Networking

Increase Your Chances for Career Success with the Concept of Jeong

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In  South Korea, the concept of jeong plays a critical role in the formulation of relationships and bonds; these bonds can often help aid in the job search process. Jeong is quite similar to the United States practice of networking, …

By Kristen Soprano
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4 Takeaways from the Careers in Advocacy Panel

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On November 4th, Careers for the Common Good hosted the Careers in Advocacy Panel as their first event of the 2020-2021 academic year. Four amazing panelists attended this event, all of who are currently working in different areas of …

By Sean Roach
Sean Roach Career Intern Sean Roach
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4 Ways to Build Meaningful Workplace Relationships Remotely

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Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building meaningful …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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More than Just Mentors – Husky Mentor Network’s Hidden Resource

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The Husky Mentor Network is a valuable tool for connecting with alumni who share a commonality or who work in your industry of interest and is one I encourage you to use regularly for that purpose. However, it is also …

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Job Search Advice from Fellow International Students & Alumni

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The Center for Career Development and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) recently hosted a virtual panel discussion “Navigating the Job and Internship Search for International Students”. This was an opportunity for current international students and alumni to learn about …

By Desiree Martino
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Winter Break Workout – Career Edition

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Attention Graduating Students! Use the winter break to position yourself as strongly as possible, in your pursuit of a new job or graduate school. Whether your plans are set or not, this four to five-week hiatus is an excellent time …

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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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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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UConn Stamford Women Alumnae Share Their Career Journeys

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Students at the UConn Stamford campus were treated to an amazing event on November 12, 2020. A virtual panel discussion featuring UConn Stamford alumnae who majored in social sciences (COMM, ECON, HDFS, and POLS) called “Breaking the Mold: Women in …

By Tara Malone
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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, …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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