As we explored in the article detailing The Hiring Manager’s Story, candidates for open positions are selected most often because they have successfully created a professional relationship that resulted in a referral.
When you introduce yourself to people, what do you say? Are you being clear and intentional with your introduction?
In order to be happy and fulfilled in your career, you need to understand your core values. What’s most important to you in your life? It ties to your career happiness more than you might think.
Mentoring relationships are a bit more formalized than networking contacts.
Resumes are an important reflection of your academic and professional journey.
If you’re not quite sure what you should be doing at this point, here are some must-dos before you collect your diploma.
My freelance career began by happenstance. It was my sophomore year at Virginia Tech and I was the news editor of the student newspaper, The Collegiate Times.
Before knocking the idea, consider this: if you haven’t devoted time to learn about your ideal workplace, and the impact you could be making, you’re simply missing the mark.
If you’re having a hard time figuring out what you want to do after graduation, you’re not alone.
There are A TON of careers to choose from, so it is important to do research about different jobs and career paths. Candid Career is one way to explore jobs you may be interested in and start to establish your career path.
In this world, the job market is ever-changing. It ebbs and flows, just like everything else. If you want to be hirable, regardless of the job climate, you need to be strategic and plan ahead.
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Learn how to create the perfect elevator pitch ahead of your next career fair. (Includes examples!)
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Check out this list of examples to help you nail your next call.
Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.
It’s easy to only approach your career search from one’s own perspective --- how many applications have been filled out, how many resumes were emailed, how many cover letters that have been sent.
Getting a job offer is a true process, often the result of several weeks or months of searches, applications, phone screenings, interviews, and negotiations.
It can be easy to feel adrift in a job search
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Technology is all around us, so why not use the growing technology field to your advantage?
If you want to land that ideal position after college, you need to be connection-ready. How can this be done, you may be asking? Here at Career Services, we strongly believe that strategic and intentional networking efforts are key.
Want to make the most of your time at a career fair but now sure how? We have you covered with these 5 tips.
1. Have your resume and cover letter reviewed