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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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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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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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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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Adding Sales Numbers to Your Resume

  WRITTEN BY: JACOB ROSS Resumes. It’s never-ending battle of reducing your life’s work to just a page or two. On our blog we’ve covered resumes before. After all, they are crucial in helping us secure our future. As a recruiter, I look at hundreds, if not thousands of resumes. Good ones, bad ones, unique […]

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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 […]