Tag: Careers

employer reading a resume

Very few people like to be interviewed, and when stakes are high, such as for those who have been out of work for some time, those feelings can be amplified. You need to be prepared for all types and a variety of situations, which can include the behavioral interview. The behavioral interview is based on …

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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? …

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When Joseph Davern was working as an electrician studying nuclear engineering technology at Excelsior College in 2010, he didn’t ever picture himself behind a dumpster performing CPR to save a heroin addict’s life. All he knew as he was continuing a college career that started two years prior at the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee Telecommunications …

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It isn’t uncommon for nurses to at some point in their career to work the night shift. Some nurses like to work late knowing they will get the opportunity to be a leader. There are fewer people working, so the opportunity to stand out and be recognized as a professional in the field can happen …

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A question that is asked of virtually every police candidate at their job interview is, “Why do you want to be a law enforcement (police) officer?” The answers are somewhat similar; generally something to the effect of, “Because I want to help people,” or “I want to make society a safer and better place”, etc. …

In this series of articles titled “Tomorrow’s World,” members of Business & Technology faculty will reflect on the changes taking place in their field and consider how those changes might impact someone pursuing a career in that discipline. In this article, Dr. Andrew Hurd, the faculty program director for cybersecurity, considers challenges and changes in …

This article has been syndicated from Excelsior College’s Success Files blog. Alicia Audino hit the ground running at Excelsior College as the Assistant Director of Career Services! From her passion around higher education and the Career Center Alicia has such a positive energy geared towards impacting students. Join me in taking five minutes with Alicia …