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Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

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Everything You Need to Know About A Marketing Career!


A career in marketing can take you in several different directions. Marketing can be defined as being the intermediary function between product development and sales. It is comprised of many sectors...

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How to Answer “What’s your greatest weakness?” 


"What's your greatest weakness?" is the question that no one ever quite knows how to answer. This is probably the most awkward and dreaded part of a job interview. Everyone has...

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“Tell me about yourself” — Ways to answer this common interview question


Some job interview questions that are guaranteed to come up in all of your interviews — regardless of your industry, experience level, and job type. At the top of this...

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6 Types of Questions You Should Ask During Your Job Interview


It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street. An interview isn't just a chance for a hiring manager to grill you with questions —it's also your opportunity to learn...

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What Colors You Should—And Shouldn’t—Wear To a Job Interview


Making a good first impression on your interviewer is vital. Yes, prepping to answer tough questions is the hardest part of an interview, but trying to figure out what clothing and color...

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6 Job Interview Tips for Recent College Grads


When you're a recent college graduate, interviewing can be a challenge. That's especially true when you're interviewing for entry level jobs in a new industry you have minimal to no experience...

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6 Entry Level IT Jobs to Start Your IT Career!


IT Support Specialist An IT Support Specialist is someone who provides assistance and technical support to either businesses or consumers that are experiencing technical, hardware, or software issues. They are responsible...

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5 Must-Have Customer Service Skills You Need to Succeed


There are certain customer service skills that every employee must master if they are forward-facing with customers. Behind the scenes of every customer service interaction, there are a handful of skills...

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6 Common Interview Questions and How To Answer Them!


Many of the questions that employers ask at job interviews are standard interview questions. If you interview frequently, you’ll start to accumulate your own question bank and corresponding answers. During...

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What is a Job Referral? 5 Facts About Referrals


Looking for a job can be a stressful time. It may be disheartening to check job boards, apply, and then never hear back. To beat this cycle, it’s best to...

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5 Most Desirable Personality Traits Employers Look For


Hello, job seekers! You’ve polished your resume with the most relevant keywords, you’ve tailored your cover letter to fit the employer’s preference, and you’ve probably already brushed up on interview body...

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6 Tips To Keep You Job Search A Secret!


In a day and age when it’s becoming increasingly common to move on from one job to another, many people are always passively job searching, or always open to new...

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