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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. …

By Beth Settje
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Gratitude & the Workplace = A Perfect Combination

Often, a ‘thank you’ note can feel like a chore – something else to cross off your to-do list.

I recently read of the work of Dr. Robert A. Emmons from the University of California – Davis, and Dr. Michael E. McCullough …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning
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Are You Linked In?

As an RA on campus in Garrigus Suites, with upperclassman residents there’s a big focus on career development. When it comes to the career related to-do list it can often seem overwhelming. “Where do I even start?” I’ve asked myself …

By Hendrix Taylor
Hendrix Taylor Resident Assistant (RA)
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Business Casual or Business Casualty? Wardrobe Malfunctions in the STEM Job and Internship Search

I have a love/hate relationship with giving job seekers advice on their wardrobes. On one hand, I give advice for a living and – like most people – am pretty well enamored with my own opinions. On the other hand, I recognize …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering
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Networking 201: The Informational Interview

What’s an informational interview and why should you bother? The informational interview can serve many purposes and is incredibly valuable for any job or industry. You don’t know what you don’t know!

How did someone land their dream job? They …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Associate Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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