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Resources

For each of the categories – Business Skills, Communication Skills, Workplace Skills, Career & Post Graduation Podcasts, Career Planning, and Career & Professional Resources – our experts have identified a top 10 list of resources, videos, and articles to help you in your career exploration and job search process. Don’t feel the need to take in all the information at once; watch one video and read one article per day, explore one Career & Professional Resource each week, or listen to one podcast episode every Saturday morning. The important thing is to continue to move forward and take small steps towards your job goals.

Resources

Top 10 articles and videos to help students prepare for the business environment including tips on making yourself more hireable and how to enter a new job with confidence. View the list
Top 10 articles and videos to help students develop business communication skills, increasing workplace effectiveness and professional influence. View the list
Top 10 articles and videos to help students develop workplace readiness skills, ensuring successful transition into the world of employment. View the list
Top 10 podcasts focused on career planning. the job search process, and life after college. Listen to a single episode or all of them on your preferred platform. View the list
Top 10 articles and videos to help students prepare for the career exploration and job search process. View the list
Top 10 free websites with career and professional resources for college students and recent graduates ranging from job search sites focused specifically on the needs of young professionals to virtual work and internships programs. View the list
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Business Skills

The Importance of Research in Business

Why Market Research Is Important for Strategic Decision Making

Report Writing Format with Templates and Sample Report

How to Make Faster Decisions

Negotiation

Top Resume Skills (and How to List Them)

How to Demonstrate Adaptability in the Workplace

Why Critical Thinking Skills Are Important in the Workplace

How to Establish a Daily Routine to Become Your Best Self

How to Set Financial Goals: A Guide to How to Make Your Money Work for You

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Communication Skills

Q&A: Why Is Communication Important?

5 Ways to Communicate More Clearly

How To Speak So That People Want To Listen

The Psychological Comforts of Storytelling

From Stats to Stories: The Evolution of Data Storytelling

How To Improve Your Writing Skills At Work

How To Use Visual Communication and Why It Matters

How To Speak Up For Yourself

8 Ways To Improve Conversational Skills in the Workplace

What is Emotional Intelligence? Plus 18 Ways To Improve It

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Workplace Skills

Top Skills You Need to Compete in Today's Workplace

How To Get Motivated at Work

14 Ways To Get Organized at Work

How to Set Goals for Self Management

Why Self-Supervision is an Essential Skill

Manipulate Time With These Powerful 20 Time Management Tips

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Productivity Apps

The Paradox of Efficiency

25 Tips for Perfecting Your E-mail Etiquette

7 Tips for Setting Boundaries At Work

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Career & Post-Graduation Podcasts

The Voice of Job Seekers

The Dream Job

The Personal Branding Podcast

The Networker Zone

The Art of Charm

The Job Search Podcast

The Graduate at Work

You Can Grad School

Admissions Straight Talk

The Tim Ferris Show

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Career Planning

12 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Know Your Worth, Then Ask For It

Communication skills will help you land any job

The Life-Long Learner

The Role of Self-Assessment

Skills Assessment - Measuring and Addressing Competency Gaps

Increase Your Self-Awareness with One Simple Fix

How Do You Choose A Path Through Life?

Health insurance basics: The 101 guide to health insurance

How to Find Work You Love

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Free Career & Professional References

Emsi Career Exploration

Enter your skills and educational background to explore career areas that match your interests.

O*Net Interest Profiler

The O*Net program, supported by the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration, is the nation’s primary source of occupational information.  This free “interest profiler” is a self-assessment career exploration tool that helps students discover the type of work activities and occupations they might enjoy.

Roadtrip Nation

Roadtrip Nation travels the country talking to people who love their jobs.  Whether you’re exploring new career paths or looking for inspiration, find the guidance you need from the stories of others.

Parker Dewey

Micro internships and projects to help you explore careers, enhance your skills, and get paid.

Forage

Virtual work experience programs that replicate work at a broad range of companies to help students learn relevant tools and skills.

WayUp

WayUp is the industry leader for early career candidates. Search for job and internship opportunities and connect directly with top employers.

Internships.com

Search for and identify internship opportunities, both paid and unpaid.

Idealist

Idealist features jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities at social good organizations around the world.

Jobscan

Upload your resume, identify your desired job or position, and get tips for optimizing the content of your resume.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Occupational employment and wages by area can help you find out where a specific job type is common and how much you might expect to get paid for that occupation in different areas. The data are available for the nation, individual states, and metropolitan areas.

Career Basecamp equips students and recent graduates with key resources for accelerating their job search process, including a library of videos and tutorials, a series of career workbooks, and more.

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