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Highlighting Transferable Skills & Experience: Tips for Making a Change in Careers

Making a career change can be both exhilarating and challenging. Transitioning into a new field often involves showcasing transferrable skills and experiences effectively during interviews.

Let’s explore a few essential techniques to help job seekers confidently navigate interviews when changing …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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Are micro-internships, internships, apprenticeships, or co-ops best for job-seeking students?

It is understandable that many college and university students don’t understand just how much value most hiring managers and others involved in recruiting place on experience as opposed to grades and other academic achievements. Certainly, many employers primarily hire based …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Career Overview – Electrical Engineer

Hear from first-generation Electrical Engineer, Trina Bean, on what a day in the life of her career looks like!

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Career Overview – Psychologist

Hear from first-generation Psychologist, Doctor Shaakira Haywood Stewart, on what a day in the life of her career looks like!

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Career Overview – CEO & Graphic Designer

Hear from first-generation CEO & Graphic Designer, Dusty Folwarczny, on what a day in the life of her career looks like!

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Featured Classes

Presentations

Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

Networking & Outreach

Utilize practical exercises and advice from successful professionals to grow your network, build your professional community, represent your organization, and…

Clarifying Expectations

What questions do you need to ask to get the job done correctly? Improve your ability to communicate with your…

Goal Setting

Setting relevant and precise goals is a recipe for career success… but where do you start? Learn how to choose…

Giving & Receiving Feedback

Feedback is a two-way street — this course helps prepare you to thoughtfully give and receive constructive feedback with team…

LinkedIn Overview

Learn how to harness all of LinkedIn’s features in order to optimize your job search, expand your network, and maximize…

Informational Interviews

Careers aren’t built alone! Informational interviews are a key tool in your professional toolbelt: learn how to leverage the peers…

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Explore the essential roles and functions you’ll be collaborating with at top companies, then dive into best practices for leading…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…

Career Exploration

Finding your career path doesn’t have to be a headache! Learn the difference between constructive and overwhelming questions to ask…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Presence & Professionalism

Whether you’re in the office, joining a remote meeting, or attending a work event, how you show up matters! Demystify…

Getting to Know Your Manager & Team

Navigating a new workplace is a challenge. Start your new role with confidence by asking the right questions on (and…

Hiring Process & Offer Evaluation

Upgrade your hire-ability by demystifying the hiring process from application to offer.

Resumes

Get seen by employers and put your best foot forward in the application process by unlocking key hacks and tips…

Career Planning Resources

Find resources relevant to the community to help you succeed.

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

DEIA Equity Language Guide

Being respectful and thoughtful in our exchanges with each other, external partners and stakeholders, and the general public is integral …