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Graduate School Programs – Info & Resources

Peterson’s Graduate Educational Center The Princeton Review GraduateGuide Chronicle of Higher Education GradSchools.com US News Education- Grad Schools The GradCafe

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Financial Aid Information

FinAid Federal Student Aid FAFSA GrantsScholarshipsandmore.org MoneyGeek – Funding Graduate School with Scholarships MoneyGeek – Graduate School Financial Aid Scholarships & Resources for Master’s-Level LGBTQIA+ Students

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What exactly are MOOCs anyway?

The subject of MOOCs has come up several times recently, both in our conversations with clients and in Friday Forum Webinar discussions about professional development opportunities. We thought it might be helpful to clarify what MOOCs are and share how they might fit into your career management strategy. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are online […]

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Audiences, Continuing Ed & Certificates, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, In Transition, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals

Resources

January—and wintertime in general—can make many of us feel like we could use some extra support. The weight of handling personal issues or needs may affect someone’s ability to focus on a job search or career strategy. It’s important to get the support you need in those areas of your life, so you can have […]

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Audiences, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, Finances, Health, Home & Community, In Transition, New Grads, Professional Development, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics

Holiday Networking

The holidays are here! With festive holiday gatherings comes a terrific opportunity to polish your networking skills. Sharing holiday cheer with others will often organically develop into leads, or offers of help.  Here are some networking tips to keep in mind as you celebrate. Ask people about themselves If you’re nervous or timid about meeting […]

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Audiences, Established Professionals, In Transition, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals

Response-based Job Searches

How you approach your job search depends on the purpose for your search. What are your goals? Are you looking for advancement? Have you been laid off and timing is a factor? Are you a career changer looking for that first crossover job? Your strategy will likely combine both response-based and proactive job search approaches. […]

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Proactive Job Searches

How you approach your job search depends on the purpose for your search. What are your goals? Are you looking for advancement? Have you been laid off and timing is a factor? Are you a career changer looking for that first crossover job? Your job search strategy will likely combine both proactive and response-based job […]

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12 Tips to Refresh Your Resume and Cover Letter!

Fall is a great time for fresh starts; use these tips to refresh your resume and cover letter! RESUMES Update. Add any new jobs, skills, education, certifications, and software. Delete skills, bullets points, or certifications that are out of date or no longer relevant. Keywords. Most resumes are now scanned for specific criteria. Include keywords […]

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Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Job Search Materials, New Grads, Rising Professionals

Finding the Right Fit

Have you ever been attracted to a company because of its culture, or experienced a job where the company culture just wasn’t a good fit? Finding the right cultural fit is key to overall job satisfaction. Researching a company’s culture is therefore an important part of job search due diligence. Not only will researching help […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Established Professionals, Explore Occupations, In Transition, New Grads, Rising Professionals

Grad School: Plan and Apply

Last time we looked at factors to consider when you are deciding whether to apply to graduate school. Now that you have decided, here are your next steps! Get organized: You will need to keep track of a lot of information: application and other deadlines, GPA and entrance exam requirements and scores, personal statement prompts […]

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Advanced Degrees, Audiences, Education & Learning, In Transition, New Grads, Professional Schools, Rising Professionals