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.  

Submitting …

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When you should reach out to employers

Contacting potential employers is an important job search activity that can help set you apart — but it needs careful consideration if it is to be a positive way to affirm you as a top candidate.  

You may be considering …

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Want to impress employers? Do some research!

Career events where you get to meet employers is a unique opportunity you have within business school.  But for some, it can be intimidating.  How do you do it confidently?  The answer is simple: research.  

Research is a critical step …

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Building a Recruiting Strategy: The Forgotten Work that Helps You Stand Out

Fall recruiting has been a whirlwind. With the current state of the world, what is next is unclear.  On-campus recruiting is likely to continue, but how do you optimize this and ensure you are doing the right things to land …

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Become a Global Networker, American-Style

Think globally, network locally! In this presentation, you’ll learn state-of-the-art tools and strategies for connecting with potential employers, clients, and referral sources, in an American context. Most people won’t be there when you have your shining moments, so it’s through …

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Asking the right kinds of questions during recruitment events

You know you are supposed to ask questions to be noticed at recruiting event, but how do you know what are the right kind?  Let insight be your guide. Do your research about the industry, company and role, and then …

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How following up on your application can set you apart

In today’s changing and competitive economic climate, differentiating yourself from other applicants is more important than ever.  

Although the fear of being too forward might be real, leaning in to establish open communication with your contacts will help you stay …

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Connect with alumni to drive your career search

Networking can feel overwhelming.  But, we know that networking is powerful and a skill set that business school students around the world work hard to develop. Why?  The Wall Street Journal reports that up to 80% of jobs are …

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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

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