Author Archives: Guest Contributor

Student Engagement – Thoughts from a Faculty Career Champion

The favorite part of my role in Corporate America was not the many meetings or endless business travel, but my time on the shop floor, working with hourly associates, supervisors and managers to explore solutions to improve performance and job …

By Jack Buffington
Jack Buffington Program Director and Assistant Professor of the Practice, Daniels College of Business/University College
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What Wonder Woman and Hermione Granger Can Teach Women about Career Success

I recently talked with an international student who expressed how hard it was for her to write her resume. Culturally, she had been taught that promoting herself was bragging and inappropriate. She came to the U.S. and our DU career …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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The Art of Discussing Salary During the Interview

We’ve always been told that it is never a good idea to discuss salary during an interview. But, this is not actually always the case. There are instances where you can, and should discuss salaries, but you need to know …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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How to Choose Between a Career in Private or Public Accounting

The realm of accounting offers substantial career choices for those seeking it.  Accountants are vital to a business because they collect, analyze, and organize financial findings so as to steer a company into making wise financial decisions.  Other duties of …

By Bryce Welker
Bryce Welker CEO
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Great Jobs to Consider If You Have Good Communication Skills

Do you have a knack for talking? Are you able to get your points across in an effective and comprehensive manner that allows you to effortlessly describe concepts and ideas, regardless of who’s on the receiving end? If so, then …

By Brenda Berg
Brenda Berg
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3 Ways to Improve and Expand Your Network

Networking can lead to new opportunities for you and your career, help you branch out to new people and industries and more. However, if networking doesn’t come naturally to you, it can be challenging to figure out how, when and …

By Rachel Stones
Rachel Stones Writer
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How to Include Honors and Awards in Your Resume

If you are a student or a recent graduate trying to find work, you may not have a lot of experience to list on your resume. But you do have other achievements and accomplishments to show that you are a …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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10 Ways to Stay Healthy When You Work in an Office

Many people think that the safest jobs are those that involve being in an office all day. Sure, you likely aren’t going to have any heavy objects falling, or have to deal with injuries involving heavy equipment, but working in …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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The Benefits of Working with a Non-Profit

If you’re about to enter the workforce or are considering a career change due to a lack of fulfilling work in your current position, you may want to join the non-profit work sector. There are plenty of benefits to working …

By Jordan Perez
Jordan Perez
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8 Employee Benefits for Working Parents

We would all love to be able to stay home and take care of the kids without having to worry about going to work. But, for most of us, this just isn’t financially feasible. Raising kids is expensive, and even …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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