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Professional Development: Answers from Women Leaders

University Career Services is proud to recognize Women’s History Month by sharing a panel discussion with three accomplished women leaders in Nebraska! On the panel, we were glad to have the expertise and insights of Sara Petty, who works at …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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Finding My Calling as a First Generation

“I truly believe every person has a purpose they have been set on this planet for such a time as to accomplish something.”

Niet Tuom, recent UNL graduate and a Child and Family Services Specialist with the State of Nebraska

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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UNL Career Services Town Hall Webinar for Employers on Virtual Fairs

On Friday, August 28th, Career Services hosted the first of two opportunities for employers to learn and ask questions about the first ever Virtual Career Fair days hosted by the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. The event included staff from …

By Mallory Celani
Mallory Celani Assistant Director of Employer & Internship Strategy Mallory Celani
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How to Make the Most of a Career Break

There are a lot of reasons why you may need to step away from your career for a while. Becoming a parent, looking after a relative, or dealing with health issues can all lead you to need a break from …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Answer “How Do You Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals?” in an Interview

Interviews can be fraught with difficult questions. “Tell me about yourself,” which seems simple but can be quite intimidating. “Where do you see yourself in five years?” “How many windows are in the Empire State Building?” You can also add …

By Angela Smith, MBA - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Increase Your Job Security During the Pandemic (and Beyond)

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world of work upside down—and with 26 million Americans filing unemployment claims in a matter of five weeks, job security is likely on your mind.

“There’s a lot of uncertainty in a world that’s …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What Is a Furlough? All Your Questions Answered

With most of the United States under orders to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many employers have pressed pause on workers’ jobs through layoffs or furloughs, a form of temporary layoff. (More than 26 million Americans filed …

By Jane Hodges - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job

By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But with more and more employers …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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This Company Is Helping Government Serve The People And They’re Hiring People Who Want To Make An Impact

Cana started his college career with a lofty ambition: He wanted to be a neurosurgeon. What did he like about it? It was a challenging discipline that required expertise and intelligence, and had a direct, positive impact on people’s lives.

By Liam Berry - WayUp
WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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