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Tips for senior year of High School

The majority of High School students throughout the country have returned to in-person learning. Some of those students are rising seniors, who will hopefully spend their last year of High […]


How to Narrow Down Your College Choices

Picking the college that’s right for you is a tough process that is specific to each of us. You may not even know where to start when you begin looking […]


How to Prepare for College Re-Entry

The majority of college students in the United States have been learning virtually or adapted to a hybrid model for the past 15 months. The rise of vaccination levels and […]


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 […]


Who are you thankful for?

November is a wonderful time of the year to express appreciation and gratitude for those who have had an impact on you. Think of those who have contributed to your […]