Networking 101

Did you know that as many as 85% of jobs are secured via networking? Networking is defined as the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business needs.” While networking

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Are you an International Student? Use the Pitchfork Approach!

You may have come to the United States with the intention of securing employment here following your graduation. As an international student,  diversifying your job search will benefit your strategy. We encourage you to engage in what we call the …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Advice for new W. P. Carey Students

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What is the best piece of advice you would offer to a new W. P. Carey student?

Here are 5 tips they shared:

Understand the Big Picture
Get Involved
Prove Yourself
Develop Confidence
Utilize …

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Are you leveraging all your resources?

 

We know the career management process can be overwhelming. Don’t fret! As a business student at W. P. Carey, you have access to resources designed to make the career management process easier to navigate, wherever and whenever you need …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Advice on How to Prepare For The Future World of Work

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What is one piece of advice you would offer to a current W. P. Carey student on how to best prepare for the future world of work?

Here are 5 pieces of advice they …

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The Importance of Making Your Handshake Profile Public

Employers use Handshake as a tool to quickly identify high-potential job candidates just like you. However, it’s important to recognize that employers can only find you if your profile is visible to them. 

You can make it easier for employers …

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Is your narrative ready to help set you apart?

In a market that is flooded with skilled and talented candidates, having a great personal narrative that is easy to follow, relevant to your listener, and short enough to keep your audience engaged will help set you apart . As a …

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Capitalize on LinkedIn features to grow your network

According to data collected by LinkedIn, 85% of all jobs are filled through networking connections; yet despite this well known statistic, many students are still hesitant to leverage networking. 

One of the least intimidating places you can start is on …

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What does your personal brand say about you?

When you think of the term “personal brand,” what does it mean to you? Do you think of your mission, your goals, or what is posted to your social media sites? Everyone has a personal brand. You may or may …

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Enhancing your opportunities to be contacted by employers in Handshake

Employers are busy.  Defining needs, role requirements and sorting through candidate options is time consuming.  Handshake was designed to make on-campus candidates easy to find.  Are you optimizing this critical tool to help them find you? 

Many students are missing …

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