The Art of Small Talk

Engaging professionally and initiating small talk is an important career capability. As a business student, you will have the opportunity to engage in small talk regularly and in a variety of settings, including formal career networking events, business meetings, conferences, …

By W. P. Carey Career Services Center
W. P. Carey Career Services Center
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How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

Problem-solving skills are critical for any career path—no matter where you work or what job you have, you’ll face problems big and small all the time. If you want to succeed in your career, being able to effectively navigate (and …

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5 Resume Mistakes Holding You Back—and How to Fix Them

You have the right skills, experience, and background, but no matter how many times you submit your resume for a role that looks to be a good fit, you're not getting any interviews. If this sounds familiar, know you're not …

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5 Things Working From Home Has Us Reconsidering About the Workplace

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ways in which we work can’t be overstated. In particular, working from home has had an effect on our expectations for work-life balance, our health, and our relationships with others. These changed …

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The Big Post-Covid Interview Question You’re Not Expecting—Plus, the Right Answer

For many people, the past year has been among the most difficult of their lives. But for others, including branding and marketing expert Vince Thompson, it's been the exact opposite.

“This has been the greatest year of my life,” says Thompson, the …

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Ten Tips for the Virtual OCI Process

By now, you're a skilled sailor in virtual seas. You've attended classes, social events, and panel presentations through Zoom and have customized your workspace for optimal connection and participation.

You may also feel comfortable with the concept of a virtual …

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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

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Your Checklist for Nailing Your Next Panel Interview

You’ve been invited to a second round of interviews for an exciting job opportunity. When you’re given the details, you see that you’ll be interviewed by four people at the same time. It’s a panel interview. 

This interview style can …

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How To Change Careers in 5 Easy Steps

Thinking about changing your career path? You’re not alone. Nearly half of all American workers have shifted their professional lives dramatically, sometimes more than once. Did you know that the average person has more than 12 jobs in their lifetime? 

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7 Skills to Set You Apart in the Remote Work Environment

The joys of working remotely — especially if you're lucky enough to work from home. Your commute from the bedroom to the living room, dining room, or wherever you've set up your home office takes seconds and you're ready to go.

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