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Category Archives: Career Advice

Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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Class of 2016 Average Starting Salary

Don’t panic if your starting salary is less than the average.  By the time you graduate you should know that the average starting salary will vary depending on several factors.  Some of the factors impacting starting salary include: Career path. College major. Industry … Read More…

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6 Ways You are Just Killing your Resume

Most students and new alumni don’t really know that the better the economy is the more competition there is to land really good interviews for their dream position. One reason is that Millennials are willing do a little bit of job hopping and … Read More…

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How to Make Sure People Read Your LinkedIn Profile

Don’t you just love micro-learning? I love these quick video lessons.  They are an awesome tool to get a bunch of information across in a very quick and compact way.  This video from Business Insider does just that.  Recruiter Donna Serdula shares 5 … Read More…

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Smart Career Gifts for New Grads

It’s still commencement season and graduation gift giving is at it’s peak.  For the new graduate in your life, help to jump start the professional life with smart career gifts for new graduates. Career gift # 1 is Professional attire.  Many new grads struggle to … Read More…

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Build a Career Advisory Board

Time to hail your C.A.B. If you have followed my blogs for the last several years, you know that I am a fan of developing quick and easy acronyms to reinforce career management ideas. Today, I am introducing one of those acronyms that … Read More…

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