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The Do’s and Don’ts of Body Language in the Work Place

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Body language says a lot about our personality and how we respond to a situation. Feigning interest in a subject during an interview or other job setting isn’t as easy as it seems. Being inattentive, timid, or downright impolite can …

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Learn How to Stop Using Filler Words!

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The majority of individuals tend to use filler words. The use of filler words sounds unprofessional and decreases a speakers’ credibility. In an International Business Times article, “Why Do Americans Use Filler Words,” an ECG Management Consultant states, ‘Fillers distract. …

By Tara Watrous
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#MediaMentors – Horror Movies That Will Prepare You for the Job Force

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It’s Halloween, Huskies. Eating candy and watching horror movies is not the most productive thing to do on a Monday, but you’ll be happy to know that they are doing something besides making you jump 20 feet off the couch. …

By Autumn Magro
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#TechTuesday – Taking Advantage of Vault as a Career Resource

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While your first stop for research may have always been Google, UConn provides you with access to one of the world’s leading research sites for companies, schools, internships, and jobs so why not use it? Vault is easy to access …

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#MediaMentors – How Binging on ‘Parks and Rec’ is ACTUALLY Making You a Better Job Candidate

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We’ve all been there before – maybe at this point in the semester you’re in the midst of a binge-watching frenzy in attempt to fend off midterm panic. Between binging on Netflix and mentally preparing for midterms, there’s just no time …

By Autumn Magro
Autumn Magro Communications Intern
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Five Effective Techniques to Find a Job

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The best way to begin a new chapter in your life, is to start today.  This is true for picking up a new hobby, starting a new path in education, or beginning a job search.  So, the fact that you …

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