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Alumni Offer Advice in Difficult Economic Times

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Recognizing that our 2nd years are graduating during difficult economic times, we’ve reached out to alumni who graduated during past recessions. About 50 of them graciously agreed to talk to you, and offer their advice and support. Please see this file

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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Employment and Marijuana in CO

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7 Things to know about employment and marijuana use in Colorado

1. What is Amendment 64?
In 2012, Colorado adopted an amendment to its Constitution (Amendment 64) making it legal for individuals 21 and older to legally use or possess …

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

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Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

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If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

By Julie Anne Russell - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Tips for a Job Application Refresh

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Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

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For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How a Targeted Employer List Can Aid Your Job Search

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There’s a lot to keep in mind when searching for a new job. Salary, benefits, location, job function, and issue area are often our main points of focus, and many of us tend to target our search around at least …

By Idealist.org - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Put Your Best Foot Forward and Prepare for a Career Fair!

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Are you planning to attend a career fair?

Prepare for the fairs by reviewing these resources shared by the Employer Connections team. We can’t wait to see you at an event!

Tips on Resumes/Cover Letters
Interview Prep Help
Make an …

By Paige Luna
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Student Employment Positions in PCO

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For students interested in working while pursuing their studies and gaining valuable skills and experience, our student employment positions are a great opportunity. We have both work-study funded and non-work study funded positions posted in PCO, DU’s online internship and …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Apply Online Successfully: Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems

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Have you ever wondered what happens when you apply to jobs online? Does it feel like your resume falls into a black hole, never to return? Have you submitted lots of applications online with no responses? Keep reading to learn …

By Megan Pritchett
Megan Pritchett Graduate Career Advisor Megan Pritchett
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