I attended a webinar on “the resume for the well-rounded student” hosted by well-intended career services veterans.
Unfortunately, at a time when soon-to-be and recent graduates, and current students need all the high-quality counsel they can get, the advice in that webinar likely wouldn’t help anyone find work – ever…
On-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. Employers are seeking qualified candidates in-on-the spot interviews. Where do you start?
A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience. Afterall, it’s possible to leave a career fair with a job! So it’s important to do your research, have a plan, and follow through.
Here are 10 tips for getting the most out of on-campus career fairs:
When I was in college, I was involved a lot on campus. Fast forward to when I first moved to Boston and I knew four people; two of whom were family.
I really missed that community feeling, and knew my college had provided it before. So I checked out opportunities to stay involved even though I was no longer on campus. Most universities have alumni chapters in major cities across the U.S. and it’s definitely worth your time to get involved. Not only is it a great place to network- there are people of every age and industry involved- but you have a common thread to talk about and a reason for them to help you.
Just a few short years ago the news for college grads was all doom and gloom. It was virtually a guarantee, it was said, you’d graduate and move straight into your parents’ basement.
Fast forward to 2013: the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer (and it isn’t an oncoming train)…
Internships are no longer optional… in today’s entry-level job market, they are de facto necessity to get your resume even reviewed by a hiring manager.
No matter what you’ve done to this point, there’s a chance to improve, and there’s a chance to turn negative opinions into positive ones — and positive opinions into even more positive ones. And the right kind of internship makes all that happen. So, listen up. Here are 8 internship “hacks” …basically, a cheat sheet to an awesome internship…
We know it’s hard to even think about the job search during college, let alone do anything about it. We surveyed students last April for our annual job-seeker survey: 80.2% of college seniors said they hadn’t lined up a job yet.
So what are some strategies you can use to successfully approach the job search while in college?