Job Search

Moving from Insanity to Strategy on the Job Search—Leveraging Social Media to Land a Job

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” Apparently, Einstein knew a thing, or two, about patterns of behavior that don’t serve us well; learning how to break those patterns is another thing.

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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What Recruiters Are Really Looking For

What Recruiters Are Really Looking For

In today’s complicated world of job searching, Recruiters can be the key holders to a candidate’s success. You could be the most qualified individual for a particular position, but if the Recruiter or hiring …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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Ease Into Networking Through Informational Interviews

We hear and read about it all the time…you must network for career success! But, many people are overwhelmed with the idea of networking and are not sure where to start. Informational interviewing allows a conversation to happen, usually 1-on-1, …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Can You Start Your Job Search Without an Exact Job in Mind?

Many liberal arts majors think they need to know the exact job title they plan to pursue before beginning their search for a job or internship. That idea is FALSE!

Instead, liberal arts students should make a list of the …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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What Types of Skills are Best for a Sustainability Studies Major?

If the idea of contributing to solutions for real environmental change appeals to you, then becoming a sustainability studies major might be the right fit for you. What’s the best way to thrive as a sustainability studies major and set …

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Resources for an Organized Job Search Process

If the job search process stresses you out enough to need a hot pink straight jacket and sparkly helmet, then listen up. Finding your next job does not have to be such an arduous task, at least not when it …

By Alyssa Bekerman
Alyssa Bekerman
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The Best Way to Figure Out if a Company’s Truly Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

You want to work at a company that genuinely values diversity and inclusion, but it can be hard to separate reality from myth. How do you know if your prospective employer authentically believes in these values, or is just saying …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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4 Lies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Setting Up Informational Interviews

If you’re looking for a job, odds are you’ve heard you should set up some informational interviews. (Refresher: They’re the coffee meetings you go on with networking contacts to get an insider perspective on their industry or role.)

You know …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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2 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Footprint Over Break

Winter Break is here and it’s the perfect time to get cozy and focus inward. Make some cocoa, curl up in your favorite chair, and settle in for some selfie-reflection.

Breaks from school are great times to look over your …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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Jobs Outside Academia for PhD’S

JOBS OUTSIDE ACADEMIA FOR Ph.D’S

Do you have a PhD and are now thinking about exploring non-academic career options? The key is being open to applying your skills, abilities and interests in a wide variety of positions and industries.

Here …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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