By now, many of you have participated in, or seen, the Career Exploration Project presentations that we have been doing for the past 5 summers. We have been running this activity for almost 10 years to much success. One of the most crucial elements of these presentations are the interviews that students conduct with professionals [...]
I’m sure most of you have heard the phrase “it’s not what you do, it’s who you know” at some point. While this is true, particularly when you are hunting for work, if you don’t have the skills and accomplishments to back up your application, you’re not going to get very far. It used to [...]
A good short read on some of the top skills that employers look for when reviewing potential applicants. Communication, leadership, passion, determination, expertise, reliability; these are skills that are sought after in any position in any field…and they don’t require a graduate degree. Click here for the full article.
I’ve been saying for some time now that when writing one’s resume, you don’t just want to describe what you’re duties were, you want to show people what you’ve accomplished. Everyone in hiring knows what an office manager does, what they really want to see is how you made unique contributions that contributed to your [...]