3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

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By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Take Time for YOU: Stress in the Workplace

Remember, Falcons, we’re #PARATUS! If you’re in need of some inspiration, continue to take a look at CareerEdge!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Your Resume’s Growth

We all learn and grow, every year, without fail. So should your resume. As you experience and grow more, your resume should slowly fill up, leaving less blank space on the paper. For example, as a high-school student, there’s a big chance you’ve had fewer jobs than a college student. As a first-year, you’re going to have (probably) less to put on your resume than a senior. Here are some rules as it relates to improving your resume… over time.

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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No Internship? No Problem!: Certifications

What certifications do you have? They’re a great way to demonstrate your skills for any class year or major!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Update Your “About” Section on LinkedIn!

When is the last time you tweaked your LinkedIn? Make it today! CareerEdge has dozens of blogs about LinkedIn, so check them out if you need more advice 📝

 

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Things Other Interns Can Teach You

Your internship this summer will be action-packed and filled with introductions. Introductions to your manager, your fellow co-workers, the team you’re on, individuals from other teams you may have to interact with, and, of course, other interns! Depending on whether you are in-person or remote for your internship, the interns will either be in the same area as you or from all around the world. Regardless, as you plan to communicate with and get to know other students, keep in …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Join Battle of Minds: Compete for a $65,000 investment in your idea!


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At Reynolds American Inc, a member of the BAT Group, our vision and purpose is to create A Better Tomorrow™. To do so, we want to empower entrepreneurs to Be The Change …

By Raquel Roque
Raquel Roque Administrative Coordinator, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Raquel Roque
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The Big Post-Covid Interview Question and How to Answer It

Here’s the one question you’re sure to receive in any post-Covid job interview—along with how to answer it.  Read more.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Make a Great First Impression!

Many internship (and full-time!) start dates are right around the corner- be sure to set yourself up for success on Day 1! Check back in with CareerEdge for more first-day advice.

 

 

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Maximizing Your Full-Time Offer Chances

After a few amazing weeks of interning at what seems to be your dream company in an ideal role, you might be asking yourself how you can ensure that you get that full-time return offer. While every company will have different ways of evaluation, there is a varying (often limited) number of open spots for entry-level positions the following year. Here are some ways in which you can put yourself in the best position possible to get a full-time offer!

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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