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How to advance your career after you get hired for your first, professional job

So, you’ve received and accepted an offer of employment for your first, professional job. Congratulations!

At this point, you’re likely mostly excited and probably a little nervous about that job. That excitement and your nerves are natural and nothing to …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Empower Your Future: Building a Strategic Career Plan

In the ever-evolving landscape of professional life, having a career roadmap is like possessing a compass in a dense forest. It guides your steps, helps you navigate challenges, and ultimately leads you toward your desired destination. 

A strategic career plan …

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Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Job Search: A Quick Guide for Career Advisors

In the ever-evolving landscape of job searching, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force, reshaping the way recruitment processes function. For career service professionals, understanding and navigating this AI-driven job market is essential to help students and alumni …

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Aleenah Ansari

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José García Cruz

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Frederic Liu

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Ale Lopez

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Nikki Minard

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Skill-Building Courses

Career Exploration

Finding your career path doesn’t have to be a headache! Learn the difference between constructive and overwhelming questions to ask…

Resumes

Get seen by employers and put your best foot forward in the application process by unlocking key hacks and tips…

Hiring Process & Offer Evaluation

Upgrade your hire-ability by demystifying the hiring process from application to offer.

Getting to Know Your Manager & Team

Navigating a new workplace is a challenge. Start your new role with confidence by asking the right questions on (and…

Presence & Professionalism

Whether you’re in the office, joining a remote meeting, or attending a work event, how you show up matters! Demystify…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Presentations

Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Explore the essential roles and functions you’ll be collaborating with at top companies, then dive into best practices for leading…

Informational Interviews

Careers aren’t built alone! Informational interviews are a key tool in your professional toolbelt: learn how to leverage the peers…

Tools & Resources

The Miseducation of the Underrepresented Job Seeker

Jennifer Tardy’s free guide, downloadable below contains information to empower historically underrepresented job seekers on:

Tips & Insights to transform …

In this episode of the ‘But What About Me?’ podcast, we speak with Clinical Psychologist and Diversity and Inclusion Thought …

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

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