Skip to Main Content

Career Advice Blog

Get expert advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and more. Read about the latest news and trends in salaries, benefits, and other workplace issues affecting your career.

Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | June 06, 2022

To better understand the options available to students who didn’t win an H-1B visa this year, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

3 Great ESG-Related Career Paths

by Vibhu Sinha | June 02, 2022

If you're interested in making a significant impact on the lives of others, here are three ESG-related career paths to consider.

3 Ways to Use Your Social Media Accounts to Get a New Job

by ​Lynn Mitchell | April 28, 2022

If you’re looking for a new job, here are three ways to use social media to stand out from the crowd.

6 Tips for Using Social Media to Grow Your Career

by Susan Craig | April 21, 2022

Social networks allow you to find jobs, build your brand, and make professional connections. Here are six of the best ways to use social to boost your career.

3 Best Digital Marketing Career Paths

by Mathilde Leroux | April 19, 2022

Digital marketing is one of the fastest-growing careers. Here are the three best paths to take in this red-hot field.

MBA Virtual Career Fair: International Student Job Search Fireside Chat

by Firsthand | March 03, 2022

This special chat is geared towards international MBAs, and covers the H-1B lottery, the advantages that international students bring to employers, and more.

MBA Virtual Career Fair: Consulting Careers in Sustainability Panel Discussion

by Firsthand | March 02, 2022

Executives from top consulting firms discuss companies that are making an impact when it comes to ESG, and how to find and prepare for roles that focus on ESG.

Firsthand's MBA Virtual Career Fair: Career Paths Panel Discussion

by Firsthand | February 28, 2022

On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held an MBA Virtual Career Fair. The Fair included a Career Paths Panel discussion on the pros and cons of various careers.

Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Specialist

by Billy Hajime | January 12, 2022

Cybersecurity specialists work for finance firms, tech companies, government agencies, and more. Here's what a typical day in their life looks like.

Register for Firsthand's MBA Virtual Career Fair

by Firsthand | January 04, 2022

On February 11, Firsthand will host an MBA Virtual Career Fair for MBAs looking for internships and full-time roles. Find out more and how to register here.