Breaking Down 5 Education-Focused Interview Questions

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Interviewing is a critical and common part of any job search experience, and students interested in working in classroom teaching post-graduation are no exception.

Depending on the size of the school district to which you are applying, your initial interview …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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The Child Life Profession: A Unique Way to Work with Children

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Do you enjoy working with children, or have you entertained the idea of possibly working in a health care setting? I myself had never heard of a Child Life Specialist until just a little while ago, and I was surprised …

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My Experience as a Research Subject

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Just attending a major research university offers so many possibilities to get involved in research and to meet interesting people all around campus. We hear a lot about the benefits to getting involved in research as an undergraduate research assistant …

By Eran Peterson
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11 New Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

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If you’re planning to interview with one of the Big 4 professional firms—DeloitteEYKPMGPwC—you likely know that you’ll have to answer questions about your strengths and weaknesses, as well as field a number of so-called behavioral …

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National Work & Family Month – Interview with Alumna Maddie Granato from CWEALF

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October is National Work and Family Month; a time when employees and their organizations reflect on the importance of healthy, flexible, and inclusive work environments. Just this year in Connecticut, our state legislation passed the most generous paid-family-leave benefits in …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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Learn About Careers in Business with Informational Interviewing

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As a senior starting to get serious about my job search, I decided I wanted to do something that would not only better prepare me for the application and interview process, but also give me advice about my industry of …

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Professional Organizations for Students Interested in Social Services Careers

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According to the Vault Career Guide to Social Services Jobs, “The U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment in social assistance will grow by 10 percent through 2024, which is faster than the average for all other occupations. Employment of social …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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Do you need a Business Degree to work in Business?

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This may come as a surprise to you, but the vast majority of those who work in business do not hold a degree from a School of Business. What does it mean to work in business anyway? Business is everywhere …

By Eran Peterson
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Key Skills to Develop for Social Media Marketing

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In addition to transferable skills, it’s important to develop skills specific to your desired industry or occupation. Likewise, as a social media marketer there are key skills required to flourish in the field. Because of the fluctuating nature of social …

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How to Answer the 7 Most Important Sales & Trading Interview Questions

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The key to acing a sales and trading interview is preparation—and beginning your preparation as soon as possible. It’s a lot easier to begin learning finance concepts gradually than it is to become a fixed-income derivatives expert in two weeks. …

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