Why UX Research Might Be the Perfect Career for You—and How to Get Started

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I never thought I’d become a user experience (UX) researcher when I was in college—in large part because I didn’t even know the role existed! I happily stumbled upon the role while working at an eight-person startup where I had …

By Ximena Vengoechea - The Muse
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What Is a Marketing Specialist and Should You Become One?

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So you’re considering a career in marketing and wondering whether to explore a specialty within the field. Do you dig deep and become an expert in email marketing, for example? Or do you pursue the path of a marketing generalist, …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
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Want a Job in Tech? Here Are 4 Tips to Get Started

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Pursuing a career in tech is an exciting, ever-evolving journey with a myriad of benefits and opportunities for growth. The tech industry today spans more niches than ever before. From pet-tech to agriculture-tech to data-heavy warehouses, the impact software has …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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In a Work Rut? Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Opportunities

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Do you feel like you’re being passed up for jobs, or that your co-workers keep getting amazing professional development opportunities while you’re stuck in a rut? It might be time to change your approach from “wait for them to notice …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How Older Job Seekers Can Increase Their Tech Savvy

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As organizations switch to work-from-home models in the wake of COVID-19 and interviews, on-boarding, and professional development all continue to go virtual, technology has become an even more important piece of the job search puzzle.

While job seekers of all …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Classical Examples of Supervised vs. Unsupervised Learning in Machine Learning

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Like humans, machines are capable of learning in different ways. When it comes to machine learning, the most common learning strategies are supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning. This post will focus on unsupervised learning and supervised learning algorithms, …

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Want a Job in Tech? Now’s the Time to Start Looking

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As consumer habits around the world change under the coronavirus lockdown, demand for tech companies that satisfy our needs for virtual work, entertainment, and socializing has skyrocketed. Whether you have experience as a software engineer, data scientist, marketer, UX designer, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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How to Face Your Fear of Failure—and Come out on Top

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Despite knowing that calculated risk can produce the greatest rewards, many people are terrified of failure. The possibility of not being successful in our every endeavor clouds our judgment—and often holds us back from achieving our most desired goals.

But …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Increase Your Job Security During the Pandemic (and Beyond)

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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
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How to Talk to Your Boss If You’re Struggling to Get Work Done During Coronavirus

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If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. At least, not according to the Pew Research Center, which found that 73% of Americans are feeling nervous, anxious, or on edge at least one to two …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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