mail, do a quick check of my work from the night before …

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Success Story of the Week: Nicole Busch

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 a student from the Human Capital Management program. Congratulations to Nicole Busch on …

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What do management consultants like McKinsey actually do?

Good question! Quite simply, management consultants, like McKinsey, help their clients solve problems.

Let’s unpack this statement and analyze each component a little more carefully to get more insight. Let’s start by looking at an actual verbatim statement from one …

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How This Tech Leader Is Challenging the Gaming Industry’s Gender Gap

Moonlit Beshimov’s fascination with tech and gaming can be traced back to the halcyon days of her San Francisco childhood. Growing up, she rallied her friends to play computer games. And by the time she entered college, Beshimov had a …

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How to Get Into the Google APM Program (2023-2024)

What is the Google APM Program?

The Google APM (Associate Product Manager) program is a two-year rotational program that provides recent graduates and early-career professionals with the opportunity to learn from experienced product managers at Google. As an APM, you’ll …

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Great job opportunities for remote tech workers

Of all of the occupational fields that I can think of, none seem better suited to remote work than those in software development, technical writing, quality assurance for tech products, cyber security, I.T. support, and other technology-related jobs.

But it …

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

When it comes to glamorous careers, many people think of the fashion and retail industry. For students, recent graduates, and early-career individuals, there are several retail positions that offer not only a chance to work with luxury brands but also …

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Real estate offers great job options for those who want remote work

Some professions lend themselves well to remote work, or at least hybrid where you’re in the office some of the time and working from home the rest. Real estate is one of those but even within such an industry, there …

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5 Best Reasons to Work for a Nonprofit

There are many advantages of working for a non-profit organization, and here are five of the most important.

1. Making a difference in other people’s lives

When you work for a for-profit corporation, your north star is bettering its …

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Great remote jobs in HR for those early in their careers

As the pandemic retreats further and further into the past, more and more employers are encouraging and even requiring their employees to return to the office at least some or even all of the time. For those who are considering …

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7 Market Trends and the Opportunities They Create For You

The job market is continually changing, and it’s important to keep track of it if you are looking for new opportunities. Companies are adopting new tech and changing how they find and hire employees. The skills requirements for jobs also …

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Strategic Thinking for Executive Success: How to Make Informed Decisions?

Do you remember the last crucial office meeting where you discussed a significant issue?

Did you successfully generate quality ideas and scrutinize different angles of the problem?

Did you suggest remedies that support the long-term objectives of your company?

If …

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Five Tips to Break Into Management Consulting

Introduction

Interesting work, top-tier colleagues, exposure to some of the world’s biggest companies and best executives, high compensation, endless credit card rewards, and frequent traveler points; the list of reasons why management consulting appeals to high-performing students is long. But …

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Great, remote jobs for scientists and engineers

Generally, the jobs that lend themselves well to remote work are those that are primarily or even entirely knowledge-based. Scientists and engineers, pretty much by definition, are knowledge-based workers.

We wanted to learn at a little more of a granular …

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Data Scientist Career Path: What’s the Trajectory?

The data scientist career path involves progressing from entry-level analyst roles, gaining more responsibility and leadership roles as you rise through the ranks. Data scientists use a mix of data analysis and business intelligence to drive smarter business decisions and …

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Can healthcare professionals work remotely?

I’ll joke sometimes that everyone should work from home, even surgeons. The truth is that it wasn’t all that long ago when surgery was performed in the home — typically that of the patient — which might explain why so many ended …

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You might be surprised, but there are construction and skilled labor jobs that are remote

When the world of work changed almost completely and almost overnight in the spring of 2000 due to Covid, it suddenly became apparent to many that some workers could fairly easily work remotely while others absolutely could not. But some …

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Success Story of the Week: Rashad Hyacenth

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 a recent graduate from the Sports Management program. Congratulations to Rashad Hyacenth on …

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Wealth Management vs. Investment Banking: Key Differences and Career Prospects

Introduction

As finance professionals and students navigate the world of high finance, two distinct yet similarly prestigious career paths often come into focus: wealth management and investment banking. Both fields offer rewarding opportunities, high levels of compensation, and the potential …

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Talents You Can Exploit – How Health Care Professionals Can Capitalize on Soft Skills

The common question is, how do you do what you do?

As the answer to this question is initiated, it’s rapidly followed by —I could never!

Interruption ensues, even before any cogent rendering of any semblance of an answer.

No …

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The foundational skills that get you paid in consulting and tech

 

The foundational skills

James Dunbar, General Manager at RocketBlocksPublished: January 9, 2024

Structured thinking | Analysis | Math | Creativity | Business intuition | Communication | Collaboration | Leadership

Ambitious people are drawn to jobs like management consulting, product management, and strategy roles in exciting companies. These …

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Data and Financial Technology: What it’s Like to Work at Bloomberg

Finance and business professionals are faced with the challenge of navigating increasingly large volumes of data to make the most informed decisions possible.

Bloomberg, a financial technology company, plays an important role in connecting the world’s decision-makers to accurate information …

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Am I Too Old to Switch Careers?

Eight reasons why career transitions later in life are possible despite lingering age discrimination.

Gayle worked her whole life at HP, mirroring her mother’s long stint at IBM.

She moved up the corporate ladder until finally there was one painful …

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Ask Yourself These 6 Questions to Build Your Personal Branding Strategy

For an executive, building a personal brand can sound like another unnecessary task on an already too-long to do list. But, if done right, the process of building a personal brand can be extremely beneficial and even fulfilling. 

People want …

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Top Five Reasons to Consider a Career in Healthcare

We have all seen it on TV. The too-handsome doctor running into the operating room without scrubbing in, grabbing a scalpel barehanded, yelling “Push Epi!” to the other myriad nurses and techs while the medical students look down in awe …

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5 Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Throughout my years in business, I’ve made plenty of “mistakes”—although I firmly believe there are no mistakes, only learning experiences. I’ve also picked up a few tips along the way. They’ve helped me to succeed in founding and running several …

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How to Use Your Disability as a Strength When Applying for a Job

Did you know that bones that were broken and healed properly are stronger than bones that have never been broken at all? It’s a fact, as well as a great metaphor for those with disabilities. As a life and business …

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How LGBTQ+ workers can ensure a potential employer is inclusive and accepting

Feeling accepted and included in a workplace is as important, if not more important, than anything else when it comes to being an employee. For the LGBTQ+ community, that sort of assurance as an employee can be absolutely crucial to …

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Best and Worst Things About Working in Biotech

Opportunities in the pharma/biotech industry exist at every career level. Scientists with graduate degrees are in high demand, as are workers with science-related bachelor’s and associate’s degrees. Workers with no scientific background may find jobs in administration, finance, law, marketing, …

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Embracing the Responsibilities of Leadership: Addressing the Burdens of Executive Management

Though leadership roles can be rewarding, many managers at all levels face similar challenges.

In 2022, leadership development firm Blanchard polled 800 managers about the issues they struggled with most. 

Many said one of the biggest burdens of executive management …

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Machine Learning vs. AI: What’s the Difference?

With all the talk about artificial intelligence (AI) taking over the world, you may be wondering what the difference is between all the concepts being tossed around these days: machine learning vs. AI or AI vs. machine learning vs. deep …

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Success Story of the Week: Namitha Maria Cherian

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 a recent graduate from the Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Namitha Maria Cherian …

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20 HR Podcasts for Human Resources Professionals

Introduction

Podcasts can provide listeners with the chance to easily digest information while on the go. Whether you’re on your morning commute, cleaning the house on a Saturday afternoon, or on your evening walk, podcasts are readily available during your …

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What Is IT Consulting?

IT consulting is more than advising a company about which computers they should buy. It includes everything related to the information technology side of the business. From implementing new software to creating a plan to recover a crashed hard drive, …

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