Changing careers can be exciting, but a common challenge of many career changers is a lack of experience in the field they want to enter. Sure, they have transferrable skills, but without any direct experience career changers often struggle to demonstrate how their skillset is relevant to a desired job opportunity. Continue below for tips on how to rebrand your resume for a new career.
The resume writing process can be a daunting task but understanding what a resume is and what it needs to include can help ease some of the anxiety. Continue below for tips to create an effective resume.
In 2020, you may have had more time on your hands for reading. So did many of your fellow alumni. Here’s the top four most popular blog posts on the UMGC’s Career Services Connection blog according to readership.
Goodbye, 2020! With the year of the pandemic coming to a close and a vaccine on the horizon, we’re looking toward 2021 with optimism. In order to take advantage of the career opportunities the new year may bring, it’s important to have a clear idea of what you’d like to accomplish.
In ordinary times, the period between Thanksgiving and the New Year is often peppered with a string of holiday happy hours, association meetings, team celebrations and office parties. With the pandemic keeping us home more than ever, it may be tempting to take a pass on the usual merrymaking and ending the year on a more quieter note.
However, it’s essential to invest in our existing connections and continue to grow our professional network, even during these unusual times.
For many of us, it seems like the workday has morphed into a steady stream of virtual meetings. After hours of staring at the computer screen, it’s natural to start to zone out. Here are some tips to help you to stay focused and alert until screen time is over.