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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 […]

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The Importance of a Thank-You Note

  WRITTEN BY: JACQUELINE DUNN One winter afternoon about 12 years ago, I was sitting in the living room of a large house in a nearby rural town surrounded by a litter of fluffy golden retriever puppies (a situation I’d honestly love to replicate weekly). After years of pestering and an expertly crafted poster board […]

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Are You Prepared for Your First Day of Work?

Advice on what to wear, how to remember everything, and ways to make friends, so you can take on responsibility and get the most out of your new job.   WRITTEN BY: LAUREN KALIN I tend to over-prepare. For everything. Packing for a day trip to the beach looks more like I’m prepping a post-apocalyptic […]

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How to Select Your Internship

  WRITTEN BY: JACQUELINE DUNN In today’s competitive job market, it’s imperative for students to find that “special something” that boosts their resumes, gains them worthwhile and relevant experiences, narrows their career search, and ultimately lands them their ideal entry level job. In this case, that “special something” is an internship. More and more schools […]

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Gleaning Knowledge From Your Coworkers

  WRITTEN BY: ANNA BOWLAND Many of us start out in our career by participating in an internship program. The internship may be paid or unpaid, glamorous or just grunt work. But I think most of us would agree that there is a direct correlation between what you put into the experience and what you […]

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Setting Goals for Your Internship

  WRITTEN BY: BRETT LEUMAS You rocked your interview, you got the internship, and now you might be wondering “What next?” We all know that having an internship on your resume is important in helping you to land a job after graduation. However, it is just as important to make the most of your internship […]