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Noncompete, Nonsolicitation, Nondisclosure Agreements: What You Need to Know

10/16/18

Many employers require new—and current—employees to execute agreements that contain restrictive covenants. Employers require such agreements to protect their customer relationships, confidential information and trade secrets, intellectual property, and general business interests. While employers do have legitimate business interests to … Continued

Using an Infographic to Explore Potential Careers

3/19/18

The purpose of this activity is for you to assess and rank your values, interests, strengths, and identity (personal or professional) in a creative and graphic way. (Take your infographic to a career counselor at your college/university career services office … 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

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

Do You Have This Essential Interview Skill?

8/30/17

Congratulations! You landed an interview for your dream job or internship and you think you’ve done all the necessary prep work. Are you really ready to knock it out of the park and show this company why they should hire … Continued

The Art of Writing Job-Search Letters

8/23/17

Perhaps one of the most confusing aspects of finding a job that you’ll face is writing appropriate job-search letters. The job search may be the first time you’ll have to compose and produce professional-level correspondence. You face the challenge of … Continued

Organizations Offer Information on Jobs With the State or Federal Government

8/21/17

National Conference of State Legislatures This is a nonpartisan, noncommercial website designed to educate college students, recent graduates, and anyone looking to change careers about the diverse professional opportunities available within state legislatures. The “Career Paths” section features testimonials from statehouse … Continued

What Interviewers Want to Know

8/17/17

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 questions—an employer may ask in an interview. Use these as … Continued