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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last opportunity if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Firsthand
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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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What to Do When You’re Overqualified for a Job

It is easy to believe that being overqualified for a job is a good thing. After all, is there anything better than feeling self-assured?

Imagine this scenario: your attention is drawn to a job opening, but the experience required is …

By David Pagotto - Firsthand
Firsthand
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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality

As Pride month comes to a close and we release our latest Law Diversity Rankings, we thought it would be great time to take a look at the progress that’s been made in LGBT equality in the workplace. Below is …

By Kristina Rudic - Firsthand
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4 Ways to Build Meaningful Work Relationships Remotely

Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building meaningful …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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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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Building a Strategic Resume (PDF Guide)

Your resume is above all else a marketing piece. Jam-packed with tips and samples, this guide will help you learn …

Spring 2023 Workshops at a Glance
From mapping your career journey and learning career essentials to building your network and gaining experience — we have something for …
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Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

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Cold Emails and Hot Coffee: The ACE (Active Career Exploration) Plan

In this PDF, Albert Chen, PhD, and other PhDs and post-docs from the University of Michigan discuss ways to engage …

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Featured Alumni engage in career conversations with current Friedman School students, i.e., …