InterviewTips_Blog

Interview Tips: How To Be Successful In Your First Professional Interview

WRITTEN BY: BRANDI PROCHAZKA We have all been there – that feeling of being excited and nervous, hands sweating, and not really sure what to expect. Everyone’s first interview is always a nerve-wracking experience. You have to go to a new location and meet with a total stranger to show them how great you are! […]

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Benefits of a Mentorship

WRITTEN BY: CHELSEA PAYNE Throughout history, some of the greats were mentored by the greatest. Without their mentor, who knows where they or even the rest of us would be today. Would Oprah have been able to build her empire if she didn’t have the advice of Maya Angelou? Would Facebook even exist if Steve […]

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Writing And Receiving LinkedIn Recommendations

WRITTEN BY: JACOB ROSS We’ve talked about LinkedIn Basics and how to set up your account, find connections, and even apply for jobs. Now that your profile is up and running and your network is growing every day, I want to give some tips about writing AND receiving recommendations on LinkedIn to help your profile […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Internship: Do the Small Things

WRITTEN BY: ANNA BOWLAND I’ve seen it happen many times: the beginning of the internship is filled with energy and enthusiasm, but by week four, the tasks seem boring and tedious and the countdown is on for Friday. What was once an exciting opportunity that you vowed to make the most of is now just […]

FirstCareerFair-Blog

How To Prepare For Your First Career Fair

WRITTEN BY: JACOB ROSS I remember the first career fair I went to in college. My university was very small and didn’t really have a strong Career Services department, so the fair was flooded with police departments and school boards looking for teachers. Nothing else really for students in other fields. When I became a […]

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Leading A Project At Work

  WRITTEN BY: ANNA BOWLAND A couple of months ago, we discussed traits that make a good leader. Now let’s think specifically about how to be an effective leader on a project.   Get Organized – Google docs are your friend. (Or sticky notes, whiteboard, whatever works for you!) Whatever you do, don’t “wing it.” […]

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Resume

WRITTEN BY: SAMANTHA DENNIS Resumés. No matter what your major is, you know you have to have one, whether for a career fair event, a formal interview, or to post online. A resumé is an employer’s first impression of you. Statistically, more people will see your resumé than you will interview with. That’s intimidating. So, […]

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Going Above and Beyond Without Burning Out

  WRITTEN BY: CHELSEA PAYNE Whether it is in grade school or in the real world, there’s always that one person who strives to go above and beyond. You may have been that student racing to answer the question or that student rolling their eyes in the back of the class, but it looks like […]

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Start Thinking Ahead: Summer Internships and Job Hunting

WRITTEN BY: JACQUELINE DUNN It’s January. Your mind is probably preoccupied with thoughts of the new semester, your broken New Years resolutions, and how cold it is outside (unless you’re one of our readers from the deep south…though 50 degrees might still feel frigid to you). Is now really the time to be stressing about […]

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Get Organized

WRITTEN BY: MELISSA KLEIN Organization is often an overlooked yet essential skill; it is an important trait employers seek in their employees. How your desk and calendar look can sometimes be a clue into how your work looks too. You shouldn’t just stay organized to show your boss that you are up to the task, […]