Advice

10 Tips for Finding a Mentor—and Making the Relationship Count

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When Kelly Jackson was a 24-year-old public relations manager at the Philadelphia-based marketing firm Allen & Gerritsen (A&G), she asked three top executives at the firm to be her mentors—to answer her questions, offer advice, and help her navigate the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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How to Ace ‘Guesstimate’ Interview Questions

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Guesstimates such as How many ping-pong balls fit in a 747? are among the most unnerving interview questions you can receive. They can seem so off the wall that they can shake up even the most calm, collected candidate. In …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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How to Build a Strong Professional Presence Online

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The internet has become an important tool for professionals, especially when it comes to finding jobs, networking, and staying up to date on the latest industry trends. But having a successful online presence requires more than creating a few profiles—stand …

By Ashley Reed - Vault
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Popular Video Interview Questions: How to Prep for Success

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As COVID-19 continues to limit physical interactions and travel, many job searches and hiring processes have moved onlineeverything from networking mixers to virtual career fairs to video interviewing.

With so much going digital, how confident are you in your …

By Jessica Newman
Jessica Newman Recruitment Strategist
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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

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Since the onset of the pandemic, video interviews have become the norm. And long after Covid-19 is a thing of the past, it’s a good bet that video interviews will be here to stay. This means you need to become …

By Mariam Simmons - Vault
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3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

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Even at the best of times, it’s natural to feel unsure of yourself when it comes to networking. You may be thinking, “I’ve reached out to my friends and colleagues, contacted my network on LinkedIn…but now what?”

In the current …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How to Improve Your Networking Skills in 2021

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If you’re not networking, you’re not growing your career. It’s that simple. Networking is your career lifeblood—whether you work for someone else or are an entrepreneur. You can have the best skills or concept in the world, but if you …

By Eric Porat - Vault
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Preparing for a Virtual Career Event

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Bauer holds Pre-Recruiting / Internship Mixers before each Fall and Spring semester. In addition, many Bauer student organizations hold Mixers and Career Fairs throughout the semester.  Here are some tips to get you ready to make your best impression on employers …

By Troy Hopkins
Troy Hopkins Director, Undergraduate Career Counseling Troy Hopkins
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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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3 Holiday Networking Pivots in the Age of Covid-19

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Many rituals and habits have changed due to the pandemic, and this holiday season is sure to be a difficult one, as holiday rituals and habits must drastically change due to Covid-19. In-person gatherings will be limited, parties will be …

By Lisa Rangel - Vault
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