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How to Ask for an Email Introduction

Mimi Zheng | Posted 05.13.2017 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Imagine this scenario, you are in the process of looking for a new job and have several companies in mind. While searching on Linkedin, you come across Jerry at SpaceX who is a 2nd-degree connection to one of your professional contacts.

Your Grown-Up First Day

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 05.20.2016 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

First days are so important to a career because it sets the precedent for the employee you are, who you want to be, and who you will someday become. Things might go wrong, but it is normal when you are adjusting to a new environment.

6 Ways to Make Your Senior Year the Best Yet

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 01.28.2015 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Senior year marks another big transition for every college student. But whether or not you're prepared for the changes you'll soon encounter, you can take comfort in the fact that the job market is looking up for new grads.

What I'd Rather Have Taken in College Instead of Philosophy

Patrice Bendig | Posted 11.16.2014 | College
Patrice Bendig

It would have made a world of difference if my curriculum focused on more practical working skills rather than just industry fundamentals and core classes. Here are a few classes I wish were on my roaster during college.

Brooke Chatterton: What Job Statistics Say About the Value of College Internships

Southwestern University | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Southwestern University

While some criticize unpaid internships as disenfranchising to the poor who are often unable to afford the luxury of working without pay, it provides work experience and eases student entry into the labor market.

7 Job Interview Dos and Don'ts for the Class of 2014

Amanda Augustine | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

While a college education is a very valuable tool and an amazing experience, it doesn't always prepare you for the job-search process. My ultimate goal is to change that over time.

3 New Year's Resolutions to Make for Your Final College Semester

Amanda Augustine | Posted 03.10.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

By pledging to fulfill a few final semester resolutions, you'll position yourself for a successful career right out of the gates. It's never too late to get started.

Small Job Search Steps That Make You Stand Out Big Time

Amanda Augustine | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

In today's competitive job search, you could be battling 100 other qualified candidates for a position. The only way to get the job is to catch the eye of the interviewers. Here are seven ways you can distinguish yourself from the pack during your job search.

Resume Advice for the Recent Grad

Amanda Augustine | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Craft a strong resume that says you're ready for the workforce. Here are seven tips to help you send the right message to prospective employers with your resume.

Four Things You Can Do During College to Ensure You'll Land a Job When You Graduate

Brazen Life | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Take matters into your own hands and bring a DIY mentality to career planning. Follow these four steps, and four years from now, you'll find yourself with more than a cap and gown: you'll be on your way to landing a great job on your ideal career path.

Do What You're Good at, Not What You Love

Lisa Cleary | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women
Lisa Cleary

In elementary school, my parents bought me a karaoke machine for my room to appease my love for singing. I was told that I could sing until my heart was content, as long as my bedroom door was closed.

College Graduates: You're Doing it Wrong, and it's OK.

Mark Gilman | Posted 07.22.2013 | College
Mark Gilman

Congratulations, you just graduated college! I bet a lot of people are asking you what you're going to do. I always hated that question because I had no clue.

6 Tough-love Tips for Getting Hired After College

Brazen Life | Posted 04.23.2012 | College
Brazen Life

Don't wait for the perfect job to land in your lap. Work hard, network and don't give up on your dreams -- just be smart about them.

How to Win Style Points on Your Job Search

Yolanda M. Owens | Posted 04.22.2012 | College
Yolanda M. Owens

Here are a few tips on what's fashionably trendy in today's job market and how you can win some style points with potential employers.

How to Make the Most of College Career Fairs

Her Campus | Posted 04.15.2012 | College
Her Campus

Colleges always host career fairs, but who really knows how to make the most of them? We talked to the experts so you know all about career fairs, from both sides of the booth.

Beyond Super and Ill-Prepared Students, How About Some With Creativity?

Jeff Selingo | Posted 12.03.2011 | College
Jeff Selingo

We're quickly headed toward a future in which college students will either be super achievers or unprepared for the workplace. At least that's according to dueling op-ed pieces in two of our nation's most influential newspapers on Sunday.

Cornell Grads Find Fewer Jobs, Earn Less Than In Previous Years

The Cornell Daily Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Only half of Cornell's class of 2009 found employment within six months of graduation, according to a survey recently released by Cornell Career Servi...