Start building your professional reputation now

Good manners and professionalism go hand in hand.  One of the ways we see students forget this, and damage their own reputation, is when they do not honor the commitments they have made to an employer.  Sounds serious right?  It …

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Networking: Following-up with connections

While establishing new connections is a crucial first step in your networking journey, you’ll need to regularly follow-up with existing connections to stay in touch. Maintaining and nurturing the relationships within your network must be carefully done to build sponsors …

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Following up after an informational interview

Doing an informational interview is often a productive and dynamic way to do research on the industry, roles and companies you are interested in.  What a privilege that busy people have taken time out of their day to help you! 

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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 important tool to help them find you?  

Many students misunderstand …

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Employer perspective on hiring international students

A panel of recruiters will share their perspective on why some students shine and others don’t. They will speak specifically about how international MBAs/Masters can think creatively about their careers and unique skills. In addition, these professionals will discuss the …

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Effectively cold call a company

In a just-in-time job search, widening your network is essential to secure a broader audience. Reaching out to someone you don’t know by phone, email or LinkedIn can feel intimidating. In the job or internship search this method is worth …

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What is the difference between a job board and a job search engine?

As the job market rapidly shifts, a strong job search strategy includes a diverse set of resources in your strategy and the dedication to staying on top of them.

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Curtain call: “Do you have any questions?”

When preparing for an interview, it is very easy to get yourself caught up in the work of practicing answers to the questions you might be asked pertaining to the company, the industry and the role.  But don’t forget to …

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Not all bad news: COVID-19 and what it means for hiring

The market is shifting daily in response to COVID-19 and there will be implications across the globe.  The only thing we can be certain of is that the economic conditions will continue to change rapidly.  

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Judging an application by its cover page: getting it right.

A good cover letter is the bridge that connects a resume to a job opening.  It signals you have strong writing and communications skills; that you understand the role you are applying for and know how your skills align.  

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