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How to Determine a Company’s Culture

Company culture is a large part of your professional experience and a mutually beneficial organizational fit can make you more productive. You are likely to develop stronger relationships with your […]


How to Maximize Your Summer Break During a Pandemic

Typical summer breaks offer college students the opportunity to recharge for the school year ahead, grow professionally and academically, and have fun. Although things are looking up with the country’s […]


How to Enhance Your Leadership Skills

In March we held our first “WaterCooler Talk” with the First Workings’ Advisory Board and the topic was Leadership in the Workplace. One of the conversation topics focused on how […]


When + How to Add Extracurriculars to Your Resume

Extracurricular involvement can prove that you have transferrable skills, especially if you do not have much professional experience. Employers look for employees who have a diverse skill set and your […]


How to Network in the Virtual Space

The virtual academic and professional environment doesn’t allow for networking opportunities to take place as naturally. Both informal and formal networking opportunities occurred easily through coffee meetings, dinners with coworkers, […]


6 Tips on How to Beat Zoom Fatigue

At this point in the year, First Workings’ college alumni are finishing up finals while our high school alumni are submitting college applications. All of our alumni are entering their […]


How to Reconnect with a Professional Connection

Many of our Alumni members have been curious as to how to reconnect with their previous internship supervisor or their mentor. We understand it may feel awkward reaching out if […]


How to Prepare for the First Day of a New Internship

The first day of a new internship seems like an insurmountable challenge. But, if you take some simple steps in preparation for the big day, you’ll have a much more […]


Find Your Studying Style

Juggling the new changes you’ll experience when going into college can be overwhelming and stressful. It’s crucial to find your individual approach to studying in order to best optimize your […]


How to Answer Some Common Interview Questions

Part of the reason that job interviews can seem so intimidating is that we don’t always know what to expect. If you don’t know what questions you’ll be asked, it’s […]