Author Archives: Caitlin Fleenor

Dear Recent College Grads, Here’s How to Write a Great Cover Letter

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A job search can quickly become a full-time job on its own. As a recent graduate looking for your next step, you might be tempted to attach your resume and click apply without bothering to send an accompanying cover letter. …

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Looking for a Mentor? Start by Asking These 7 Questions

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Original blog post: https://learn.joinhandshake.com/students/how-to-find-a-mentor/

Imagine yourself standing at the base of a very tall, scary-looking mountain that you know you’ve got to climb. Wouldn’t it help to have somebody who’s done it before to guide you along the path, warning …

By Caitlin Fleenor
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How to Prepare Your Virtual Career Fair “Elevator Pitch”

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Original blog post: https://learn.joinhandshake.com/students/college-student-elevator-pitch/

So, you’ve registered for a virtual career fair. You’ve scoped out the attending employers, registered for a few group and 1:1 sessions, and you’re feeling excited about the connections you’re about to make. You’ve got your …

By Caitlin Fleenor
Caitlin Fleenor Director of Career Education Caitlin Fleenor
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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

In the midst of a pandemic, typical ways of meeting recruiters and expanding connections through means such as career fairs have been put on hold. Information sessions that students and …

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Who’s Hiring? 9 Orgs Working to Support Individuals with Disabilities

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July 26th, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the passing of the landmark civil rights law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With the signing of the ADA, discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life became …

By Angel Eduardo - Idealist Careers
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How to Make the Most of a Career Break

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There are a lot of reasons why you may need to step away from your career for a while. Becoming a parent, looking after a relative, or dealing with health issues can all lead you to need a break from …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How to Ace Your Virtual Interview

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As market conditions shift the way we hire, more companies are moving to virtual, online interviewing over face-to-face connections. The practice helps healthcare providers meet with candidates more quickly, especially those who are not nearby geographically, but even …

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What Your Youngest Employees Need Most Right Now

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The long-term toll of the coronavirus is unknown, but its effects on our health care system and the economy have already been catastrophic. And while the immediate concerns of skyrocketing unemployment and a stalled economy must be addressed today, employers …

By Caitlin Fleenor
Caitlin Fleenor Director of Career Education Caitlin Fleenor
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11 Anti-Racist Actions You Can Take at Work—Today and Every Day

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The killings of Black people in cities across America—including most recently George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery—have sparked widespread civil unrest. Protesters all over the country are taking to the streets to demand justice for them …

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Resources for Job Seeking in Difficult Times

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A Note from the Editor: Recently, many of us have shifted our attention from the fear, grief, anger, and uncertainty related to the current pandemic, to many of those same emotions as they relate to the state of our country. 

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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