Career Advice

What Can I Do Now to Prepare for Recruiting?

Engaging with the Career Development Office from the time you begin your graduate program is where the real work happens, but you should start evaluating your career journey and prepping your job search materials now. Here are some things you …

By Shelley Richard
Shelley Richard Associate Director, Career Education and Advising
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3 Essential Tips for Navigating a Career Change

The idea of a lifelong career has changed a lot in recent years. In the past, the majority of people focused on getting in on the ground level and working their way up a company until they retired. But today’s …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers

Regardless of whether you find out at the beginning or end of the hiring process that you didn’t get an offer, it’s a mistake not to change your approach going forward. If you keep taking the same approach, you’ll likely keep getting the same results.

By Jamie Carlstedt - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Navigate a Midlife Career Change: Step-by-Step Guide

A midlife career change can be challenging, but it might also be the best decision you ever make. Many mid-life professionals find themselves in declining industries like newspaper publishing or cable television and realize that the grass is greener in …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Firsthand
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OWL Careers Tip – Get your resume in front of the right employers!

Our employer partners want to connect with you! Here are two things you can do in OWL Careers to help get your resume in front of companies in a more targeted way:

Upload your Resume to Industry-Specific Resume Books – New …

By Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell Director, Corporate and Employer Relations
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6 Things To Do for Information Sessions On Campus

Recruiting is hybrid this year, and while many employers are opting for virtual sessions, we are also excited to welcome employers back on campus who are hosting information sessions in person. It’s been awhile, so we wanted to share some …

By Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell Director, Corporate and Employer Relations
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Virtual Case Interview

Doing a virtual case interview has become likely in the post Covid-19 world. They actually weren’t uncommon before, for remote candidates, but now a lot of firms are doing case interviews virtually. There are marked differences to doing a case …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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