Keeping the Kids Home? How to Balance Work and Play

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Due to the novel coronavirus many schools are poised to remain closed throughout the winter, and parents are understandably struggling to reach a balance that works for themselves and their children. If you’re one of the

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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What to Do With a Psychology Major: 8 Jobs You Should Consider

If you already have or are thinking about pursuing a degree in psychology, you’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s Center for Workforce Studies, about 3.5 million people in the United States held a bachelor’s degree in psychology …

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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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3 Fastest Growing Green Jobs for Career Switchers and Recent Grads

The time for urgent change is needed in order to reverse the damage that’s been inflicted on the environment. Leading climate scientists have warned that we’re just decades away from extreme droughts, floods, heat, and rises in sea levels. Currently, we’re …

By Alice Porter - Vault
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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

It’s a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at least, …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

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Tips for a Job Application Refresh

Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Announcing: Introduction to Design

Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of a new Springboard course, Introduction to Design.

Design is one of the tech industry’s fastest-growing professional fields. Demand for accomplished designers working in UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) is expected …

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What Is Digital Media and How Can It Help My Career?

The term “digital media” is everywhere; you may have seen ads for a “Master’s Degree in Digital Media” or a “Certificate in Digital Media.” But what exactly is digital media, and is it worth learning more about?

In a world …

By Dalia Goldberg - Springboard
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