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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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?

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Need a Resume Boost? Use These Three Tips!

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Your resume is your first impression so you have to make it a good one! Every so often it is important to update your resume. Here are three tips to boost your resume refresh! 

List Relevant Projects and Academic Courses

By the time you have reached junior year, you have taken a handful of classes that pertain to your major. Sometimes employers will not review your transcript so it’s a good idea to add the title of these courses to …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Do’s and Don’ts to Ready Your Resume

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The end of summer for students can mean a lot of different things, as some students have interned at new companies or worked part-time jobs, some have taken classes or completed research, and many have occupied their time with other activities. The best thing to do after unlocking a new professional accomplishment is to update your resume! Your resume is the #1 thing that employers use to get a quick look at you as a candidate and even ask you …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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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.

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Recruiting Season is HERE! REGISTER for CDI 301 to set yourself up for SUCCESS!

Recruiting Season

Juniors and Seniors majoring in Finance, Economics-Finance, Corporate Finance & Accounting (FI-Focus) and Business Economics: Want to know how you can set yourself up for a successful recruiting season?  CDI 301 is your answer! 

In four classes (that will be over the by end of September!), we’ll cover the following:

Class 1: Internship / Job Search Overview, Targeting Companies & Roles, Taking your Resume to the Next Level
Class 2:  Taking your Cover Letter and LinkedIn Profile to the Next Level, …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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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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Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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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Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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.

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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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By Courtney Copelas
Courtney Copelas Coaching Colleague Courtney Copelas
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