Recordings from Get Hired Now: Purposeful & Prepared (June 15-19, 2020)

Get Hired Now Purposeful & Prepared June 15-19 2020

This isn’t the job search you expected—DU is here to help.

Get Hired Now is an annual program at the end of Spring Quarter to help graduating students learn the necessary skills to successfully land a job after graduation. This …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Staying in Denver after graduation? Don’t give up your college roommate!

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As anyone working or attending college in Colorado, you know the quality of life it can bring.  You already realize it is a great place to live, work and play.  Each year  Career & Professional Development surveys DU recent graduates …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional Development Jane Mall
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UCOL Student Milestone Success Story:Launching Your Future

Kiran Rathod

After a Winter Orientation in University College, a new graduate student reached out to me, her career advisor, for help in preparing for an interview. We met and discussed the position she would be interviewing for, an International Compliance position …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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8 Tips for a Successful Interview!

8 Tips for a Successful Interview!

Interviewing is tough. It’s not easy to talk about yourself or your accomplishments. The truth is, practice and preparation will help you improve your interviewing skills, but it may never truly feel natural. The …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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Salary Negotiation for Graduate Students

Many times, in interviews you will get asked the question, “So, what are your salary expectations?”. You do not want to be caught unprepared for that question. The question is designed really just to give the employer an idea of …

By Emma Spalding
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Top 5 Tips to Keep in Mind When You’re Ready to Interview for Your Dream Job

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You’ve been invited to interview for your dream job, what could go wrong?  After all, you are just talking about yourself, what could be so difficult?  Interviewing has plenty of pitfalls if you are not prepared.  Invest the time necessary …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Easy Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Interview

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There are a number of different keys to success when it comes to interviewing, and one is to avoid easy mistakes. I should know, because as a former job seeker, I’ve made them all! Certainly, if you have spent time …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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The Art of Discussing Salary During the Interview

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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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Job Offers: 5 Things to Consider

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Congratulations! You have a job offer. What to do next? You will likely have to live with the salary for at least a year so now is the time to think about the offer!

Do research on the salary range …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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Who’s Asking All the Questions? What You Might Be Missing in Your Interviews

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Why is it that preparing for an interview is so difficult? There are likely many answers to this question, but one obvious reason is that you don’t know what questions the interviewer(s) will ask. You can research the company, memorize …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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