Savvy Seniors: What’s Your Plan?

Commencement is just six weeks away!  If you don’t already know what you are doing and how to get there, here are some tips and advice to get you going. Not Sure what you Want to Do? You’re not alone! Assess and Prioritize Savvy Seniors gets you started. The Senior Check-list has activities to help …

Blogging Yourself into a Job

Marshall McLuhan famously wrote that “the medium is the message.” When you list your blog on your resume, the message you send to a potential employer is that you understand the importance of modern media and its role in society. As a medium, a blog is very much an extension of yourself; it allows you …

#socialmedia and Careers: Developing Your Social Media Presence

Here in Career Services, we’ve been talking a lot about our online presence.  Social Media has increasingly become a major force in today’s job market.  Employers are using Twitter and Facebook to post open positions. Job seekers and long time professionals are connecting in special interest and industry specific groups on LinkedIn. Interviews are being …

Linking In to LinkedIn

I was a senior in my final semester of college when an internship supervisor called me into her office and said, “you HAVE to get on Linked In. I’d like you to make a profile tomorrow when you come in to work, ok?” “Sure, Ok. What is LinkedIn?” “Oh, it’s like Facebook for professionals.” And …

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