What Does it Mean to be a Project Manager?

Dania is a Project Management Specialist with PGIM Fixed Income. Based out of Newark, NJ, Dania works with various groups across the organization to accomplish business objectives. These objectives can range from updating accounting systems to adapting to new regulatory …

By Hayley Anderson
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A Day in the Life of a Kindergarten Teacher

Abigail is a Kindergarten Teacher with Orange County Public Schools. Based out of the Orlando area, Abigail is responsible for teaching both academic knowledge and general life skills to children in preparation of moving on to elementary school. Abigail walks …

By Hayley Anderson
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A Day in the Life of a Physician Assistant

Natalie is a Lead Physician Assistant with Hennepin Healthcare, a family medicine practice in Golden Valley, MN. As a Physician Assistant, Natalie sees dozens of patients per day, from newborn to seniors, for treatments ranging from basic checkups to planned …

By Hayley Anderson
Hayley Anderson Graduate Assistant
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Featured in the Field: A Career in Accounting at PwC

Brad is a first-year associate with accounting giant PriceWaterhouse Coopers. As an finance major at Penn State, Brad wasn’t originally drawn to the idea of an accounting firm until he was introduced to the advisory side of the business at …

By Hayley Anderson
Hayley Anderson Graduate Assistant
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5 Essential Resume Tips for Students

The job market is competitive, so if you’re a student or recent graduate on the job hunt, you need to make sure your resume is compelling and persuasive. The good news is there are several small tweaks to make that …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
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50 Motivational Quotes for Work

Even when you’re in your dream job, not every day is rainbows and sunshine. Some days aren’t so sunny, and some days are downright cloudy. Or maybe the job is fine, but you’re wondering if it’s time for something new.

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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Five Online Resources to Make Your Law School Journey Easier

Commencing your law school journey is no easy task, and can often feel like learning a new language. Professors do their best to break down legalese and abstract concepts into something digestible for students, but keeping afloat amidst the mass …

By Elizabeth Haben - Firsthand
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Announcing The 2023 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For and Top 150 Under 150!

Rounding out our rankings releases for the year 2023, we are pleased to announce the Best Midsize Law Firms To Work For as well as the Top 150 Under 150.

The survey-based Best Midsize Law Firms To Work For, like …

By Travis Whitsitt - Firsthand
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What Is a CV (Curriculum Vitae)?

As you’re searching for a job, you may notice that some postings ask you to submit your resume and others ask you for a CV. While you likely already know what a resume is, you might be wondering about a …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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2022 Women in STEM Career Fair: A Look at This Year’s Sponsors

On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. Women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or who are already in STEM roles are encouraged to attend. The fair will allow …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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