Happy New Year – Infographic

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Happy New Year from our Career Services team to you!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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Leveraging Your Strengths in the Workplace

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During your first job you are going to leverage your natural skillset. Whether that is your analytical side, critical thinking skills, positive attitude, communication skills, or more. Since you are just still getting used to what a real job looks like on a day to day basis you should use these natural tendencies of yours to benefit you in your role.

Identify 3 to 5 natural strengths you bring to the table that are incredibly unique to you. Then, pick …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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How to Maintain a Strong Network in Business

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Someone once said, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. That statement holds incredible truth when it comes to the world of business. It can be hard to find jobs or opportunities that fit what you are looking for and the number one way to get a good foot in the door is through a strong network of individuals.

However, this network can’t be built over night. It’s important to note that real relationships are established over a …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Happy Holidays – Infographic

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Happy Holidays from our Career Services team to you!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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Your Professional Narrative

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Many people talk about a personal brand but what I don’t hear people talk as often about is your personal narrative. In my mind, a personal narrative is the perfect intersection of your elevator pitch and your personal brand all wrapped into a story about you. Here are a few things to consider when crafting your professional narrative.

What are your defining professional and/or academic experiences?
How did the combination of these experiences lead you to here?
What are you …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Career Checklist: Winter Break Edition

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Winter break is one of the best times of the year. You get to spend time with friends and family while taking a quick break from the hustle of college classes. These few weeks are the perfect reset to get you thinking about your career and taking a few items of the checklist. Here are a few things to consider while you have some downtime this break and want to accelerate your professional development!

Network!

Message people on LinkedIn and …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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This winter break…Build your network – Infographic

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Don’t forget that winter break is a great time to build your network!

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau CareerEdge Graphic Designer Megan Nadeau
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CAS Trust Scholarship Application Deadline Coming Up January 31st!

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The deadline for the CAS Trust Scholarship application is coming up on January 31, 2020.  There are some exciting changes to the scholarship this year! The CAS Trust Scholarship Program, funded by donations to the CAS Trust, will award up to eight scholarships to deserving students for the 2020-2021 academic year, an increase from three awards. Scholarship awards will range from $2,500 (4 Awards) to $5,000 (4 Awards). The $5,000 recipients will also receive an all expenses paid trip to …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Happy Winter Break from Career Services

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After a hard working semester and a busy finals season, it is FINALLY time for a bit of a break. To all the students, your hard work pays off in the classroom and in your career. But even your professional life can take a pause. Take these next few weeks to relax and reflect. Ask yourself if you are happy and if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. This is …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Have you checked out socialmediatoday.com?

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Managing social media accounts runs a little deeper than what the casual user may understand or know.  There is so much more to how, when and why a post for a business, brand, or an influencer is produced.  Data analytics plays a crucial part in optimizing a post to reach the broadest and targeted audience.  If you’re interested in learning more about social media trends I highly recommend looking at http://socialmediatoday.com.  This site looks at video marketing strategies, evolution of …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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