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Instead of interpreting body language and replaying the interview endlessly in your mind, make it a point to be sure that you and your interviewer remain on the same page, with these six tips.

6 Ways to Save an Awkward Interview

Instead of interpreting body language and replaying the interview endlessly in your mind, make it a point to be sure that you and your interviewer remain on the same page.

October 31, 2013 More
15 job short and sweet job search tips

15 short and sweet job search tips

If you’re in the job hunting game and need some advice but don’t want to waste time, consider these 15 tips.

October 28, 2013 More
Google Hangouts for Best Practice Exchange

Google Hangouts for Best Practice Exchange

Recently, the Experience team had the pleasure of hosting a panel of highly diversified campuses to discuss technology in career services for an college IT audience. First, we want to thank our panelists for lending their unique perspectives: Eileen Bauer-Hagerbaumer of SUNY Binghamton Erin Fortuna of Macomb Community College Eileen Wisnewski of Providence College We [...]

October 24, 2013 More
7 signs that you’re ready for graduate school

7 signs that you’re ready for graduate school

Grad school has increasingly become the butt of jokes recently. Amid the financial turmoil starting in 2008, plenty of recent and not-so-recent graduates with bachelor’s degrees ran to grad school in order to avoid the job market for several years and hopefully emerge more employable than ever. But grad school isn’t a joke – it’s [...]

October 23, 2013 More
Find an internship in 5 easy steps

Find an internship in 5 easy steps

Follow these five steps to find your path to a better internship.

October 21, 2013 More
Recruiters look to Twitter for connections and candidates

Recruiters look to Twitter for connections and candidates

For employers and job seekers both, recruiters are sometimes a necessity.

October 17, 2013 More
Equip yourself for your new job: Shopping tips, accessories and organization

Equip yourself for your new job: Shopping tips, accessories and organization

Remember when you were a kid and went back-to-school shopping with your parents? Well, those days are long gone – but that doesn’t stop plenty of people from doing new job shopping. Understand one thing upfront: There’s no need to go shopping for your new job. However, there are some essentials you should have. Whether [...]

October 16, 2013 More
Breaking into publishing: How to make your way into this highly competitive industry

Breaking into publishing: How to make your way into this highly competitive industry

Not everyone who adores literature dreams of being the next Stephen King, J.D. Salinger or J.K. Rowling – many of them just want to aid writers in their craft and help the deserving voices find a podium.

October 14, 2013 More
Is there a ‘secret’ to a more successful internship program?

Is there a ‘secret’ to a more successful internship program?

ERE turned to the engineering industry to figure out what it is that keeps successful engineering internships going, and it turns out that they all share one thing in common, which is ignoring the whole “intern” thing, generally.

October 12, 2013 More
What are the best cities for internships? - Part two

What are the best cities for internships? – Part two

Simply put, cities are best for internships – they’re stacked with Fortune 500 veterans, non-profit organizations and plenty of skyrocketing young startups that could be the next Google.

October 10, 2013 More
What are the best cities for internships? - Part one

What are the best cities for internships? – Part one

There are plenty of internships that can take place out in the rural parts of the world.

October 8, 2013 More
Get cultural fit and skill sets from your candidates

Get cultural fit and skill sets from your candidates

According to ERE, what employers need to is find the happy medium between what industry experts call hard and soft skills.

October 7, 2013 More
How hard and soft skills can net you the job you want

How hard and soft skills can net you the job you want

Many hiring managers and recruiters tend to break down down job candidates into a series of hard and soft skills.

October 1, 2013 More