Embracing the Non-Traditional | An Interview With An Idealist

We think it’s time to introduce you to a few more members of the Idealist family and give you an opportunity to learn from (and ask questions about!) their unique professional, academic, and personal journeys through the social-impact space.

That’s …

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How To Make It as a Freelancer in the Social-Impact Sector

Making the decision to work as a freelancer in the social-impact sector involves plenty of research and planning. Whether you’re just starting your career journey, switching sectors, or considering a side-gig, freelancing takes commitment and dedication.

That said, lending your …

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Cybersecurity vs. Computer Science: What’s the Difference?

The difference between cybersecurity vs. computer science is subtle since cybersecurity is a specialization within computer science. Cybersecurity specialists primarily deal with protecting companies, data, and systems from cyberattacks, like ransomware, viruses, or phishing attempts. On the other hand, computer …

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Are Engineers Still in Demand?

Are Engineers Still in Demand?
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Here’s the 2023 job outlook for engineers.

Traci Browne | Jan 18, 2023

By Dave Ferris
Dave Ferris Career Design Consultant
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13 Top Skills That Make Nonprofit Professionals Invaluable Team Assets

13 Top Skills That Make Nonprofit Professionals Invaluable Team Assets
Nov 23, 2021,08:15am EST

The needs of a business, be it a for-profit or a nonprofit, are …

By Dave Ferris
Dave Ferris Career Design Consultant
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Product Manager vs. Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

While a product manager vs. project manager job may seem like the same career, there are actually several differences. While it’s true that one manages products and the other projects, there’s much more to it.

So, what’s the difference between …

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10 Types of Comedy Majors (Plus Jobs in Comedy To Pursue)

Updated June 24, 2022 |  6-minute read
Source: Indeed Career Guide

Comedians can act on a stage or screen, write screenplays or direct film and television to entertain individuals. If this sounds interesting to you, you may consider pursuing a career …

By Ed Brodka
Ed Brodka Career Design Consultant
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The Most Important Skills for a Job in Tech, According to Forage Data

Nearly one in five U.S. job postings in 2023 doesn’t require a degree, up from 15% in 2021, according to LinkedIn. As an increasing number of employers shift to skills-based hiring, job seekers in the tech industry need to understand …

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Top 10 Jobs for Engineering Majors (of All Kinds)

Over the last decade, the popularity of STEM careers (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) has grown, and with good reason. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that while the annual median wage for non-STEM careers was $40,120, the …

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What Engineering Major Should You Choose as an International Student Based on Job Growth

What Engineering Major Should You Choose as an International Student Based on Job Growth

by Interstride

There are many advantages for international students who choose an engineering major. Qualified engineers are in high demand in the U.S. which means employers …

By Dave Ferris
Dave Ferris Career Design Consultant
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