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5 Ways to Address Gaps in Your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | August 04, 2020

Here's how to address employment gaps in your resume and sell yourself as a solid job candidate.

Maintaining a Focus on Career Readiness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Michelle L. Kyriakides, Ed.D | June 03, 2020

The Director of Hofstra University's Career Center discusses how career services professionals can continue to focus on serving students amidst the pandemic.

I've Been Laid Off, Now What? A Career Coach Discusses How to Dive Back Into Your Job Search

by Carla Isabel Carstens | June 02, 2020

Career coach Carla Carstens discusses how to approach a job search after a layoff and strategies for pivoting to industries doing better during the pandemic.

4 Resume Lies That Could Get You Busted (and What to Do Instead)

by Andrew Fennell | May 27, 2020

Here are some of the riskiest lies you could include on your resume—and what to do instead of hiding or elaborating on the truth.

4 Resume Tips for the Post-Covid ‘New Normal’

by Lisa Rangel | May 11, 2020

To stand out in the age of Covid-19, your resume needs to showcase four specific skills—which will help employers succeed in the "new normal."

Apps to Help You Get Through Remote Campus Life

by Kaitlin McManus | April 03, 2020

Remote college can be tough—we've got some app suggestions that might ease the transition and get you through the semester!

10 Jobs That Let You Work from Home

by Andrew Arkley | March 23, 2020

With most non-essential offices closed around the globe, working from home is no longer a perk but the norm. If you’re looking for a new job or side gig, here are 10 jobs you can do from home.

LinkedIn Mistakes to Avoid—Learn from Mine!

by Kaitlin McManus | March 17, 2020

What better time to update your LinkedIn profile? Let me walk you through all the rookie mistakes I made and how to fix them on your profile.

5 Genuinely Productive Things to Do in Quarantine

by Kaitlin McManus | March 13, 2020

The possibility to quarantine or self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic can be daunting, but we've got some ways that you can fill the time productively (and hopefully cut down on some anxiety).

How Will Coronavirus Affect Your Job Search in 2020?

by Lisa Rangel | March 12, 2020

Will coronavirus slow down an already slow hiring process? Will there be layoffs and hiring freezes? Should you stop job searching? If not, how will your search change? Here, we answer these questions and more.

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