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Spring Semester Career Reset: Time to revisit your CAP

Your Career Action Plan (CAP) is a foundational component of your career journey at W. P. Carey.  The work you do with the CAP, though, isn’t meant to be completed and set aside.  It becomes an evolving guide to help …

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Leveraging research to take your Career Action Plan to the next level

If you’ve developed a Career Action Plan with a goal, milestones, and target dates, you’re almost ready to go. The next step is conducting research to test the assumptions and insights you just identified. Though you may have a specific …

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Market Research: The next step to clarify your career goal

Managing a lifelong career and finding your first role out of business school is a complicated task.  Breaking it down into the same steps you would follow to take a product to market can help make it more manageable and …

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Not sure where to start your career? CandidCareer makes it easy!

As a business student, it is important to identify early what function and industry you want to work in, in order to allow yourself time to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to compete for these roles. We know that …

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The secret ingredient that will help you thrive in your working life

 

In simplified terms, culture is the secret ingredient that refers to the values and behaviors that guide decisions and activities in the work environment. Culture can vary by company, industry, function, and role. Your work as a student at …

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Picked your Major? Now what?

Deciding on a major can be a stressful process but now that you have made your decision (congrats!), you’ll want to dig deeper to find the answers to the following questions:
What are the most common roles recent-graduates from my …

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Feeling overwhelmed about your choices? We can help you find your way in 3 easy steps!

What do you want to do after you graduate? What types of internships are you looking at? What are you going to do with that major? These are all questions you probably get asked more than you like. They might …

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Welcome Back! Why Your Career Management Matters Now

Welcome back to a new semester! I hope you had a wonderful break. As you jump back into the swing of things, here are some key career-related items to keep top-of-mind:

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How to be effective at on-campus events

If you are currently pursuing an internship or full-time job search, you need to know how to best prepare and engage employers at these events for W. P. Carey Students. There are a variety of events that make up on-campus …

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Does your personal brand advertise the unique value you bring to market?

Personal branding consists of your social media presence, face-to-face communications, your reputation in the market, and executive presence.  Giving thought to this will assist you in putting a plan in place that allows you to bring your true self to …

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