Category: Careers

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how to have a successful phone interview

When you’re job searching, you should be prepared for a potential phone interview. Employers often use phone interviews to discuss the job with a prospective employee, determine if the candidate is a good fit, and narrow down the pool of applicants to be invited for in-person interviews. If you do get asked to do a phone …

job fair/tradeshow floor

Whether you have a job and are looking to make a change or are currently unemployed, job fairs can be a great way to meet with recruiters. Navigating a job fair can be difficult, though, so here are some great tips to ensure you have a successful job fair experience. Know Your Intention/Your Objective At …

tips for writing your resume

Writing an effective resume is one of the most important tasks in the job search process Your resume is a self-marketing tool that outlines your unique value to an employer and can ultimately secure a coveted job interview. Most employers will spend only 20 to 30 seconds when reviewing a resume. To get your resume …

professional documenting a career development plan

Some people will spend extensive energy preparing for a trip, meticulously arranging every detail of their excursion, but they will not invest the same time and effort planning for their future careers. How about you? Do you make time to review your professional goals and ambitions? Are you satisfied with your current job, or do …

two professional women shaking hands, negotiating salary

Most job seekers agree — the one aspect of a job search that causes the most angst is the process of salary negotiation. The most important decision you’ll consider when contemplating a job offer is whether or not the compensation for the position is accept­able. Once you have secured an interview and proven to be …

women and african american man in suits shaking hands

By Michele Paludi and Maribeth Gunner Pulliam Where do you see yourself professionally in five years? Do you picture yourself applying your leadership skills to direct an organization’s vision? Are you someone who enjoys applying data analytics to solve organizational problems? Do you want a career in consulting to improve organizations’ performance and business systems? …