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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.

By Erik Bergman - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Your Guide to Crafting a Nonprofit Cover Letter

If you’re applying to multiple jobs in the social-impact sector, you may be tempted to use the same cover letter in all of your applications, even when the organizations have different focus areas. While it can seem like this tactic …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Featured Employer: Mathematica

Welcome to our Featured Employer series where we feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field! At the end of last month, the Block Career Center hosted an Employer Information Session with Mathematica.

What does Mathematica do?

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Insider Tips: Applying to Federal Government Jobs

Are you interested in working for the federal government? Or perhaps you are exploring government vs private sectors jobs. Federal agencies hire the best and brightest, and getting a federal job is often very competitive. Some agencies do not advertise, …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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29 Organizations Promoting Food Literacy in Schools

Food literacy, the understanding that food choices affect human and planetary health, can be an important tool for building resilient individuals and communities. A combination of nutrition knowledge, culinary skill, food systems awareness, and behavioral change, food literacy is a …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Cold Emails and Hot Coffee: The ACE (Active Career Exploration) Plan

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