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3 Tips for Fighting Interview Fear

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Interview fear is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it’s natural, stemming from the human desire to seek approval and validation. So, first, when trying to deal with your interview fear, it’s important to recognize that interview fear is …

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11 Questions to Ask to Assess an Employer’s Commitment to DE&I

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Evaluating an employer’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is an important part of the job or internship search process. Nowadays many companies have statements available on their websites that outline their commitment to DE&I, but how can you …

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My Senior Year Search – Navigating the Job Market During a Pandemic: Informational Interviews

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Welcome to my senior year search, a blog series that will take you through my career search as a UConn Senior! I will be sharing tips and tricks that are guiding me through the process, and also challenges …

By Marina DeThomas
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Expand Your Career Options: Research Beyond Academia

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It is truly a gift to the UConn community when our doctoral program alumni share the twists and turns of their career journeys and offer career preparation advice. This past October, three alumni came together for a virtual program called …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
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LinkedIn Interviewing

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Stuck on how to prepare for an interview? LinkedIn has a cool, new feature that has a bunch of common interviewing questions for different industries. To locate this on LinkedIn go to the “Jobs” tab and then click on “Interview …

By Melissa Nowak
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When an Entry Level Job Requires Experience…

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As a recent college graduate, you’ve spent years studying, you’ve earned a degree (or two) and according to the job posting, you still don’t qualify for an entry-level position. It’s a classic catch-22, you need experience to get a job, …

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Practice Interview

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It is often said that a good resume will get you in the door, but a good interview will get you on the payroll. Employment statistics overwhelmingly support the claim, demonstrating time and time again that your performance in the …

By Irene Soteriou
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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

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As the quality and reliability of affordable video conferencing software and hardware increases by the day, video interviews have become commonplace for candidates and recruiting companies alike.

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken something that was viewed as more niche and …

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Assessing Religious Inclusion in the Workplace

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As you continue to navigate your job search, you may be curious about how best to integrate your faith with your future workplace. While it is illegal for an interviewer to ask about religious affiliation and beliefs in an interview …

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You Can’t Prepare for Every Interview Question!

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I have been working with many doctoral candidates who are preparing for interviews in academia or other areas of higher education, and for roles within business, government, and non-profits. While the positions and employers are very different, the candidates almost …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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