Category: Job Searching

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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Changed Your Mind?  Find Work Beyond Your Major 

  So you’ve realized you don’t want to follow your major’s “career path”? No problem! For example, it may seem natural that if you earn a teaching degree, you’ll become a teacher. However, holding an education (or any other) degree can qualify you for jobs in a

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Focus on the Fundamentals

  Does the Job Search have you stressed? Take note from UVM alum Josh Brown and focus on the fundamentals throughout the process. Josh writes: It’s all about the fundamentals. While it is a cliché, paying attention to the basics

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Embrace Failure: Find Success

Recent alum Rob Benner shares his advice on making the most of your time at UVM and finding success in the job search.

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