Dress for Success #CareerToolThursday

Dress for Success

First impressions are incredibly important and a key component to that first impression is how you present yourself! Once you’ve secured your interview or decided to attend a networking event, an important piece of your prep work is figuring out what to wear. While it’s a given that you should wear business professional clothing for an interview, sometimes it’s unclear what is expected at networking events. Additionally, sometimes it’s hard to figure out what qualifies as business professional and what qualifies …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Alyssa’s Interview Prep Facebook Live is Live!

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Need help preparing for your upcoming interview? Don’t fret! We are here to help. Click here to view Alyssa Hammond’s latest Facebook Live! In this video she shares her tried-and-true interview preparation tactics.

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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The Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a Thank You Letter

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After you have finally finished your long-awaited interview and you think that you’re all done with the employer—you’re not. Now it’s time to write a follow-up thank you note. Whether this comes in the form of a professionally crafted email or hand written delivered letter, thank you letters are incredibly important. Inspired by an article on thebalance.com, the following are some do’s and don’ts I recommend following for thank you letter success.

Now, what to do and what not to do: …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Career Tool Thursday: Cover Letters!

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Ah, the elusive cover letter. I think everyone can agree that cover letters are the WORST. While you may have the formatting down pat, the hardest part is figuring out what to say. Not to mention, it’s always awkward talking about yourself and the added pressure that it could make or break your chances at getting an interview doesn’t make it any easier.

Luckily we are here to help take a bit of the pressure off and help you write a …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Fall 2017 Career Fair Recap

Career Fair Recap

It’s hard to believe the Career Fair has already come and gone! Despite the insane heat we experienced two Wednesday’s ago, the Career Fair was a huge success. Thanks to a campus wide effort, the Career Fair attracted approximately 1,400 students (p.s. that’s the largest we’ve ever had!) and corporate representatives from 137 companies!

Career Services would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Career Fair’s success! Without the collaboration of faculty, students, and the university, the event wouldn’t have been …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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