7 essential questions to ask in an interview

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At the end of an interview, you have the opportunity to pose your carefully prepared questions to the hiring manager. Since you’re under enough pressure already, here’s a ready-made list of essential questions to ask in an interview: (careerbuilder.com) …

By Veronica Rodriguez
Veronica Rodriguez Career Counselor-College of Business Veronica Rodriguez
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Biology majors – Helpful tips for career development

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Now is the time, while you are in college, to start building your knowledge and experience in your areas of interest.  Below is a list of highly relevant recommendations to help you build your level of knowledge, gain experience, and …

By Tara Ryan
Tara Ryan Career Counselor-College of Sciences Tara Ryan
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Instantly Upgrade Your Small Talk Skills!

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12 Questions to Instantly Upgrade Your Small Talk Skills

Ever find yourself in a networking event where you are conversing with an individual, the conversation becomes silent, and the situation becomes uncomfortable? It is something most people, if not all, …

By Martin Saenz
Martin Saenz Career Counselor-College of Liberal and Fine Arts Martin Saenz
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Take a step up… How do you do that in your industry area?

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Have you heard of a “career ladder”? Maybe so. But I am guessing many haven’t heard of a “career lattice”. When you are curious as to what a typical path to the top of your career field might look like, …

By Karen Ivy
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Should I Intern as a College Sophomore?

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Internships are one of the most valuable ways for college students to gain professional experience and exposure to new industries. In fact, an internship can give you a significant leg up in a number of ways, including building your professional …

By Lorrenza Vandiver
Lorrenza Vandiver Assistant Director-Professional Development and Diversity Lorrenza Vandiver
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When Writing Resumes, Don’t Tell Them, Show Them

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There is an old adage about writing that goes something like “show, don’t tell.” The idea is that good writing shows what the author wants to communicate, and through showing lets the point communicate itself. Bad writing tells the reader …

By Abreetta Bonner
Abreetta Bonner Career Counselor-College of Engineering Abreetta Bonner
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Top 5 Tools for Digital Marketing

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When it comes to digital marketing, few things are as important as the tools digital marketers rely on to get their jobs done. These include everything from social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to analytics tools like Google Analytics. …

By Mysti Frazier
Mysti Frazier Career Counselor-College of Business Mysti Frazier
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Careers for Biological sciences majors (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry)

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Many undergraduate science students are unsure of the career opportunities available with a Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry degree.

The biological sciences are generally the choice “foundation” degree for a career in healthcare such a physician or physician’s assistant, dentist, veterinarian …

By Tara Ryan
Tara Ryan Career Counselor-College of Sciences Tara Ryan
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5 Tips for Fresh Grads Who Haven’t Found a Job Yet

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One of Twitter’s coolest new features is that you can see what your friends are favoriting; a fast and easy way to see what everyone’s into or what’s happening around you. In my case, I see a lot of my …

By Veronica Rodriguez
Veronica Rodriguez Career Counselor-College of Business Veronica Rodriguez
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How Immigrants are Driving American Business

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Study after study show that immigrants are good for business and have a positive impact on the economy. Many immigrants are entrepreneurial. They start small businesses, create jobs, pay taxes and revitalize our inner cities. Some work two or three …

By Mysti Frazier
Mysti Frazier Career Counselor-College of Business Mysti Frazier
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