The Best Way to Figure Out if a Company’s Truly Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

You want to work at a company that genuinely values diversity and inclusion, but it can be hard to separate reality from myth. How do you know if your prospective employer authentically believes in these values, or is just saying …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Crafting Your Personal Brand

Whether you realize it or not, everyone has a personal brand. The ubiquity of social media today makes it relatively impossible to fly under the radar. The question is whether or not you take the time to actively cultivate and …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Career Spotlight: Event Planning

If you’ve ever considered a career in event planning, now would be a great time to act on that interest. As more people follow the trend of spending money on experiences rather than things, there’s a greater demand for quality …

By Cara
Cara
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8 Ways Volunteer Work Opportunities Can Improve Your Resume

A common misconception in the job seeking world today is that if it’s not completely relevant then it is definitely unnecessary. This does not always hold true, mainly because “relevant” is a subjective term. It’s such a task to cram …

By Rob Madisson
Rob Madisson Marketing Manager
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Real World Advice: Transitioning from College to the Workforce

Are you preparing to complete your degree and start working full time? Would you appreciate a few words of wisdom from people who have been in your shoes? The United States Patent and Trademark Office helps inventors and entrepreneurs introduce …

By Ronie Kononova
Ronie Kononova Student Marketing Assistant
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Mentoring in the Workplace


Looking for a way to enhance your professional and personal skills in the workplace?  Finding a mentor is a great way to do just that!  Mentoring programs are becoming a standard in many organizations.  According to Chronus Corporation, over 71 % …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing
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4 Lies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Setting Up Informational Interviews

If you’re looking for a job, odds are you’ve heard you should set up some informational interviews. (Refresher: They’re the coffee meetings you go on with networking contacts to get an insider perspective on their industry or role.)

You know …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Resume Hacks: The Time-Saving Magic of Tab Stops

We’ve all been there—messing around with countless settings in Google Drive or Word trying to make the resume look just right. Especially when it comes to aligning locations and dates to the right margin, it can seem like a delicate …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director
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Help! What do I put in my resume?

“Can I see your resume?” “Bring a copy of your resume!” “You need a resume!” “Update your resume!”

How many different messengers in your life have shared one of these “helpful” comments as you prepare for an internship or job …

By Julia Nelson
Julia Nelson Assistant Director, Employer Connections "Serving employers seeking candidates in the liberal arts."
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Finance A to Z

It doesn’t matter how brilliant an entrepreneur or skilled an artisan you are, without some basic financial knowledge, even the best business ideas can falter and fail. Here we offer some key vocabulary words courtesy of Investopedia.com and Salary.com to …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development
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