How Will COVID-19 Impact the Job Market?

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As the global economy reels from COVID-19 government-sanctioned lockdowns, the job market remains unstable. Whether you’re a soon-to-be-grad, mid-career professional, or someone who’s been recently laid off and is considering a career switch, you may be wondering what this means …

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Tips for Job Hunting During COVID-19

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It’s undoubtedly a dire time for job hunters. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to record unemployment claims in the US and an uncertain job market that analysts say will take years to bounce back.

Despite this, career experts are advising …

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Interviewing While Non-Binary | Tips for Job Hunting with Confidence

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Interviewing for a job can be scary. Despite the preparation you’ve put in and the research you’ve done on the organization, when you walk (or Zoom) into the interview room, many unknowns still remain.

You don’t know how you’ll connect …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Bringing the Office Home | Design Tips for Successful Remote Work

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According to a March 2020 survey by Nonprofit HR, 69% of nonprofits are contemplating remote work as a longer-term option beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. But for many of us, it has become increasingly clear that our current …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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10 Remote Job Interview Questions You’ve Got to Be Ready to Answer

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Ask anyone who’s transitioned from working in an office to working from home and they’ll tell you: It’s not the same. While working from home comes with some undeniable luxuries (like no commute and the ability to work in your …

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Do You Need to Use Social Media to Find a Job?

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Not everyone’s on Facebook—or Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites that seem to be where all the action happens online. Even in this connected age, there are lots of valid reasons to stay off social media, ranging from …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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11 New Strategies for Juggling WFH and Kids (Because We’re Going to Be Here Awhile)

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For many families, the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic were all about stopgap measures and short-term fixes. One day, it was business as usual, and the next, going to work and attending school or daycare in person were …

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6 Ways to Get to Know New Staff When You Can’t Meet in Person

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Most of us are used to onboarding new staff or interns in person, whether it’s through a potluck, donuts, a field trip through the office, or some other tradition. But how do you create relationships without the in-between-moments in your …

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How to Nurture Diversity & Inclusion at the Team Level

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The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has led more of us to question how we can break down the racial barriers that prevent us from including and engaging with diversity. This is a big question and there is no single …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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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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How Graduating Residents Can Politely Decline a Job Offer

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For many young doctors graduating residency, the segue into a full-time position at a hospital or within a practice is the first “real” job. Perhaps there have been a few part-time service industry jobs along the way, but unless …

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COVID-19 Career Resources

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For helpful COVID-19 related job opportunities, search tools, and unemployment and financial resources, visit our COVID-19 Career Resources as well as our FAQs documents.

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