What Does it Mean to Lead in a “VUCA” World?

A term originally coined by the United States War College, a “VUCA” world is one in which things are volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Following the collapse of the USSR and the end of the Cold War, the VUCA framework …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Enhance Your Resume and Make It Shine

Thinking about how to enhance your resume? If you’re not sure of the best way to get started here are a few resume concepts to keep in mind.

1.) Limit the use of color: Call me a resume traditionalist, but …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor
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Clinical Experience: What it is and How to Find it

Gaining clinical experience is not limited to Biological Sciences majors or pre-medicine students. It’s a crucial experiential learning activity for anyone who is interested in learning more about career options in healthcare or may be considering graduate study.

While there …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
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What Is Grad School?

Whether you’re just starting college or about to graduate, you might be wondering whether you should go to grad school. This could be especially true if you’re considering a career in law or medicine, fields that require significant postgraduate education.

By Ali Machado
Ali Machado
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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
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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
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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 Senior Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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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, Serves Graduate Students
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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
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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 Associate Director, Serves Undergraduate CAHSS & Exploring Students
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