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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 [...]
That old saying about the three most important aspects of real estate – “location, location, location” – could be said of networking when it comes to finding employment.
Still waiting for that great opportunity to turn up on Craigslist or another website?
So you scored the dream job and you just got your first paycheck – probably one of the biggest you’ve ever gotten in your life!
When it comes to building your resume, there’s rarely any kind of quick fix for communication majors.