Savvy Seniors: Job Countdown!

Cindy Conquest, ‘10 Bachelor of Arts in Biology (Neurobiology), Bachelor of Arts Spanish Recruiter/ Managing Director with Readak Educational Services Working in HR, you must see a lot of resumes every day. What helps a candidate stand out? Sometimes with resumes, less is more. I see resumes that resemble a wordy mockup of an autobiography. …

What Employers Look for on a Resume

How long do employers look at your resume? 1 minute? 30 seconds? The answer is an average of 6 seconds. In order to maximize your potential in the allotted time, it is recommended that you personalize it to the reader. Employers read numerous resumes and if the information is not clearly connected to the job, …

After the Job Fair

You came to the Job Fair, talked to employers, dropped off resumes and collected some business cards. Now what? Follow up! Let employers know that you appreciated meeting them and express interest in their organization’s opportunities. Learn more! Explore the company’s website, follow the company on Linked-In and evaluate fit with your interests. Prepare for …

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 …

Savvy Seniors: Applying

“8-month-old Micah laughs hysterically while daddy rips up a job rejection letter.” “What,” you may ask, “is so complicated about Applying for Jobs?”  Well, applying for jobs and internships is more than seeing a job posted on Indeed.com, sending off a resume & cover letter and then waiting for a response. If that’s all you’re …

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