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3 Perfect Replies to (Politely!) Shut Down Negative People When You’re Job Searching

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Inevitably, a job search involves frustration. As you probably know all too well, they’re almost always often longer and harder than you thought they’d be.

But you know what makes them longer and harder? People chiming in with their thoughts …

By The Daily Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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How can I make my résumé fit on one page?


You have probably been told that a résumé is typically a one-page document that highlights your educational background, experiences, accomplishments, skills, and interests. Upon receiving this advice, you may have found yourself thinking, “How am I supposed to fit all …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Graduate Assistant
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Top 5 Questions to Ask on a Job Interview


While you may have done all your research on the company, spoken with a recruiter in the past and sought opinions from UConn alums currently working at the company in similar roles, it’s still imperative that you ask questions during …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations
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Reasons to Take an Internship after Senior Year


If you’re a senior looking to join the job market this May, then you’re in one of two boats right now: you have a job post-graduation, or you don’t. Job-hunting is no walk in the park, and applying to full-time …

By Autumn Magro
Autumn Magro
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Your First Job: Making the Right Choice

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GRADUATION is imminent. The time is at hand: it’s time to conclude the process of accepting your first career-oriented job! You may be brimming with questions. What should you look for? What are important decision-making factors and what aren’t? And …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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USAJobs Updates


If you are searching for a federal job you should know about some helpful new updates on USAJOBS. These major updates help provide a faster, easier, and more relevant job search for users. Some of the new features are improved …

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Accepting Rejection With Class

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You probably know someone (or are someone) who dreads rejection. I actually know someone who applied to 30 colleges and then refused to check the mail and instructed their parents and sister to only hand them packets from schools and …

By Allan Givens
Allan Givens Content Relationship Coordinator
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It’s not too late to find a summer internship (I promise)!


I know what you’re thinking, “Ana, it’s too late to find a summer internship.” But, hear me out – it’s not! Students are still finding opportunities and recruiters are still working to review resumes and interview candidates. While it you …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Assistant Director of Experiential Learning
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Post-Interview Actions that Can Land You the Job

So, you’ve had an interview! Congrats. After the whirlwind of excitement wears off, you might be wondering what you should do next. There are several things you can do post-interview that can help you stand out from the rest of …

By Corinne Golash
Corinne Golash
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