5 Tips to Secure Great Job References

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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 …

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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
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What Types of Skills are Best for a Sustainability Studies Major?

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If the idea of contributing to solutions for real environmental change appeals to you, then becoming a sustainability studies major might be the right fit for you. What’s the best way to thrive as a sustainability studies major and set …

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How to Get a Mentor at Work

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Whether you’re working at a summer internship or embarking on your first full-time job, getting a mentor at work is one of the best things you can do for your career. A long-established practice, mentorship helps you develop your …

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