Millennials: Get Hired

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Advice on Personal Branding from a Recent Grad:

If you were to record a 15 second SnapChat video on who you are and why someone should hire you (sans ‘puppy’ filter, please) – what would you say? It’s a modern-day elevator pitch, asking one of the most important questions for today’s young career/adventure seekers, and most of us don’t have an answer.
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Navigating a Networking Event – Advice from Alumni

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Alumni are a rich source of career experience, stories, and advice. Each year, UVM alums gather in different cities to connect with and support students at networking nights. Below is a compilation of suggestions from our alumni networkers on how to prepare and best navigate an alumni networking event: Continue reading

5 Ways to Stand Out After a Career Fair

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The communication you have with your targeted employers after a career fair are equally important as the first impression you made with them during the career fair.  Here are 5 ways to pursue a career opportunity in a professional and timely manner: Continue reading

Senior Series: Marketing Yourself

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3 Steps to Standing Out From the Crowd

In today’s fiercely competitive job market, it’s more essential than ever to distinguish yourself from the crowd. Though qualifications and previous experience play a factor, properly marketing yourself can elevate you among a pool of candidates and ultimately win you the gig.

Through establishing a consistent personal brand, playing to your strengths and networking, you can become a self-marketing pro! Continue reading

Using the Alumni Tool on LinkedIn

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The LinkedIn Alumni Tool is an information goldmine! Whether you are researching companies, career paths, or majors, this tool allows you to learn what fellow UVM’ers are doing after undergraduate or graduate life on campus. Continue reading