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Finding Your Adjective

WRITTEN BY: JACQUELINE DUNN Picture this: You’re being interviewed and, after pleasantries and the dreaded “tell me about yourself” introduction, the interviewer asks you to name an adjective (or two or three) that sums you up. If you’re not prepared, it’s easy to get bogged down in self-reflection. Your mom says you have a dry […]

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Networking: Following Up After an Event

WRITTEN BY: MADISSON DELISLE Each year, universities host more and more events that involve networking with people in the professional world. Following up with the people you connect well with will allow you to keep those connections strong and beneficial. As we’ve mentioned before, a thank-you note goes a long way. Thank-you notes are not […]

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Google Yourself

WRITTEN BY: MELISSA KLEIN Don’t let younger, immature you stand in the way of older, career-oriented you. Okay, okay, I know you have heard your parents tell you this for years when it comes to social media. You are putting a lot of personal information out into the vast World Wide Web and you can […]

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Show that You’re a Leader

  WRITTEN BY: ANNA BOWLAND What makes a leader? Below are some guidelines based on my experience in the workforce:   Put Others First: This is an inherent trait of a good leader; you care more about your team than yourself. For a good leader this comes naturally. Don’t Ask Of Others What You Are […]

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LinkedIn Basics

  WRITTEN BY: NICO REEVES LinkedIn is the Facebook of business professionals. Each and every day, recruiters are turning to LinkedIn to fill their hiring needs. When used properly, LinkedIn can be a valuable resource for both recruiters and job seekers alike. Those who utilize LinkedIn are able to showcase their professional accomplishments, past work […]

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What Your Social Media Says About You

  WRITTEN BY LAUREN CRISWELL Job Seekers Most of us cannot relate to the time when a glance at a paper resume was all an employer reviewed before deciding whether or not you were going to get an interview. Today, social media allows us to connect, network and promote ourselves in more ways than one. […]

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How to Create an Online Portfolio

  WRITTEN BY: MIRANDA GARDNER As our summer season at AroundCampus Group LLC approaches each year, my fellow coworkers and I recruit college students for our production internship. Out of all the interviews we have had, the amount of graphic design students without a portfolio of some kind is surprising. And so I have a […]

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Make Your Resume Stand Out in the Crowd

  WRITTEN BY: CYNTRA BROWN You have six seconds. One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six.   That’s how long a prospective employer looks at your resume before deciding your fate with their company. According to the Huffington Post, in these six, critical seconds, a recruiter looks at the following things on your resume: Your name The […]

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