6 Tips for Job Searching During Difficult Economic Conditions

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During times of economic trouble, job-seeker anxiety can understandably run high for those looking for internships and full-time employment. For those graduating soon, the current environment can feel especially distressing.

Having worked in the career development field for over 20 …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Burwell Center for Career Achievement Welcomes Students

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By Sarah Satterwhite

The Burwell Center for Career Achievement opened its doors to students in September, ushering in a new era for DU students and alumni. Within the new building, the most recent of the Denver Advantage campus transformation, undergraduate …

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Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

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The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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How to Cultivate Empathy in the Workplace in Difficult Times

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When empathy is part of a workplace culture, employees are happier and more productive, leading to greater success all around. And while difficult circumstances require more empathy than usual, they also make it easy for this crucial skill to get …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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A Guide to Using Pronouns and Other Gender-Inclusive Language in the Office

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Picture this: You’re gathered around the coffee machine one morning with a group of your co-workers when Joe says, “You guys missed a great story Robin told while we were manning the conference booth yesterday. No seriously, dude, she’s so …

By The Muse
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Connecting DU: Sustainability Careers – Creating Engaging Networking Opportunities

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As part of IMPACT 2025, DU is actively striving to engage students with networking opportunities that offer ways to connect to alumni and employers in a fun and casual atmosphere that takes the fear out of networking.   Career & Professional …

By Jane Mall
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Personalization: The Key to Effective Employee Recognition

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We all know the adage that one size doesn’t fit all, but when it comes to employee rewards, a baffling number of companies seem to expect one rewards scheme to suit and motivate everyone. With 69% of employees claiming that …

By Morgan Franklin
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Mentoring in the Workplace

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Looking for a way to enhance your professional and personal skills in the workplace?  Finding a mentor is a great way to do just that!  Mentoring programs are becoming a standard in many organizations.  According to Chronus Corporation, over 71 % …

By Maria Kuntz
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Finance A to Z

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It doesn’t matter how brilliant an entrepreneur or skilled an artisan you are, without some basic financial knowledge, even the best business ideas can falter and fail. Here we offer some key vocabulary words courtesy of Investopedia.com and Salary.com to …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Diplomat in Residence- Stewart Devine

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Stewart Devine is the United States Department of State Diplomat-In-Residence for the Rocky Mountains region. His office is based in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies here at the University of Denver. He is available as a resource, not …

By Korbel Careers
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Advice for Mid-Career Job Seekers

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Job searching is stressful, especially if you’re navigating a change in the middle of your career. Don’t get discouraged. There’s a lot you can do to help position yourself for success. Here are just a few tips on how to …

By Andrew Gupton
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