LinkedIn 101

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LinkedIn is your professional platform to shine. Other than your resume and cover letter, this is a way to showcase your professional pursuits and accomplishments. It is important to keep it clean, updated, and interesting! Think of it as your way to leverage connections, build a network, and define your credibility.

Here are some tips and tricks to make your LinkedIn top notch:

Take your time writing your summary; it should be an enjoyable read
Add some interesting details about …

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Ted Talk Thursday: Talks for when you’re starting a new job

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Being the new person is never easy. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high.

What Ted Talks are in this playlist? All of the following PLUS MORE —

10 ways to have a better conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked …

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Your Back to School Career Checklist 

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Get your books from the bookstore. Buy your home decor for your dorm room. Get your career checklist CHECKED.

Refresh your resume with new relevant job experiences 
Write out your career goals for the academic year 
RSVP to upcoming events on CareerEdge
Sign up for your CDI course 
Plan out some LinkedIn posts and content 
Create a career action plan (full blog post coming soon!)

What else is on your career checklist?

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RSVPing to Career Development Center Events

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to RSVPing to Career Development Center events!

Events are the perfect way to network, explore job opportunities, chat with employers, get real insight on the interview process and so much more. Events happen ALL the time for every major and every year level. Go and get yourself signed up for some upcoming events today!

Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.

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When Should I Look for an Internship?

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa answers – When Should I Look for an Internship?

Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.

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What To Do if You’re a First-Year Student

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you what to do if you’re a freshmen!

Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.

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Reneging On An Offer

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa talks about reneging on an offer.

What should you consider when thinking about reneging? What to do if you are in the position? She shares everything that you need to know!

Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.

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Tesla wants “REVOLUTIONARY” Actuaries!

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Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, recently commented that he “would love to have some high energy actuaries” at Tesla. Musk said, “I have great respect for the actuarial profession… [Actuaries] are great at math. …We want revolutionary actuaries.” With the company growing at a fast pace, and other large companies looking for individuals that have technical training, business acuity and risk management skills, actuaries will have an important place in the future of business.

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How to Extend an Offer

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to extend an offer!

She shares tips and actionable pieces of advice on what YOU can do to extend this process. Each company is different but you can take the right approach and know what to say and how to say it. Alyssa has a bunch of tricks up her sleeve on what really works in these situations!

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The Salary Question

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to talk about salary!
This can be a taboo topic for many people especially if you are not used to talking about a salary. What is the going rate for the industry or job position? How can you turn to tables and flip the script to get more insight? Should you give a number or range? All your questions are answered here!

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