To Summer, and Beyond

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With the sun finally making regular appearances in the Burlington sky and the thermometer climbing into the 70’s, it is becoming increasingly clear that the school year is coming to an end. No matter where you are on your journey at UVM, the summer provides a great opportunity take on new challenges and adventures. For many of you like myself, this summer represents the first summer as a UVM Alumni rather than a student, opening the door for a wide array of opportunities and experiences to look forward to. Continue reading

Interviews: Leaving Space for Stories

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Congratulations, you’ve successfully submitted your application to a recent job posting and have been invited to interview! What can you do to prepare? Consider the power of stories when answering interview questions. Continue reading

Focus on the Fundamentals

 

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Photograph 047 by Lauren Mancke, minimography.com

Does the Job Search have you stressed? Take note from UVM alum Josh Brown and focus on the fundamentals throughout the process.

Josh writes: It’s all about the fundamentals. While it is a cliché, paying attention to the basics can make a world of difference. I want to share some thoughts about key fundamentals during a job search.

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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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