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How Knowing Yourself Affects Career Choice

Finding the right career is an investment in yourself and your future. That means carving a path that gives you financial security as well as a rewarding career that you find meaningful.  After all, do you really want to spend 40+ years of your life doing something you don’t even like?  While it’s tempting to…

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PREV BLOG-How to Plan for a Career That’s Right for You

Although this may not be the semester you were hoping for, now is a great time to explore careers. COVID has interrupted us all, but you can use this “down time” to better understand your own aptitudes and interests to set the stage for your career planning. Whether you are just beginning your college experience…

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What You Really Need To Know About Career Assessments

Do you frequently take quizzes like “What animal are you?” on Buzzfeed? Or maybe you’re a diehard Enneagram or Myers-Briggs fan?  These assessments — also called tests, instruments, inventories, or questionnaires — can be a helpful tool for job seekers. But no assessment will have the perfect answer to “what you should be when you…

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How do I get a job?

Getting a job is a simple set of steps. How hard can this be? Create a resume and cover letter, search for jobs, apply for jobs, interview for jobs. Voilá! Accept a job offer!  Oops. Not quite so simple. Take a step back.  The steps sound simple, but if you’ve begun taking the steps, you…

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