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Don’t let bad grades hold you back from a good job

You might not be a star at physics, geometry, or history but the good news is you can find a job where you never have to use those subjects again. Instead of being hyper-focused on your weaknesses, hone in on the things that are brag-worthy.

Four Steps to Transition to a Global Development Career

Listen to an excerpt of “Transitioning to a Career in Global Development: Where You Fit In” to better understand why this field is so challenging.

The Most Important Career Conversation You Don’t Want to Have!

Whether you are working in anti-poverty programs, environmental justice, or social policies, the work can be grueling and can lead to burnout. You need to make sure that financial concerns don’t create an obstacle to making a difference through your career. Salary negotiation preparation is an important yet often-neglected part of the job search strategy.

Idealism vs Pragmatism: Where The Rubber Meet the Road in Your Career Design Process

There is an age-old adage. “Keep your feet planted on the ground and the stars in your eyes.” What exactly does this mean? I believe a […]

Making the Leap From Your Strengths, Interests, and Values to Available Jobs

Are you good at receiving compliments? Many of us are not. Yet, compliments can be an excellent way to learn more about our own personal strengths. […]

How Biological Personality Systems Can Illuminate Your Career Design Process

“She’s got personality.” When we hear this phrase inherent in its bias are probably the characteristics of being outgoing and fun to be around. Similarly, when […]

Using Your Biological Clock to Design Your Career

Using Your Biological Clock to Design Your Career Do you know your Chronotype? How do you figure it out and use it to your advantage? Are […]

The Rising of The Curriculum Vitae- Full History

An infographic describing the full history of CV. Here you may study how did the resume risen and who had used it the first time and how today we are using it.

Resume Pitfalls- 5 Things You Should Avoid Doing

How do you prepare a resume that stands out? What does it take to get your resume shortlisted for the interview?