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4 Salary Negotiation Tips (Including Sample Scripts)

Negotiating your salary can be one of the most stressful parts of the job search process—but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re well prepared to negotiate, you’ll relieve yourself of nearly all your negotiation stress. So, here are four …

By Natalie Fisher - 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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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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10 Jobs That Are Great for Sociology Majors (Plus Expert Advice on How to Land One)

Sociology is one of those majors with no set path after graduation, which can be scary as you’re planning to enter the workforce for the first time. The trade-off is that you’ll actually have a lot of flexibility in what …

By Rebeca Piccardo - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Top Three Things You Can Do to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

There are over 673 million users on LinkedIn, yet many job seekers wonder if the social media platform is worth their time. Is LinkedIn necessary to win a new job? Do you need a robust profile to land that new …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Bad interview questions and how to handle them

Whether you are looking for a part-time job in college or you’re going after your first full-time job after graduation, inevitably you’ll have to take part in a few interviews as part of the hiring process.

The interview process is …

By Lauren Barber - Vidcruiter
Vidcruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Handshake

Explore a variety of jobs and internships on Handshake!

Resume Guide

Use the resume guide for tips on structure, content, and ways to elevate your professional document.

Sample Job & Internship Search Tracking Spreadsheet

Use the resource below to track your efforts in your job & internship search or build your own using the …

BuzzFile

BuzzFile is the most advanced company information database with advanced search and productivity tools that enable users to locate the …

Interest Profiler

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world …

LinkedIn Profile and Tips

Since its creation in May 2003, LinkedIn has changed the shape of recruiting. According to a 2015 study, 95% of …

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