How to Get Hired by Google, Apple, or Microsoft

From software engineers to marketing executives, many career-driven professionals consider tech giants Google, Apple, and Microsoft to be their dream destinations. Google ranks No. 1 in Vault’s Most Prestigious Internships and Fortune’s 100 Best Companies. Apple ranks No. 1 in …

By Ryan Pell - Firsthand
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Resumes Alone Are No Longer Enough — 4 Things Job Seekers Need to Add to Their Applications ASAP

We live in the digital world, and that has affected every aspect of our lives — including the way we work and apply for jobs. Plus, the circumstances we’re now experiencing, from an ongoing pandemic to the Great Resignation, are transforming …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Now Offering ‘Returnships’ to Fight Off the Great Resignation

Springboard alum Sarah Ganihar is among a growing contingent of tech workers with employment gaps who are benefiting from return-to-work programs. Ganihar worked as a software developer in Bengaluru before moving to the US, where she took a four-year break …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
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We Need Environmental Science Grads, But What Do You Need? 13 Career Options We Think You’ll Love

You might be the kid who loved being outdoors, exploring the nearby woods and collecting bugs in a jar or taking samples from the local pond to look at under your most prized possession: a microscope (you know, the one …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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The Number of High-Paying, Remote Jobs Has Grown Fastest in These Industries in 2020 and 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many employees, businesses, and industries to go remote on a large scale for the first time. And if you were one of these employees, you may have started to question the need to be physically in …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

Ten years ago, when I entered business school, many professionals told me that the journey ahead required significant investment in professional networking. So I followed their advice, and soon my calendar was filled with various networking events and meetings all …

By Vibhu Sinha - Firsthand
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The Essential Guide to Negotiating a Job Offer

Your contract with a new employer defines your position, earning potential, and career trajectory within an organization. It attaches expectations to the role and establishes your position within the corporate hierarchy. From the job title to the compensation package and …

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10 Jobs That Are Fantastic for Political Science Majors (You Don’t Have to Work in Politics!)

It might seem like a political science undergraduate degree would prepare you primarily for a career in politics. However, there are four million professionals with poli sci degrees—and their jobs range from attorneys to social workers to financial analysts. If …

By Katherine J. Igoe - The Muse
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The Post-Interview Thank-You Email | Template Toolbox

If you’re on the job hunt and are wondering whether you really need to send a post-interview thank-you email, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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