Author Archives: Kristi Coleman

MSU Connect Helps Students and Alumni Make Powerful Connections

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As graduation looms and many students prepare to take on post-grad life, the job search often leaves students wondering, “Do I have what it takes? How do I stand out from other applicants? How can I show what makes me …

By Terri Hughes-Lazzell
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4 Ways to Build Meaningful Workplace Relationships Remotely

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Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building meaningful …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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Starting a New Job While Non-Binary | Set Yourself Up for Success

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You’ve made it through the interview process, accepted your job offer, and now you’re off to begin your new job. When you start in your new position and meet your new co-workers, you want to make the best first impression …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Tips for a Job Application Refresh

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Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How to Answer “What Is Your Work Style?” in an Interview (Plus Examples!)

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Some interview questions tell you exactly what they’re looking for. Others take a little more deciphering—“What is your work style?” is one of them.

You might have gotten questions like “What is your management style?” or “What kind of work …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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Bringing the Office Home | Design Tips for Successful Remote Work

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According to a March 2020 survey by Nonprofit HR, 69% of nonprofits are contemplating remote work as a longer-term option beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. But for many of us, it has become increasingly clear that our current …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

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If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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How To Include Your Sports Experience On Your Resume

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We’ve all heard the old saying “First Impressions Are Lasting Impressions,” so it’s very much worth your time to spend the effort and energy to make it stand out when applying for jobs.

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By Kristi Coleman
Kristi Coleman Director, Network Partnerships and Career Education Kristi Coleman
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4 Essential Reads On Leadership For Life After Sports

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Many athletes talk about the great coaches they had, but Coach N wasn’t just a volleyball coach, she was a leader. People, like my 14-year-old self, hung on every word she said.

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By Kristi Coleman
Kristi Coleman Director, Network Partnerships and Career Education Kristi Coleman
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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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