Category: Interviewing

What Employers Want: Selling Your Soft Skills

Even though I don’t know who you are, I am going to be honest with you. When I graduated from UVM (Go Cats Go!) I had no idea what an employer really wanted, let alone what I wanted to do.

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Navigating a Networking Event – Four Tips for Success

Congratulations, you are going to a UVM career networking event and that is awesome! It can be scary and awkward at first, but it’s really a bunch of conversations and opportunities to learn about the world of work from UVM’ers

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Interviews: Leaving Space for Stories

Congratulations, you’ve successfully submitted your application to a recent job posting and have been invited to interview! What can you do to prepare? Consider the power of stories when answering interview questions.

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Six Steps To Create A Job Shadow Opportunity

CEO John Evans and Gretta Groves, VITL, 2017 Job shadowing is a great way to make connections and find out what a job is really like behind the scenes. Here’s how you can create a job shadow opportunity for yourself:

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Informational Interviews – Yes, That’s Networking!

So you want to learn about a career path, make industry-specific connections, or gain insight on how to break into a field. An effective next step for all these situations would be to arrange some informational interviews.

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