What Is Creative Thinking? Definition and Examples

Creative thinking is the ability to come up with unique, original solutions. Also known as creative problem-solving, creative thinking is a valuable and marketable soft skill in a wide variety of careers. In this guide, you’ll learn:

Creative Thinking Definition

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Can My Creative Industry Resume Be More Imaginative?

There’s a time and a place when it comes to creativity in the job application process.

One of those places, for example, is your resume – especially if you work (or are seeking work) in a creative industry like media, design, …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Navigating your Graduate School Search

Welcome back to the International Student Identity Blog! This month’s post includes some helpful information, tips, and an upcoming event about graduate school and what the application process might look like.

Graduate school can be a complicated process, so we’ve …

By Daniel Greninger
Daniel Greninger Career Advisor
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How to Write a Powerful Personal Statement

From the Indeed.com blog

“Prospective employers and universities may ask for a personal statement that details your qualifications for a position or degree program. Writing a compelling personal statement is an excellent way to highlight your skills and goals to …

By Amber Graham
Amber Graham Director of Data and Operations
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Decoding Diversity Statements for International Ph.D.s (opinion)

Of all the academic job search documents, it’s often the most problematic for such students to conceptualize, write and discuss orally, writes Olga Koutseridi, who provides four pieces of advice.


By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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How to Start Your Graduate School Application

Congratulations! You’ve just made the exciting decision to apply to grad school! Now, it’s time to think about how to make yourself competitive, and how to prepare a strong application.

By Anna Weldy
Anna Weldy
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