Professional Etiquette

Perfecting Your Personal Pitch or 30-second Elevator Speech

Re-sharing this article that was originally published by Maria Kuntz, faculty for the Communication Management Master of Arts Program at DU. 

An elevator pitch is a short introduction of your career skills, experience and interests. It’s designed to help you …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Why Email Writing Matters – And How You Can Master It!

Does writing matter?

Writing is dead. In this age of Instagram, Skype, and Snapchat, nothing could be less cool, less relevant to getting ahead. The written word is officially obsolete. Or is it?

Imagine that you’re the boss. And you’re …

By Jeremy Schifeling - Break Into Tech
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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

Since the onset of the pandemic, video interviews have become the norm. And long after Covid-19 is a thing of the past, it's a good bet that video interviews will be here to stay. This means you need to become …

By Mariam Simmons - Vault
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4 Tips for Building Your Professional Wardrobe

Whether you're new to the working world or hoping to revamp your style, building your professional wardrobe can be daunting. From color coordination to determining what is and isn’t appropriate to wear to work, there are many factors to consider …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Korbel MA Students: How to secure a strong recommendation letter

Strong references are typically the second most important part of an application, right after your application essay, statement or cover letter. But, who should you ask? How should you ask? The key to securing strong recommendation letters really is about …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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5 Tips to Beat the Heat and Still Dress Professionally

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
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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Who’s Asking All the Questions? What You Might Be Missing in Your Interviews

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

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?

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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