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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]