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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, […]

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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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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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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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How to Keep Track of Accomplishments At Work

  WRITTEN BY: KELSEY DI GIROLAMO The best opportunities in life are often unplanned and may spontaneously appear. This is very true for job and career opportunities. Have you ever had a friend, professor, parent or co-worker tell you about a job opening that you would be absolutely perfect for and they’ll even recommend you? […]

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A Tale of Missed Opportunities: Why College Students Need Business Cards

  WRITTEN BY: MIRANDA GARDNER Everyone knows that dreaded feeling you get in your stomach when you realize you are unprepared for something. Whether you forgot you had an exam or that an assignment was due, it’s one of the most uncomfortable situations ever. Most of the time, you can shuffle these things under the […]

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Organize Your Job Applications

  WRITTEN BY: NICO REEVES As a recruiter, I have “pre-screened” over 600 college students in the past two years. When I say pre-screened, I simply mean a preliminary phone call to gather basic information from an applicant. Trust me when I say that a bad, unorganized, unprepared pre-screen call can make or break an […]