• What Interviewers Want to Know

    8/17/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    During an interview, potential employers want to gather information to gauge whether you, the position, and the organization are a good fit. Here are some generic questions—and examples of specific qu … Continued

  • You Want a Job at Graduation? Six Tips to Success

    8/14/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Head to the career services office today. This is where you’ll find all the tools you need to do a job search. Start now, not next spring. It takes time to prepare your job-search skills. You’ll want … Continued

  • Using Information Interviews and Shadowing to Find Your Career

    8/10/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    The best way to explore a potential career choice is by speaking with and/or following someone who works in that career. Do an information interview. Learn first-hand about your chosen profession by a … Continued

  • Climb to Your Career in Four Years

    8/3/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Where will you be in four years? Will you be ready to join the work force? Maybe you have your future planned: You know what you want to be after graduation and you have an idea of how to get there. O … Continued

  • Conducting the Successful Phone Interview

    7/24/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    A potential employer may want to do a preliminary interview by phone. If you’re prepared for the call, you can impress the interviewer. Here are some tips: Turn off distractions. Take your phone into … Continued

  • Tips to Preparing for Video Interviews

    7/6/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Video interviewing is a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the traditional in-person interview for potential employers. However, there are format-specific elements that students and new grad … Continued

  • How to Handle a Salary Request

    6/29/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    When an employer requests a salary history, many job seekers find themselves at a loss. You don’t want to price yourself out of a job, but you don’t want the employer to offer less than the going rate … Continued

  • How Choosing a Career Is Like Clothing Shopping

    6/26/17
    By: Katie Wessel-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    In today’s world, there’s a lot of pressure to “pursue your passion.” Recent discussion among career advising professionals highlights that this can be a dangerous term, especially for traditional-age … Continued

  • Can You Change Your Mind About a Job After You’ve Accepted?

    6/19/17
    By: Kayla Villwock-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    After interviews with several top companies, you accept a job offer from Corporation A to begin a week after graduation. Then, XYZ Startup, a company that just began recruiting new college grads, inte … Continued

  • Benefits Count

    5/29/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    As you look for your first job, you’re probably not thinking about becoming ill, retiring, or looking for tax breaks. However, you should consider benefits to be an important part of your compensation … Continued