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Find ways to create opportunities during pandemic

Seven tips for creating career opportunities during challenging times.

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Resources for dealing with fear and isolation in a time of job uncertainty

There’s no sugarcoating it: Navigating a pandemic is hard, but when you throw a precarious economy and potential job loss into the mix, it can be downright terrifying. As a career counselor, I’ve been helping …

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Career stalled? What to do next

A career counselor explains how to find new motivation in your work and keep your career moving forward.

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Expert answers questions on workplace diversity and inclusion

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is not only the right thing to do, it’s better for the bottom line. But many still struggle with what it means to value equity—and how to do it. …

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7 new year’s resolutions to enrich your life—and how to accomplish them

It’s that time of year when the festivities are over, and the pressure is on to make good on the goals you set for yourself in 2020. Some people are capable of keeping resolutions without …

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Is Moving Into Management Right for You?

A career counselor explores motivations for a move into management and if it’s right for you.

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Discussing accommodations or other needs with your employer

Two years ago, I found myself in a medical crisis. A car accident resulted in multiple, ongoing symptoms that made doing my job incredibly difficult. But I’m lucky to have a great employer. I worked …

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How to recover from a job interview blunder

A career counselor explains common interview blunders and how to fix them.

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Arthur Ashe: exemplar of advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity

A competitor and a peacemaker, Ashe improved nearly every person and institution fortunate enough to be part of his journey.

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How to get experience in your field if you can’t get hired

Seven tips for getting the experience you need for the job you want

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Nelson Baker shares skills that help adult students succeed online

Adult learners are no different than undergraduates: they need services and guidance that allow them to succeed throughout their careers. Or, as Dr. Nelson Baker thinks about it, universities need to meet the needs of …

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Tips for a successful informational interview

A career and education counselor tells job seekers how to best reach out.

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