Prepping for an interview – don’t forget to research the company!

Preparing ahead of time can make or break an interview.  Many people spend all of their time preparing their answers about themselves and their experience and do little company research.  Don’t make this mistake!  You need to know the company …

By Rebecca Damas
Rebecca Damas Assistant Director, Internship and Career Advisor Rebecca Damas
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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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Trends In Networking: Expanding Your Mindset

Many of us tend to think of networking as only something that you do at events that are labeled “networking events.” This is one view of networking, but it is actually much more. The trend in networking is to expand …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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Answering the Dreaded Salary Question

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
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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Passion. Holy Cannoli! What is this thing called passion!?

Recently, I was making a 17-mile trek across Arvada when our guide brought us to a halt, stretched out his hand and presented us with a brown paper bag. Within this seemingly innocuous container was a collection of several pieces …

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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How to Juggle Both Work and Family

Many working parents struggle with the equally important responsibilities of raising a family and providing for them. There is a fundamental need—and for many parents, a real want and desire—to work. However, many simultaneously feel a pull towards home and …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development Grace Goodman
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5 Tips to Secure Great Job References

5 Tips to Secure Great Job References

Part of your job search involves asking for references. Employers ask for references because they want to know what others have to say about you. Your references praise or criticism can sway the …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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How to Make a Successful Career Transition

Are you considering a career change? Unlike finding a new job, this might mean leaving an industry, as in shifting from journalism to wealth management, or moving to an entirely different position in your company, such as transferring from procurement …

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