When competing against a large pool of applicants for a job, it's important to stand out - but in the right way! Unfortunately, there are common mistakes that many job hunters fall victim to. We've highlighted a few things that leave hiring managers unimpressed - take a look!
Failing to research.
Don't go into an interview blind! With so many resources available, there' [...]
When it comes to interview prep, we’re typically used to preparing for a face-to-face session. Skype interviews have a whole new set of rules to keep in mind. Check out our best tips on nailing your digital interview, and landing your dream job!
Keep a clean profile
Your friends and family might appreciate your clever username and that hilarious profile picture you have, but [...]
As a student, holding an internship is one of the most important things you can do to learn and gain experience. There's only so much you can learn in a classroom, so it's great that we have the opportunity to put these skills to use in a real work environment. So, how does one go about landing one of these fancy positions? We're here to help guide you.
Step 1: The Application
This July, we'll be chatting with some comics superstars, hosting some exciting giveaways, and celebrating pop culture all month long! We are elated to kick off this year's Get Pop-Cultured Month with an exclusive interview with the mastermind behind the epic comic series, Saga. That's right - we got to chat with Brian K. Vaughan himself!
If you're a fan of comics and graphic novels, chances [...]
We've all been there .
You're dressed and ready to leave the house for your big job interview. You've practiced answering some questions, you've researched the company, and you've meticulously put an outfit together (hello, business professional!). You're about to hop in the car and rocket off to success when....your dad stops you to impart just a liiiiiiitle more wisdom for acing it the int [...]
Unless you've been stranded on a remote island recently, chances are you've heard of a little film called The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Marvel Studios' blockbuster hit theaters last week, bringing back Earth's mightiest heroes in the follow-up to both 2012's The Avengers and subsequent solo character films. We were given the opportunity to chat with one of the masterminds behind the original [...]
May the 4th be with you!
We had the opportunity to ask the always-creative Jeffrey Brown where he finds his inspiration, what people might not know about him, and his advice for students. Catch the full interview below!
It says you studied the arts at the School of the Art Institute at Chicago. Was it there you became interested in drawing comics or was that someth [...]
There is no other time in your life that you will be afforded the great opportunity to network with major companies in your field. Is it scary? Absolutely. Will you dread it? Certainly. Is it worth it? DEFINITELY.
Your best defense against nerves is to simply prepare yourself. A memorable interaction with a representative from your favorite company could be all you need to solidify an inter [...]
We have a #CareerNow EXCLUSIVE, just for you! After your next interview, keep these tips in mind...
Don't forget to keep up with all of our #CareerNow posts! Whether it's interview tips or internship advice, get answers to even your toughest career questions. [...]
It's a scary fact that many employers decide within 10 minutes whether a candidate is right for the position. You may be prepared for the interview in the sense that you've researched the company, memorized your strengths, and thought of good questions to ask the interviewer but, the point of an interview is for the hiring mangers to see if they like you in person. Don't fret my friends, there is [...]