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Conducting the Successful Phone Interview

7/24/17

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 in a quiet room. Have all … Continued

Tips to Preparing for Video Interviews

7/6/17

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 graduates need to understand and consider when preparing for a video interview. Your career center … 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

Been There, Done That: Navigating a Career Fair

4/4/16

Navigating a career fair can be daunting. Walking into a room of university or business representatives and trying to strike up a conversation is not easy, especially if you are attempting to work that conversation into a job opportunity. I’ve … Continued

What Employers Look For

1/25/16

What do employers look for when they are seeking new college graduates to take on jobs? According to NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 survey, they are looking for leaders who can work as part of a team. More than 80 percent … Continued