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?

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!

I have a LinkedIn account, but how can I use it effectively?

Did you know that 93% of recruiters who use social media to recruit use LinkedIn? In fact, of recruiters who use social media, a full 48% use LinkedIn EXCLUSIVELY.  In the new age of social media it has become paramount Continue reading I have a LinkedIn account, but how can I use it effectively?

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