Career and Professional Development Advice

Everything You Need to Know About Employer-Paid Tuition Reimbursement

When you’re looking for a new job, there’s a piece of your potential compensation package that’s arguably more valuable in the long run than your starting salary: employer-paid tuition reimbursement.

After all, education can qualify you for promotions at this …

By Nancy Dunham - The Muse
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The Value of Volunteering

By Jay Killough

Jay Killough is the director of the Texas Tech University Career Center.

April 20, 2021

Growing up in Clovis, New Mexico, my first opportunity to volunteer as a young kid was through my grandfather with Meals on …

By Patti Grubbs
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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15 High-Paying Jobs That Are in Demand for the Future

You want to pursue a career in a field you’re excited about. But if you’re like most people, you also want to go down a path that’s going to provide lucrative opportunities—not just right now but for years (or decades!) …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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What It’s Like To Be A Female Engineer At This Global Robotics Company

AeroVironment is a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems that hires talented engineers to create innovative solutions. While its talented technology speaks for itself, AeroVironment also prides itself on being an inclusive workplace where women can thrive in this …

By Mahogany Aminzia - WayUp
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7 Ways to Promote Physical Wellness in the Workplace

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and one of the ways to improve mental health is to improve physical health. While the connection between mental and physical health and the importance of a healthy lifestyle are well documented, it can …

By Liam Coultman - Vault
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9 Tips for Your Resume Email Subject Line (So Someone Actually Reads the Thing)

You’ve poured some sweat into that resume (hopefully no tears). It’s tailored top to bottom, chock full of action verbs, and bursting with powerful bullet points, and you finally feel like it’s polished and ready to go. Now you just …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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How to Write a Cover Letter Like Hemingway

The first episode of the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary Hemingway reveals where Ernest Hemingway’s famous writing style originated. Before the Nobel Prize-Winner wrote short stories and novels, he worked as a Kansas City Star reporter. The Star introduced …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

Even at the best of times, it’s natural to feel unsure of yourself when it comes to networking. You may be thinking, “I’ve reached out to my friends and colleagues, contacted my network on LinkedIn…but now what?”

In the current …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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10 Perfect Jobs for History Majors (That Aren’t Historian or Professor)

If you have an undergraduate degree in history, you might be surprised to discover just how many other professionals do too. Although the number of history majors is declining every year, more than a million people currently in the workforce

By Katherine J. Igoe - The Muse
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