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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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How to Answer “What Are Your Hobbies?” in an Interview (It’s Not a Trick Question!)

When you’re deep in job interview mode, a seemingly unrelated question like, “What are your hobbies?” might throw you for a loop.

“Job candidates often fear that interviewers will ask them ‘trick’ questions or expect a ‘right’ answer to a …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Here’s How Unconscious Racial Bias Can Creep Into Recommendation Letters—and How You Can Avoid It

Got a great student, junior scholar, or former employee who is a person of color (POC)? Planning to write them a super letter of reference? That’s great. Remember that letters of reference can make or break a candidate’s application for …

By Asmeret Asefaw Berhe and Sora Kim - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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 …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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How to Write a College Resume That’ll Get You Hired (Plus an Example!)

When you’re in college, a strong resume is one of the first things that helps you land an internship or part-time job. It represents you to employers when you can’t be in the room (yet!) and is essential to convincing …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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8 Amazing Personal Benefits of Volunteering

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If you always wanted to volunteer, many organizations need your help. As states loosen their coronavirus restrictions, consider a volunteer position. There are many great causes that need assistance to address unprecedented challenges.

While there are many worthwhile medical …

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Why Good Candidates Turn Down Job Offers – and What You Can Do About It

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The time and effort you spend recruiting talent, from the most entry-level to the most senior or specialized hire, is a costly investment. Maintaining staffing levels is critical to administrative needs and patient outcomes. Recruiting successfully keeps the …

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How Can I Get Better Results in My Job Search to Get My Environmental Science Career Started?

Sandra from University of South Florida asks:

“I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and have been unable to find any way to get my foot in the door within the industry as a field technician (the …

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How Can I Build a Winning Cover Letter for a Student Job?

Milinda from New Mexico State University asks:

“What would be an example of a good cover letter for a student job?”

Thanks for your question, Milinda.  Writing a cover letter for a student job is no different than for a …

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