Savvy Seniors: Interviewing

Jen Guimaraes Associate Director Community Sailing Center When a student lands an interview, what should they do to prepare? Students should make sure to do their “homework” on the organization that they are interviewing with. Take the time to familiarize yourself with the entire organization by researching their website and any other information that you …

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 …

Phone Interviewing: The Tale of Two Calls

“Just get me in a room.” –That’s Don Draper’s signature line in Mad Men. and refers to his uncanny ability to smooth-talk anyone. While I may not close million dollar deals before breakfast, I usually do well with people. This was not the case, however, when I had my first phone interview… First off, I …

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: Interviewing

The interview is usually the final hurdle to the job. When you get asked in for the interview, take the extra time to shine. This is your moment! If you are in the beginning phases of the job search, the interview may seem a long way away. However, take a little time right now to …

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