Benefits of a Real Estate Career

How would you like to be able to start your own business without having to spend a lot of money? Well, you can, and no, it isn’t some sort of get rich quick scheme. If you are good at sales …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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Why Attend a Career Fair?

If you’re looking for a new position, you may have considered attending a career fair. You probably imagine a loud room filled with intimidating employers talking about companies you’re not familiar with. And worse, you’re standing in lines, competing with …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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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
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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Office Holiday Party Do’s and Don’ts

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
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing
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Your First 90 Days on the Job- From Interview to Success

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
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To Write or Not to Write: Things to Know about Cover Letters

So you’re getting out there on the job market. Good for you! You’re ready. You have a great deal of education behind you. You even managed to get authoritative references. You may lack job experience, but that’s something you’ll gain. …

By Kelvin Fogarty
Kelvin Fogarty
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Five Tips for Job References

The praise or criticism of your references can influence whether you are offered a position.  It is therefore important to consider these tips:

*Think about who you ask: You may want to ask a friend or family member that you have known personally.  However, it …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development
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6 Clever Ways Graduates Can Improve Their Job Search

Why some people search for a job for months without results while others get employed in a couple of weeks? Everything depends on your attitude.

A job search is a serious process that demands setting goals, creating a plan, and …

By Remi Morrison
Remi Morrison
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Considering a Gig Job? Here’s What You Should Know.

Gig jobs are those where workers earn money based on the task, or “gig” they complete. Gig workers are typically independent contractors or free-lancers who work part-time, without benefits, sometimes for multiple companies. There has been a lot of buzz …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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