Rebuilding Your Network After a Layoff: Essential Steps to Take

So you’ve been laid off – welcome to the club.

This year alone, hundreds of thousands of startup workers have been let go from their jobs. So you may not be part of a company anymore, but you’re still in …

By Ivy Exec
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How to Be More Introspective to Better Process Constructive Feedback

Being introspective is key to being a better worker – but it certainly doesn’t come easy to everyone.

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy defines introspection as “learning about one’s own currently ongoing, or perhaps very recently past, mental states or …

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How to Get a Job: Your Ultimate Guide

Finding a job can be nerve-wracking, exciting, frustrating, exhausting, and even anxiety-inducing. Unfortunately, we’re not here to tell you it’s an easy feat to land a job you love. However, there are ways to make the job search easier (and …

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Applications Open! – Career Peer Advisor Position

WE’RE HIRING NEW CAREER PEER ADVISORS FOR THE 2023-2024 Academic Year!

Career Peer Advisors are an essential part of Career & Professional Developmentand serve as a key link in supporting DU students to achieve their career goals. Additionally, Career Peer …

By Sarabeth Wolbrom
Sarabeth Wolbrom Associate Director, Serves Undergraduate STEM Students
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What’s In Your Quiver? Leadership Skills for the Future of Work

We often hear about the “toolbelt” of skills, where we apply our know-how and experience to a variety of workplace contexts. But Rhonda Joy McLean, President and CEO of RJMLEADS LLC, a New York City leadership consulting firm, envisions this …

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How to Answer “Why Are You No Longer with Your Previous Company?” in an Interview

There are many reasons not to quit your current job before you have another one lined up.

For one, you may not know precisely what you’re dissatisfied with in your current role, and without being able to pinpoint the issue, …

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How to Highlight Transferable Skills on Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile When Changing Industries

According to a recent report from the Pew Research Center, around four percent of workers, on average, changed industries every month from 2019 to 2021. What’s more, in 2021, around five percent of employees found new occupations. Though these percentages …

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10 Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Student Employee (Plus Templates From Us!)

Calling all Supervisors! DU’s National Student Employment Week (April 10 – 14) is quickly approaching! Would you like to show appreciation for your student employees, but tight on budget? We got you.

The Office of Student Employment has created free …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Interim Director, Student Employment
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Celebrate National Student Employment Week 2023!

Join the Office of Student Employment in celebrating our student employees and supervisors this National Student Employment Week, held between April 10th and 14th!

Throughout the Week
Here are our ideas for (free and low-cost) ways supervisors can show their …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Interim Director, Student Employment
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10 Common Leadership Interview Questions and Answers

While some of us dream of landing in the corner office one day, not everyone aspires to take on a leadership role. And early in your career, you may not be worried about leading a team. However, that doesn’t mean …

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