Hispanic Heritage Month | What it Means to “Bring My Whole Self” to Work

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic Americans—those with roots in the Caribbean, Spain, Mexico, and Central and South America. It’s a time in the Hispanic community when we celebrate heroes, …

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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 …

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How to Answer: ‘Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?’

As you prepare for your interview, you know you’ll probably be asked about your strengths and weaknesses and to tell the interviewer about yourself. But did you know that another common interview question you may encounter is, “Where do you …

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How to Give a Great Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

Though people are complex and so much more than just their jobs, in a new social situation you’re often asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you majoring in?” While you probably have a stock answer ready to …

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How to Rock a Career Fair

Career fairs seem to be happening all the time on college campuses. Whether you’re looking for a position in engineering, hospitality, communications, or business, there’s probably a career fair happening for your preferred industry on campus at some point in …

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How to build a professional network while in college

Starting your career after college can seem like a daunting task. Oftentimes, having a degree alone may not get you your dream job and you may feel like you need to work harder to get where you want and need …

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What Is a Panel Interview and How to Succeed in One

You’re invited to interview at your dream company. As you’re reviewing the information the recruiter sent, you notice you’re scheduled for a panel interview. And as you check further, you see you’re interviewing with multiple people. What the heck is …

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7 job search tips for Latinx students, recent grads

For years, many in the United States and other countries used “Hispanic” to refer to people who live in or whose ancestors came from anywhere in Latin America, which is commonly defined as Mexico, Central America, South America, and the …

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Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

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Hedge Fund vs. Private Equity: What’s the Difference?

The main difference between a hedge fund vs. private equity firm is the types of investments they make. Private equity firms typically invest in private companies and see returns on investment by improving the company’s profits. On the other hand, …

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