Are You an “Organizational Misfit”? Here’s Why That Might Help You Advance Your Career

Americans change jobs frequently throughout their working lives. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, older millennials born in the early 1980s held an average of 8.2 jobs from the ages of 18 to 32, while younger Baby Boomers had …

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6 Job Search Tips to Help You Find a Role (and Company) That Won’t Lead to Burnout

Maybe you’ve experienced burnout in your current role and decided to start looking for a new job. First, congrats on taking the necessary steps to care for yourself and your mental health. Next, you’ll need to find a job and …

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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

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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 …

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4 Ways Successful People Bounce Back from Failure

When one hears the word “failure,” the dictionary definition typically comes to mind: “an act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; lack of success: an effort ending in failure. … nonperformance of something due, required, or expected: a subnormal …

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The VSFS Connection – Newsletter for the Virtual Student Federal Service

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8 COVID-Related Interview Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer During—and After—the Pandemic

The pandemic affected all of us in one way or another (often in many more ways than one), so it’s probably inevitable that COVID-19 will be on our minds for the foreseeable future. We’re still processing what we’ve gone through …

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5 Financial Tips for Building Your Future

It’s never too soon to start planning for your future. The earlier you start the planning process, the better off you will be in the long run. At Northwestern Mutual, we help people achieve their dreams through holistic financial planning, …

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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

1. Expand …

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How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

When you’re in a job interview, a question like “What are your career aspirations?” could catch you off guard. You likely prepared to answer common interview questions about your past experiences and whether you have the skills needed for the …

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