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Common Job Search Mistakes

As a career consultant it is always a challenge for me to resist the urge to provide unsolicited career advice when I’m outside of work and see people struggling with the job hunt.  Recently a few posts came across my newsfeed that …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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Reflect…without glare

Did you know there is an actual national day of unplugging?

Each year – on the first weekend of March — the National Day of Unplugging begins 30 minutes before sundown on Friday, and continues for the next 24 hours. The …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering John Bau
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Putting the “Good” in “Goodbye” – Walking Away with Grace

Congratulations – after months of interviewing and networking, you’ve landed a new job! This is an exciting and empowering experience; but unfortunately, it also means you need to gracefully say ‘goodbye’ to your current employer (insert anxiety here). Change can be …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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When Work Hard/Play Hard Stops Working

At 27 years old, my days of college parties and dancing ‘til dawn feel like a distant memory.  While I find myself fondly reminiscing over my college days with occasional pains of nostalgia, I’m not interested in reliving them in …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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Getting an Oil Change

This morning I took my car in for a regular oil change. It was many miles past the recommendation and as a result, the car was running a bit sluggish. I really should have been at the shop weeks ago. …

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