9 Tips for Writing an Engaging Resume

Your resumé is the single most important document for getting noticed by a potential employer. Studies show that, on average, most hiring managers only spend about 6-7 seconds reading resumés, which makes creating an engaging resumé absolutely essential. While every …

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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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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Victorio Duran III - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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COVID Protocols for Employers Visiting Campus

COVID Protocols for Employers Visiting Campus

DU is committed to a culture of care on our campus to minimize the spread of the virus by following state and local public health orders, DU COVID-19 protocols, event management procedures, and emphasizing …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Coordinator, Employer Connections "Serving all employers with job posting and events support in Pioneer Careers." Profile Picture
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Korbel MA Students: How to Include Honors and Awards in Your Resume

If you are a student or a recent graduate trying to find work, you may not have a lot of experience to list on your resume. But you do have other achievements and accomplishments to show that you are a …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

Problem-solving skills are critical for any career path—no matter where you work or what job you have, you’ll face problems big and small all the time. And if you’re on the job hunt, showcasing your problem-solving skills can help you land your dream gig.

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

By Guest Author - Symba
Symba
Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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Your Checklist for Nailing Your Next Panel Interview

You’ve been invited to a second round of interviews for an exciting job opportunity. When you’re given the details, you see that you’ll be interviewed by four people at the same time. It’s a panel interview.  This interview style can make …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability – William D. Goren

Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability: Your Rights When Looking for a Job and Getting Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA was originally published on MoneyGeek by William D. Goren. Please click here to read the article in …

By Courtney Giles
Courtney Giles Graduate Fellow, Career and Professional Development Courtney Giles
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18th Judicial District Probation Department Information Session Recording

The Employer Connections Team hosted a Virtual Information Session with the 18th Judicial District Probation Department on May 19th, 2021. Explore all the different opportunities from the 18th Judicial District Probation Department. They currently have opportunities in several units where …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Coordinator, Employer Connections "Serving all employers with job posting and events support in Pioneer Careers." Profile Picture
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