Career News Blog
Naturally, as a new college grad, you want to break into publishing, become an investment banker, change the world while working for the United Nations or kick-start your own company – but right now, that dreams still a week, month or four years away.
As the weeks after college graduation slowly tick by with barely a nibble on your applications for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, it’s easy to become discouraged and lose interest in the process.
Paying for even meager living expenses can be tough when you’re an intern.
As you sort through premium entry level jobs and paid internships in your post-grad search, you’ll no doubt discover the importance fashion plays in establishing a good reputation with employers.
Here’s some interesting career advice from Steve Levitt, author of Freakonomics: “Make sure that whatever you love doing is something other people don’t love to do.” Steve makes a practical point (what else could we expect from an economist?) But even if you’re passionate about something that plenty of people love, there are ways to [...]
It happens to the best of us. You sign on for what promises to be a great experience and somewhere between day one and that final shift somewhere months down the line you realize that you’ve made a terrible mistake.
In any work environment, work or personal, we converse with other people. Conversations involve the act of listening and speaking; it is an exchange of information, no matter how casual or important. What is interesting to think about though, is how much we actually listen or are listened to by other people? I came across [...]
Whether you’ve worked all through college to develop an extensive group of professional contacts or only just began networking after graduation, you’ve probably heard that your network is the best way to land interviews for premium entry level jobs and paid internships.
As a recent college graduate, you’ve probably heard the expression, “it’s not what you know, but who you know” in terms of business success. Indeed, your greatest tool to securing a promising entry level job is a vast network of professional contacts. If you feel like your own network is lacking, you might be surprised about [...]
Study abroad experiences are really impressive to employers. Why is that? As a student, it seems like an opportunity to go travel around some exotic location, while sneaking in a few classes as well. But when you step back and think about it, that in and of itself is impressive to employers. Here are a [...]
If you’ve recently been accepted to a new internship, you’ve taken a major step towards building your resume, making professional networking connections and securing an entry level job following graduation.
In today’s highly competitive job market, it takes more than a fancy degree for recent graduates to make a lasting impression on employers. Beyond your academic achievements, hiring managers like to see that you’ve gained real-world knowledge and experience through meaningful internships. However, making the most of your time as an intern falls on your [...]