The Idealist Career Advice Guide to Starting a New Job

Between meeting colleagues, mastering skills, and tackling new responsibilities, the first three months at a new job can feel invigorating. But, of course, it may take some time to build up the confidence to accomplish everything you want to do …

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Interviewing for a Remote Job? Here’s What You Need to Know

Telecommuting, remote jobs, work-from-home positions … whatever you call them, you may have applied for an offsite position at some point during your job search. While the perks of a remote job may be obvious—no commute, flexible schedule, fewer co-worker distractions—you …

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How to De-Stress From the Job Search

It’s exciting to begin the search for your dream job, especially when you feel like you’ve finally honed in on what you want to do in your career. But the process of sifting through job listings, tidying up your resume, …

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6 tips for first-generation college students searching for internships or other early career jobs

We’ve gathered six invaluable tips from tech content reviewers, founders, and others to help first-generation college and university students navigate the challenging waters of early career employment. These insights range from planning early and gaining hands-on experience to leveraging social …

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5 job search tips for LGBTQ+ college and university students

We asked five professionals, including CEOs and a Co-Founder, for their best advice for LGBTQ+ college and university students embarking on their early career journey. From connecting with LGBTQ+ professional organizations to utilizing LGBTQ+ job boards and resources, these leaders …

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What Are Reasonable Accommodations at Work (and How to Request Them)?

Reasonable accommodations are adjustments to a hiring process, work environment, or job responsibilities so an employee with disabilities can apply for or perform their job. Depending on the type of disability, accommodations can look many different ways — from transcription services …

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Data Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

If you have a passion for coding and technology, a software engineering or data science career could be right for you. But what’s actually the difference between data science vs. software engineering? One key difference is that while data science …

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How to Answer: ‘Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?’

As you prepare for your interview, you know you’ll probably be asked about your strengths and weaknesses and to tell the interviewer about yourself. But did you know that another common interview question you may encounter is, “Where do you …

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Take-Home Pay Calculator: Everything You Need to Know Before Your First Paycheck

Gen Z’ers care about their salaries, and for good reason. They’re growing up in a time of high inflation rates. Rent, grocery prices, and other living expenses are rising nationwide. They’re not looking for higher salaries because they’re just money-focused. …

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What Is Professional Development (and Why Does It Matter)?

School may be over, but learning is a lifelong process, especially if you want to move up the career ladder. Professional development plays a huge role in helping you advance in your chosen career. But what is professional development, and …

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