What Is Strategy Consulting?

Strategy consulting involves helping businesses come up with strategic plans for various processes. Strategy consultants generally work with C-suite executives and high-level managers to understand and provide recommendations for a company’s goals and objectives.

Ready to learn more about this …

Read more

How This Manager Turned His Internship Into a Meaningful Career

As a college student in Las Vegas, Nai never anticipated that his summer internship would set the course of his career path. When his best friend joined Enterprise Mobility’s internship program, he couldn’t stop raving about the supportive work culture, …

Read more

How to Get a Job in Professional Sports–and Become a General Manager

There are few jobs more appealing to high school and college athletes than becoming an executive for a professional sports organization and it’s easy to see why. It’s a highly prestigious, visible job that comes with a lot of perks. …

Read more

AI as a Career Enhancement Tool

Can AI Skills help your career?

Read more here from LinkedIn.

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

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.

Read more

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 …

By external content
external content
Read more

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 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

Success Story of the Week: Guokai Zhang

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 Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Guokai Zhang on his new …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

Steps to Get Found on LinkedIn Recruiter

We already know that a robust profile on LinkedIn betters your chances of landing your dream job. The site helps you network, make connections in your field, and research hiring managers, all helping you improve the success of your applications. 

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

How Bloomberg’s D&I Communities are Supporting Future Leaders

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) employee resource groups (ERGs) foster a sense of community and inclusivity in the workplace that allows employees of all backgrounds to thrive both personally and professionally.

Employees who participate in ERGs can connect with people who …

Read more

How to Nail the Atlassian APM Interview

As a former Atlassian APM, I have personally gone through the interview process. I also have product management experience at start-ups and brand-recognizable companies. From first-hand experience, conversations with colleagues, and research, I’ve put together this guide on the Atlassian …

Read more

The 25 Best Entry-Level Associate Product Management (APM) Programs (2024)

Product management (PM) has become one of the most competitive and prestigious career paths in technology—combining technical, business, design, and data responsibilities into one role. Associate Product Management (APM) Programs are for typically for entry-level PMs, where new college grads …

Read more

What is the McKinsey Game and How to Solve It (2024)

The McKinsey Game, or Solve as it is commonly referred to in 2023, is a problem solving approach employed by the consulting firm, McKinsey & Company. In this article, we unravel the details of the McKinsey Game, delving into its …

Read more

14 ways to identify and communicate your unique value proposition to employers

Those early in their careers, and even those who are many years into their careers, often don’t grasp just how arbitrary hiring decisions can be. Many candidates assume, incorrectly, that they’ll receive a job offer if they can convince the …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

How semicolons work

Shedding some light on this most misunderstood of punctuation marks.

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

How to Make the Most Out of Personal References

When advancing in your healthcare career, personal references can have a significant impact on potential opportunities. They offer an unbiased assessment of your skills, character, and accomplishments. Optimizing how you select and use references could be a game-changer in securing …

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!
Read more

16 Good Skills to Put on a Resume With No Experience

Looking for a list of good skills to put on a resume with no experience? Yes, it exists. When writing a resume for your first job, finding the best tools to show employers what you have to offer can make …

Read more

Why Young Professionals Are Going to AeroVironment to Launch Their Careers

When you’re preparing to start your career, few decisions carry as much weight as where you go to school, what you study, and who you choose to work for after graduation. Among these choices, choosing the right employer requires some …

Read more

How to Answer the “Why Deloitte?” Interview Question

As one of the largest audit, consulting, tax, and advisory firms in the world, Deloitte is known for its innovative approach and agile thinking. It’s no surprise then, that many job seekers are eager to join the ranks of this …

Read more

How to Answer the “Why Accenture?” Interview Question

One of the most important questions you will be asked during an Accenture interview is “Why Accenture?” This question helps the interviewer understand your motivations behind applying to work at Accenture and whether you have a genuine interest in working …

Read more

Empowering Your Career through Inclusivity and Diversity

Embracing diversity and inclusivity isn’t just a trend – it’s a game changer in today’s competitive job market. According to a recent McKinsey report, companies in the top quartile for ethnic and cultural diversity on executive teams were 36% more …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

Closing the Generation Gap: Strategies for a Cohesive Workplace

The years are moving fast, and top management is now more than ever working with an increasingly diverse and multigenerational workforce. According to a report entitled The Rise of Generation Z from Paychex, Gen Z has constantly increased its employment …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Yiting Zhong on her …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

Beat the Applicant Tracking System with Jobscan!

We are thrilled to announce a new and exciting partnership with Jobscan, a leading tool in the job search and application process. In today’s competitive job market, standing out from the crowd is crucial. Jobscan is here to help you …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

Success Story of the Week: Aadhar Kaul

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 Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Aadhar Kaul on his new …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

What Is Management Consulting?

Companies utilize management consulting services to get advice on a variety of strategy and organizational issues. Consultants use their expertise and experience to help these organizations resolve complex business problems. 

Management consulting is an esteemed field that includes both strategy …

By Emily Courtney
Read more

Success Story of the Week: Vandita Verma

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 Technology Management program. Congratulations to Vandita Verma on her new …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

Great, remote, insurance jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

Jobs in the insurance industry are pretty typical as compared to most industries with respect to whether they’re well-suited to remote work. In short, some are perfect for remote work, some are impossible for remote work, and some have elements …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

What Is a UX Designer?

UX designers are behind-the-scenes magicians who make our experiences on websites or apps easier, more efficient, and even fun. Through research, testing, and design skills, they imagine and re-imagine websites and apps to match what users are looking for. So, …

Read more

What Are Reasonable Accommodations at Work (and How to Request Them)?

Reasonable accommodations are adjustments to a hiring process, work environment, or job responsibilities so an employee with disabilities can apply for or perform their job. Depending on the type of disability, accommodations can look many different ways — from transcription …

Read more

What Consulting Careers Are Right for Me? Quiz

Consulting can be an elusive, confusing field, but when you break it down, it’s about people with expert knowledge advising others. Consulting careers are typically impactful, lucrative, and even rewarding roles where you can apply knowledge to help solve problems.

Read more

The Effects of AI Programs on Education: Part I

We recently spoke a bit about how AI programs such as ChatGPT and DALLE-2 are affecting the creative industry, along with some possible future scenarios. With the use of such AI programs on the rise, we must also ask ourselves …

Read more

Understanding the Debt Ratio: Definition and Formula

The debt ratio is a financial metric that compares a business’ total debt to total assets. It’s a crucial ratio that analysts and finance professionals use to assess a company’s financial health. In this article, we’ll review the debt ratio …

Read more

Uncertain About Your Career Path? This HR Leader Shares How She Found Her Perfect Match

From a young age, Charissa Wagner knew she had a knack for writing and working with people, but her career path wasn’t an obvious one. Although she went to college to pursue a degree in communications with a minor in …

Read more

5 Reasons Why Springboard Is Your Ticket to a Dream Job in Tech

You just can’t get one-on-one mentoring, highly-technical training, and a job guarantee like the way Springboard offers it.

As more employers look beyond college degrees as criteria to work at their companies, aspiring professionals have begun seeking alternative methods to …

Read more

How to Nail the Shopify APM Interview and Application

The Shopify APM program is one of the best APM programs out there. They target people that are in their last year of their undergraduate degree looking to start something full time after graduation. I personally went through the process …

Read more

How Two Engineers Found Success with Klaviyo and Their Boston-Based Experience

When you think of an ideal internship, what comes to mind? Do you think of a sprawling office space in a big city? Maybe you imagine rooms filled with massive whiteboards and colleagues sharing ideas and making moves? Or maybe, …

Read more

15 Signs You Will Get The Job After an Interview

Uncertainty sucks—especially when it comes to job interviews. The anxiety of wondering if you did well, aced those common questions, and impressed the hiring manager can be unbearable. You want to know, and you want to know now. Well, reading …

Read more

How to Write a Nursing Resume (With Expert Advice!)

Putting together a nursing resume can be tough—it’s a competitive field, and you need to make your skills and qualifications stand out from the crowd. While some elements are consistent across the board (e.g. having your name, contact info, and …

Read more

From interns to analysts with Capital One’s Analyst Internship Program

Capital One’s Analyst Internship Program (AIP) is the launchpad for a satisfying career in business or data analytics. 

During the 10-week program, students can expect to complete meaningful work like building data visualization tools in AWS, performing campaign analysis on …

Read more

High-Profile Clients, Journal Articles, And A Full-Time Job Offer: How This Internship Launched My Strategic Advisory Career

The first time Vedika heard of Brunswick
Group, she was reading a job description for their summer internship program on
WayUp. Minutes later, she was already sure she had found a match. How did she
know?

“I actually enjoyed the …

Read more

Are there security jobs that can be done remotely?

When I think of security jobs, I think of security guards in buildings and retail stores who are there to prevent shoplifting and other crimes. Almost by definition, that kind of work needs to be done in person. Or does …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

How to Develop Product Sense as a Product Manager

This is one of the most common questions I get from early-career product managers who are interviewing at big-tech/consumer-tech companies and are evaluated on product sense as an interview axis. Even if you’re not actively interviewing for product roles, developing …

Read more

Elevating Employer Branding Strategies with AI

When you want your company to enhance its image and reputation, think about employer branding in relation to the incredible advancements we have made in recent times in AI. Employer branding is crucial for businesses because it helps attract top …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

How to Get Into the Facebook/Meta RPM Program (2024)

What is the Facebook RPM Program?

Rotational Product Management (RPM) Programs are a way for aspiring product managers to gain real-world experience and exposure by working in a few different areas within a company. The Meta RPM Program consists of …

Read more

Who’s Hiring? 7 Organizations Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Community

Pride Month is a vibrant celebration and important reminder of the ongoing struggle for equality and acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community. It honors the bravery of those who fight for basic rights and continue to champion diversity in all its …

Read more

10 Jobs That Are Fantastic for Political Science Majors (You Don’t Have to Work in Politics!)

It might seem like a political science undergraduate degree would prepare you primarily for a career in politics. However, there are four million professionals with poli sci degrees—and their jobs range from attorneys to social workers to financial analysts. If …

Read more

Who’s Hiring? 9 Environmental Organizations Fighting Climate Change

A positive impact on the planet can begin with simple actions, like learning to compost or buying locally grown, in-season fruits and vegetables. Starting small can help you dip your toe into environmental work, but if you’re looking to grow …

Read more

Success Story of the Week: Tianshu Wei

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 Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Tianshu Wei on her new …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

Success Story of the Week: Haotian Chi

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 Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Haotian Chi on his …

By Tanvi Nandu
Tanvi Nandu Marketing Intern at Career Design Lab
Read more

How to Master BCG Pymetrics: A Comprehensive Guide

BCG pymetrics is a revolutionary tool that aims to enhance the recruitment process by using neuroscience and AI-based games and exercises to assess candidates’ cognitive and emotional traits. In this article, we will delve into the essential steps to mastering …

Read more

Best 30 Free Resources to Get into Management Consulting

30 Free Resources to Break into Management Consulting

Management Consulting is one of the most highly sought-after roles since it offers a lot of perks: high salary, travel opportunities, and excellent exit opportunities. However, it’s also a competitive application process, …

Read more

Why This Growing Retail Giant Wants To Hire Data-Driven Business And Economics-Related Majors

Juan was a finance major in college. Mallory
majored in supply chain management. Neither of them studied anything closely
related to retail or fashion, but it turned out their dream job actually is at
Ross Stores.

Ross is an off-price …

Read more

8 Career Tips From People Who Landed an Internship at BlackRock

As a current student or recent graduate, one question you might be asking yourself is how can you prepare yourself for an interview and secure a job. But given the fact that interviews and application processes differ from company to …

Read more

Defining a Narrative of Capability: To Harvard Business School and Beyond

From early on, Kevin Truong’s story seemed to have been written for him. He was the son of immigrants from a disadvantaged area. By all accounts, he shouldn’t have gotten out. Even after his many achievements, the world continued to …

Read more

The Different Types of Medical Careers – and Which One is Right for You

Introduction: Careers in Medicine

So, you’re interested in pursuing a medical degree! Whether you’re drawn to the fast-paced environment of emergency medicine, the intricacies of surgical procedures, the continuous care provided in family practice, or something else entirely, the medical …

Read more

Data Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

If you have a passion for coding and technology, a software engineering or data science career could be right for you. But what’s actually the difference between data science vs. software engineering? One key difference is that while data science …

Read more

How Gen Z Entrepreneurs are Reshaping Workplace Dynamics

As an increasing number of Gen Z are joining the workforce every year — around 17.1 million in 2023 alone — this generation (born between 1996 and 2010) is not only thriving in the workplace, but they’re starting to launch their own …

Read more

5 Ways to Improve Your Professional Communication Skills

Success in any industry relies on developing strong communication skills, which are essential to sharing information with colleagues, managers, and clients. So, below are five easy ways to improve your professional communication skills and boost your career in the process.

Read more

Tips from an Expert: How to Prepare for Your Product Management Interview

Hi, I’m Neha S., a Product Management, Consulting, and MBA coach on Leland. After graduating from college, I worked for three years as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group before transitioning my career to product management. I joined …

Read more

The Kellogg School of Management — MBA Program & Application Overview (2024)

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a prestigious business school offering a top-class business education. With an emphasis on collaboration, innovation, and creativity, the Kellogg community is a supportive environment perfect for aspiring professionals looking to become …

Read more

22 Top Companies That Prioritize Work-Life Balance

What does it mean to achieve work-life balance, and is it a sustainable approach to navigating the ebb and flow of your professional landscape? Although the reality of work-life balance continues to inspire widespread debate, most people are still aiming …

Read more

How to Navigate the BCG Application Portal for Maximum Success

If you’re interested in pursuing a career at BCG, you’ll need to master the application process. Fortunately, the BCG Application Portal is a valuable tool that can help you showcase your skills and qualifications to recruiters. In this guide, we’ll …

Read more

6 Negotiation Skills to Level Up Your Work Life

Sometimes, we don’t get everything we want and need to respectfully ask for what we’re looking for. That’s where negotiation skills come in — and they’re not just for asking for the salary we think we deserve (even though they …

Read more

How to Prepare for a Career in Investment Banking

Investment banking is a highly sought-after job industry because of its generous compensation and many lucrative exit opportunities. Generally, investment bankers start their careers as analysts for commercial banks, investment banks, or securities firms, working on teams to provide financial …

Read more

How This Data Specialist Found an Exciting Tech Role That Amplifies Her Strengths

Some people change their career goals multiple times before they start college. Michelle Ursuy formed a clear idea of her professional plans at a young age.

“Ever since those career focus tests in middle school pointed me toward the medical …

Read more

Want a Career with Impact? Work at the American Heart Association

When looking to start your career, you consider the type of work involved, but do you consider the greater impact of the work itself?

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart …

Read more

How a Disneyland Churro Helped Me Land a Job at Bain (and 5 Pitfalls to Avoid in Market Sizing Problems)

Okay—I know what you’re thinking: “Disneyland churros are good and all, but are they that special?” And I would agree…they’re overpriced and too small. But, that’s a debate for another time. The real question is, “How many churros does Disneyland …

Read more

7 Fast-Growing ESG Career Paths to Consider

In an era marked by pressing environmental concerns, it’s more important than ever to find ways to contribute to a sustainable future. One way to do so is to choose one the many exciting, challenging, and fast-growing ESG-related career paths

Read more

Key Considerations for Physician Contract Negotiations

In the world of medicine, contract negotiations play a crucial role in securing a favorable work environment, ensuring fair compensation, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Physicians should be well-informed and proactive when engaging in these negotiations to protect their …

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!
Read more

12 great remote jobs those early in their marketing and advertising careers

Some professions do not lend themselves well to remote work. Think jobs in restaurants, hotels, and hospitals. Sure, there are some jobs in each of those industries that can easily be done by fully remote workers, but most cannot. After …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

163 largest employers of those with H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 work visas

To legally work in the United States, you need to be a U.S. citizen or hold some kind of visa that allows you to work. Some of those without citizens are permanent residents, who are often referred to as green …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

What prominent LGBTQ+ PR pros say about reaching the community in Pride and beyond

Avoid rainbow washing, celebrate intersectionality and more.

As Pride month continues to celebrate the lives, bravery and love of LGBTQ+ people across the full spectrums of gender and sexual orientation, PR Daily reached out to a variety of comms pros …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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:

Read more

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, …

Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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. …

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!
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

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!
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
Read more

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 …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

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!
Read more

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 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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 …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

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!
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 …

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!
Read more

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 …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

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, …

Read more

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 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

By Career Design Lab
Career Design Lab
Read more

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 …

By VidCruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
Read more

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 …

Read more