Senior Series: Interviewing

Advice from an Employer to Help You Land the Job When a candidate is invited for an interview, I’m looking at how the candidate’s background coincides with the position’s responsibilities, whether it’s through experience or skills they’ve gained in school. I’m also looking at the candidate’s level of passion –  tone of voice communicates what […]

Savvy Seniors: Interviewing- 5 Tips to Get the Job!

Graduation is almost here – all your hard work is paying off.   After the celebrations fade, reality will set in.   Time to get a job. Before the job, comes the interview, are you ready to rock it? Get Ready: Research the company, maybe even the person you will interview with. Use your web skills and […]

How to Talk to Strangers

Did your guardians tell you not to talk to strangers?  Now that you’re in college the buzzword is networking- talk to strangers, make new friends, and connect. Talking to strangers can make your hands sweat, voice crack, and heart race. How do I network and find out about opportunities that can inform and support my […]

The Party’s Not Over Yet! Here’s How to Stand Out AFTER the Job Fair.

Vilma Rodrigues-Silva is the Recruitment Manager of the Northeast Region for City Year New Hampshire. She goes to lots of job fairs, so we asked her about the best ways for candidates to stand out after the event. Is there an appropriate way to follow up with an employer after a Job Fair, even if I […]

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