Evaluating an Internship

10/12/17

Many UNC students have spent the summer working at an internship or a part time job. Hopefully you had a wonderful experience and learned a great deal about what you are looking for in a future career.  As your internship … Continued

What is an illegal question?

9/28/17

Employers ask questions related to the position as a means of selecting the best candidate for the job.   However, there are times when the questions asked are not related to the job, inappropriate, and/or illegal.  An illegal question is one … Continued

Interview Etiquette

9/21/17

First impressions do count. Your resume earned you a job interview. Now, business etiquette will add some polish to your presentation. Etiquette—good manners—is based on the idea that certain social behaviors put people at ease and make interaction pleasant. Here … Continued

LinkedIn Bonanza

9/19/17

In the world of social media, we mainly focus on the “fun” social potential of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, it turns out that social media can be used as a tool for professional development and networking, and … Continued

Good Questions to Ask at the Interview

9/18/17

You’ve probably heard it a million times: A job interview should be a two-way conversation. You may assume that means someone asks questions and you offer answers. But that’s only half of the conversation. Interviewers expect you to ask questions, … Continued

Are you Career Ready?

9/14/17

Are you Career Ready? The answer is probably no. However, you certainly can get there no matter your class level. You may need to do more in a shorter period of time if you are a senior vs. a first … Continued