Checklist for Back-to-School Safety and Career Success

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Failing to plan, as the saying goes, means planning to fail, and this adage holds truer than ever at the beginning of a new school year. When everyone returns to campus in the fall it can be too easy to …

By Emma Bailey
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8 Mistakes that Make You Unprofessional at an Interview

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Interviews can be a very nerve-wracking experience for students because of immense pressure to get that job. During the college years, they face the first experience with the corporate world and, in many cases, the experience is not that positive. …

By Lucy Benton
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JOB REFERENCES: 5 TIPS

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JOB REFERENCES: 5 TIPS

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 outcome of your …

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How to Make a Successful Career Transition

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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?

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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 Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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