Career and Professional Development Advice

How do I check my application status without being a pest?

It’s a common situation: You’ve interviewed, but days have passed since the interview and you haven’t heard anything from the company. How do you check the status of your application without being a pest?

First, let’s note that there could be …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center Julie Miller
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How to Build an Online Presence

Tips from the Careers and Engagement Office:

Set aside time each day to add to your online presence by liking, sharing, and/or commenting on a LinkedIn post that you find interesting or that you have a positive thought about. It …

By Alice Ain Rich
Alice Ain Rich Senior MBA Career Coach & Adjunct Professor Alice Ain Rich
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Traits Employers Look for When Hiring

Take a look at these interesting and relevant results from a recent survey that asked US Employers how they hire students into jobs:

First, what traits do employers view as most important when reviewing students’ resumes?

TRAITS AND STRENGTH

Ability …

By Frank Fessenden
Frank Fessenden Executive Director Frank Fessenden
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Interested in companies committed to diversity?

Your future employer’s commitment to diversity is very important. Companies that have a strong DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) program are in line with the current trends and evolution in our society. They are progressive, innovative, and forward-looking compared to …

By Chisomo Billy
Chisomo Billy Junior Career Captain Chisomo Billy
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What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”

When you’re in a job interview, you’re likely to get asked questions that require you walk your interviewer through past experiences. “Describe a time you had to make a difficult decision,” for example, asks you to do this in a …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Tips for Using GoinGlobal | CSE Resource of the Month Series

GoinGlobal consists of… Career-related resources for job and internship search in 36 countries and 50 US and Canadian cities, along with H1B (US) employer information and country-specific resume and cover letter templates.

The best time to use GoinGlobal is when …

By Ruchi Shrivastava
Ruchi Shrivastava Junior Career Captain Ruchi Shrivastava
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You should be applying NOW: the 2022 Job/Internship Recruiting Cycle has begun

The time to start looking for jobs and internships is now.  No matter if you are a new or returning student, the majority of the top consulting, finance, and data analytics organizations have begun their search and hiring process for …

By Ryan Olthoff
Ryan Olthoff Assistant Director, Engagement Ryan Olthoff
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What I learned About Career Decision Making From YouTubers

An amateur chef recreated recipes from classic movies and shows. A housewife turned journaling and home design into artful video production. A chemical engineer reviewed cookware products with simplified everyday science. An accounting major college grad turned serial entrepreneur set …

By Sonia Liang
Sonia Liang Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach Sonia Liang
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Offer negotiation and other guidelines for full-time job search

When you start getting your first full time job offers, you might not always think about negotiating the offer(s) you received. But it is essential!

The question is how do you go about it?

There are typically two stages of …

By Riya Mandhana
Riya Mandhana Junior Career Captain Riya Mandhana
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Strategies for Managing Stress | Part 5

From my experience as an executive coach, I have found there are those individuals whose temperament naturally allows them to manage their stress better than others. But for the majority of us, managing stress is a learned process that needs …

By Geri Brehm
Geri Brehm Senior Associate Director Career Advising and Mentoring Geri Brehm
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