Why You Should Have a Business Card

We live in a world where job searches, internet searches, networking, and many other career building opportunities have moved online. Even with so many online career resources the business card is a necessity, and even a preferred avenue for exchanging Continue reading Why You Should Have a Business Card

The Many Benefits of a Career Fair

Searching for that dream job, but can’t find it because you don’t have the experience they want? Making use of job fairs, such as the Career and Development Center’s annual Career & Internship Expo every fall or the Job & Continue reading The Many Benefits of a Career Fair

Why get an internship before applying for your first “big kid” job?

The importance of an internship or practicum experience cannot be overstated to the newly graduated college student.  Today employers favor employees who have done an internship or practicum prior to applying with their company or organization. A college diploma will Continue reading Why get an internship before applying for your first “big kid” job?

3 steps to take interviewing to the next level!

By now, you have read two other comprehensive blogs on interviewing. You have your best outfit picked out and you have plenty of interview examples ready to go. You’ve read about the best course of action if you make a Continue reading 3 steps to take interviewing to the next level!

Your part-time job matters!

Your part time job matters to future employers! Follow these four steps to showcase your skills.   1.)   Reflect Change in ourselves often goes unnoticed unless we stop and take the time to reflect on how far we have really Continue reading Your part-time job matters!

Top 100? (Really?) resume and interviewing tips to land your part-time job!

The new school year has officially begun! It’s a very exciting time, full of food, fun, and non-stop activities. Of course, the majority of you will not be able to fully appreciate this time, because you can’t stop thinking about Continue reading Top 100? (Really?) resume and interviewing tips to land your part-time job!

Athletics: Be a sport in your career hunt!

The 2013 Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines second nature as something a person can do easily or without much thought because they have done it many times before. After competitively swimming for 12 years, so much about my experience as an athlete Continue reading Athletics: Be a sport in your career hunt!

Studying Abroad: How it Impacts Employment

Why is studying abroad so important? Sure, you get to explore new places, make exciting international friends, and learn about another culture, but what about your future? Is it really all that beneficial in the long run? The simple answer, Continue reading Studying Abroad: How it Impacts Employment

You got scheduled for an interview – Now, what do you do?

Before the interview: Managing pre-interview stress  So you’ve turned in your resume, cover letter, and references! Congratulations you have officially applied for your dream job! The hard work is over, right?! All of a sudden you get a call to Continue reading You got scheduled for an interview – Now, what do you do?