Savvy Seniors: Seek and Ye Shall Find!

Some say that 70% of jobs are never advertised.  70%! That means that if you are spending all your “job search” time on Craigslist and Monster then you are missing out! How do you find these “hidden” jobs? There is lots of great advice out there about finding jobs that aren’t advertised. It mostly boils …

Making a Career Transition

When thinking about making a career change many people might question whether or not it is worth their time, energy and resources to follow through with it due to the overwhelming feeling of the process. However, when people start reflecting on why they’re ready for a change possibly due to burn out, financial instability or …

Wanted: Socially Responsible Employer

It is common knowledge in today’s society that corporations worldwide face a fundamental struggle: the struggle to find a balance between profit and ethics. The question has always been- can a company be successful and ethical?  This is an incredibly important question for the general public, but it is absolutely crucial for the college student …

Savvy Seniors: Networking Advice from a Recent Grad

Trisha Hlastawa, ’12,  graduated with a degree in Community Entrepreneurship and Public Communication. She currently works at Healthy Living in South Burlington as a Customer Service Supervisor and Community Outreach team member. What role has networking played in your career exploration and job search? Networking has played a key role. I found out about a …

Savvy Seniors: It’s a Small, Small World

It’s commonly said that we’re separated, at most, by six degrees of separation from any other person. In their recent book, the start-up of YOU, Reid Hoffman (cofounder and chairman of LinkedIn) and Ben Casnocha discuss the 1967 study that this oft repeated phrase is based on. They also note how it might show up …

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