5 Tips to Beat the Heat and Still Dress Professionally

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Professional attire may seem at odds with hot weather. In fact, the ubiquity of business suits is one of the reasons offices pump the A/C high in the summer, to such an extent that in Japan the government has sponsored …

By Kyle Inselman
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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
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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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What Should You Do if You Have a Verbal Job Offer but Not a Written One?

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After successfully applying for a job and going through the interview process, the hiring manager says the phrase you’ve been hoping to hear. “We want to offer you the job!” But what happens when several days have passed and you …

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Office Holiday Party Do’s and Don’ts

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Whether you’ve been working for years or you’re at your first internship, office holiday parties are part of the working world. These parties are not your family and friend holiday gatherings and the rules of engagement are slightly different. Read …

By Maria Kuntz
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Your First 90 Days on the Job- From Interview to Success

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You just beat out the competition for your new job so now it’s time to deliver! Here are some tips to help you succeed.

1. Listen—Observe—Learn
Take the time to understand your team, the culture, goals and overall vibe of …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Ease Into Networking Through Informational Interviews

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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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Answering the Dreaded Salary Question

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It has probably happened to you, right? You are in an interview, well prepared and confident in your answers. Then suddenly the interviewer asks, “So, what are your salary expectations?” Blindsided, you don’t know what to say or how to …

By Andrew Gupton
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Perfecting Your Personal Pitch or 1-Minute Commercial

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An elevator pitch or 1-minute commercial is a short introduction of your career skills, experience and interests. It’s designed to help you briefly communicate your personal brand any time you meet a potential employer, client or contact. The term “elevator …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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