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Career Now Series: Networking that Works

Career Now Series: Networking that Works

So far, the Passion To Action series has covered the art of the elevator pitch and how to make your first impression count. But what else can you do to be memorable and leave a lasting impression? Turns out there are a few steps you can take both before and after you meet someone that can help you stand out from the crowd. Read More…
How to Handle Awkward Workplace Situations

How to Handle Awkward Workplace Situations

Ideally, a day in the life at your job or internship would be nothing but smooth sailing. That's unfortunately not always the case. These common workplace situations can totally be awkward, but we've got suggestions on how to handle them. 1. You forget someone’s name. We don't recommend using the classic "How do you spell your name?" trick. Imagine asking that to Read More…
Interview DON’Ts You Need to Avoid

Interview DON’Ts You Need to Avoid

Landing a job offer isn't simple. You can have all the right qualifications, yet still get out shined by another candidate. Why? Job interviews go beyond just having the right skill set. Take a look at these big job interview don'ts so that you can be sure to steer clear during your next interview. Not having an elevator pitch in your back pocket. You Read More…
5 Rags-to-Riches Stories That Will Inspire Your Career Journey

5 Rags-to-Riches Stories That Will Inspire Your Career Journey

Building a career isn't simple, and it's easy to get discouraged when you feel like there are people out there with more resources, money, and connections than you. Well, we'll let you in on a little secret - anyone can reach success. Take a look at these five rags-to-riches stories that prove you don't have to be a victim of your circumstances. 1. Read More…
Surviving Your First Day at a New Job

Surviving Your First Day at a New Job

The time has come. Your alarm clock has sounded. Your lunch is all packed. You've got your coffee in hand. You're ready for your first day at your new job. No matter what kind of job you're starting, we're here to help you survive and thrive! Check out our top tips for surviving your first days at a new job or internship. 1. Prepare the Night Read More…
How to Deal When Your Boss is Less-Than-Stellar

How to Deal When Your Boss is Less-Than-Stellar

Each job you get is a new opportunity to grow professionally, but what if your boss just isn't that great? It's tough getting a job done when the person who is supposed to be your mentor turns out to be far from what you expected. Whether you're dealing with an absentee boss, a micro-manager, or just an overly critical supervisor, we've Read More…
8 Ways to Further Your Career While Home for Winter Break

8 Ways to Further Your Career While Home for Winter Break

Contrary to popular belief, winter break isn't always about Netflix marathons on the couch and sleeping in until noon. With classes not in session, it's actually the perfect time to focus on building your career. Check out our top suggestions. 1. Tweak your resume. Still haven't gotten around to adding that summer internship to your resume? With so much extra downtime during Read More…
Quick Resume Builders for the Busy Student

Quick Resume Builders for the Busy Student

Having a solid resume is important after graduating college. It's tough standing out in a sea of applicants who are all competing for the same job. But how do you build a resume when school keeps you so busy? It's not actually as hard as you may think. We listed some quick and easy ways you can build your resume - even Read More…
7 Awesome Internships You’ll Wish You Had Right Now

7 Awesome Internships You’ll Wish You Had Right Now

Interning doesn't seem all that glamorous, right? You probably envision making hectic coffee runs and taking on tedious grunt work. But in reality, interning can be pretty cool! Just take a look at these awesome internships if you're not convinced. NASA - Johnson Space Center Internships Getting to work at NASA has got to be an out-of-this-world experience. But all puns aside, the internships Read More…
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