Jobs don’t fall into place overnight, and in fact it’s typical for job searches to take 3 to 9 months for new college graduates. As you begin (or continue) your job search, keep these goals in mind: Think Quality over Continue reading Still Job Searching?
College is a bit of a tunnel. At first, it seems like that small dot of light at the end is a train coming at you. Some time around the third year, you realize that it is a light and Continue reading Preparing to Leave the Nest!
Have you thought about your network lately? Not your computer network—your career network. And have you thought about how you can use LinkedIn to update and upgrade that network? If you don’t already have a LinkedIn account, now is the Continue reading Ideas on how to upgrade your network
After you read the title of this article you may be thinking; “What does salary negotiation even mean?” or “Why on earth would I risk a job offer by asking for more?” or… “AHHHH!” These feelings are normal! Negotiating salary Continue reading Negotiating Salary/Benefits: Ensuring your expectations are set correctly, using tools such as salary & cost of living calculators, suggestions for salary negotiations
Hello everyone! My name is Nicholas Bryant and I am a sophomore here at Minnesota State University, Mankato. I am in the process of obtaining a degree in Business Management with minors in Nonprofit Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Throughout my first Continue reading Researching employers to prepare for a job fair, find a job, pre-interview, informational interviews and networking
You have been on the job search for months and you feel that you rocked your interview last week, but why haven’t they called? Did they not like you? Did they offer the position to someone else? The possibilities are Continue reading Ensuring Your Expectations Are Set Correctly: Using tools such as salary and cost of living calculators
Hello there everyone in blog land! Are you excited to be here? I know that I am! Wait a minute. I’m feeling a sense of déjà vu. Oh, right, that’s because I was repeating word for word the beginning of Continue reading The HOW to researching employers!
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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?
Yes, I know, it’s January. It’s still winter outside. It’s cold, and I have to admit that I’m O-V-E-R it. I know the semester just started, but I am already looking forward to Summer! The lazy summer days, sun, swimming, Continue reading 35th Annual Summer Job Fair