Author Archives: W. P. Carey Career Management

What can you do with a Business Sustainability major?

You probably declared a Business Sustainability major for a variety of reasons, and the major prepares you for many different roles. We have found that you are most likely to be successful in securing a post-graduation position when your goals …

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How to Clean Up Your Social Media Footprint Before Your Job Search

When researching candidates, recruiters look at a lot more than resumes and cover letters. They also look at social media—to find out how you present yourself, how others perceive you, and how well you might fit with their culture. That’s …

By Ron Stefanski - Vault
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Sample Interview Questions: Walk Me Through Your Resume

The number one mistake candidates make when answering this question is translating the question to something akin to, “Tell me everything you’ve done in your professional career in chronological order.” If you approach the question this way, most of the …

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How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

By Jenny Sloop Johnson - Vault
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Should You Take a Startup Job During the Pandemic? 5 Tips to Help You Decide

Taking a job at a startup has always been considered a riskier move than working for a company that’s been around for a while, has a track record of success, and has weathered a storm or two. But if you were …

By Neal Taparia - The Muse
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Why Your Mass Apply Job Search Strategy Fails You

Every day starts to run together. You log into your job boards through your phone or your laptop, then start your scroll-and-apply strategy. This approach to your job search might feel productive. After all, you’re applying to dozens of jobs …

By Karyn Mullins - Vault
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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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6 Things to Research About a Company Before an Interview

Researching the company you’re interviewing with is a must, and almost all job candidates do it to some degree. However, many candidates don’t research thoroughly enough or research the right things. So, below are the most important things to research …

By Lisa Rangel - Vault
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Career Guidance for First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are learners from households where neither parent (or guardian) has obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In other words, they are the first ones in their immediate family to attend college.

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students forge their own paths ahead in …

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How mentors help first-generation college students get a job and succeed in professional career growth

Resilient first-generation students who graduate with degrees report positive outcomes throughout their college-going years, and upon graduation, throughout their careers, according to Gallup-Poll research. As you approach graduation, continue to persevere as you search for your first job out of …

By Amy Adkins-Dwivedi - College Recruiter
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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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