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WikiJob: Effective Communication Skills – The 10 Things You Need to Know

Updated 15 July 2021                                                                                                                             Written By: The WikiJob Team 

The majority of jobs require employees to have good communication skills, so that they can express themselves in a positive and clear manner, both when speaking to people and in writing.

By Jamaica Aira Nakama
Jamaica Aira Nakama Student Staff Jamaica Aira Nakama
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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Video Game Industry Careers: An Inside Look at Gaming Jobs & How You Can Land One

In the last year and a half of the pandemic, video games have come to serve as a release valve for the cooped-up populace, enabling players to vicariously experience things they no longer could in the real world. “I thought …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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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 …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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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 …

By L'Oreal Thompson Payton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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 …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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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
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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 …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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The VSFS Connection – Newsletter for the Virtual Student Federal Service

By Jamaica Aira Nakama
Jamaica Aira Nakama Student Staff Jamaica Aira Nakama
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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 …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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