How to Search for Job Satisfaction Instead of a Job

While it’s easy to hyper-focus on a position that fits your major, the qualifications needed, and the paycheck, there are still several other factors to consider when searching for a job. Overall job satisfaction is a critical factor to consider.

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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What Are Transferable Skills? 10 Examples for your Resume

Transferable skills, also known as portable skills, are those versatile abilities that you can bring to any role or industry—which is particularly helpful when changing careers. But you don’t need to be an expert to have them; these valuable skills …

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What Is Lifelong Learning? (And How to Do it Yourself)

We often equate school with learning — so once we’ve graduated, we’re done, right? While we may not return to lectures and discussion groups, learning is far from over the second we leave high school or college. Embracing lifelong learning, …

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5 Tips for Following Up With a Hiring Manager

The minutes, days, and sometimes even weeks after a job interview may bring a flurry of excitement and, also, questions. Did I touch on all of the topics I wanted to bring up? Did I effectively answer this or that …

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Personality Career Quiz

Finding the best career for you involves multiple different factors: what you’re interested in, what you’re good at, what industry you want to work in, what kind of company you want to work for — the list goes on. One …

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Interviewing for a Remote Job? Here’s What You Need to Know

Telecommuting, remote jobs, work-from-home positions … whatever you call them, you may have applied for an offsite position at some point during your job search. While the perks of a remote job may be obvious—no commute, flexible schedule, fewer co-worker …

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11 steps for Americans who want to intern abroad

Finding internships abroad can be an exciting and rewarding experience for American college and university students. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help them secure such opportunities:

Self-assessment: Before beginning the search, it’s essential for students to understand their career goals, …

By College Recruiter
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5 Tips for Getting a Stellar Letter of Recommendation

I don't know about you, but the idea of asking people for letters of recommendation makes my palms sweat. Asking for favors can already be uncomfortable, and asking someone to write a letter talking about how amazing you are is—in …

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The Inside Scoop on Practicing Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property lawyers protect and enforce the rights of creators, and most work in one of three key areas: transactional IP, IP litigation, or patent prosecution. Transactional practitioners may handle matters such as licensing deals or the IP issues within an …

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A Day in the Life: Public Defender

A Day in the Life: Third-year attorney at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C.

8:45 a.m.: I arrive at the office, check my schedule and my messages, and then walk to court.

9:15 a.m.: …

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