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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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Internship Vs. Summer Job

WRITTEN BY: NATE CURTIS “Should I get an internship?” That’s the question I asked myself every year in college as I started thinking about what I was going to do each summer. Of the four summers I had during college (yes, I took a victory lap!), I spent the first three working standard summer jobs. […]

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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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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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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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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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Tailoring Your Job Application to A Specific Posting

WRITTEN BY: ABBY ANDERSON I have worked at a restaurant, student newspaper, marketing research firm, bowling alley, car dealership, collegiate marketing firm and even a grain elevator. You might be thinking, “Why would I need to know this?” Well, you really don’t. A lot of people want to tell their entire life story when applying […]

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Keep Learning: Inexpensive Ways to Expand Your Knowledge

  WRITTEN BY: KATHRYN OLIVIERI If you want to be the best in your field, the responsibility is yours. Whatever field you decide to pursue, you are in charge of what you choose to learn and not learn. The more you learn outside of your workplace, the more opportunities that you will have to better […]

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6 Tips to Stay in Touch with Your Network

  WRITTEN BY: KATHRYN OLIVIERI If you’ve had a job or internship, you have a network of previous coworkers and supervisors. This network is extremely valuable because these people know how you hard you work. If you do a good job and leave a positive impression, they remember you and could recommend you for positions […]

Networking 101-Blog

Networking 101

  WRITTEN BY: NICO REEVES “It’s all about who you know, not what you know.” The number of times my parents told me this as I progressed through my college years is astounding! As I look back on what I could have done to better network and connect on campus when I was in college, […]

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