Here Is Why You Are Getting Rejected From Jobs You Are Qualified For — And How to Fix It

“I applied for a job last Friday that had only just been posted that day,” a Fairygodboss community member wrote on the feed. “My qualifications are a pretty perfect match.

Today, I got a rejection email. I was extra careful …

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Micro-Intern Success: Pursuing New Career Goals

Micro-Intern Success: Pursuing New Career Goals
Interested in micro-internships for UMKC students? Check out the UMKC Parker Dewey website.

On the last day of his junior year, Psychology major Olabanji Sonuga came …

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Celebrating Top-Ranked Firms for Diversity: BCG and Schellman

In honor of the final days of Pride Month, we’re highlighting two of our top-ranked employers for diversity and inclusion: leading consulting firm BCG and leading accounting firm Schellman.

These two employers are exemplary in the areas of recruiting, mentoring, supporting, and advancing …

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4 Tips to an Executive-Level Resume (and What to Leave Out)

Corporate job searches aren’t what they used to be. The competition for these jobs is fierce. Of course, there will be a lot of unqualified individuals applying for the same position as you. However, there will also be many people …

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LinkedIn’s 2022 Guide to Kickstarting Your Career: The top jobs, industries and cities to launch your professional journey

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Gianna Prudente
Associate News Editor at LinkedIn

Asa Jones’ career journey began with an unexpected turn.

The Kansas City, Mo. native was working on a marketing degree at the University of Houston when she …

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5 Ways Using Social Media Can Help You Get a Job

Depending on your age and where you are in life, odds are you use social media for one or two reasons– entertainment purposes, to keep up with your friends and family, or to share moments of your life.

When it …

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking in 2022

No matter what industry you’re in or how far along in your career you are, networking is a skill that will always be important. Especially when you’re looking for a job.

Over the years, networking techniques have shifted to accommodate …

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Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re a College Student Trying to Pick a Career

College students are under a lot of pressure. There’s pressure to do well academically, to network with peers, and to hold down a job with very little time to master it all. There’s also the pressure of choosing a career …

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Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

Due to the pandemic and difficulties of obtaining student visas, international enrollment in U.S. universities saw a slight decline during the 2019-2020 academic year. That’s the bad news. The good news is international student enrollment at U.S. schools seems to …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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8 Things You Should Never Do In An Interview

Interviews are hard. And depending on your skills and experience, you might love them or you might hate them. But no matter what your feelings about interviews are, as long as you’re searching for a job, you won’t be able …

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