List of References vs Letter of Reference: What’s the difference?

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A list of references or a letter of reference (also called a letter of recommendation) is often a necessary component of your job search or your application to an academic program. While one is a list of the contact information …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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Amazing Companies That Champion LGBTQ Equality Hiring Now

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With the current job market being hypercompetitive, it can be difficult to not only secure a position but find a company whose values align with your own. It has become trendy for companies to include rainbows on their products during …

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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Ana Usúa Maldonado

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In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford.

Can you believe it is already October? 2020 has been such a …

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Nursing Alum Lindsey Runkel

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Lindsey Runkel, a 2019 graduate of the Certificate Entry into Nursing Program at UConn’s Stamford Campus, was hired within weeks of graduation by Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Lindsey began her tenure at Yale New Haven Hospital …

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5 Resources to Help Students with Disabilities Find a Job

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For those with disabilities, finding the right employer and a suitable job can be difficult. While disability awareness and the availability of workplace accommodations continues to grow, it can be challenging to decide where to begin your job search. You …

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Find a Job with CT Back to Work Initiative

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As Connecticut continues to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state has launched a new resource, the CT Back To Work Initiative, that provides workers and businesses in Connecticut with impactful, high-quality career tools to help …

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

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The guidance you need to feel confident, poised and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with an employer during a virtual career fair, there are a few simple ways to set yourself up …

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Adulting 101: What Benefits Should You Expect From a Potential Employer?

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Top employers in today’s market offer a wide range of benefits to entice recent graduates. But before you get too excited about Taco Tuesdays or take-your-dog-to-work perks, there are some key employee benefits that add significant value beyond your paycheck …

By Amelinda Rossitto
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Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Connecting International Students with Employers - Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair week in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with …

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Discussing work authorization during an interview

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Job search is nearly always a very stressful process. For international students in addition to the anxiety around making a positive impression, interviewing, negotiating, there is the issue of work authorization. Many students wonder about when they should be discussing …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
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