Industry Night: Life of a Consultant

2/22/17

In order to understand what a consultant does, you have to understand that different consultant specialties solve different problems.  The four popular specialties are strategy, financial, information technology, and human capital (HR) consulting.   Strategy Consulting In a nutshell, strategy … Continued

Government Work Can Lead to Career Satisfaction

2/20/17

The Office of Personnel Management projected that by 2015, more than 550,000 federal employees, one third of the entire full-time permanent workforce, would leave the Federal government with retirement being the top factor.   Why is this important to you? … Continued

Stepping Into STEM

2/10/17

Did you know that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates are expected to have the highest salaries from recently graduating classes? Nationally the average is expected to be between $64,891 and $55,087 for 2016 for the top 3 disciplines:  engineering, … Continued

What to expect at the Career Fair

2/6/17

Each year UNC will have hundreds of employers attend our career fairs.  Each employer will have a table with signage, information, handouts, job descriptions, goodies, etc. If you’ve never attended one, here is an idea of what happens: Practice: Career … Continued

Recipe for Writing a Personal Statement

1/25/17

Writing a personal statement by perception and sometimes reputation is often a daunting and overwhelming undertaking. The ambiguity and mystery swirling around its purpose and composition can be dispelled with the introduction of an easy recipe.   When baking a … Continued

SMART Goals for the New Semester

1/24/17

The start of a new calendar year means the start of a new semester for graduate and professional students. There are classes to plan (or some to take), conference deadlines to meet, and thesis and dissertation defenses to schedule, to … Continued

Creative Industry Careers

1/23/17

Creative people employed by arts organizations stimulate innovation and play an important role in building and sustaining economic vibrancy.  Where are these organizations and what can you learn about them in a mere two hours?  Come to the Creative Industries … Continued

Did you know this? My favorite LinkedIn tip…

1/17/17

Learn what alumni have done with their degrees after leaving Carolina! On your LinkedIn profile, hover over “my network” and click on “find alumni.” At the time of this writing, there are 158,531 UNC students and alumni on LinkedIn. From … Continued