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  • How to Use LinkedIn to Advance Your Career

    5/2/19
    By: Courtesy of Vault

    Social media offers opportunities for networking and building your career, but there are many pitfalls along the way. LinkedIn is the most popular platform for professionals. Click here to learn how t … Continued

  • LinkedIn Professional: Profile Development Tips

    10/2/18
    By: Tiffany Waddell Tate- Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    LinkedIn is a tool for students and alumni to build connections, but frequently, many don’t quite know how to maximize their digital presence online. LinkedIn is one of many tools you can use to creat … Continued

  • Your College Has a Career Center. Here Are 5 Good Reasons to Use It!

    8/21/18
    By: James Andersen is Career and Placement Services Coordinator at Coastal Carolina Community College

    Josh just graduated from a major university two months ago with a degree in computer science. Josh has a lot going for him. He’s young and driven, and he’s super-duper smart. He’s the kind of guy that … Continued

  • Seven Things I Wish I Knew as An Undergraduate Student

    11/20/17
    By: Iyad Uakoub

    I had a very interesting undergraduate life. It shaped who I am today, and I definitely don’t regret my then decisions. That said, I can’t remember how many times I told myself: If I can go back in ti … Continued

  • LinkedIn Bonanza

    9/19/17
    By: Laetitia Meyrueix, Doctoral Student, Department of Nutrition

    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 profes … Continued

  • Are you Career Ready?

    9/14/17
    By: Sue Harbour, Associate Director, University Career Services

    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 ye … 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

  • Creating Your Professional Online Portfolio Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

    7/10/17
    By: Ross Wade-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Creating an online portfolio can be daunting. Traditionally photographers, designers, film/video editors, and other creative types have used portfolios, but I think everyone should have some kind of o … Continued

  • Life After Carolina: Top 3 Ways to Climb the Ladder

    4/3/17
    By: Camille G. Mason, Sr. Assistant Director

    When I received my first job after pursuing my graduate degree a mentor of mine asked me “Congratulations! So where do you want to work next?” I was so shocked by this I was speechless (which is rare … Continued

  • Did you know this? My favorite LinkedIn tip…

    1/17/17
    By: Amy Blackburn, Sr. Assistant Director

    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 … Continued