How to Engage in Mentorship Opportunities | The Story of Bradley & Robert

Throughout my career, I have been fortunate enough to gain the experience of managing hundreds of people, many of whom I hired as early-career professionals. One of the most rewarding aspects of management is sharing my expertise through mentorship: helping …

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Top 10 Jobs for Engineering Majors (of All Kinds)

Over the last decade, the popularity of STEM careers (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) has grown, and with good reason. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that while the annual median wage for non-STEM careers was $40,120, the …

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3 Tips for Building a Strong Reference List

When a hiring manager asks for your references, it’s usually a sign that you’ve made it to the final stages of the hiring process. So how can you choose references that will help you seal the deal and not give …

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Customize Your Communications

Did you know that you have the ability to customize the content of *this* communication that you receive every Monday? You can specify your career interests, identities and affinities, career skill topics, and more. Take just two minutes to personalize …

By Melissa Schultz
Melissa Schultz Director, Strategic Projects & Gateway Career Counselor
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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Feedback After Your Interview

Hearing you’ve been rejected for a job is rarely the most pleasant moment of a job search. But there’s a way to turn the rejection to positive use. Ask for feedback, with a goal of strengthening your job search efforts …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Neurodiversity at work: to disclose or not to disclose?

When it comes to protecting yourself and your rights in the workplace, there are laws and regulations that can help guide you in your decision-making. For neurodiverse people, one of the most common struggles associated with their neurodiversity at work …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Should I Put My Pronouns on My Resume? Ask the “Queer Career Coach”

While we now use online job boards and Zoom meetings in place of classified ads and formal handshakes, one thing remains the same: A good resume can speak volumes about you, before you even open your mouth. Your resume is …

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How to Answer “Why Should We Hire You Over Another Candidate?” Interview Question

A question about why you should be hired over another candidate strikes fear into many interviewees. For one, the question forces you to summarize what you thought you had the whole interview to prove. What’s more, how are you supposed …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How Volunteering Can Help You Advance Your Career

As someone interested in social impact, you’re probably excited about any and all opportunities to work with an organization that serves a cause or community you care about. Well, whether you’d like to learn more about a nonprofit, dip your …

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Business Analyst vs. Data Analyst: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between a business analyst vs. data analyst? In some organizations, these roles are interchangeable. However, business analysts generally take a more comprehensive role, bridging the gap between data analysis and a business’s goals. On the other hand,

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