How are you supposed to get a job with no experience and how can you get experience with no job?
Good question – take a look at this blog post by Lea McLeod of The Savvy Intern for 5 tips on how to overcome this problem. Need help with the 5 steps? Come to the Career Center for career counseling or resume review!
Graduation in May? Looking for help with your job search? Reserve your place in CareerWorks for this in depth job search workshop! Saturday, April 20, 8:30 am. Breakfast and lunch will be provided! (Click on the image to enlarge)
One of the hardest interview questions to answer is “What is your biggest weakness?” Your biggest weakness might be that you oversleep everyday, but you don’t want the employer to know that! This article by Adrian Granzella Larssen from The Daily Muse explains how to approach this question in a professional way that will help make you sound like an ideal candidate.
Do you need more interview help? Attend our How to Interview seminar on Feb. 11 at 2pm is SSB 3.107 or check out the Interview area of our website!
Interviewing is tough. Even when you do all the right things to prepare yourself, there are times when you have a bad day and blow it. Take a look at these tips for bouncing back from Kristi Hedges of Forbes and remember to stay confident in yourself!
Studies have shown that up to 93% of communication is nonverbal. Looks like the whole “it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it” thing is true! It’s important to remember this fact both at work and on the job search. Take a look at this article on interview body language by Jacquelyn Smith of Forbes for more.
Aren’t sure if your body language is good or bad? Schedule a mock interview with a Career Counselor and we’ll help you improve your nonverbal image. Call 972-883-2943 to set up your appointment.
You successfully applied for a job, landed that coveted interview, and believe that you nailed it! Now how do you follow up so you actually get the job?
Read this Forbes article, 4 Non-Annoying Way to Follow Up After an Interview for some tips!
If you need interview assistance, be sure to visit the Career Center for in-person assistance (including mock interviews) and see our website for more advice.
Sending a thank you email after an interview can really help you to stand out from other candidates and leave a good impression on the interviewer. But it only works if your thank you is well written and thoughtful. Sending an insincere or inappropriate email end up doing more harm then good. To make sure that your thank you messages are on target, take a look at this article by Ritika Trikha of U.S. News Money.