Savvy Seniors: Polish your Resume and Professional Presentation

Mile 21 Many marathoners will agree that mile 21 is a tough one. You’ve come so far, yet you still have a ways to go. You are almost finished with your college career, almost but not quite. Where do you find the energy to push through until the end? To sit down and polish your […]

Blogging Yourself into a Job

Marshall McLuhan famously wrote that “the medium is the message.” When you list your blog on your resume, the message you send to a potential employer is that you understand the importance of modern media and its role in society. As a medium, a blog is very much an extension of yourself; it allows you […]

Savvy Seniors: Explore Options

Doctor Teacher Lawyer Accountant Firefighter Those are the easy ones. How many careers can you name? As you prepare to enter the world of work, take a moment to explore what’s out there.  Look before you leap. You will find some great resources to get started under “Explore Options” on the Senior Checklist for Career […]

#socialmedia and Careers: Developing Your Social Media Presence

Here in Career Services, we’ve been talking a lot about our online presence.  Social Media has increasingly become a major force in today’s job market.  Employers are using Twitter and Facebook to post open positions. Job seekers and long time professionals are connecting in special interest and industry specific groups on LinkedIn. Interviews are being […]

Market Yourself to Get Hired: Social Media Edition

What is social media? Sites we use all the time; Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIN, Twitter, and blogs– these are all social media sites. We call them this because of the way we can create our own  “media “ like status updates, sharing of other people content, or posting and sharing articles, pictures and videos, among other […]

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